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Science on Screen Film Festival for Galway opens this week!

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A new film festival – Science on Screen Film Festival Ireland – runs from this Thursday November 5 to Sunday November 8. The festival, hosted by CÚRAM, the SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices based at NUI Galway and Galway Film Centre, will show the best of science films – shorts and features - from around the world and will include a world premiere, a European premiere and lots of Irish premieres.

The shopping trip that saved the lecturer’s life

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When Gearóidín Uí Loideáin contacted her friend Norita one day two years ago and said she was taking her to the city for some retail therapy little did she realise that that trip to the shops would save her friend's life.

Ensure essential eye care needs are realised at Specsavers

A vast majority of persons within the local community have missed out on vital eye tests during lockdown, potentially putting their eyesight and wider health at risk, warn Specsavers Ireland.

Athlone suffer away day loss as Rovers win Tallaght tussle

Athlone Town completed their travels in the First Division for 2020 when they took on Shamrock Rovers II at the Tallaght Stadium last Saturday afternoon.

Survivor puts focus on stroke for World Stroke Day

As many as one in five people in Galway will have a stroke at some time in their lives. A stroke which is a ‘brain attack’ - is to the brain, what a heart attack is to the heart, says local heart & stroke charity Croi, ahead of World Stroke Day on Thursday October 29.

Eugene and Ronan double up in Westport

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Pertinent dangers of an increased sugar level intake

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Athlone Town seal long awaited consecutive league victories

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Free stroke education counselling service launched in Westmeath

A free counselling service has been launched aimed at providing coping skills and vital information to people who are caring for the estimated 1,100 stroke survivors living in Westmeath.

Is your heart telling you something?

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This week is International Heart Valve Disease Awareness Week (September 14-20), and local heart and stroke charity Croi is highlighting the need for those over the age of 65 years to ask their doctor to listen to their heart with a stethoscope, at least once a year.

 

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