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Farmers have high risk of heart disease and stroke

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A study which reveals that 80 per cent of farmers have four or more risk factors for heart disease and stroke - the leading cause of death in Ireland - has been described as "very worrying" by a local farmers' representative.

Focus on lifestyle to reduce heart disease risk, urges Croí dietitian

The key to a healthy lifestyle is good nutrition, regular exercise and stress management.

Historic big two kick off the season tomorrow

The action in the Mayo League proper will get under way next Saturday evening, April 11, when the four divisions in the league kick off for the 2015 season.

Migrant women urged to take action on high risk of heart disease

Migrant women from the Imo Region of Nigeria, living in Galway (who have formed the Imo Women’s Association, Galway) are teaming up with local heart and stroke charity Croi and Galway County Council for a free health promotion event on Friday April 10 from 10am to 2pm in the Croi Heart and Stroke Centre, Newcastle Galway

Stroke claiming more women’s lives than breast cancer

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Women are being urged to be extra vigilant when it comes to stroke warning signs.

Things can change very quickly

Two weeks is a long time in sport. All of a sudden after two very impressive wins in the National League things look rosy in the Mayo camp as they sit proudly at the summit of division one. We have to be clear on this, Mayo are not going to win every game left in the league (maybe they will). The management are still learning and their most important lesson came when Tyrone visited MacHale Park. You cannot but be impressed by the way they and the players have responded, a thrashing of Monaghan followed by a hard fought win away against Derry in Celtic Park.

Galway punters striking it rich with football bets

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A lucky Galway punter has scooped a whopping €206,000 for a measly €1 bet.

New emergency stroke service for Portiuncula - Naughten

Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, is about to get a new 24/7 emergency stroke service which will save local lives, according to Deputy Denis Naughten.

Early goal glut kills off Mayo

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A waterlogged pitch in Elverys MacHale Park saw this second round game in division 2b in the National Hurling League switched to the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence in Bekan on Sunday morning. Mayo decked out in their new black change jersey were slow to get to the pitch of the game and found themselves trailing by 2-2 to 0-0 with less than ten minutes gone, a gap they were never able to bridge over the remaining hours play.

Afternoon tea in The Gaiety

The Gaiety Antique and Vintage Town Shop, Westport, is hoping to revive the tradition of afternoon tea tomorrow afternoon (Saturday February 14) in aid of the heart and stroke charity Croí.

 

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