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Moving tributes for John McNicholas at Ballina meeting

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The elected members and officials of Ballina Municipal District paid moving tributes to the late Mayo County Council worker John McNicholas at their meeting on Tuesday.

Water supply on Aran islands at critical level

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Water levels in the reservoirs on the Aran islands of Inis Meáin and Inis Oírr are reaching critically low levels with locals fearful that supply will run out by the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Charity shop founder shortlisted for national volunteer award

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A Mullingar-based charity shop founder has been shortlisted for an award in this year’s Volunteer Ireland Awards.

Greg’s Quest for MS West

Local man Greg Barry is undertaking to complete five challenges in six months in order to raise money for The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland. So far he has completed four of the five—seven climbs of Croagh Patrick, The Westport Duathlon, The Warriors Run, and Achill Roar, with Sea 2 Summit remaining which will take place tommorrow November 9.

Reeling back the years....

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I get both embarrassed and amused, in an hysterical sort of a way, reading back over the recent social history of poor Cathleen Ní Houlihan. Particularly when it touches on anything sexual. It is surprising that any of us were born at all, such was the misery caused at the mention that anyone might be enjoying a healthy sexual relationship with a partner. The impression was given that everyone who had sexual contact outside marriage was not only in a state of serious sin, but that they were some kind of social pariah, to be scorned and driven away from normal society. Even sex within marriage could be shaky. It really was a subject that could not be discussed in public at all without inviting legions of self-righteous men and women out on the streets proclaiming well-meaning but ill-informed opinion.

Foróige Knocknacarra launches air freshener to highlight danger of passive smoking in cars

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The 'Health and Wellbeing' members of the Foróige Knocknacarra Youth Development have launched a new air freshener which they have created to highlight the issue of passive smoking in cars. This project was done as part of the X-HALE Youth awards, an initiative created by the Irish Cancer Society which has set out to encourage young people to address the issue of smoking in their own communities.

Going nuts — Conker Championship hits Freshford

The annual Conker Championship takes place yet again in Freshford this October 24.

Opening win gives Galway heart as they head to Dublin

Having started the new season with a victory over Kerry, Galway Ladies now turn their attention to last year’s All Ireland finalists Dublin.

Comer Credit Union worker charged with theft

A Castlecomer woman was arraigned on 24 charges including theft and fraud at Carlow Circuit Court this week.

FáS worker Eddie Hoban hits back at Prime Time investigation

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Voluntary FÁS worker Eddie Hoban has responded to allegations made against the organisation in Castlebar on RTÉ’s Prime Time Investigates programme on Tuesday night. The programme raised more questions than answers and left the people of Castlebar feeling confused, hurt, and angry about allegations made.

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