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National Pride of Place awards for Straide, Ballinrobe, Knock and Mayo age-friendly alliance

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Four Mayo community groups were honoured at the annual IPB Pride of Place awards held at the Lyrath Estate, Kilkenny, on November 30.

€115,000 for sports hubs/partnerships in Mayo including Ballinrobe and Ballyhaunis

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Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural and Community Development, has approved the allocation of €118,385 for sports hubs and sports partnerships in Mayo.

Commercial rates to rise by four per cent next year

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Commercial rates will rise by four per cent next year, but there will be no increase in 2021 - after Mayo County Council's budget for 2020 was passed this week.

Online counselling and introduction to mindfulness event

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Mary McHugh set up Irish Online Counselling and Psychotherapy (IOCPS) in 2011 in order to deliver an online medium for people who were struggling with depression and anxiety. Soon she discovered there were lots of people who were unable to access face-to-face therapy for various reasons, such as severe social anxiety, disability, family/work commitments, geographic location etc.

Fahy Travel to host coffee morning for Galway Simon Community

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Fahy Travel, Bridge Street, Galway, will host a Christmas coffee morning in aid of Galway Simon Community tomorrow, Friday, from 9.30am to 12 noon. All are welcome to join the team at Fahy Travel to have a chat and a cuppa while supporting a very worthy local cause, especially at this time of the year.

SleepOut Funds needed more than ever, says COPE

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Twenty-eight men and women from Galway’s business community will take part in COPE Galway’s biggest fundraising event of the year tomorrow night (Friday, 6th December) to raise awareness and essential funds for COPE Galway’s Homeless Services.

My mother had an affair with Gay Byrne

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My mother, who religiously listened to the Gay Byrne Show, operated a kind of censorship. There were certain topics she did not want me to hear. For two hours, five days a week, she would shut the kitchen door, and listen to Gay with the volume turned down. On one occasion I came into the room. She asked: “What do you want?” Nobody needs an excuse to go into one’s kitchen, so I’d rather indignantly replied: “Nothin’.” “Well,” she said, “I’m busy.” And that meant scram.

Mayo Association Dublin awards open for nominations

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Nominations are now open for the 2020 ‘Mayo Person of the Year’, ‘Meitheal of the Year’ and ‘Young Mayo Person of the Year’ Awards, which will be presented at their annual awards dinner on Friday, February 14 2020 in Dublin’s Ballsbridge Hotel.

Climate Strike events in Mayo today

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Fridays for Future Mayo, supported by XR Mayo, will be organising a local climate strike in Castlebar, today, Friday, November 29.

Croí scoops Gold at Irish Healthcare Awards

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Croí - the Heart & Stroke Charity and its subsidiary, the National Institute for Prevention and Cardiovascular Health (NIPC), has scooped three top awards at the Irish Healthcare Awards held this month in Dublin. The Awards, now in their 18th year, recognise innovation and excellence in the Irish healthcare sector.

 

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