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ALONE call for an immediate action plan on loneliness as data reveals concerning trend

ALONE, the national organisation supporting older people to age at home, has called for action from the Department of Health on loneliness, as new data shows that Ireland is the loneliest country in Europe.

Traveller Pride 2023 event shows creativity and activism is for all

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The talent and perseverance of Galway's Traveller community were put on proud display at the 'Misleór Changemakers, Celebrating Galway Artists and Activists' organised by Galway Traveller Movement on Friday, July 14 at the Taibhdhearc Theatre.

Traveller Pride 2023 event shows creativity and activism is for all

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The talent and perseverance of Galway's Traveller community were put on proud display at the 'Misleór Changemakers, Celebrating Galway Artists and Activists' organised by Galway Traveller Movement on Friday, July 14 at the Taibhdhearc Theatre.

Grainne’s legacy is that people find the joy of living an elderly life

A popular Galway lady, Gráinne Connaughton, who passed away recently, has left a legacy of kindness for the elderly in the City of the Tribes. Growing old is part and parcel of life’s journey; facing daily challenges that can only be truly understood and experienced by the elderly.

Mental health charity publishes seven ways in which to deal with loneliness

Turn2Me, a national mental health charity, has published a list of ten ways to deal with loneliness.

Can you give a child a safe trusting environment?

There is currently a huge demand for foster carers and Origins Foster Care have a recruitment campaign underway to highlight the ongoing need for foster carers in Connacht. Origins are looking for people interested in fostering:

Bridge sums up a week of pride for city and county

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There was never anything like the visit by the Yanks to get the best delph out in the house. The blue willow cups with the delicate handles and the immaculately-decorated plates which year round never saw our thick fingers, were paraded out to hold hot tea and Irish salads of ham and corned beef and scallions and ripe tomatoes. Lettuce not forget those days.

Make new bridge a symbol of hope and remembrance

I have always had an obsession with bridges. More from an architectural point of view than from the metaphorical images they represent, although as you get on in life, you tend to juxtapose the two wherever you can. The world over, I have stood on and beneath bridges, staring at their girth and wondering how the hell they stay up and what a leap of faith is was for the engineers to venture forth on their construction.

Brilliant new documentary, Pray For Our Sinners, illuminates hope and compassion at a time of darkness in Ireland

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“There is always a way to resist.”

Time to comfort a grieving generation

The shape of the way we have grieved has changed over the generations. The way we handle it, the way we position it in our lives, the way that the pandemic has shaped the way we pass along our condolences; the manner in which over time, we have changed how we burden some of the pain of others; how we communally become part of the collective arm to wrap around those in most pain.

 

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