Category: Districts

Turloughmore Community Council Response to COVID-19

  In conjunction with Turloughmore Community Council, a new service for vulnerable and self-isolating members of the community will come into operation from Saturday 21st Mach until further notice. The service will permit any vulnerable of self-isolating person in the community to contact a local, participating pharmacy and organize prescriptions which can be paid for…
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Minding your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak

Infectious disease outbreaks like coronavirus (COVID-19), can be worrying. This can affect your mental health. But there are many things you can do to mind your mental health during times like this.   Original post by: HSE   How your mental health might be affected The spread of coronavirus is a new and challenging event.…
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ALONE launch a COVID-19 support line for older people

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people, has announced the launch of a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Ireland.   As a member organisation of the National Public Health Emergency COVID-19 Subgroup for Vulnerable People, ALONE…
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  Original source of this press release: The Community Foundation for Ireland.   The Community Foundation for Ireland have established a new fund to help vulnerable communities impacted by COVID-19: Please note we are currently not taking requests from nonprofits for this Fund, this is a request for partnership on this fund to enable us…
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Athenry 2020 Digital St Patrick’s Day Parade

  Press Release   The Corona Virus may have dealt a huge blow to the traditional Irish St. Patrick’s Day festivities, but the town of Athenry has decided to think outside the box and take its St Patrick’s Day parade online!   “If the audience can’t gather to see us, let us reach out digitally…
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Have your say! Consultation on a Plan for urban regeneration in Tuam Town.

  Galway County Council are embarking on a process to produce a Regeneration Masterplan for Tuam Town.   Please help us to understand the issues, qualities and strengths of the area as it is now, and what could be improved.   Please kindly complete the following survey:

Islands Policy Consultation Paper

  The Minister of State with responsibility for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands has published an Islands Policy Consultation Paper.   The paper is available to view and download online here.   A hard copy of the paper may be requested from the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (contact details below). Submissions…
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Training on disability law and policy in the Centre for Disability Law and Policy

The Centre for Disability Law and Policy at NUI Galway will run a training on the relevant legislation  passed (the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act) that impacts on the lives of people with disabilities, older people and people with mental health experience. The training is designed at those supporting and working with people affected by the…
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Tuesday, May 19th, 2020, Thomond Park, Limerick, Doors Open: 10.30 to 5pm Guerin Media are delighted to announce that following on from the 125th year of the revival of the Irish Language, Bliain na Gaeilge, we are celebrating all that is great about our Gaeltacht, our Culture and our Language at our inaugural Gaeltacht Trade…
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Foras na Gaeilge: Colmcille Grants Scheme 2020

This scheme aims to promote relations between the language communities of Scottish and Irish Gaeilge and to strengthen Scottish and Irish Gaelic through these relations. There will be two rounds of the grants scheme in 2020:   Round 1:  Deadline Monday 23 March 2020 Applications for projects starting in 2020 Upper limit €12,000/£10,800   Round 2:…
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