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Small Fish, Big Heart

Having received the warmest of welcomes when he arrived in Galway from France, Sébastien Locteau was keen to return the warmth in at least one of the ways he could. By jumping into the cold green sea! “A human in … Continue reading

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Haring Around Town

Every year the Jack and Jill lot do something a bit hair brained to promote awareness of their cause, and of course raise a few bob. Their antics usually raise a few eyebrows, and lots of smiles and laughter. This … Continue reading

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Sailing Alive

We had World Suicide Prevention day this week, and everyday is a good day to help someone get through a dark cloud. The boaters and yachters at Clontarf Yacht Club have selected 19th September to show their support for preventing suicide … Continue reading

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Positive Pedal Power

  We all have dark days, some darker than others. And for some the days can be beyond darkness…but there is always a way back to brighter days…and Breifne Earley is one of many who found such a way. Put … Continue reading

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Are You a Perfect Marrow Match?

Nikki, married with two little kids, is desperately seeking a perfect marrow match. Her mother is Anglo-Burmese and her Dad is Irish. Nikki needs someone with a similar ethnic cocktail in their DNA for a drop of bone marrow to … Continue reading

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Get Your APP Cap On

 Everyday more data than any one person can eat is produced all over Ireland (and the world), data that can be used to benefit us all…if only someone would come up with an app to analyse it, and grind out … Continue reading

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Fading Sight – Indomitable Spirit

What would you do if your sight was fading? What would you want to spend your last sight credits on? A sunset, your favourite mountain, the flowers you planted in your garden, a loved one’s smiley face? Carol wants to … Continue reading

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Spare Some Bone Marrow?

Stephen Fry recently tweeted about Paul Giblin, a brilliant oarsman, (they’re all brilliant going out training on those wet or frosty morns) who desperately needs a drop of bone marrow to keep him rowing along…could it be yours? Imagine while … Continue reading

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Freedom to Achieve – Barry Rice Ataxia Rocket Man

Depending on when you were born, you may remember people saying “be grateful you can tie your own laces”. This act was proof of health for many. You may be surprised to hear Barry Rice speak of his gratitude that … Continue reading

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