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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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Heart and Sole

Eamonn Keaveney is currently walking around Ireland to raise funds for Pieta House. Fair play to him you’ll say…you might say a bit more when you hear he’s taking this very long stroll, barefoot! And then you might have a gasp … Continue reading

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Gardening Communities

Social community gardening has been growing in popularity over recent years for many reasons but if you haven’t discovered this enjoyable way to spend a couple of hours outdoors, you might be wondering what these kind of gardens are, and … 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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Food for Thoughtfulness

Each year the Galway Simon Community give out food hampers to their clients, which is made possible by donations they receive from the public. This year they estimate that they will be giving hampers to over 200 families in Galway. … Continue reading

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The Alpha Project

The Alpha Project is an ethnic minority youth empowerment initiative. The aim is to empower disadvantaged ethnic minority students in Ireland to attain excellence in their careers regardless of their social, economic or educational background. According to the Central Statistics … 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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Brave New Pioneers of an Ancient Tradition

Teenagers writing and performing their poetry, who’d’ve thunk it? Stephen Murray did, a Poetry Slam Champ himself, he got the bright idea to find young poetic voices from around Ireland and have them compete in an International Slam Fest in Atlanta … Continue reading

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Food and Fun in Kerry

  The oldest food fair in Ireland takes place in June, with the freshest food ideas and a whole lot more. Outdoor foody fun from barbeques to food foraging on The Cow’s Lawn, to a food trail through the old heritage town of … Continue reading

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Magical Bog

  From dancing to walkabouts, from landscape to Art, the Conamara Bog Week has something magical for all ages and imaginations. Celebrating it’s 31st birthday this year, it goes from fun to more fun, and is a must for anyone breezing through … Continue reading

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