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At times I often find myself singing, or trying to sing the TR Dallas song Oh Lord it’s so hard to be humble when you’re perfect in every way… Unfortunately in modern times we’ve developed some false connotations for the word humility, such as blind obedience, shyness, not standing up for ourselves or taking credit… Read more »

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Gout is a type of arthritis, typically caused by a build-up of uric acid in the blood. When levels of uric acid build up, it can cause crystals of uric acid to be formed, which deposit in joints and cause irritation, inflammation and swelling. This is known as a gout attack, which can be very painful. There are… Read more »

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Claregalway Hotel recently announced its line-up of music and competitions for the Galway Races, Monday July 27th–Sunday August 2nd. This 7 day calendar of events is the biggest line-up of live music and country dancing with three great nights from top country entertainers. Galway Plate Wednesday with John Mc Nicholl, Ladies Day with Robert Mizzell… Read more »

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My daughter Mia recently told my wife and I that she really loves us because ‘when you love someone for real it means your heart loves their heart and that her heart really loves our hearts’. Very profound words from a 7 year old? Her words made me think (after I cried my eyes out),… Read more »

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The following is a story about a tidal wave of love and hope which I heard recently from a close friend. It’s about a young child’s love of ice cream. Praying for ice cream A man was having lunch with his children in a restaurant when his young son turned to him and asked if he coud… Read more »

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Mahatma Gandhi believed hat we must be the change we want to see in the world. This was well demonstrated when he helped India gain its independence. Gandhi was a revolutionary man, but he accomplished India’s emergence as a nation, without starting a revolution. In fact, he advocated no violence. One of the most powerful… Read more »

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In recent years, we have seen our elderly treated appallingly in some homes and establishments, left to languish for hours upon hours on hospital trolleys, and seen attempts to slash the old age pension and medical card schemes.  Some elderly people I know say they feel ignored, left out, undervalued and disrespected. This is a… Read more »

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As the sunny summer weather has arrived, so has a greater threat to people, especially children, of being bitten by ticks and contracting Lyme Disease. According to a recent survey by the Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Galway, Galway has one of the highest rates of Lyme Disease in Europe. “Lyme Disease is a bacterial… Read more »

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I find our God in helping others. One such occasion was a cold morning when I worked with Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity on the streets of Calcutta or Kolkata as it is known now. I went to Sealdah Railway Station to reserve my ticket for a short holiday in Darjeeling, to trace the journey… Read more »

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Is fearr an tsláinte ná na táinte Health is better than wealth Filleann an feall ar an bhfeallaire The wrong doing returns to/on the perpetrator An té atá thuas óltar deoch air The successful person is toasted An té atá thíos buailtear cos air The person who is down is pushed down further Is furasta… Read more »

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Having spent the last five years straight at university, I can’t tell you the number of times I sat in the cafeteria at NUI Galway watching (much younger) students load their plates with chips and sausages on a daily basis with never a green leaf or tomato in sight. I asked the question daily, why… Read more »

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Coláiste Bhaile Chláir was recently awarded The Amber Flag, an initiative which aims to encourage Schools, Colleges, Clubs, Societies and Organisations to promote and actively bring about a culture change in the promotion of positive mental health within the educational system. What the Amber Flag will do is acknowledge these efforts and unite all community groups in the… Read more »

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