The Top Four Things You Need To Know Now

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland has said that the difficulties faced by those with dementia during the lockdowns, show what awaits, if the government does not urgently fund the expansion of dementia services.

The charity is calling on the government to put 15-million euro of capital supports in place to make existing dementia facilities Covid compliant, but also to cope with the growing demand for dementia services.

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A new survey has found that 53 percent of parents here have had to take time off work to look after their kids when they are sick from school.

The research was carried out by probiotic company Pro-Ven, and found that on average nearly half of all school children miss four or more days of school each year as a result of an everyday childhood illness.

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Today marks the start of the annual Fuchsia fundraising campaign for ex-members of the Defence forces.

Run by the Organisation of National Ex-servicemen and women, the campaign requires urgent funds for veterans who have fallen on hard times.

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Walk-in Covid vaccine clinics are taking place again this weekend.

The clinic at Clonakilty GAA Club is open for first and second Pfizer doses until 3 o’clock today.

Unvaccined people can alternatively avail of a walk-in clinic at City Hall between 11 and 2 o’clock today.


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