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Marathon Paramedic’s special baby gift

Galway based paramedic Eamonn Baxter, having saved the life of baby Jonah Murphy who went into cardiac arrest at seven weeks, returned, four years later, to present him with a very special Six Star Marathon Medal after he completed the unique challenge of six marathons

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Mario the Robot - a supportive companion for people with dementia

The team in St Brendan’s Care Home, Loughrea, Co Galway trial an unusual technological support for people with dementia. Mario the Robot was introduced as a guest and proved a positive addition, entertaining, supporting and interacting with clients

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Husband’s new CPR skills save wife

Just weeks after his wife Mairead encouraged Paul to do a CPR class, he ended up using those skills to save her life

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HPV Vaccine for boys and girls - a mum's story

Mum Amanda outlines how her son Charlie will be the amongst the first boys to receive the HPV Vaccine in September

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Sixty-Five Roses - a storybook with a difference

A surprise diagnosis and a feeling of being overwhelmed led to two Kildare mums penning a wonderful new book to help families of children born with Cystic Fibrosis.

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