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Successful Eastern and Midland Regional Weekend

Upwards of 40 people attended the Eastern and Midland Regional Weekend, held amidst the breathtaking backdrop of Glendalough in Co. Wicklow. The very successful and enjoyable weekend featured an array of speakers, workshops and activities and was very privileged to…

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‘Just for Today’ – A Poem by Rose

Just for today, I’ll let go of the future Fearful scenarios driving me mad What if’s, and maybe’s, and O God, supposing Sapping my energy, leaving me sad. Just for today, I won’t dwell on past failures Yesterday’s sadness would…

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GROW Joins Healthy Ireland Network

At a meeting of the Board on June 17th, it was agreed that GROW would adopt the Healthy Ireland Charter and become part of the Healthy Ireland Network.  The Healthy Ireland Network was launched in May 2017 by then-Taoiseach Enda…

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Offaly Women Make Marathon Presentation to GROW

GROW was kindly presented with a cheque from two Offaly ladies following their recent participation in the VHI Dublin Women’s Mini Marathon. Martina and Helen Hanbury presented John Farren, GROW Midlands Area Coordinator, with a cheque for €605. The cheque…

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Arklow Community Church Makes Donation to GROW

GROW’s Arklow group has been presented with a cheque for €300 by the Christian Community Church in Arklow to support GROW’s work in promoting positive mental health and recovery. GROW Area Coordinator, Izabela Morris, and three members of Arklow GROW Group…

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‘How to be Happy and Content’ Talk in Waterford

The former Governor of Mountjoy Prison and GROW Patron, John Lonergan and Caroline Crotty, Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Area Coordinator for GROW will give a much-anticipated talk in Waterford.  The talk entitled ‘How to be Happy and Content’ will take place in the Edmund Rice Centre, Mount Sion, Barrack Street, Waterford on…

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