Fyffes say thank you

Published 09/08/2014 | 12:00

DUNDALK-based banana importer Fyffes has thanked the people of Louth for supporting their recent humanitarian aid programme which saw a million polio vaccinations being administered to young children in Nigeria and other countries threatened by the deadly virus.

The public gave their support to the project through their purchase of Fyffes bagged bananas through outlets including Dunnes Stores, SuperValu and other leading retail chains.

This recent programme followed an earlier campaign carried out in 2012 in which Fyffes funded the purchase of 30,000 mosquito nets supplied to families in Mozambique to protect against the spread of malaria.

CAR BOOT SALE LORDSHIP

THE Irish Heart Foundation car boot sales continue on Sunday August 17 between 10.30am and 3pm at St Pat's GAA complex in Lordship.

In addition to the car boot cafe and craft corner, a cardiac nurse will attend after 11am to answer any queries on heart related issues. She will also test blood pressure levels where appropiate.

Contact 087-6479715 /087-2559405 for information and bookings.

LADYWELL SHRINE MASS

MASS will be celebrated for the Feast of the Assumption at Ladywell Shrine on Thursday August 14 at 11.15pm, with rosary commencing at 11pm. Everyone is welcome to attend the event and also to visit all day on Friday August 15th, the Feast of the Assumption.

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