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Sunday 20 January 2019

€6m for Ardee bypass

The 2019 National Roads Allocation has been pretty good for the Ardee area.

€6m has been secured as part of the Ardee bypass scheme, along with €430,000 for the N2 Annaglog Pavement Resurfacing. The Ardee town pavement rehabilitation scheme is to get €780,000.

Bettystown school venue for blood donation clinic

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) provides the blood and blood products needed in hospitals to help patients.

Blood transfusions may be required for routine surgical procedures and cancer treatment. The average adult has between 10 and 12 pints of blood. A blood donation is just 470mls - less than one pint.

If you are fit and healthy, aged 18 to 65 (between 65 and 70 years if you have donated in the last 10 years), over 7st.12 lbs (50kg) and have not donated in the last 90 days, please make a special effort to come along to the IBTS mobile clinic located in Scoil Oilibhéir Naofa, Bettystown on Thursday 17th January, 2019 from 5:00pm to 8:30pm.

For further details, please contact o lo-call Donor Information Line 1850 - 73 11 37 or Finbar Gethins, Area Manager at Ardee Regional Office, 041 - 685 9994 or www.giveblood.ie.

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