The St Patrick’s Day parade at Cabo Roig is planned to be a bigger than ever event this year, with co-operation from local traders, the Orihuela Costa town hall, and many local organisations. The parade will be led by the Torrevieja Pipes and Drums ba…
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The EHCRC Foundation is delighted to announce the arrival of our new delivery van.
We are now able to offer our customers a collection service for large items donated to the Easy Horse Care Charity Shops.
To date we have five wonderful charity shops…
Craplin’s Holiday Camp is now ready to welcome mature holiday makers on their latest Pensioner Specials. The ageing Bluecoats and staff are eager to welcome the discerning holiday maker and promise that campers will enjoy a fun filled programme special…
Next Saturday 9th March, the Model Boat club of Torrevieja will open their annual exhibition at the Park of Nations in the town.
The exhibition, by one of Spain’s foremost model associations features the very best examples of radio controlled, static …
Easy Horse Care and Little Pod Association have been invited to have book stall at a photographic exhibition on Saturday 16th March there will be a photographic exhibition at Restaurant Asturias, Punta Prima, from 12 noon to 5 pm.
This will feature ph…
…at The Los Rosales Restaurant Guadamar on The Lemon Tree Road CV895
To those of you of a certain age who thought the days of the “Big Bands “had gone, think again. Here on the Costa Blanca we are so fortunate to have our own 16 piec…
Current child abuse scandals are opening wounds for Costa Blanca restaurateur Richard (Mickey Finn). The owner of La Zenia’s American Bar has battled demons after years spent in a children’s prison in Ireland.
As a 12-year old child he was sentenced to three years hard labour for what would now be considered minor misbehaviour.
For the immoral Christian Brothers who managed the detention centre it was safe from prying eyes. Youngsters, many of them orphans were at the mercy of a coven of depraved monastic brothers.
Mickey, and hundreds of boys who passed through this den of degeneracy, were routinely physically, sexually and mentally abused. Ireland’s judicial system was responsible for providing a steady supply of child victims.
With Taliban-like zeal Christian Brothers routinely administered life-threatening beatings on a whim. Many such acts were witnessed by fellow brothers and terrified children.
Ghost writer Michael Walsh, who ghosted Mickey’s book Still Running, was often distressed as he set down the author’s recollections. “There were times when I had to walk away from my keyboard; I needed space to compose myself,” he says.
The children’s labours were invariably accompanied by kicking, beatings and constant demands that they work harder. 147 children died at Letterfrack; untold numbers simply disappeared.
Michael Walsh is urging victims of institutionalised violence to get in touch. For Mickey, telling his story opened wounds but were therapeutic in that it allowed him to confront his ghosts and come to terms with his abusive past.
Filed under: http://www.theleader.info/article/38068/
THE EUROPEAN HEALTH INSURANCE CARD (EHIC)
WEDNESDAY 13th MARCH AT 12:00
CENTRO CULTURAL CIUDAD QUESADA
Urbanización Ciudad Quesada
Calle del Pino, s/n
THE HEALTHCARE TEAM, UK DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH REPRESENTA…
The International Home and Lifestyle Expo is set to take centre stage again when it fills the grounds of the Castillo de Conesa in San Miguel de Salinas.
DON’T MISS YOUR UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO PROMOTE YOUR PRODUCTS TO MORE THAN 6.000 POTENTIAL CLIENTS!…
It was nine year ago that the Casino Mediterráneo in Torrevieja opened its door for the first time, now, on March 4th, an era comes to an end, as the facility closes its doors one last time, in order to move to a new home.
The luck, good fortun…
Officers from the Guardia Civil are investigating the death of a baby, under mysterious circumstances, which occurred on Tuesday morning in a home located in La Mata.
The incident occurred about 12:50, when a call was received at the 112 emergency ce…