‘Loneliness of Widowhood’ up for discussion at conference in Sligo

Widows from throughout Ireland are in Sligo this week for the annual general meeting of the National Association of Widows of Ireland.

They are here from Sunday until this Thursday, with their AGM taking place on Wednesday.

The association has about 50 members in the north west.

Any widows interested in becoming a member or learning more about the association is welcome to call into the Radisson Hotel in Sligo, where the event is taking place.

PRO of the assocation, Patricia Byrne, has been telling Ocean FM News how their group began and what it does: