Archive for the Health Category

Protective shields for frontline workers

BY online editor I-Form, the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research centre for for Advanced manufacturing is using its experience in 3D printing to provide PPE to frontline staff working at the health service across Dublin. Since last Friday, 27th March […]

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Write to Win

BY Kathrin Kobus NewsBrands Ireland invite secondary school students. to submit a piece of journalism concerning the Coronavirus and the impact it is having on their lives and their community. The entry can be either a feature article or an […]

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Vaccine trials under way

The name of the first person to be on the trial run for a possible vaccine is Jennifer Haller. She was the first of four persons who received a dose of mRNA-1273 per injection at the Kaiser Permanent Research institute […]

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Tips to get your inner calm back

In case you feel not like going out and anxiety is close to overwhelming you, maybe the APPLE technique can help. A stands for acknowledge the uncertainty and related fears, P pause, just pause and breathe P as in pull […]

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Dublin City Council notification

The South East Area Community Development Section in Dublin City Council announced earlier today that due to the seriousness of the Covid 19 Virus situation, responsibility is being placed on all to take steps to protect the most vulnerable in […]

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Mental Health and Ireland’s Youth A Definitive Survey

By Eoin Meegan Taking the measure of our mental health was never more urgent than it is today. That’s why it’s good to see more people talking openly about their own mental health issues, considering that a growing number of […]

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29th February – Leap day is also Rare Disease Day

BY Kathrin Kobus This year has the one extra day in February, 2020 being a leap year.   The leap day, the 29th February is also rare disease day. A reminder by the Rare Disease Ireland that there are around […]

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New cancer care centre now open

BY Kathrin Kobus There is a new ARC Cancer Support Centre at Lowell House, Herbert Avenue in Dublin 4. ARC provides support, therapies and counselling services free of charge to people with cancer and their family, friends and carers. This […]

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Dublin Mind Body Experience at the RDS

By Geneva Pattison This November saw the return of the Dublin Mind Body Experience to the RDS. This holistic fair has been travelling the length and breadth of Ireland for a number of years now, and the recent Dublin event […]

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Coping with loss at Christmas

By Dermot Carmody Christmas can be a wonderful time of the year. It’s a time for family and parties, for celebration and happiness. The winter festival can be a welcome blaze of light in the dark winter months. For some […]

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