Archive for the Health Category

Reset, refresh, re-energize

Reset, refresh, re-energize

We’re nearly there. Out of the dark, cold nights and into the longer, warmer evenings and earlier sunrises. Let’s face it, winter is not easy. It’s often cold, windy, rainy and dark. Naturally, this makes us more tired and less […]

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Train for an emergency

Train for an emergency

Although many people at some time in their lives have done a first aid course, either through employment or necessity, having the know-how and confidence to take control when those skills are needed will depend on the time since you […]

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Halfway hooley at Berth 18

Halfway hooley at Berth 18

The 12th annual Aware Harbour2Harbour Walk took place on St. Patrick’s Day recently, a great activity for those who wanted to avoid the crush of the parade. The walk kicked off at 10.30am and participants took the 26-kilometre route starting […]

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Martina’s story – Spinal Injuries Ireland and the National Rehabilitation Hospital

Martina’s story - Spinal Injuries Ireland and the National Rehabilitation Hospital

According to Spinal Injuries Ireland (SII) one person every week in Ireland is told they are unable to walk. SII was set up 23 years ago by sufferers who saw a huge gap in the health service for sufferers who […]

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Quit smoking for good

Quit smoking for good

New Year and a fresh start and what better way to kick it all off than to cut out the destructive effects smoking cigarettes have on your health. I have been struggling most of my adult life to give up […]

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Free Health Check in Ringsend

Free Health Check in Ringsend

The Irish Heart Foundation’s Mobile Health Unit is travelling around communities in Ireland providing FREE blood pressure checks, and comprehensive lifestyle advice on heart health. The service is provided by trained nurses and is available on Wednesday 15th February from […]

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Stella Maris Hope Row raises €3,585 for Oncology Unit

Stella Maris Hope Row raises €3,585 for Oncology Unit

Darren Earley from the Stella Maris U18s crew and his brother Joshua Earley from Stella’s U16s crew, along with their mother Karen, aunt Tara and two little cousins Ryan and Kian, proudly handed over a cheque for €3,585 to St […]

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Gluten-free – The new awareness

Gluten-free - The new awareness

Coeliac Disease concerns a person’s inability to break down and digest food containing the protein called gluten which is found in such cereals as wheat, barley and rye. Gluten can cause the sufferer abdominal pains, bloating of the stomach and […]

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‘Thank you’ from the Marie Keating Foundation

‘Thank you’ from the Marie Keating Foundation

On behalf of the Marie Keating Foundation, Marie Molloy and Natalie Ryan would like to express their sincere gratitude for the tremendous support they received from family, friends, neighbours and colleagues (CPAS and CIF) when hosting a Table Quiz on […]

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Keep your head in the game

Keep your head in the game

The Irish Rugby Union Players’ Association (IRUPA) and Zurich Insurance held a panel discussion at Lansdowne Rugby Football Club, on October 12th, as part of their Tackle Your Feelings campaign. The campaign is about helping people deal with mental health […]

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