Archive for the Health Category

10 ways to avoid exam stress

By Eoin Meegan In a recent report by the Economic and Social Research Institute, following extensive consultation with students, teachers and parents across forty post-primary schools nationwide, it was found that stress in the exams (including mocks) was having a […]

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Art: An effective tool against anxiety?

By Eoin Meegan In conjunction with First Fortnight during January, artist and sculptor Gearoid O’Dea, and psychologist Andrew Pringle ran a workshop in the Science Gallery which explored an innovative approach to coping with anxiety. It suggested using art as […]

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Mindfulness in Sandymount

By Eoin Meegan A new eight-week course in mindfulness has just started in Sandymount and NewsFour recently talked to the man behind it, Cormac Lynch. Cormac has been sharing mindfulness for some years, mainly with family and friends, but now he […]

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Rare Disease Day on Pearse Street

By Peter McNamara The 12th annual World Rare Disease Day will take place on Thursday, February 28th 2019. To mark this important occasion, Rare Diseases Ireland will be holding a conference “Bridging Health & Social Care” on the 28th in CA […]

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Yoga for teenagers

Yoga for teenagers

An exciting new yoga class that combines the benefits of yoga with mindfulness meditation, and is directly targeted at teens, will start in March.The teen yoga class kicks off in Sports and Fitness Markievicz on March 5th, and will run […]

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A healthy future ahead through your local library at Pearse St

A healthy future ahead through your local library at Pearse St

We all know healthy living will make you live longer but actually abiding by the 5-7 a day veg and fruit rule is next to impossible. With so much variety nowadays in supermarkets and in take-aways and restaurants, one expects […]

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Coping with Loss and Bereavement

By Eoin Meegan The Irish Hospice Foundation held their annual evening of remembrance and reflection in November. It was a chance for people to meet with and find out more about bereavement support services that are available to them. The […]

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Dance your way to fitness

Dance your way to fitness

Want to be healthy and fit for the coming winter as well as strut your stuff with the best of them on Strictly? Ever wanted to master the Cha Cha, Quick Step, Jive, Salsa, Charleston, Viennese Waltz? Then you need […]

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Covanta’s plans to burn more kept on ice

Covanta's plans to burn more kept on ice

By Paul Carton Covanta have had to withdraw their application to burn more waste. The application to ‘increase the annual capacity of existing waste to energy facility by 90000 tonnes’ which was lodged with An Bord Pleanala (the board) requested […]

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Natural Energy Healing

Natural Energy Healing

By Eoin Meegan As a race, the Irish have always had an interest in healing. Going back in time we have all heard of a local wise woman (or man) who had what was known as the ‘healing touch.’ A […]

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