Archive for the Health Category

Herbalism, Returning to our Celtic roots

By Geneva Pattison Evidence of humans using medicinal herbs dates all the way back to the Paleolithic age and we have a long history of it in Ireland. In Celtic mythology there was the legend of a master healer called […]

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Six Habits to Hapiness

Newsfour meets therapist Fionna Brennan By Eoin Meegan Fiona Brennan is a hypnotherapist whose new book The Positive Habit (see book reviews page 22), is currently shaking up the self-growth industry. It centres around six emotional habits: love, calmness, confidence, […]

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Well-Dance for Seniors in Mount Merrion

By David Prendeville Dance Theatre of Ireland have announced that they are are set to expand their hugely successful, evidence-based modern dance programme Well-Dance for Seniors to Mount Merrion, as well as other locations.   Well-Dance for Seniors is an […]

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Dental Care Worth Smiling About

By Eoghan Meegan Popular Sandymount dentist Dermott McMorrough has moved to Smiles Dental, Ireland’s largest privately-owned dental care provider, in Waterloo Road. Dermott had been in Sandymount since 1990, and after some initial jitters believes now he did the right […]

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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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