Archive for the Health Category

Numbers game

BY Kathrin Kobus There is an official statistics site provided by the government of Ireland, the geohive hub, where everyone can look up and check numbers and graphs relating to Covid-19. Its accuracy depends on those who feed numbers into […]

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Face Masks Challenging for Hard of Hearing

BY editor With a number of people going out and about again wearing recommended face masks (mandatory on public transport since 29th of June) this constitutes a challenge for the needs of hearing impaired people. “The use of face masks […]

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Wellness Workshops now online

Eoin Meegan With Covid-19 dominating all the headlines at the moment, we may be in danger of overlooking other critical problems in society: mental health, domestic abuse, child vulnerability, and the topic under scrutiny here, suicide and self-harm. Suicide or […]

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Free Dogs Trust foster care service for frontline workers

By Eoin Meegan f you’re a frontline worker who’s worried about who will take care of your dog while you’re taking care of the rest of us, then help is at hand from those wonderful people at Dogs Trust. Dogs […]

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New “Cocooning with COPD” Information Pack

By Eoin Meegan A new “Cocooning with COPD” information pack with tips and advice for protecting physical and mental well-being for people with COPD has been announced by COPD Support Ireland. People with COPD are one of the vulnerable groups […]

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Active Kids Academy

By Eoin Meegan Mental health in the pandemic hits small children too.” So says Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, Gym Manager, Mental Health Activist, Special Needs Assistant and Children’s Fitness Consultant, Lisa Redmond, who runs Active Kids Academy and Stretch-n-Grow Wicklow. […]

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Government announces new COVID-19 research projects

The Government has announced 26 new COVID-19 research and innovation projects to complement existing third-level research activity. Projects will address key areas such as frontline healthcare, diagnostics, infection control, contact tracing, mental health, potential treatments, and management of the mitigation […]

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How to wear the mask:

How to wear the mask:

Since we all will have to wear a face mask when using public transport from Monday 29th June onwards, it is important to use the mask properly. Only FFP2 and FFP3 masks with filter and ventil actually do prevent viral […]

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Aware: Your Supporting Light Through Depression

By Eoin Meegan For over 30 years Aware has been pioneering education, support and information to people impacted by depression, bipolar disorder and other forms of mental illness throughout Ireland. This is done primarily through a variety of programmes the […]

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Help for those with aching joints

By Eoin Meegan Muscular and joint pain is, unfortunately, something all too many people are familiar with, and can range from being mildly irritable to downright debilitating. However, there may be relief on the horizon in the form of a […]

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