Posts Tagged Health

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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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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A happy and healthy Christmas

A happy and healthy Christmas

With Christmas only weeks away, we begin to see our social calendars rapidly fill up. Christmas for me is always such a joyous, happy and merry occasion, but it can certainly get overwhelming! Between work, friends and family, my calendar […]

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Kick the habit with a six-week Stop Smoking Course

Kick the habit with a six-week Stop Smoking Course

Have a new years resolution to give up smoking? A six-week Stop Smoking Course at St. Vincent’s University Hospital can help you. The course will begin on Monday January 9th and conclude on Monday February 13th, running from 5.30pm to […]

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Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Overworked

Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Overworked

The coast of Dublin 4 could provide residents with a place to relax in the sun and enjoy the sea for bathing and sports activities. The Dublin east coast region has not lost its love of the water and its […]

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Important patient conference for World COPD Day

Important patient conference for World COPD Day

COPD Support Ireland has organised an important patient conference on Tuesday November 15th ahead of World COPD Day. “Save Your Breath” will be COPD Support Ireland’s first national patient conference. The event, which will be held at the Royal College […]

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DCC promotes action against bonfires

DCC promotes action against bonfires

As part of a plan to promote a safe and enjoyable Halloween for everyone, Dublin City Council is asking the public to take action against bonfires. All bonfires are illegal and the Council encourages people to report any stockpiled materials […]

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Dublin Fire Brigade urges residents to Be Safe

Dublin Fire Brigade urges residents to Be Safe

The Dublin Fire Brigade has launched the Halloween safety campaign “Be Safe – Stay Safe” with the help of Lord Mayor Brendan Carr. Run in conjunction Dublin Bus, An Garda Siochána and the DSPCA, the campaign sets out to inform […]

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Cancer research discussions and workshops at UCD

Cancer research discussions and workshops at UCD

University College Dublin will host group discussions and workshops on several cancer-related topics in the Charles Institute tomorrow Wednesday October 19th. Attendees can enjoy refreshments in the Charles Foyer at 8.30am before the event kicks off at 9am with a […]

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