Archive for the Health Category

Walk in my Shoes Launches Ways to Wellbeing Initiative

David Predeville As part of its Ways to Wellbeing initiative, Walk in My Shoes, the flagship awareness-raising campaign of St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, recently launched an art exhibition showcasing projects that focused on building connections between nearly 300 school […]

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Butterfly, trans family drama coming to TG4.

Butterfly, trans family drama coming to TG4.

The drama deals with the sesitive topic of a family supporting their transgender pre-teen daughter Maxine (formerly Max) in her fight for acknowledgement of her chosen gender.

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Little hero Adam King celebrates Rare Disease Day

Little hero Adam King celebrates Rare Disease Day

Our favourite little fighter Adam King was celebrating Rare Disease Day in the best way possible!!

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Meet Rama – the therapy dog

Eoin Meegan This beautiful 5-year-old Goldendoodle (a golden retriever and poodle cross) is a friend to all who need him. So intelligent and kind he likes nothing more than to share love with those around him. Trained by his owner […]

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Santa Cycle, brain injury & a story of bravery

Santa Cycle, brain injury & a story of bravery

Every charity needs a little help from the public around this time of year, and why not help a worthwhile cause while being Santa-tastic at the same time? On Sunday the 5th of December at 4pm, the Laurels Cycle Crew will set off on their way, cycling 20km to raise money for the brain injury charity Headway.

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Men’s Sheds and Dementia

Men’s Sheds Launch “Your Shed & Dementia” Manual to Better Support Men with Dementia in Our Communities. – Estimated 6,191 Men Living with Dementia in DUBLIN – The Irish Men’s Sheds Association has launched a new manual Your Shed & […]

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Top 10 Tips for Sleep

Science is today rediscovering the amazing benefits of quality sleep, including how it builds up our immune system and may help fight against viruses. Here Health Scientist and Sleep Coach Tom Coleman gives us the Science: Sleep is essential at […]

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How We Survived Covid-19

David Prendeville As Ireland prepares to reopen we ask, what have we learned from the pandemic, and will the “new normal” be a blessing or a bane? At long last, it looks like we may, hopefully, be emerging from the […]

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Bloom 2021: Bloom at Home series highlight talk

Bloom 2021: Bloom at Home series highlight talk

A highlight from the recent Bloom online event with Fiann Ó Nualláin and Aoibhín Garrihy.

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Swimming in filth: How bad is it out there?

Swimming in filth: How bad is it out there?

On foot of recent reports of the quality of sea water making some swimmers ill, the Environmental Protection Agency has released the Bathing Water in Ireland report.

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