Archive for the Health Category

Martina’s story – Spinal Injuries Ireland and the National Rehabilitation Hospital

Martina’s story - Spinal Injuries Ireland and the National Rehabilitation Hospital

According to Spinal Injuries Ireland (SII) one person every week in Ireland is told they are unable to walk. SII was set up 23 years ago by sufferers who saw a huge gap in the health service for sufferers who […]

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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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Free Health Check in Ringsend

Free Health Check in Ringsend

The Irish Heart Foundation’s Mobile Health Unit is travelling around communities in Ireland providing FREE blood pressure checks, and comprehensive lifestyle advice on heart health. The service is provided by trained nurses and is available on Wednesday 15th February from […]

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Stella Maris Hope Row raises €3,585 for Oncology Unit

Stella Maris Hope Row raises €3,585 for Oncology Unit

Darren Earley from the Stella Maris U18s crew and his brother Joshua Earley from Stella’s U16s crew, along with their mother Karen, aunt Tara and two little cousins Ryan and Kian, proudly handed over a cheque for €3,585 to St […]

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Gluten-free – The new awareness

Gluten-free - The new awareness

Coeliac Disease concerns a person’s inability to break down and digest food containing the protein called gluten which is found in such cereals as wheat, barley and rye. Gluten can cause the sufferer abdominal pains, bloating of the stomach and […]

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‘Thank you’ from the Marie Keating Foundation

‘Thank you’ from the Marie Keating Foundation

On behalf of the Marie Keating Foundation, Marie Molloy and Natalie Ryan would like to express their sincere gratitude for the tremendous support they received from family, friends, neighbours and colleagues (CPAS and CIF) when hosting a Table Quiz on […]

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Keep your head in the game

Keep your head in the game

The Irish Rugby Union Players’ Association (IRUPA) and Zurich Insurance held a panel discussion at Lansdowne Rugby Football Club, on October 12th, as part of their Tackle Your Feelings campaign. The campaign is about helping people deal with mental health […]

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Free workshops on Alzheimer’s

Free workshops on Alzheimer’s

Home Instead work with senior citizens who are affected with problems of mobility, health and safety and the onset of conditions such as dementia. Their role of educating the public on the nature of dementia is of paramount importance to […]

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Mind Body Spirit Festival

Mind Body Spirit Festival

There were a lot of strange happenings in D4 this Halloween. Aside from ghostly ghouls and scary spooks, odd events were occurring down at the RDS with the Mind Body and Spirit organisers holding their annual festival for lovers of […]

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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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