Archive for the Health Category

Combat the silent killer with CO Awareness Week

Combat the silent killer with CO Awareness Week

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week has begun and will run until Monday October 3rd. Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a poisonous, colourless, odourless gas that is capable of killing someone within three minutes, which has earned it the nickname “the silent killer”. […]

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Free Dementia Care Workshops in Ballsbridge

Free Dementia Care Workshops in Ballsbridge

As part of Alzheimer’s month, Home Instead Senior Care will run a Free Family Dementia Care Workshop in their Ballsbridge Office. The workshop will run from 11am to 1pm on Wednesday September 28th at 60 Merrion Road and will teach […]

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With Sign Language, I am Equal

With Sign Language, I am Equal

The Irish Sign Language Awareness Week is currently taking place, hosted by the Irish Deaf Society. Concluding on Sunday September 25th, it aims to bring attention to Irish sign language and the Deaf community in Ireland, while also taking part […]

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Combat Blindness with AMD Awareness Week

Combat Blindness with AMD Awareness Week

Over the course of the next week, several events will take place to raise awareness of blindness and how to combat the condition. Open Your Eyes to the Problem AMD Awareness Week begins today and concludes on Sunday September 25th, […]

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Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice 2016 launches

Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice 2016 launches

The 2016 Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice 2016 was announced yesterday at Our Lady’s Hospital in Harold’s Cross. Taking place on Thursday September 15th, the campaign encourages the public to share a cup of Bewley’s to support their local hospice […]

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St. Vincent’s hosts Stop Smoking Course

St. Vincent's hosts Stop Smoking Course

St. Vincent’s University Hospital will host a free Stop Smoking Course from September 12th to October 17th. The course will last six weeks with sessions running from 5.30pm to 7pm. It takes place in a group format in which people […]

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Pool improvements at Enable Ireland, Sandymount

Pool improvements at Enable Ireland, Sandymount

Enable Ireland, the organisation that provides free services for people with disabilities and their families, is planning to carry out extensive upgrades to its swimming and hydrotherapy pool facility at the Enable centre in Sandymount. Improvements will include an extension […]

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National CPR Day returns for a second year

National CPR Day returns for a second year

National CPR Day will return for its second consecutive year on Saturday July 16th. It will make use of the format that made last year’s festivities such a success.   Community First Response groups, trainers and instructors will be hosting […]

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Upgrade your nutrition!

Upgrade your nutrition!

Low carb, low calorie, high fat, low fat, juice cleanse, Zone, Atkins, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian… etc, etc, etc. There are a lot of diets and buzzwords in the health realm that it makes it difficult for anyone to choose what […]

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Teresian’s win at National Media Awards

Teresian’s win at National Media Awards

A Dublin 4 school has scooped a top prize at the ‘Let’s Talk About Drugs’ National Youth and Media Awards. Emily McAlinden, a first year student from The Teresian School, on the Stillorgan Road in Donnybrook, was a winner in […]

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