Archive for the Health Category

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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Autumn health: reset and recharge

Autumn health: reset and recharge

Unfortunately, summer has officially come to an end; the nights are getting shorter, there is a chill in the air and we begin to crave those autumnal comfort foods. To me, autumn is my absolute favourite time of the year. […]

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Mental Health Event at Lansdowne Rugby Club

Mental Health Event at Lansdowne Rugby Club

The Irish Rugby Union Players’ Association will host a free mental health wellbeing panel discussion this evening at Lansdowne Rugby Football Club. Organised in partnership with Zurich, the event is part of the “Tackle Your Feelings” campaign and will run […]

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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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