Health & Lifestyle

Up against the wall

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Posted on: 31st August, 2017 in Health & Lifestyle

Of all the different feedback I’ve received of my column, one thing that keeps getting mentioned is the easy drills you can do, with no equipment and (almost) no planning. Like the Saxon Sidebend, which is great for strengthening the...

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Clon man swims the English Channel

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Posted on: 31st August, 2017 in Health & Lifestyle

Clonakilty’s Nathan Timmins successfully swam the English Channel on Friday, August 25 in aid of the Community Air Ambulance. An outstanding achievement in itself, it was a fantastic accomplishment for Nathan, who only learned to swim seven years ago. As...

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Plan the perfect wedding day at the Fota Island Resort Wedding Forum

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Posted on: 4th July, 2017 in Health & Lifestyle

An invaluable resource for those tying the knot, the next Fota Island Resort Wedding Forum on Thursday, July 13 at 6.30pm presents every possible service and suggestion for your big day – all taking place in the stunning surroundings of Fota...

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Food and nutritional research improves cancer survival rates

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Dr. Aoife Ryan, department of Nutritional Sciences in University College Cork, at the Western Gateway Building, UCC, Western Road, Cork.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Posted on: 4th July, 2017 in Health & Lifestyle

Up to 80 per cent of cancer patients unintentionally lose weight, which can have a devastating impact on their quality of life, reducing their ability to tolerate chemotherapy and leading to poor survival rates according to Dr Aoife Ryan, dietitian...

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There’s no place like Inchydoney

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Posted on: 29th June, 2017 in Health & Lifestyle

We often don’t appreciate what’s right on our doorstep but Inchydoney Island Lodge and Spa never fails to impress. Overlooking the wild, or alternatively smooth-as-glass, Atlantic Ocean and two long stretches of golden Blue Flagbeach, there’s a lot to admire...

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Sleep well

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Posted on: 7th March, 2017 in Health & Lifestyle

Caroline Crotty B.Soc.Sc. MA (Counselling and Psychotherapy) works with adults and adolescents in Cork City and at Dr Denis Cotter and Dr Joan Lynch’s Surgery, Newtown, Bantry.  Caroline also provides wellbeing talks and workshops to community, education and corporate sectors....

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Cork ARC Cancer Support House West Cork establishes fundraising committee

Posted on: 7th March, 2017 in Health & Lifestyle

Cork ARC Cancer Support House’s West Cork team have recently set up a fundraising committee to raise vital funds towards the development and delivery of their essential cancer support services for the communities of West Cork and South Kerry. Community...

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A blemish-free wedding

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Posted on: 6th February, 2017 in Health & Lifestyle

Any bride wants to look her best and most radiant with youthful glowing skin and without a blemish on her wedding day. La Jolie Clinic in Clonakilty, which specialises in non-invasive and non-surgical laser and aesthetic treatments, has proven results...

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