Health & Lifestyle

Top fashion labels arriving daily to Schull

Posted on: 6th May, 2014 in Health & Lifestyle

With so many beautiful collections arriving at Pebbles in Schull village, it is well worth a trip to the beautiful Mizen Peninsula this month. Pebbles has lots of new labels this year and owner Stella Thery is very excited about...

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Junk genius

Posted on: 6th May, 2014 in Health & Lifestyle

Fifth year art students Barbara Mitrasova and Julia Sworzeniowska from Coláiste na Toirbhirte, Bandon have reached the Grand Final of Junk Kouture which will take place in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre on May 2. Junk Kouture is an all-island...

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Wellness Week in Clonakilty

Posted on: 6th May, 2014 in Health & Lifestyle

Venue is Cumasu Bus in Deasy’s Car Park unless specified.   Tuesday, May 6: 10:30am to 12pm: Official Launch. Dr Pat Bracken. Recovery Approach in Mental Health Care followed by Q&A. 11:30am – 12:30pm: Carechoice Nursing Home. Healing Mass. 2:30pm...

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Inaugural dawn walk for Pieta House

Posted on: 6th May, 2014 in Health & Lifestyle

Pieta House fundraising walk, ‘Darkness Into Light’, will take place in Clonakilty for the first time this year on May 10. Pieta House provide a free, therapeutic approach to people who are in suicide distress and those who engage in...

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The dark side of voluntourism…

Posted on: 6th May, 2014 in Health & Lifestyle

I realise this is a topic I’ve dealt with previously, but I’m convinced too that it contains an incredibly valuable message that desperately needs to become much more widely known and discussed than it is at present, so that the...

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Childhood – More about presence than presents

Posted on: 8th April, 2014 in Health & Lifestyle

To see a world in a grain of sand And a heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour. William Blake The power of the eternal moment, unencumbered by adult...

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Conor Cusack inspires with passionate speech in Kinsale

Posted on: 7th April, 2014 in Health & Lifestyle

On Friday, March 7 last, Conor Cusack delivered an inspiring speech to over 300 people at a Positive Mental Health event in Kinsale organised by Kinsale Youth Support Services (KYSS). From the outset, Conor specified that he was not a...

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Alice Taylor launches Carer’s Guide in Bantry

Posted on: 7th April, 2014 in Health & Lifestyle

(from the left): Lorna Harte, Sheila Holtby, Chairperson and Louise Casey, Director, West Cork Carers Support Group, Author Alice Taylor and Sally-ann Back, West Cork Carers Support Group The renowned West Cork author, Alice Taylor launched the Carer’s Guide and...

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