Health & Lifestyle

Clonakilty branch of the Irish Red Cross celebrates the opening of new premises

Posted on: 10th October, 2016 in Health & Lifestyle

On Saturday, September 3, 2016, the members of the Clonakilty branch of the Irish Red Cross celebrated the official opening of their branch premises at Clogheen Industrial Estate Clonakilty. Present at the opening were Cllr Christopher O Sullivan on behalf...

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Over €25,000 raised by this year’s Clonakilty Charity Cycle

Posted on: 9th October, 2016 in Health & Lifestyle

The fifth annual Clonakilty Charity Cycle took place on Saturday, September 10 with over 320 cyclists departing the picturesque Clonakilty GAA complex in glorious sunshine at 10am on the morning. With two routes – a 50km cycle to Bandon-Timoleague and...

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New campaign offers hope to those living with chronic lung condition

Posted on: 9th October, 2016 in Health & Lifestyle

A new campaign was launched last week to offer hope and practical support to people in Ireland living with the devastating chronic lung condition, IPF (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis). Fight IPF, a global Roche campaign supported in Ireland by the Irish...

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Cork scientists develop on arsenal of new natural alternatives to antibiotics

Posted on: 9th October, 2016 in Health & Lifestyle

Scientists at the APC Microbiome Institute, a Science Foundation Ireland research institute in Cork, have identified an arsenal of new antimicrobials, which can kill many harmful bacteria. The latest antimicrobial, called formicin, is a bacteriocin which is a small bacterially...

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Embrace the good life at Bantry Yoga Festival

Posted on: 5th September, 2016 in Health & Lifestyle

The first ever Bantry Yoga Festival is fast approaching. Running from October 7 to 9, this three-day festival is set in beautiful venues around Bantry, including Bantry House Stables, St Brendan’s Hall and the Maritime Hotel. As well as yoga,...

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Choosing wedding colours

Posted on: 5th September, 2016 in Health & Lifestyle

You’ve set the date, chosen the venue and know the dress you are going to wear. Big decisions sorted! These should give you an idea of the style and atmosphere you would like to create and your wedding colours play...

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Second chances

Posted on: 5th September, 2016 in Health & Lifestyle

In 1869, French Emperor Louis Napoleon III offered a prize to anyone who could make a low cost substitute for butter for use by the armed forces and the lower classes. The result was ‘margarine’, a manufactured food that was...

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Stretching it out at Bantry Yoga Festival

Posted on: 5th August, 2016 in Health & Lifestyle

The first ever Bantry Yoga Festival runs from October 7 to 9. This three-day festival is set in venues around Bantry, including the East Stables, Bantry House and the Maritime Hotel and other beautiful spaces, from early morning until night....

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