Health & Lifestyle

Never be out of fashion or pocket in Skibbereen

Posted on: 4th April, 2016 in Health & Lifestyle

Sex and the City’s Carrie Bradshaw once declared “I like my money right where I can see it… hanging in my closet”. She might have thought differently if she had a Vincent’s boutique in her neighbourhood. Stuffed with designer labels...

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CUH Charity calling on volunteers to knit breast prostheses for Breast Clinic patients

Posted on: 4th April, 2016 in Health & Lifestyle

Cork University Hospital Charity is calling on knitters to help knit alternative breast prostheses called Knitted Knockers for patients who have been diagnosed and treated for Breast Cancer in CUH. A Knit-in event in Vibes and Scribes in Cork recently...

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Dr Pixie McKenna says she was clueless when it came to weaning

Posted on: 8th March, 2016 in Health & Lifestyle

Irish doctor and TV presenter Dr Pixie McKenna had her first child, Darcy, at the age of 40. The Cork native, 44, who is best known for her work on the Channel 4 series ‘Embarrassing Bodies’, has just published a...

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The secret to sleep success

Posted on: 8th March, 2016 in Health & Lifestyle

Sleep-deprived parents all over the Ireland and indeed around the world have benefitted from sleep therapist Lucy Wolfe’s methods. There are countless reasons why children have sleep problems, but with consistency and commitment and with her support, Lucy says that...

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UCC scientists shine a light on vitamin D deficiency

Posted on: 8th February, 2016 in Health & Lifestyle

Cork-based scientists are leading the first international EU-funded study on how to compensate for low levels of sunshine by adjusting your diet. Lack of sunshine is bad for your health. That’s because sunshine gives you vitamin D, essential for strong...

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Clonakilty Wellness Week in its third year and flourishing

Posted on: 8th February, 2016 in Health & Lifestyle

Clonakilty Wellness Committee is currently putting together a great programme of events for Wellness Week, which this year takes place from Tuesday, May 3 to Saturday, May 7. This year the focus will be on all that is good about...

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Raw milk – a true natural superfood

Posted on: 8th February, 2016 in Health

When I was a child the milk we drank came straight from Daisy, our Hereford milking cow. It was delicious, creamy, fresh, and unprocessed or raw (Raw Milk is milk in its natural state that has not been pasteurised or...

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Rural preschool provides a great start

Posted on: 8th February, 2016 in Health & Lifestyle

Choosing a preschool that is a good fit for your child can be quite an overwhelming experience for parents. It’s a big decision…research has shown that the first five years of life are of critical importance in children’s cognitive development....

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