Health & Lifestyle

Create a wedding wow factor with flowers

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

The snowdrops are singing, crocuses and primroses are appearing, spring is definitely on its way. I love this time of year it’s so full of promise and new beginnings it’s no wonder so many couples choose this time of year...

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Groundbreaking new fitness college opens in Kinsale

Posted on: 18th January, 2016 in Health & Lifestyle

With an estimated sixty per cent of adults and 20 per cent of children and teens now overweight or obese in Ireland and chronic illnesses like diabetes and heart disease on the rise, a groundbreaking new project in West Cork...

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Bandon woman named as Cork Carer of the Year

Posted on: 1st December, 2015 in Health & Lifestyle

The ‘Leslie Bean de Barra Red Cross Carer of the Year’ award acknowledges the hard work and dedication of informal carers in the home and the community. This year it has been presented to Bernie O’Reilly, nominated by Bandon Red...

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Night in An Sugan honours Tidy Towns, Dúchas and Charles R. Cullinane

Posted on: 3rd November, 2015 in Health & Lifestyle

Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce and An Súgan jointly hosted a special evening on October 13 to thank the volunteers of Clonakilty Tidy Towns and Dúchas for their contribution to the town over the last year. This was also an opportunity...

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Dunmanway school named winner of national ‘Something Fishy’ competition

Posted on: 3rd November, 2015 in Health & Lifestyle

Fifth and sixth class students from St Mary’s Senior School, Dunmanway, were named National Winners of Inland Fisheries Ireland’s ‘Something Fishy’ competition award at a prize giving ceremony held in the West Cork Education Centre in October. The students received...

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‘Older People and their Dogs’ exhibition in Beara

Posted on: 5th October, 2015 in Health & Lifestyle

The Beara Camera Club’s exhibition, entitled ‘Older People and their Dogs’ opened in the library in Castletownbere last month and will run until mid October. The exhibition, which was opened by Seán Ó Laoghaire, Community Arts Facilitator, features photographs of...

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A little festival with a big feel good factor

Posted on: 5th October, 2015 in Health & Lifestyle

As the ‘LittleThings’ mental health campaign has highlighted, it’s the little things that can make a big difference to how we feel on an everyday basis. From healthy eating and exercise to social interaction and creative activities; these are just...

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West Cork Dyspraxia Support Group formed

Posted on: 5th October, 2015 in Health & Lifestyle

DCD (Dyspraxia) Definition Dyspraxia is a common disorder affecting fine or gross motor coordination in children and adults. This lifelong condition is also known as Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), a condition, which is formally recognised by international organisations including the...

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