Health & Lifestyle

Communication: The first step to effective parenting

Posted on: 6th November, 2019 in Health & Lifestyle

Parenting today comes with many challenges – we have even more to cope with than our parents and grandparents had explains Bernadette Ruane, Relationship and Parenting Mentor and a mother of three teenagers. Many of us don’t live near family...

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Stand by your man!

Posted on: 6th November, 2019 in Health & Lifestyle

In this month’s column, Dr Featherstone talks men’s health and wellness or rather the lack of it! Might I just say at the outset that I accept a few things as a male doctor. I welcome equal rights and opportunities...

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West Cork farmer emphasises the importance of finding your support network

Posted on: 8th October, 2019 in Features

Ahead of World Mental Health Day (October 10) Courtmacsherry dairy farmer Harold Kingston shares his experience of coping with severe burnout, the support he received on his path to recovery and how he has streamlined things on the farm to...

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Cooking up new ways to wellbeing

Posted on: 8th October, 2019 in Health & Lifestyle

Allow yourself time for privacy, quiet and introspection. Bíodh am agat féin don aonaracht, ciúnas agus an bhféinmhachnamh. Writer and Cook, Jacques Brennan will launch his cookbook ‘Hungry Soul’ at 49 North Street on Saturday, October 12, between 11am and...

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Our day: Doing what made us happy

Posted on: 11th September, 2019 in Health & Lifestyle

Margaret O’Connor and Cormac O’Mahony met New Year’s Eve 2008/2009 in a nightclub in Newmarket. Together for 10 years on their wedding day, the couple got married in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Boherbue on Friday, June 28, 2019. ...

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Our day: The personal touch

Posted on: 11th September, 2019 in Health & Lifestyle

Carol O’Sullivan and Eugene Boys met 13 years ago at Carol’s best friend Éadaoin’s 18th birthday celebration. Éadaoin was Carol’s Maid of Honour and got married two weeks before her. Carol was her bridesmaid too! The secondary school teacher and...

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Our day: A proposal that stirred up a storm

Posted on: 11th September, 2019 in Health & Lifestyle

Anne O’Hea from Clonakilty and Noel Murray from Templederry in Co Tipperary met at their friends’ wedding in Dunmore House Hotel. The couple, who have been seeing each other since December 2016, got married on May 10, 2019, in St...

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Our day: A chance encounter leading back to West Cork

Posted on: 11th September, 2019 in Health & Lifestyle

Although they grew up only 15 minutes down the road from each other, Jason O’Sullivan, Durrus and Orianna O’Shea, Bantry met through friends in Perth, Western Australia. They first set eyes on each other at an Irish race day. Jason...

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