Health & Lifestyle

A hotel with easy elegance – The River Lee in Cork is reimagined with style and sophistication in a chic new look

Posted on: 10th December, 2019 in Health & Lifestyle

Guests to Cork’s central and elegant The River Lee, set on a picturesque bend in the river just a short walk from Cork city centre, have seen some stunning changes to the hotel, with renovations during 2018 and this year...

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Dreaming of Sicily – from West Cork to the Mediterranean

Posted on: 10th December, 2019 in Health & Lifestyle

For over 15 years, MammaSicily has been bringing holidaymakers to Sicily to experience this Italian region’s unique artistic, cultural, and culinary heritage. It specialises in holidays at some of the most beautiful villas on the island where you can immerse...

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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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