Category: Lifestyle

More about that frog 
in your throat…

Ear, nose and throat complaints can be a source of much discomfort and are frequent accounting for a significant proportion of GP visits. One of the most common symptoms is a sore throat that in the majority of cases is caused by viral infections and doesn’t generally require treatment with antibiotics. Gargling with salty water…

Family News and Events

Harmonious day planned for Birr For those in the family with an ear for harmonies, the Birr Festival of Music and Voice will be returning for its second edition this May Bank Holiday weekend after an extremely successful debut last year. Focusing on choral, classical, and chamber music, the festival features a variety of Irish…

Mature married just love dancing towards the future

Brenda Drumm World Meeting of Families 2018   The Amoris: Let’s Talk Family! Let’s Be Family programme is well underway now in parishes. The six different parish conversations are designed to invite people to reflect on The Joy of Love, the document Pope Francis prepared after a worldwide consultation and the two synods on the…

Keeping an addiction bottled up

Personal Profile Faith can help fight addiction, writes Colm Fitzpatrick   Alcohol continues to remain an important part of our Irish society, whether it be advertised on television, used during celebrations, or simply drank to relax, but many people are also prone to over-consumption. In the hope of combating alcohol addiction, Matt Boylan, the National…

Family News and Events

Forest fun for the whole family
 Whether your passionate about birds, squirrels and all things nature, or just want to find out a little more about wildlife, then attending the family fun box building event in Cushendun with Biodiversity Office Rachel Bain, and Glens Red Squirrel Group will the perfect opportunity for you! Taking place…

Testing to excess

Science of Life   A ripple of excitement recently ran through the news media with the announcement that a blood test to detect cancer is under active development. Such a test would undoubtedly be a great boon, enabling very early detection of cancer when treatment has the best hope of success. New medical tests are constantly…

Family News and Events

A camp of your choosing! The approaching summer means that children will soon be out of school and itching to make the most of the sunny days. The Kids Guide Summer Fair is designed with this desire in mind, which offers information on a wide selection of more than 50 of the best camps in…