Category: Lifestyle

Meditation can be child’s play

Mindful Living Dr Noel Keating   Meditation brings considerable practical benefits to those who take up the practice and persist with it. But it also gives rise to deeper, spiritual fruits – it promotes human flourishing and an attitude of compassion and service to one another and to all of creation. The practical benefits of…

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Do not be afraid, learn first aid Keeping the family safe is a number one priority for parents and guardians, and with so many dangers out there, learning first aid could be a skill used on multiple occasions. Family First Aid is a first aid awareness course designed specifically for carers, parents, grandparents or guardians…

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Wifi drive-by Packing your family into the car for a journey is a stressful business. Central to this is keeping your kids, no matter what their age, amused for the duration. So, how do you fend of those salvos of ‘Are we there yet?’ and ‘I’m bored’ when you’ve got offspring who no longer think…

Sitting in God’s presence

Mindful Living Dr Noel Keating   Meditation is the practice of being still in body and mind. When practiced from a secular perspective – for example, in the world of medicine – the intention is often focused on practical benefits for the individual who has taken up the practice. Meditation is enormously beneficial and, over…

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You’d be mad not to trad! For those in the family who like dance and music, check out the Kilkenny Tradfast which will see some of the country’s world-famous acts taking to the stage while also showcasing the best of local talent in the city’s theatres, pubs and public spaces. The highlights include the first…

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A view of the flu For history lovers and those who want to discover more of their own heritage, the National Museum’s Country Life department is offering a chance for attendees to learn about one of the most severe flus that hit the country. The Enemy Within – The Spanish Flu in Ireland explores the…