Tag Archive: ireland

A most memorable Christmas

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Well, here we are again at the end of another year and I hope your last week is just what you want it to be. I’ve been having a lovely week, following on from a surprisingly delightful… Continue reading

My Christmas Wish for You

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Earlier this week the annual celebration of  the winter solstice took place here in Ireland at Newgrange in Co Meath. Newgrange is famed for the illumination of its passage and chamber by the Winter Solstice sun. Above… Continue reading

Together we can create hope

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“Hope is something you create together” – Kaethe Weingarten  I was very moved this morning reading an article on the subject of hope in today’s Irish Times. The article puts forward an argument for the… Continue reading

Meet hero doctor of cancer patients

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He is known simply as the ‘Gene Stalker’: a doctor driven by a “murderous resolve” and single-minded determination to cure cancer. Watch this YouTube clip of UCLA’s Dr Slamon talk about the development of… Continue reading

Caring for the Carers

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Massage therapists throughout Ireland are offering massage treatments to carers for €10 this week. The annual collaboration between the Irish Massage Therapists Association and the Carers Association is held as part of Massage Awareness Week,… Continue reading

World Mental Health Week

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World Mental Health Week  is taking  place  Oct 3-10.  This year the theme is Building Resilience so I will be highlighting relevant blog posts all this week.  Please feel free to join in the discussion. Related Posts: The… Continue reading

Private breast cancer facilities must be licensed

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A recent article in Irish Health highlighted the growing concern about the licensing of private hospitals that treat breast cancer patients. At present there is no licensing legislation in Ireland for private facilities… Continue reading

Pink Auction

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It is getting closer to Ireland’s first ever Pink Auction, which takes place on Sunday, October 10 at Cork’s The Imperial Hotel. Irish artists from across the Republic and beyond created dozens of hand-crafted… Continue reading

Support Daffodil Day

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  Today, March 26th is Daffodil Day in Ireland, the annual fundraiser organised and run by the Irish Cancer Society. It is a chance for us to make a difference to the lives of those affected… Continue reading

International Women’s Day

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Each year around the world, International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. Hundreds of events occur not just on this day but throughout March to mark the economic, political and social achievements… Continue reading