Absolute relaxation guaranteed at Sheraton Hotel’s Sirana Spa

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

The sun beats down on what is a beautiful Friday afternoon, as I make my way to the Sheraton Athlone Hotel for an afternoon of complete and utter relaxation.

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The sunshine vitamin D

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Vitamin D is frequently referred to as the 'sunshine vitamin', as it is manufactured by human skin exposed to the sun. For this to take place we need sufficient levels of cholesterol in the body. Vitamin D3 is the form our bodies produce naturally.

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Reports of a dramatic fall in people getting HPV vaccine

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

The dramatic fall in the uptake of a cancer-preventing vaccine requires urgent action for it to be addressed, the newly-formed HPV Vaccination Alliance has said.

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Pobal calls on community groups to avail of supports for older people

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Pobal, the intermediary body that manages programmes funded by Government and the EU, is calling on community groups in Westmeath to avail of supports for older persons under the Seniors Alert Scheme (SAS).

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Splash into the autumn with Water Babies swim programme

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

The Water Babies programme is designed to make the most of babies’ natural affinity with water. It teaches confidence and safety, using specialist techniques that see many swimming short distances from as young as 30 months.

Water Babies autumn term of classes start at the end of August. The term runs for 10 weeks with weekday classes held in Carlton Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe.

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Get your teeth into this tasty beef burger recipe

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Beef is wonderfully versatile - you can throw it in a stir fry, roast it in the oven, whack it in a curry, or simply grill it on the barbeque and you are bound to create something tasty.

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Get the lowdown on starting your own food business

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Thinking of starting your own food business or in the early stages of establishing one? Then give yourself a headstart on the competition by signing up to a mentoring and tutoring programme over four weeks at the Abbey Hotel, Roscommon.

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Eight in 10 consumers plan to switch this year as Irish households feel the pinch

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Almost eight in 10 of Irish households (78 per cent) are planning to switch at least one of their household suppliers this year, according to new research from Switcher.ie.

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Spruce up your table-top by adding a little colour

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

When it comes to tableware, we tend to opt for using crockery sets in the same style – that is how we buy them after all.

But while staying with one type of crockery will create uniformity, the look of your table-top can be much more creative.

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Do not miss Galway City Yoga Festival

Thu, Aug 10, 2017

The Galway City Yoga Festival takes place on September 10 at Knocknacarra Community Centre from 9.30am to 6pm.

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Bring new life to your skin - the benefits of Silica

Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Silica is a necessary trace element in the human body.

As a main component of collagen, it is essential for building bones, tissues, hair, skin, and nails. It is also critical for the formation of joint cartilage, ligaments, tendons, bone and lung tissue, and blood vessels.

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Claudine Keane launches SPAR’s ‘Better Choices Kids’ campaign

Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Model and mum-of-two Claudine Keane recently launched SPAR’s ‘Better Choices Kids’ campaign for 2017.

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