Health screening open day at Hudson Bay Hotel, Athlone with medical herbalist Patrick Murphy

Tue, Oct 03, 2017

After hugely successful open days in Galway & Mayo, Medical herbalist Patrick Murphy will be hosting his health screening open day at Hudson Bay Hotel, Athlone on Saturday 14th October from 9am-6pm using the Supertronic health screening device.

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Beat the cold and flu season with CarePlus

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

It is that time of the year again, cold and flu season is upon us, and with that comes runny noses, aching bones, headaches and head colds.

CarePlus Pharmacy, Ireland’s fastest growing pharmacy brand, want to look after you and your family this winter and help you be prepared for those sniffles and sneezes.

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Talk to your GP or pharmacist about avoiding pneumo this winter

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

More than 500,000 people aged 65 and older in Ireland are at risk of getting pneumococcal disease, or pneumo, this winter.

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Zinc and its many uses in the body

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

Zinc is found in every cell in the body and is a component in more than 200 enzymes, more than any other mineral. Zinc is stored in muscle, red and white blood cells, bone, skin, kidneys, liver, pancreas, retina, and prostate in men.

Zinc is most well-known for its role in immune function and skin health.

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Health screening open day at the Hodson Bay Hotel Athlone

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

After a hugely successful open days in Galway and Mayo, medical herbalist Patrick Murphy will be hosting his health screening open day at Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone, on Saturday, October 14, from 9am to 6pm using the Supertronic health screening device.

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Quality and affordable hearing aids from Blackberry Hearing

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

John Ryan and Dave Gleeson were inspired to establish Blackberry Hearing due to the shockingly high cost of hearing aids in Ireland.

Providing quality hearing solutions at about 40 per cent of the price of other retailers, Blackberry Hearing has ensured that hundreds of people, who may otherwise have been unable to afford hearing aids, have had their quality of life improved.

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Visit Newcastle House Hotel and Country Club

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

With the creation of at least 20 new jobs for the Midlands, Newcastle House Hotel and Country Club is set to become one of the main employers in the area.

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National Potato Day celebrates Ireland’s most popular vegetable

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

National Potato Day took place last Friday, October 6, with the aim of encouraging Irish people to celebrate potatoes and to experiment in the kitchen, with a range of tasty recipes available from www.potato.ie.

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Athlone based supplier scoops Irish Food Award

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

Oliver Carty VOA Foods bagged two prestigious titles at the 2017 Blas na hÉireann Irish Food Awards in Dingle, County Kerry, recently.

The Athlone based supplier won a gold medal for Aldi’s Mixed Peppercorn and Garlic Butter and received a bronze medal for Aldi’s Garlic and Herb Butter.

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Ballymore doctor named ‘Establishing GP of the Year’

Thu, Oct 05, 2017

Dr Laura Noonan of the Health Centre in Ballymore, Co Westmeath, has been named Establishing GP of the Year at the 2017 GPBuddy National GP Awards.

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3Ts suicide prevention initiative for students at AIT

Thu, Oct 05, 2017

3Ts and Athlone Institute of Technology’s Students Union joined forces with their suicide prevention and positive mental health initiative - ‘Share the Load’ - which was held on the Athlone campus recently.

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Report sheds light on the high risk of male suicide

Thu, Oct 05, 2017

National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP) figures has once again revealed the high levels of male suicide in the country, with the 45 to 54 age bracket most at risk.

However, the more positive news is that the rate of suicide in Ireland has declined.

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