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‘I’m very privileged to be the rector, full stop, it’s not an issue of gender'

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In November 1990, Ireland elected its first female president in Mary Robinson. That same year - but six months earlier - the Church of Ireland approved the ordination of women as priests and bishops.

How Stress Affects the Body

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Acute stress is a response to imminent danger, it turbo charges the system with powerful hormones that can damage the cardiovascular system.

Follow the Curiosity Trail in Galway’s Westend

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THREE DAYS of free events hits Galway’s Westend tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday during the Westend Curiosity Trail, featuring music, art, talks, readings, and discussions.

Tips for mid-term activities

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"Thank God for the beginning of school," exclaim parents around the country as the task of having to keep young idle minds occupied over the three months of freedom has ended.

Mayo Woman Shares Story of Hope and Recovery Ahead of World Mental Health Day

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October 10 marks World Mental Health Day, a day when mental health awareness and the importance of looking after our mental wellbeing is promoted globally and locally.

Back to school without a bang

Pioneers of wellbeing in Irish schools, Dr Ann Caulfield and Derval Dunford of Mindfulness Matters, have just released a video giving teachers' and children’s perspectives on the difference that simple practices can make to anxiety, worry, concentration, and the overall classroom climate. One cute example from the children demonstrates how to magically manage ‘butterflies in their tummies’, something that may be useful for some teachers and parents, as well as children going back to school.

Psychiatric services inadequate, says local TD

Patients in need of psychiatric treatment are walking out of the emergency department of University Hospital Galway because of the overcrowding problem at the facility, according to a local TD.

Steps for less stress during exam season

As the Junior and Leaving Cert exams get underway this week, it is normal for students and parents, to become overwhelmed by the high level of stress and anxiety that comes hand-in-hand with state exams.

Demand for empathy at all-time high as country lurches into another scandal

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The empathy of the Irish people has been tested over the past few days, weeks, months.

Demand for empathy at all-time high as country lurches into another scandal

The empathy of the Irish people has been tested over the past few days, weeks, months.

 

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