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Never have we more needed empathy as part of our life

Sometimes you wonder if you could turn back the clock and relive elements of your life, just how far back you would go? And what elements would you change? And would you use this Benjamin Button power to enrich yourselves with things material or imagined?

Combat anxiety and depression with Care Cure Acupuncture

If you have never experienced mental illness, bouts of depression or anxiety can be all too easily dismissed as someone’s bad day. But for those individuals suffering from anxiety, insomnia, crying spells, worry, memory loss, and apathy, depression is a crippling disability.

Cloud of sadness over Blacksod

An operation to recover the three missing crew members of the Rescue 116 helicopter, which crashed into the sea off Blacksod in the early hours of Tuesday morning, is continuing this morning.

Slick sticks and teamwork works best as Supermac's seal All Ireland victory

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Supermac's created a new piece of history when, in their first season of Interfirms GAA, they were crowned All Ireland champions.

The Pain and Powerlessness of Resistance!

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Resistance is not accepting, rebelling against or fighting back. This can be seen in all areas of life. It is wanting things to be, as I believe they should be. It is believing that I know best as to how my life, and the lives of others, should be (played out). It a form of God complex, some would say! Non – resistance on the other hand , is the absolute and complete acceptance of life as it is and as it unfolds. It is submitting to life.

Gossip played a role in the week’s revelations

Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody enjoys. It is the lifeblood of every conversation. There is nothing juicier than the prospect of being told gossip that you can then trade for some more at a later stage. Gossip is the unedited bit of conversation.

Gort psychotherapist bringing hope to forgotten prisoners

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Togo is a small country about the size of Ireland. It is one of the poorest countries in the world and has been ruled by the same family for almost 50 years. The justice system is severely under-resourced and the prison system a direct reflection of that. The Central Prison of Lome was built for 600 people. It currently holds over 2,000. Each cell, roughly the size of your average Irish kitchen, holds about 80 people. To sleep only some prisoners get to lie down, side by side like in a sardine can. For this privilege you pay. The rest have to sit around the edge of the room or stand. There is one toilet and shower (ie bucket) per cell. Prisoners are served one meal a day. On average prisoners wait 3-4 years to receive their sentence. Legal representation is mostly absent. Aggression, violence, rape, abuse, bullying and intimidation are the norm. One man described inside as being like a war zone.

The power of the human spirit

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You'd envy Gavan Hennigan this morning, so you would.

Sleep advice for shift workers

Aim to have at least four hours sleep at the same time every night/morning (eg, 3am to 7am). This will help to keep your sleep clock regular. Use the weekend or days off to get in some extra “recovery” sleep. Make sure the sleeping environment is as conducive to rest as possible.

Tony Law - the King of post-modern nonsense'

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TONY LAW might be the closest thing to experiencing nonsense nirvana. The Daily Telegraph crowned him "the King of post-modern nonsense", while The Guardian said he "takes post-modern stand-up to a dangerously funny new level".

 

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