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Further pesticide exceedance detected in Newport area

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Irish Water has detected an exceedance for the pesticide MCPA in the Newport public water supply which sources its water from the Newport River. While there is no threat to public health, it is imperative that users of pesticides are mindful of best practice when spraying their lands. This comes following compliant water samples in the month of April and is disappointing news for people on this water supply.

Zinc and its many health benefits for the body

Zinc is found in every cell in the body and is a component in over 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.

SILVER LINING FOUND IN BATTLE WITH SUPERBUGS!

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Looking back in history, colloidal silver was the number one remedy to stop the spread of viruses. Colloidal silver is claimed to be anti-viral, anti-fungal and a great infection fighter.

Fleabag at the Pálás for International Women's Day

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FLEABAG, THE one-woman show from the brilliant Phoebe Waller-Bridge that inspired the award-winning BBC sit-com, will be screened at the Pálás Cinema for International Women's Day.

Beneficial properties of iron in the human body

Iron is the main component needed for the production of haemoglobin, the pigment within our red blood cells, where it is required for oxygen transportation from the lungs to the body’s tissues, and the carbon dioxide transportation from the tissues to the lungs. In addition to transporting oxygen through the bloodstream Iron is also a component of myoglobin, a pigment which functions in the muscles in a similar fashion as haemoglobin in the blood therefore allowing muscle cells to retain oxygen.

Show Me The Funny - final heat

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THE LAST two places in the final of Show Me The Funny will be up for grabs in the fifth heat of the popular comedy competition takes place at The King's Head on Mon February 17.

Reduce wrinkles and sagging skin with Silica

Silica is a necessary trace element in the human body and as a main component of collagen it is essential for building bones, tissues, hair skin and nails.

Galway2020 ignites the flame as opening week arrives

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Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture has begun this week with a series of events throughout the county, which will culminate in a spectacular, fire-lit Opening Ceremony at South Park in Galway City on Saturday 8 February.

Beating the January blues, naturally

We are just past the so-called most depressing day of the year, the third Monday of January, commonly known as Blue Monday. Although the evidence is lacking on how true that is, as we know that depression can affect people all year round rather than just one day of the year. However people may feel a little low and tired during this period of the year due to the post-Christmas slump, mixed with the cold weather and lack of sunlight.

Pertinent role of pure magnesium in the body

Most people are aware of the important role of calcium in the body. Magnesium and calcium go hand in hand, especially in relation to bone health, and also to ensure proper nerve impulse transmission. Magnesium has an influence on the metabolism and regulation of calcium so it is important to have a good dietary balance of both these important minerals. In fact magnesium is needed in order for calcium to be bound to tooth enamel.

 

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