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The Key to Healthy Ageing is a Healthy Heart

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As it announces free Heart Health Checks for over 65s, Croi advises the following: "The key to healthy ageing is a healthy heart. Understandably, aging naturally causes changes in the heart and blood vessels and these age-related changes often increase your risk of heart disease or stroke.

Key to healthy ageing is a healthy heart

The key to healthy ageing is a healthy heart. Understandably, ageing naturally causes changes in the heart and blood vessels and these age-related changes often increase your risk of heart disease or stroke.

Councillors support exclusion zones at health care facilities providing abortion services

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Exclusion zones to prevent protestors intimidating or harassing a person outside health care facility that provides pregnancy terminations, have received majority support from Galway City Councillors.

Cloran’s Cross

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In May, 1846, as part of a Famine relief project, 175 people were employed to build a road linking Dangan to Salthill. Part of that road was known as Bóthar na Mine (the Road of the Indian Meal) because all of the wages were used to buy oatmeal. I have never been able to find out how, when, or why this name was translated into English as Threadneedle Road.

Free public seminar on caring for older people

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Ageing, dementia, finance, the Fair Deal scheme, loneliness, and community supports are some of topics which will be discussed at an information day on “Advancing Care in the Community for Older People” to be held in the city next week.

Renew Skin Clinic Opens at The Shearwater Hotel and Spa Ballinasloe - 12th November

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Owners Sinead Gallagher and Jeanette Dunne are delighted to welcome you to Renew Skin Clinic. As Aesthetic nurses with 15 years experience in the industry we have always believed that women and men want to look great for their age and so at Renew Skin Clinic our Nurses and Medical Practitioners always offer a natural realistic treatment program to keep you looking like you but better.

‘Rather than die, the people submitted’

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The Great Famine of 1845 - 49 hit Achill Island particularly hard. Given the poor quality of its soil there was little or no alternative to the potato crop which failed throughout those years. Once the severity of the calamity became apparent, and that help from the government was begrudging and insufficient, there was a sensible coming together of Protestant and Catholic clergy to try to calm and feed the people.

New research shows survival rates of Irish restaurants much higher than perceived

A new study by researchers from Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) shows that the average failure rate for Irish restaurants in the first year is just 15 per cent.

Cervical cancer controversy dominates our thoughts

There is no doubt about the issue dominating the airwaves and headlines in all of the media for the past few days, and likely to do so over the next week: the ongoing cervical cancer screening controversy.

The Dark Shadows of The Famine

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THE IRISH Famine, the greatest humanitarian disaster in Europe in the 19th century, leaving one million people dead, with another million fleeing the country, is examined in a new exhibition.

 

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