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Guests and speaker at the Sam McCauley Health and Wellbeing evening at the Manor West Hotel on Thursday. Front from left; Mary Byrne, Dr Mary McCaffrey and Dr Corinne Evans. Back from left; Dr Louis Keary of the Bon Secours Hospital, Clair McEvoy, Brian Kearney, Tracey Stack and Christine Foley all from Sam McCauley's. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: An Informative Evening At Women’s Health Event In Manor West Hotel

February 9, 2018 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was another large turnout for the Women’s Health And Well-Being event in the Manor West Hotel last night. The free event, organised by Sam McCauley’s Chemists for the second year in a row, saw a number of speakers including former X-Factor contestant and Celebrity Operation Transformation participant, Mary Byrne and experts […]

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Kerry People Urged To Nominate Their Pharmacists In National Awards

Kerry People Urged To Nominate Their Pharmacists In National Awards

July 13, 2017 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

THE people of Kerry are being reminded to nominate pharmacists who go above and beyond for their patients in the annual Clanwilliam Pharmacist Awards. It is an opportunity to recognise a pharmacist who has had a positive impact in the life of an individual or even a whole community while […]

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Ferris Advises People On Medical Cards Charged For GP Blood Tests To Seek Reimbursement

Ferris Advises People On Medical Cards Charged For GP Blood Tests To Seek Reimbursement

July 5, 2017 at 12:06 pm 1 comment

TRALEE Municipal District Sinn Féin councillor, Toireasa Ferris, has advised medical card holders that they should not be charged for blood tests by their GPs. Councillor Ferris has been contacted by a number of constituents, one of whom is a patient recovering from cancer, about the issue. “I have told them and […]

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Corinne’s Looking For People To Join Her On ‘Lunchtime Mile’

Corinne’s Looking For People To Join Her On ‘Lunchtime Mile’

April 21, 2017 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL physiotherapist is looking for other health professionals to lead by example in taking part in a run/walk next week in the town park. Corinne Evans, based in High Street, is organising a ‘Lunchtime Mile’ run, which is a circuit of the town park on Wednesday, April 26 at […]

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Ladies from Billy Nolan's and Hissers Jewellers, Amy Conway, Ciara Nolan, Louise Nolan and Trish Breen at the 'Think Pink, Think Positive' event at Benners Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Enjoy Night Of Fun And Fashion At Benners

October 28, 2016 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

FORMER Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh was one of the guest speakers at an evening of fashion, fun and awareness in Benners Hotel on Thursday night. ‘Think Pink, Think Positive’, in aid of Breast Cancer Research, was an evening for ladies, by ladies with some inspirational speakers, including Daily Diva Diary founder Helen Quealy-Murphy and […]

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HIQA Report Reveals Patients At High Risk Of Infection In Kerry General Hospital

HIQA Report Reveals Patients At High Risk Of Infection In Kerry General Hospital

November 10, 2015 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW HIQA report on Kerry General Hospital has identified that patients are at high risk of infection in relation to the maintenance and infrastructure of the Operating Theatre Complex, the infrastructure of the Oncology Day Unit and the management of legionella related risk. The Health Information and Quality Authority inspected KGH on […]

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Kerry One Of The Worst Performing Areas For School Children’s Dental Screening

Kerry One Of The Worst Performing Areas For School Children’s Dental Screening

October 15, 2015 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY has been listed as one of the worst performing areas in the country for dental screening of school children. The Irish Dental Association say each year in Ireland 10,000 children under 15 are being hospitalised for dental extractions under general anesthetic. This is five times higher than the UK […]

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Roger Harty: The Importance Of Passion

Roger Harty: The Importance Of Passion

October 4, 2015 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

  IN the world we live in passion is something that is very often confused with aggression. Take modern sport for instance. We often hear phrases like ‘how much do you want it?’ or ‘are you going to let them other fellows climb the steps to lift that trophy?’ and this […]

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Roger Harty: Kerry Football – Look To Nature (The Chameleon Effect)

Roger Harty: Kerry Football – Look To Nature (The Chameleon Effect)

September 20, 2015 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

  OK the big day has arrived – it’s All Ireland final day and Kerry are involved. If Carlsberg did heaven in Kerry then this is it! All the talk at the moment is who is going to win, that is the burning question. Obviously my heart is with Kerry, […]

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Roger Harty: Kerry Football – Pay Attention To Nature (1)

Roger Harty: Kerry Football – Pay Attention To Nature (1)

September 13, 2015 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

  MIKEY Sheehy, the former Kerry footballing great, is a man worth listening to. I do not say this lightly. All we need do is to look at the facts – he has won an All-Ireland with Kerry on eight occasions while at the same time is very modest about his achievements. […]

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Roger Harty: Everyone Is Equal

Roger Harty: Everyone Is Equal

September 6, 2015 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

  I REMEMBER reading for the first time about the Dalai Lama that when he meets someone all he sees are two eyes and a brain. The reason behind this practice (and believe me it must be practiced) is that he sees the beauty in everyone and everything and remains non-judgmental. […]

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Ardfert First Responders Extend Coverage

Ardfert First Responders Extend Coverage

September 1, 2015 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

  ARDFERT First Responders is to extend its coverage to now cover Ballyheigue and Abbeydorney and has revealed it has attended 23 emergency callouts so far. Ardfert & District Community First Responders was setup in May 2014 to support the National Ambulance Service in life-threatening callouts after a number of […]

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Roger Harty: The Power Of The Sea

Roger Harty: The Power Of The Sea

August 30, 2015 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Rose of Tralee Festival is now well and truly over and the mind-set is now on ‘Back to school’ and all that that entails. Many people like this because it involves getting our lives back into a clear routine format. Human beings can be funny because we spend half […]

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Roger Harty: We Can Always Learn

Roger Harty: We Can Always Learn

August 23, 2015 at 8:09 am Comments are Disabled

  WE can always learn. One of my favourite sayings is; May I live as though I’m going to die tomorrow, May I learn as though I’m going to live forever. In other words, we should learn every single day of our lives. We are in very dangerous territory when we think […]

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Roger Harty: Stress – A Simple Explanation

Roger Harty: Stress – A Simple Explanation

August 9, 2015 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

  IN a previous article (here) I gave the best definition of stress from a working point of view that I have ever come across. It is as follows. If you ask the question ‘what is stress?’ the answer is ‘stress is being here and trying to be there’. Now […]

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Roger Harty: Is That So? (A Great Buddhist Story)

Roger Harty: Is That So? (A Great Buddhist Story)

August 2, 2015 at 6:57 am Comments are Disabled

THIS is a very powerful story that I came across a few years ago. I suppose to say it is more like a parable than a story would be the correct description, as the message it delivers is of far more importance than the story itself. Like a good movie, […]

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Roger Harty: Self Esteem -Our Driving Force

Roger Harty: Self Esteem -Our Driving Force

July 26, 2015 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

OUR self-esteem connects deep into our inner core – I suppose you could say it is our inner Sat-Nav and our driving force all in one. Without it – to borrow a phrase from former Kerry footballer Tomás Ó Sé – we are rudderless. But what is self-esteem and why […]

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Roger Harty: Galileo Galilei – An All-Time Hero

Roger Harty: Galileo Galilei – An All-Time Hero

July 19, 2015 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

Galileo Galilei (15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642), was an Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician who played a major role in the scientific revolution during the Renaissance. It would be easy to write an article on the life of  Galileo, but in fairness there is so much […]

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Brave Campaigner And Inspirational Lady, Jackie Crowe, Passes Away

Brave Campaigner And Inspirational Lady, Jackie Crowe, Passes Away

July 14, 2015 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  JACKIE Crowe, who went on TV last year to highlight how economic conditions are affecting Ireland’s healthcare system, has died. The Ballyheigue lady passed away last night at the age of 51. She appeared on a TV3 documentary in May, 2014 where she described her battle against a rare form of cancer, Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and […]

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Roger Harty: Two Dangerous Words – “I Know”

Roger Harty: Two Dangerous Words – “I Know”

July 12, 2015 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

  I WAS doing a course many years ago when the tutor came in one night and informed us that the two most dangerous words in the English language when used together are “I know”. I must admit that my first reaction was that of being a little indignant (if […]

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Roger Harty: Conditioning (Flowers Are Red)

Roger Harty: Conditioning (Flowers Are Red)

July 5, 2015 at 8:46 am Comments are Disabled

  OUR conditioning (the way we were brought up from childhood) is truly the most important aspect of our lives – it is what moulds us and shapes us as individuals and it is what creates an outlook on our world whether that be negative or positive. The one great […]

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Roger Harty: Conditioning And Its Effect On Our Lives

Roger Harty: Conditioning And Its Effect On Our Lives

June 28, 2015 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

  OUR conditioning (the way we were brought up) plays an enormous part in the way we live our lives. In fact you could also argue that it also plays an enormous part in inhibiting our freedom to live. For instance, if you were brought up in a certain way, […]

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HSE

Nineteen Tralee GPs Have Signed Up For Free Care For Under 6 Scheme

June 18, 2015 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

NINETEEN GPs based in Tralee have signed up for the Free GP Care for Under 6s scheme according to the latest figures from the HSE. The figures show that 68 contracts from Kerry GPs have been received out of a total of 88 – a 77% take up according to […]

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Orlagh Winters: The Fine Weather Is Here So ‘Sunblock Up’

Orlagh Winters: The Fine Weather Is Here So ‘Sunblock Up’

June 16, 2015 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

SO the sun has made a very welcome return to our lives this week, isn’t this always the case when thousands of students are sitting state exams? Thankfully for most of the exam students, they are finally over and they can finally enjoy the well-earned holidays.  Unfortunately, we as a […]

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Roger Harty: The Benefits Of Being Non-Judgemental

Roger Harty: The Benefits Of Being Non-Judgemental

June 14, 2015 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

  AS human beings it is almost impossible (is that a judgment?) to live life in an absolute non-judgmental way. Even Jesus Christ Himself showed He was human when He cried out “My Lord and My God why have You forsaken Me?” It was an exception to His own request […]

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Increase In Women From Kerry Having Abortions In UK

Increase In Women From Kerry Having Abortions In UK

June 11, 2015 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

  SIXTY-THREE women with addresses in Kerry had an abortion in the UK last year, up significantly on the 2013 figure of 51. The figures were gathered by the UK Department of Health and reveal that in 2014, 3,735 women from the 26 counties travelled to England and Wales for an abortion. This is a […]

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Roger Harty: The Benefits Of A Buddhist Philosophy

Roger Harty: The Benefits Of A Buddhist Philosophy

June 7, 2015 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

  ABOUT 10 years ago, I began to start my journey of recovery from severe depression and I came to the conclusion that ‘if my mind could make me sick then my mind could make me better’. What I mean by the mind, is ‘the thinking mind’. So the opposite of […]

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Roger Harty: Why Laughter Works

Roger Harty: Why Laughter Works

May 31, 2015 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE is a powerful saying by The Buddha which goes like this – ‘Don’t believe me try it for yourself’ – in other words it is in the ‘doing’ of something that the real benefits reveal themselves. This is certainly a truism in the case of laughter and is […]

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Woman Injured In Fall On Footpath On The Mall

Woman Injured In Fall On Footpath On The Mall

May 22, 2015 at 3:56 pm Comments are Disabled

  A YOUNG woman was injured today when she suffered a fall on The Mall. The accident happened around 1.15pm on the footpath. Members of the public comforted the woman, who was in a lot of pain, while they waited for an ambulance, two of which arrived at approximately 1.45pm. Paramedics then spent some […]

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Bowel Cancer Information Event At Fels Point Hotel Next Week

Bowel Cancer Information Event At Fels Point Hotel Next Week

April 13, 2015 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY General Hospital will hold a Bowel Cancer Information Event for the general public  on Monday, April 20 as  part of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know that bowel cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women in Ireland? Most people do not realise just […]

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