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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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Roger Harty: Technology And Its Effect On Our Lives

Roger Harty: Technology And Its Effect On Our Lives

April 12, 2015 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

  I WAS walking down Castle Street, Tralee, the other day when I heard out of my left ear “How’s everything going?” I was just about to turn around and reply “just great” when I suddenly realised it was a man on a mobile phone and he wasn’t talking to […]

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New Arrivals At The Bons

New Arrivals At The Bons

April 6, 2015 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

  THREE new Consultant Surgeons and a Consultant Radiologist have joined the medical team at the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee, enhancing its reputation as one of the top private hospitals in Ireland. Consultant General Surgeon, Yasir Bakhari and Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Greg Fulton will begin to see patients in April, […]

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Irish Optometrists Warn Of Damage To Eyes During Next Friday’s Solar Eclipse

Irish Optometrists Warn Of Damage To Eyes During Next Friday’s Solar Eclipse

March 13, 2015 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

  IN case you weren’t aware, there’s going to be a solar eclipse next Friday and Irish optometrists are advising the public to exercise caution when viewing it. There will be a total solar eclipse over the Northern Hemisphere at the Faroe Islands (Norway) and a rare 92% partial eclipse over […]

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Bons Hospital Is Tops For Hand Hygiene

Bons Hospital Is Tops For Hand Hygiene

September 10, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

THE staff at the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee, Ireland’s Private Hospital of the Year for 2014, are the most compliant in Ireland for hand hygiene, according to statistics published by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC). Based on figures submitted by the hospital to the HPSC for the month of […]

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KGH Nursing Staff Shortage At Crisis Point Says INMO

KGH Nursing Staff Shortage At Crisis Point Says INMO

August 29, 2014 at 8:24 am Comments are Disabled

THE shortage of nurses within Kerry General Hospital has reached crisis point according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. The INMO is  now calling for an immediate recruitment of staff specific to KGH to address this crisis. “The situation that currently exists within Kerry General Hospital is unsafe and […]

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Dad’s Charity Headshave To Help Combat His Little Girl’s Rare Condition

Dad’s Charity Headshave To Help Combat His Little Girl’s Rare Condition

July 24, 2014 at 8:28 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more A TRALEE dad will shave off his beard and hair on Saturday to raise funds for an organisation who helped his family so much over the past number of years. His daughter Erin is a seven year old girl who suffers from a rare condition called Ataxia-Telangiectasia […]

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“Érin’s Just A Normal Seven-Year-Old Girl…But With Limitations”

“Érin’s Just A Normal Seven-Year-Old Girl…But With Limitations”

June 16, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

By Dermot Crean YOUNG Érin O’Sullivan looks like an ordinary, fun-loving seven year old girl who enjoys school and playing with her sisters, Louise and Megan at her home in Gort Na Greine near Gallowsfield. But for Érin, life isn’t always ordinary and easy-going. She suffers from a condition, Ataxia-Telangiectasia (A-T), […]

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Niall Hobbert: A Healthy Body Can Help Towards A Healthy Mind

Niall Hobbert: A Healthy Body Can Help Towards A Healthy Mind

June 14, 2014 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

FINALLY the sun has decided to tog out for Kerry. Long overdue if I may say. There’s nothing like getting up early to open up at 6.30am and the sun is there to greet you. It’s a brilliant feeling and you start the day with a smile on your face. […]

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‘I Feel Ostracised From Society’ Says Crohn’s Sufferer

‘I Feel Ostracised From Society’ Says Crohn’s Sufferer

June 12, 2014 at 11:13 am 1 comment

By Gavin O’Connor A TRALEE man who has felt ostracised from society in the past because of suffering from Crohn’s Disease, has started his own Facebook page and blog to act as a support network for fellow sufferers and to break down the stigma surrounding the condition. Finbarr Griffin of St Brendan’s Park, who […]

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Niall Hobbert: Invest A Little To Save A Lot

Niall Hobbert: Invest A Little To Save A Lot

June 6, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THANK you all so much for the great response to last week’s article about untrained running coaches. This week I am going to stick to the Topic of ‘Running’ for runners. It is essential to have core stability to maximize performance and prevent Injury. The core of your body is where […]

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New First Responder Scheme Planned For Ardfert Area

New First Responder Scheme Planned For Ardfert Area

June 5, 2014 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW Community First Responder scheme has been planned for Ardfert and surrounding areas. The scheme, which will provide medical assistance to life-threatening emergencies such as cardiac arrests, strokes, choking and heart attacks – until the arrival of an ambulance, will be run by local volunteers. The group will also have […]

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