Working life: Joan Johnston, national co-ordinator, COPD Support Ireland

Working life: Joan Johnston, national co-ordinator, COPD Support Ireland

Joan Johnston, national co-ordinator, COPD Support Ireland, speaks about a day in her life.

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Sustainable solutions: Searching for eco-friendly ways to decontaminate PPE

Sustainable solutions: Searching for eco-friendly ways to decontaminate PPE

COVID-19 is a formidable enemy that has massively impacted our lives, but it has a weakness – it’s highly susceptible to disinfectants.

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The Shape I'm In: Dr. Doireann O'Leary

The Shape I'm In: Dr. Doireann O'Leary

Dr Doireann O’Leary has generated an army of 155,000 Instagram followers thanks to her impressive pictures and accessible Insta stories on a wide range of ...

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Natural Health: Is there a  natural alternative for those suffering from hay fever ?

Natural Health: Is there a natural alternative for those suffering from hay fever ?

Megan Sheppard answer your questions.

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Cruinniú na nÓg gives children the chance to express themselvesThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Cruinniú na nÓg gives children the chance to express themselves

A national day of creativity gives children the chance to express themselves, says Helen O’Callaghan

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'Kids are the future': Get on a bicycle and move in the right direction

'Kids are the future': Get on a bicycle and move in the right direction

"What we can't reuse, we recycle," says Douglas man Cillian Read, owner of The Bike Shed in Cork

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Learner dad: 'It’s basically Stockholm Syndrome, but you fall for your kids rather than terrorists'

Learner dad: 'It’s basically Stockholm Syndrome, but you fall for your kids rather than terrorists'

I think I’m after catching lockdown syndrome, a strange condition, where you start to enjoy being cooped up with your children all day.

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Derval O'Rourke: Top tips on what to eat and drink for a healthy mind

Derval O'Rourke: Top tips on what to eat and drink for a healthy mind

This week I wanted to share my top 10 tips about how the different foods we eat and what we drink affects our mood.This week I am sharing my chewy granola bars which ...

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Food matters: How virus crisis is affecting feeding of under-twos

Food matters: How virus crisis is affecting feeding of under-twos

Lockdown hampers breastfeeding of children, says Helen O'Callaghan.

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4 anti-desk yoga poses to do if you’re sitting all day

4 anti-desk yoga poses to do if you’re sitting all day

Bad posture can wreak havoc on your spine. Yogi Meghan Shannen shows Liz Connor how to undo the damage of your makeshift home office set-up.

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Ask a counsellor: Do I have to attend my father’s funeral?

Ask a counsellor: Do I have to attend my father’s funeral?

Trained counsellor Fiona Caine advises on funerals in lockdown.

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Sex File: I don't want her to think I am inexperienced

Sex File: I don't want her to think I am inexperienced

I have a new girlfriend who I know has had a lot more partners than me. I don't want her to think I am inexperienced. Any tips on bluffing it?

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Women's mysterious illness: When pain is not all in the head

Women's mysterious illness: When pain is not all in the head

Sarah Ramey suffered from an undiagnosed illness for years, which lead to a string of inconclusive medical tests. She talks to Suzanne Harrington about what she ...

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Working Life: Aoife O'Shea, HSE Happy Talk

Working Life: Aoife O'Shea, HSE Happy Talk

Aoife O’Shea, HSE senior speech and language therapist, coordinator of Happy Talk, currently redeployed to Pairc Uí Chaoimh

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The Shape I'm In: former Kilkenny All-Star Tommy Walsh

The Shape I'm In: former Kilkenny All-Star Tommy Walsh

THOUGH lockdown is undeniably challenging, former Kilkenny All-Star Tommy Walsh appreciates the benefits.

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Every breath you take: Does every household need a finger pulse oximeter?

Every breath you take: Does every household need a finger pulse oximeter?

Does every household need to have an oximeter, a device that can be used to track Covid-19, asks Margaret Jennings

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Lean times: Personal trainers fight back by switching to online classes during lockdownThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Lean times: Personal trainers fight back by switching to online classes during lockdown

The fitness industry has been hit hard by coronavirus restrictions. But personal trainers are fighting back with the help of technology, says Brendan O'Brien

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Natural Health: 'My scalp has got itchy and flaky since I've started working from home'

Natural Health: 'My scalp has got itchy and flaky since I've started working from home'

My scalp has got itchy and flaky since I've started working from home. Is there a special shampoo you could recommend or maybe I need to focus on my diet?

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Children's vaccinations still routine, despite virus

Children's vaccinations still routine, despite virus

Maresa Fagan says despite Covid-19, GPs are immunising as normal against a number of illnesses. There is no need for parents to be afraid.

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Start as you mean to go on ... Here's how wellbeing experts start their day

Start as you mean to go on ... Here's how wellbeing experts start their day

A good morning routine can set you up for the day – but where to start? Liz Connor finds out how wellness pros approach it.

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Bumbleance: Keeping the buzz going for seriously ill kids

Bumbleance: Keeping the buzz going for seriously ill kids

TO see Noah Quish running around the backyard of his Co Limerick home you’d think there was nothing wrong with him, says his mum, Una.

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This Much I Know: John Sharpson, Teacher - Home School Hub on RTÉ

This Much I Know: John Sharpson, Teacher - Home School Hub on RTÉ

I was a complete messer in school.

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Sex File: 'My wife says she has lost her libido and doesn't want to have sex'

Sex File: 'My wife says she has lost her libido and doesn't want to have sex'

My wife says she has lost her libido and doesn't want to have sex. And yet sometimes in the early hours, when she imagines that I am asleep, I am not infrequently ...

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Age defying: How to boost your metabolic age

Age defying: How to boost your metabolic age

Your biological age says more about your health than your chronological age, experts tell Rowena Walsh

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The Appliance of Science: the wonders of the teenage brain

The Appliance of Science: the wonders of the teenage brain

Teenagers. I’ve got two of them and yes, at any given moment they can exhibit the usual moods and actions we associate with teens; but when we look at all ...

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Social-distancing with sight loss: living in the dark in a Covid-19 world

Social-distancing with sight loss: living in the dark in a Covid-19 world

People living with sight loss navigate their lives through touch – Covid-19 realities have deprived them of that. Leaving Cert student Maeve Doyle tells Helen ...

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Anyone can run: No need to give up on your marathon dreams

Anyone can run: No need to give up on your marathon dreams

Lacking the motivation to lace up and hit the road? Marathon runner Amy Lane knows all about our inbuilt resistance to exercise but has found nothing beats the natural ...

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Zoomed out: Growing concern about psychological effects of video conferencing

Zoomed out: Growing concern about psychological effects of video conferencing

Video conferencing is helping us to stay connected during lockdown. But it can also be mentally draining, experts tell Marjorie Brennan.

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The Shape I'm In: Senator, David Norris

The Shape I'm In: Senator, David Norris

David Norris is not about to leave his funeral to chance or indeed to anyone else to orgainse. He has planned every detail, right down to the eulogy, which he will ...

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Working Life: Donal O’Sullivan, pharmacist, Boots, Macroom, Co Cork

Working Life: Donal O’Sullivan, pharmacist, Boots, Macroom, Co Cork

Donal O’Sullivan is a pharmacist in Boots, Macroom, Co Cork. Here she tells us about a typical day.

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Natural Health: 'I’m finding it difficult to shake off a persistent sniffle'

Natural Health: 'I’m finding it difficult to shake off a persistent sniffle'

I’m finding it difficult to shake off a persistent sniffle and I’ve noticed my energy levels have started to dip. I’m in my 40s and make sure to ...

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Logout: When your child is spending too much time on social media

Logout: When your child is spending too much time on social media

With everyone at home 24/7, making sure children are educated and aware of online security is more important than ever, writes Áilín Quinlan.

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7 surprising ways you might be harming your immune system

7 surprising ways you might be harming your immune system

We all know healthy habits are good for us – but what about the lifestyle factors that could be damaging our defences? Liz Connor learns more.

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The Skin Nerd: Step-by-step home skin hydration treatment

The Skin Nerd: Step-by-step home skin hydration treatment

Bring your skin back to its bouncy, hydrated self at home.

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This Much I Know: Author and lecturer Brian Pennie

This Much I Know: Author and lecturer Brian Pennie

My biggest fear is of my own heartbeat.

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Sex File: ‘I am stressed out with work and I can’t get aroused’

Sex File: ‘I am stressed out with work and I can’t get aroused’

My wife and I have always had a good sex life, but recently my head is so full of work worries and anxious thoughts that I can’t even get aroused, let alone ...

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Stepping up for charity during lockdown

Stepping up for charity during lockdown

Full-time remote working is new for mum-of-one Rebecca Lawlor and partner Roger, but they’re settling in.

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Expecting a baby in the middle of a pandemic

Expecting a baby in the middle of a pandemic

Pregnancy always brings with it an element of uncertainty and in the Covid-19 era expectant mums are finding it hard. Muireann Davis, expecting her second baby in ...

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Cold facts: Humans are cooling - what does that mean for our health?

Cold facts: Humans are cooling - what does that mean for our health?

Humans seem to have cooled over the past 150 years. What does that mean for us now, asks Kim Tingley.

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Natural Health: Every summer my athlete's foot returns. What can I do?

Natural Health: Every summer my athlete's foot returns. What can I do?

It happens every summer. Once the temperature goes up my athlete’s foot returns. What can I do to prevent it?

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Working Life: 'Our heart-failure patients were cocooning long before they were told to'

Working Life: 'Our heart-failure patients were cocooning long before they were told to'

Lucinda McNerney, patient services development manager, Irish Heart Foundation (IHF)

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Yes, you can still experience burnout working from home

Yes, you can still experience burnout working from home

It’s now more important than ever to take care of your mental health.

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Coronavirus shopping tips to keep you safe at the supermarket

Coronavirus shopping tips to keep you safe at the supermarket

For many of us, grocery shopping is when we will come into contact with the highest number of people during the pandemic. The more people we encounter, the higher ...

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Had enough of the quizzes? Here's 10 other virtual activities to do with friends in lockdown

Had enough of the quizzes? Here's 10 other virtual activities to do with friends in lockdown

We’ve been forced to come up with new and creative ways to keep in touch with loved ones, and to keep ourselves entertained during lockdown.

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Children get to art of the matter

Children get to art of the matter

A new TV show charts a pilot project focused on creativity and the arts in primary and secondary schools across Ireland, writes Helen O’Callaghan

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Lockdown Dad: Things might be a bit emotional but there are plenty laughs along the way

Lockdown Dad: Things might be a bit emotional but there are plenty laughs along the way

Are we supposed to feel hopeful about May 5th, when the government starts to lift restrictions?

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Keep children informed and entertained with the #GOALTippyTapTag

Keep children informed and entertained with the #GOALTippyTapTag

Sarah O’Suilleabhain’s three children, Sinead, four, Barra, three, and one-year-old Ronan are loving having so much extra quality time with mum and dad ...

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Sex advice: ‘WFH has turned my husband into a slob and I find it a turn-off’

Sex advice: ‘WFH has turned my husband into a slob and I find it a turn-off’

Sex advice with Suzi Godson.

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