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Research reveals that older people experience much loneliness during summer season

Millions of older people are loneliest in the summer – as they get fewer visits from loved ones and have more hours in the day to fill. Research of 1,400 retired people commissioned by Specsavers discovered that 27 per cent feel disconnected when loved ones’ social schedules ramp up, leaving less time for them to check in.

Animal charity expresses sadness and anger after blind and malnourished dog found in Mayo dies

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North West SPCA said "There is no excuse for this cruelty in this day and age" in a social media post this week about a blind and malnourished dog that was was found in Belmullet last weekend, that had to be put down this week.

Flights give certainty and confidence to our islands once again

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Every community and society has gems that it has to protect. Whether they be social, cultural or geographic, there are aspects of life for which future generations will chastise us if we let them falter or disintegrate in any way.

Hope in the chamber the OxyGeneration effect

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The man behind OxyGeneration is a tonic in himself. Brian Lynch abounds with energy and enthusiasm from the moment we met. The day job is as a skilled solicitor, but his obvious passion is OxyGeneration, with his mission being to tell the world just how beneficial this hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment is for an increasing variety of conditions.

Easter break can bring sadness for bereaved parents but support is available

Spring has sprung and with it brings longer evenings and brighter days. Anam Cara, a national organisation supporting bereaved parents, want to reach out to parents who find this time of year difficult in their grieving process.

And with the Spring comes change and hope...

I am not a believer in the need for utter happiness to be the default mood, perpetuated in the belief that without complete joy, everything else seems mundane. On the contrary, I feel that there is more fulfilling contentment to be secured from having overcome a struggle than being handed joy on a plate.

A great sadness hangs over the country

For the past week, the entire country has woken up with a pain in the pit of its stomach, a gut-wrenching physiological reminder of the great sadness that has engulfed us all in this tragic start to a new year.

Loin of bacon with warm fennel, rocket, and blue cheese salad

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Bacon is the ultimate comfort food, and goes well with a lot more than cabbage. The oyster sauce and orange in this recipe, which comes from Bord Bia, are a great combination and work really well as both a glaze and a salad dressing.

Opportunity to improve people’s health and happiness comes to Galway

As we emerge into 2022, Slimming World, the well loved weight loss organisation, is looking for successful members with a passion for helping others. Slimming World is inviting people who have successfully lost weight at a local group – either former or current members – to start their own weight loss group.

Loneliness among the elderly has doubled in the past year, says ALONE chief

At this time of the year, the impact of loneliness on our elderly is greater — the dark evenings, the cold winters, the reduced socialisation due to the ongoing pandemic — these are all factors that have led to an increase in loneliness over the past year.


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