On behalf of The Irish Blood Transfusion Service, we thank to all who contributed to the running of the Clinic in Millstreet last evening. 137 Donors attended our Blood Donor Clinic in Millstreet GAA Hall
This generosity and commitment to helping others is very much appreciated. Donating Blood is a precious gift that brings life and hope to patients, their families and friends. – from Monica Bell, IBTS
Infinite TAI CHI – “Meditation in Movement” – gentle but powerful movement.
NEW Infinite TAI CHI classes are starting today Monday 22nd in Millstreet Parish Centre 7.30-8.30 pm
To book your place contact Irina at 085 7180291 [ref]
Heartfelt thanks for the very generous support by the people and businesses of Millstreet regarding the recent Fundraising for the Guide Dogs Future Heroes Appeal. An excellent €470.00 was raised. We thank Hannah Crowley (who wishes to express her sincere appreciation for such a generous response to the Appeal) for this uplifting notice. (S.R.)
Last November the local papers reported that small levels of cryptosporidium had been found in the Millstreet water supply, despite the fact that an assessment in 2015 rated the risk of cryptosporidium as “very high”. The EPA recommended that even though there was no immediate health risk, Irish Water should install an adequate barrier against the parasite to ensure the town’s water supply is adequately disinfected at all times.
Thankfully Irish Water are reporting today that “Upgrade works are underway in Millstreet in North Cork to provide a new UV disinfection system at the treatment plant.” [theCork.ie]
Mr. Viru Bamarde is a clinical audiologist who has worked for ten years with the HSE. He has started his own clinic in East Village Medical Centre, Douglas, and his service is also available with Reen’s Pharmacy, Main Street, Millstreet.
For an appointment please contact him on: 086-4562732
Available audiological services: * Diagnostic Hearing Test for Adults & Children * Microsuction Ear Wax Removal (Simple, Clean & Safe). * Tinnitus (Ringing Noise in Ear) Management * Digital Hearing Aids Fitting & Prescription * Cochlear Implant & Deaf Help.
Operation Transformation 2017 is well under way. The annual walk will start tomorrow evening at 7.30pm in Supervalu O’Keefe Millstreet car-park. This is being run by the Millstreet Athletics Club and a huge thanks to them. Refreshments afterwards. All recipes and weekly shopping list are all available in store. See https://supervalu.ie/operation-transformation for more details. Hope to see you all there.
Be Active with Arthritis is an Adapted Exercise Programme for people with arthritis and related conditions. This programme was developed by Arthritis Ireland and the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists. This is a one hour class over 6 weeks directed by a chartered physiotherapist. This course takes place in Castle Hotel Leisure Pool, Castle Hotel, Main Street, Macroom, Co. Cork.
Dates: 13th, 20th & 27th October & 10th, 17th & 24th November 2016. There will be no class Thursday 3rd November 2016
Places are limited to absolute maximum of 12 people per class. Pre-booking absolutely essential.Payment must be made in advance of the 1st class. Booking by click HERE.
The Crystal Project, the community dementia project in north Cork, led by the HSE, are currently looking for volunteers in the area. We are on the lookout for kind, caring and dependable people to join our team of social volunteer visitors. If you are interested in volunteering with the project or would like to find out more about what we do:
We all know how popular superfoods, like kale, are nowadays. Known for their health benefits and being nutrient dense they; are becoming more of a mainstream choice in our daily diets. Luckily we are all starting to get a fresh new grasp on the importance of healthy eating and what it means to take care of ourselves holistically in general.
I can honestly that, as well as healthy eating becoming more important, so are natural therapies like acupuncture and they are just as powerful :-). Traditional Chinese Medicine has been around for a couple of thousand years and is still just as relevant as a medicine today. It covers such a broad spectrum of health complaints including;
all kinds of digestive problems
low energy and energy slumps during the day
stress related problems e.g irritability, hypochondriac pain, anger, weepiness, pain
enhances fertility for both men and women and supports the Assisted Reproductive process
supports women throughout pregnancy
support for teenagers throughout a large range of difficulties
can enhance a person’s mood within an hour of treatment
Chinese medicine including Acupuncture is gentle and can compliment other treatments you are experiencing. It is a vital element in the future of health and Integrative medicine. [read more …] “Is Acupuncture the new kale”
Nicole Ryan spoke to Ryan Tubridy this morning on RTÉ Radio 1, on the death of her brother Alex, and dealing with the aftermath. She wants to go out and share his story with others, in schools and colleges to warn young people about the dangers of drug use and “give kids the information they need to not make the same mistake my brother did”, starting in Ireland, and moving across Europe and onto Asia.
Listen to it below, or click here for more information on her campaign.
Following an unannounced inspection by HIQA two weeks ago, the four respite beds at Millstreet Hospital have been removed from service, meaning that people from Millstreet will now have to go to nursing homes in Mallow, Boherbue or elsewhere in order to get respite. They want a guarantee of an investment €400,000 in the bathrooms in order to reopen them, despite an upcoming investment of €5.7 million on upgrading and extending facilities.
Listen to the audio below from Patricia Messenger’s show on C103 this morning where the Áine Collins and Steven O’Riordan discussed the proplem (from 38:55)