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.
Introducing Reflex Pillow. A unique pillow that provides outstanding comfort and support while offering several health benefits.
After 15 years of research, development and testing, we have finally made a pillow which could potentially change the way you feel about sleep.
Imagine waking up after eight hours of the best sleep you’ve ever had. How good would that feel? Imagine how fresh, alert, relaxed, energised and great you would feel. Well, the reality for most people when it comes to sleep is far from perfect.
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
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)
Aubane Community Alert Group Open Meeting at Aubane Community Centre on next Tuesday Evening November 24th at 8.30pm. Local Gardai and Regional Crime Prevention Officer will be in attendance. All are Welcome to attend .
Some of the members of the Red Cross Kanturk /Millstreet Therapeutic Hand Care Team on recently receiving their Therapeutic Hand Care certificates.
This service is provided by Irish Red Cross volunteers trained to give free hand massage and manicure to men and women in our local hospitals and community events.
A visit from one of our practitioners is often welcome company, boosting morale as well as improving clients’ mobility and therefore overall quality of life. Hand massage has proved highly beneficial to those with painful and stiff joints relieving soreness and improving joint flexibility.
For further information on receiving these services or training to provide them, please contact your local Irish Red Cross Branch.
Today September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day.
Many of us have been personally touched by its terrible hand, as there has been a very high rate of suicide in Duhallow for many years. Look out for those around you, help them, and above all listen.
C103 gave out candles yesterday in the square, but you can use any candle, just light it near a window at 8pm tonight to show your support for suicide prevention, to think of the survivors, and to remember those lost loved ones.
Millstreet Community Council is delighted to announce the reopening of the recently refurbished Gym at the Youth Centre in Millstreet on Tuesday, 1st Sept. 2015 under the management of Denise Neenan, qualified Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer. The official opening of the Gym will take place on Monday, 31st August at 8pm 7:30pm. Denise will be in attendance to showcase the new equipment. Refreshments will be served. All are very welcome. (Many thanks to Maura of Millstreet Community Council for this important notice….S.R.)
Balinatona farmer Conor Sheahan appeared on the TV3 news yesterday revealing his shock at how a free health check at a mart revealed he was obese and at risk of a heart attack. He heeded the advice, changed his diet and lost a stone in a few months.
Holistic health therapies, Gwella Clinic, Rathmore. For eczema and other rashes, digestive problem, migraines and other chronic problems. Finding out allergies, other causes and giving the solution. Also now available hypnotherapy for weight, smoking, phobias etc.
Telephone Marie @ 064-7761809 / 085-1367488, and visit us online at gwellaclinic.com