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HAVING family and friends, an inner resilience and a garden are coming through as major assets for older people these days, according to SeniorLine. Ireland’s national confidential telephone service for older people has analysed data over the past three months and concluded that social, personal and environmental factors combine to play a crucial role in …

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KILKENNY County Council Arts Office has initiated a blanket project to help you use up of all that extra wool you have lying around your house and to help improve the lives of children in South Africa. What better a time to get back to knitting, crocheting or indeed take it up for the first …

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By Clair Whitty, Natural Health Store, Market Cross CONCENTRATION, are you ready, If so let’s go. What was the name of that game we played as children? I can’t remember, but it will come to me. How many times a day do you say, “it will come to me” or forget where you put something, someone’s …

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TO celebrate new special offers of two courses for two people or two mains and a bottle of house wine for €35 Newpark Hotel  would like to offer one lucky couple a choice of either of the above. All you have to do is like, share and tell us which option you would prefer. Competition …

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By Jimmy Rhatigan OUR AGED, infirm and ill have been battered and bruised in their nursing home confinements and eventually buried as they were treated as second class citizens not by nurses, doctors and carers but by the powers that be. Despite pleas from the Nursing Homes’ Association of Ireland and a warning that the …

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