Posts in category

News


DURING COVID-19 The Fr. McGrath Family Resource Centre’s Accredited and Experienced ‘Parents Plus’ Facilitators are available to take your calls Monday – Friday 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm Wendy Taylor: 087-9777810 Karin Todd: 087-2206730

107

Some basic tips that everyone can do at home written by Andreia Araujo I have seen a lot of people want a health skin, but they do not change their daily habits, I know all that is new in our routine takes a while to adapt, but when the results start to appear and very …

101

By Jimmy Rhatigan, Editor Kilkenny Observer WHEN it comes to anti-social activities our bankers are out on their own. The banks that our people bailed out after financial institutions, along with politicians, destroyed our economy have Turned Turk on us. Bankers have gouged our eyes, battered us, punched us below the belt and danced on …

120

THIS IS a fantastic time of year to see all the different types of birds that visit your garden. There is the robin, the dunnock, the wren, the blackbird, the song thrush, the chaffinch, the greenfinch, the goldfinch and the bullfinch; the pied wagtail and the house sparrow. The blue tits are very busy bringing …

114

AS A result of COVID-19, many new parents find themselves seeking extra support and information to establish breastfeeding and overcome difficulties. With over 60 years of breastfeeding experience, La Leche League (LLL) encourages all families to recognise the importance of breastfeeding in providing immunological protection to the breastfed child. All in-person LLL meetings and home …

103

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN OUR 26 YEAR HISTORY WE ARE ASKING OUR CUSTOMERS NOT TO VISIT OUR STORES. Following on from announcement from An Taoiseach on Friday 27/03/2020 we are temporarily closing our doors until further notice. We appreciate some of the items we stock are a necessity and at this time when people …

160

ARÁN of Barrack Street, The Arches, re-opens tomorrow, Wednesday, ‘till Saturday this week from 9.30am to 2.30pm. The local business has new safety precautions in place. It will allow one person only in the shop at a time. It has installed glass protective screen guards on all counters to keep customers and staff safe. Arán …

120

By Clair Whitty ARE YOU, like me, finding it difficult to keep your hands away from your eyes? My eyes seem to be constantly itchy and I am not sure if it’s just because I have been told not to touch my face or eyes. But they are constantly itchy these days. There are a …

119

By Jimmy Rhatigan WHEN IT comes to nominating heroes, as a people we are simply hopeless cases. The Kilkenny Observer asks readers to take the latter as an observation rather than a criticism. For, at a time when we have enough doom and gloom to last us for the rest of our lives, our view …

103

By Clair Whitty PEOPLE are asking me what I am taking to protect myself against this virus. I am taking Echinacea, and a supplement that contains a mixture of A, D, C vitamins, Zinc, Beta Glucans, and Elderberry. I have no guarantee whether I will win the battle with this combination or not. But I …

116