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The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone T.D., has today marked the opening of the National Childcare Scheme (NCS) for online applications with An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD. The National Childcare Scheme opened for online applications on Wednesday 20th November 2019.  Acknowledging this achievement, Minister Zappone stated: This is a landmark
Health News
Stress doesn’t feel good to have, nor does it feel good to be around. Eighty percent of regular workers say they feel stress during their day. In many companies, stress feels baked into the work culture, everyone know about it and acknolwedges it most of us don’t know how to counteract it. Like any contagion, […]
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The Government has announced significant reforms to the possession of drugs for personal use in line with its commitment to pursue a public health approach to drug use in Ireland. Minister for Health Simon Harris, Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan and Minister of State with responsibility for the National Drugs Strategy Catherine Byrne announced Government […]
Environment Health News
Limerick’s Zero Waste Race kicks off this Sunday, 7th October, in conjunction with National Reuse Month. The Urban Run will be Limerick’s first zero waste 10K, and the goal is to eliminate plastic bottle waste. Zero Waste Race is part of St. Michael’s Rowing Club (SMRC) Urban Run and is being organised alongside Limerick City […]
Health News
The Children and Young people Services Committees (CYPSC) Conference is being held today at the Citywest Hotel, Saggart, Co. Dublin. Today’s conference aims to demonstrate the success of CYPSC in responding to, and meeting the health and well being needs of children and young people in Ireland. The conference will examine CYPSC’s engagement with its […]
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Limerick Mental Health Week is running this week from the 4th October, promoting mental health awareness throughout the county. A week of public talks, exhibitions, workshops, and events has been organised by Limerick Mental Health Association (LMHA). The week aims to create a community forum whereby discussions surrounding positive mental health and removing stigma
Feature Health Technology
Halo Business Angel Network has announced today that its MedTech Syndicate has led a €1.1million Series A funding round in Dublin-based start-up, OstoForm. Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN) is an all-island umbrella group responsible for the development of business angel syndicates in Ireland. Business Angel Syndicates are groups of like-minded investors of high net
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Community walks are taking place across the county of Kerry next week as part of the Let’s Get Kerry Walking the Distance campaign. Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership in association with Radio Kerry’s Deirdre Walsh, is encouraging communities to make an effort and get more active with this campaign. Let’s Get Kerry Walking the Distance […]
Business Financial Health News
Partnerships between three Irish healthcare companies and leading healthcare groups in North America have been established in a bid to improve the future of our nation’s’ healthcare. Yesterday at the Aviva Stadium, Enterprise Ireland welcomed 15 world-renowned healthcare providers from the United States and Canada to the first ever North America Healthcare Forum. The
Health News
A long-term plan is needed to address the crises in the health service, Minister for Health Simon Harris has said, as an implementation strategy for the Sláintecare Plan was launched. The strategy sets out key actions over the first three years of the plan. The all-party ten-year Sláintecare Report was published in May last year […]
Health News
Government initiative, Health Innovation Hub Ireland (HIHI), is today making a national call – both focussed and open – to companies, start-ups and SMEs who have innovative products or services that are at pre-commercial, demonstration or late development phase and have the potential to significantly impact healthcare. The annual HIHI call brings finalists together for a
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The first dedicated Irish survey on alcohol’s harm to others by the HSE has found one in six carers (16%) reported that children, for whom they had parental responsibility, experienced harm because of someone else’s drinking. “The Untold Story: Harms Experienced in the Irish Population due to Others’ Drinking” brings to light how other people’s drinking can affect a wide