Category Archives: Health & Wellbeing

Minister Byrne Drops in on Talbot Grove

Minister Byrne Drops in on Talbot Grove

Minister of State for Communities and National Drugs Strategy, Catherine Byrne TD, paid a visit to Talbot Grove, addiction treatment centre here in Castleisland on Friday. Minister Byrne was invited by Talbot Grove Executive Director, Con Cremin, who gave her a guided tour and introduced her to key members of the team and those receivingRead more…

Ferris Welcomes Sinn Féin Health Spokesperson O’Reilly to Kerry

Ferris Welcomes Sinn Féin Health Spokesperson O’Reilly to Kerry

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry Martin Ferris has welcomed the visit to Kerry of his party spokesperson on health, Louise O’Reilly TD, on Monday March 6th. Deputy O’Reilly is in Kerry to speak to a number of different groups and organisations involved in the health care sector, as well as fulfilling media interviews. “It isRead more…

Garvey’s Initiative Attracts 140 on Walk and Talk Programme

Garvey’s Initiative Attracts 140 on Walk and Talk Programme

Garvey’s SuperValu got its Walk and Talk show on the road on Saturday morning with an estimated 140 strong participation from the locality. On a morning which was kind to the planned activity, the gang at Garvey’s and their followers were delighted with the turnout on the first of the penned in, six Saturday morningsRead more…

Castleisland Expansion for Acupuncturist, Naturopath and AromaTouch Practice

Castleisland Expansion for Acupuncturist, Naturopath and AromaTouch Practice

Acupuncturist, Naturopath and AromaTouch practitioner, Sarah Meaney trained with the College of Naturopathic Medicine in Dublin where she gained a great store of experience and knowledge working with many different practices and people. Sarah has just launched her Castleisland practice at An Ríocht Health and Leisure Centre recently. “I started working in Millstreet where IRead more…

CF Campaigner Marisa on UTV Ireland this Evening at 5.30pm

CF Campaigner Marisa on UTV Ireland this Evening at 5.30pm

Castleisland native, Marisa Reidy spent over the past 15 years of her life as a journalist with The Kerryman. It’s a career she’s put on hold as she wades into a battle with government and drugs companies. A battle that only the heartless can defend on the side of government, big business and pharmaceutical companies.Read more…

JOS Skin & Beauty Salon Now Open at Riverside Drive, Castleisland

JOS Skin & Beauty Salon Now Open at Riverside Drive, Castleisland

Jessie O’Sullivan is a Castleisland native who has just returned to Ireland after spending the most of a decade in Australia. While in exile, Jessie gained invaluable experience in the area of beauty treatments as well as in skin and anti-aging techniques. “I am a qualified beauty and massage therapist for eight years and haveRead more…

Dawn-to-Dusk Charity Spinathon at Garvey’s SuperValu

Dawn-to-Dusk Charity Spinathon at Garvey’s SuperValu

The Castleisland based, Garvey de Bear has imposed his great hulking frame on a keenly anticipated charity event being held from dawn to dusk on this Saturday, October 22nd. The 8am to 8pm Spinathon is being organised jointly by a newly formed group, Castleisland District Parents Together and it’s being enthusiastically facilitated and hosted byRead more…

Danny Healy-Rae TD calls for More Home Help Hours

Danny Healy-Rae TD calls for More Home Help Hours

As part of his post budget speech, Deputy Danny Healy Rae highlighted areas where the government has promised an extra €500 million to be allocated to the Department of Health. In the course of his speech he emphasised that he did not want to see this money to be consumed by the HSE. Extra HomeRead more…

FRIDAY NIGHT IS INDOOR MARKET NIGHT

FRIDAY NIGHT IS INDOOR MARKET NIGHT

This Friday night at 8pm the doors of Castleisland Community Centre will be flung open and the floor swarmed by bargain hunters. It’s Indoor Market time in town. I think it was only in 2006 that the great social occasion, known locally as The Indoor Market, ever deviated from its late September / early OctoberRead more…

Time to Take the LBD / LDT Challenge ?

Time to Take the LBD / LDT Challenge ?

Want to be at your best for Christmas? Take the LBD / Tuxedo Challenge 2016. Little Black Dress /Long Black Tuxedo – What is it? Essentially, this is a six week weight loss challenge where participants set out, with the help of An Riocht trainers, to look and feel great just in time for Christmas.Read more…