Category Archives: Health & Wellbeing

Deputy Ferris Congratulates Minister Griffin and Raises Plight of Listowel Boy

Deputy Ferris Congratulates Minister Griffin and Raises Plight of Listowel Boy

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry Martin Ferris has welcomed the appointment of fellow Kerry TD Brendan Griffin as a junior minister. “I would like to congratulate my colleague Brendan Griffin, on his promotion, it is a proud day for himself and his family,” said Deputy Ferris. “It is welcome news for Kerry as we seem toRead more…

Dr. Ailís and the Healthy Cooking Demo at An Ríocht

Dr. Ailís and the Healthy Cooking Demo at An Ríocht

Food not only fuels our everyday activities it is also used to form every cell in our bodies, as the saying goes ‘You are what you eat’. It really makes sense then to think about our food choices and choose wisely! You can learn more about healthy eating and how to create delicious summer salads,Read more…

Alcohol is Still the Primary Addiction – Talbot Grove Report

Alcohol is Still the Primary Addiction – Talbot Grove Report

Treatment figures and statistics released by the Castleisland based addiction treatment centre, Talbot Grove this week show that alcohol continues to be the main drug of addiction in Irish Society. The report also shows that 85% of all participants successfully complete the residential treatment programme at the centre. Prestigious Award Talbot Grove was recently awardedRead more…

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…