Category Archives: Mental Health

Mental Health Focus at the Family Resource Centre this Month

Mental Health Focus at the Family Resource Centre this Month

Castleisland Family Resource Centre will host two events which focus on Mental Health this November. The first is a presentation by Jigsaw “One Good Coach” Promoting Young People’s Mental Health. This one hour presentation is aimed at One Good Adults who coach or train young people in a wide variety of sports and coaches are… Read more…

Use Your Vote Today – Call by the Referendum Commission

Use Your Vote Today – Call by the Referendum Commission

The Referendum Commission has called on voters to use their vote in the referendum taking place today, Friday, May 25th. Polling stations are open since early morning and will remain open until 10pm tonight. An Independent Body The Commission, which is the independent body set up to explain the proposal of the referendum and promote… Read more…

Tim Acknowledges Generous Gesture from Spike Players

Tim Acknowledges Generous Gesture from Spike Players

As part of a fundraising drive for Pieta House, Headley’s Bridge, Knocknagoshel native, Tim Moynihan and a few friends are doing a parachute jump at Kilkenny Aerodrome at 12noon on this Saturday. Tim’s jumping friends include former Desmonds footballer, Martin Horgan, Ted Cronin from Rathmore and Louise Ryan from Kilmoyley. Fundraising Events “We have all… Read 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 awarded… Read more…

The Door is Always Open at Second Chance

The Door is Always Open at Second Chance

The Second Chance Charity Shop on Main Street, Castleisland is dedicated to increasing awareness of mental health issues and promoting positive mental health for everyone. Originally the brainchild of two local ladies, second chance has now become an established presence on Castleisland’s Main Street and, is in its fourth successful year of trading. All the… Read more…

Presentation Sisters to be Honoured by Day Care Centre

Presentation Sisters to be Honoured by Day Care Centre

It is approaching two decades on from the announcement that the Presentation Order in Castleisland had donated the land necessary to facilitate the building of the town’s proposed day care centre. That announcement was made in June 2000 and it meant a full steam ahead programme of work and fundraising to get the plan from… Read 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 receiving… Read 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 is… Read more…

Tomorrow is Happy Pancake Day at Slice of Life

Tomorrow is Happy Pancake Day at Slice of Life

Kerry Mental Health campaigner, Joan Brosnan is holding a Happy Pancake Day tomorrow, Shrove Tuesday at the Slice of Life health-food shop at 75 to 79 Main Street. Joan will be making regular and gluten free pancakes there from 11am to 2pm. The pancakes will come with a choice of toppings that will suit people… Read more…

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Category Archives: Mental Health

Mental Health Focus at the Family Resource Centre this Month

Mental Health Focus at the Family Resource Centre this Month

Castleisland Family Resource Centre will host two events which focus on Mental Health this November. The first is a presentation by Jigsaw “One Good Coach” Promoting Young People’s Mental Health. This one hour presentation is aimed at One Good Adults who coach or train young people in a wide variety of sports and coaches are… Read more…

Use Your Vote Today – Call by the Referendum Commission

Use Your Vote Today – Call by the Referendum Commission

The Referendum Commission has called on voters to use their vote in the referendum taking place today, Friday, May 25th. Polling stations are open since early morning and will remain open until 10pm tonight. An Independent Body The Commission, which is the independent body set up to explain the proposal of the referendum and promote… Read more…

Tim Acknowledges Generous Gesture from Spike Players

Tim Acknowledges Generous Gesture from Spike Players

As part of a fundraising drive for Pieta House, Headley’s Bridge, Knocknagoshel native, Tim Moynihan and a few friends are doing a parachute jump at Kilkenny Aerodrome at 12noon on this Saturday. Tim’s jumping friends include former Desmonds footballer, Martin Horgan, Ted Cronin from Rathmore and Louise Ryan from Kilmoyley. Fundraising Events “We have all… Read 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 awarded… Read more…

The Door is Always Open at Second Chance

The Door is Always Open at Second Chance

The Second Chance Charity Shop on Main Street, Castleisland is dedicated to increasing awareness of mental health issues and promoting positive mental health for everyone. Originally the brainchild of two local ladies, second chance has now become an established presence on Castleisland’s Main Street and, is in its fourth successful year of trading. All the… Read more…

Presentation Sisters to be Honoured by Day Care Centre

Presentation Sisters to be Honoured by Day Care Centre

It is approaching two decades on from the announcement that the Presentation Order in Castleisland had donated the land necessary to facilitate the building of the town’s proposed day care centre. That announcement was made in June 2000 and it meant a full steam ahead programme of work and fundraising to get the plan from… Read 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 receiving… Read 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 is… Read more…

Tomorrow is Happy Pancake Day at Slice of Life

Tomorrow is Happy Pancake Day at Slice of Life

Kerry Mental Health campaigner, Joan Brosnan is holding a Happy Pancake Day tomorrow, Shrove Tuesday at the Slice of Life health-food shop at 75 to 79 Main Street. Joan will be making regular and gluten free pancakes there from 11am to 2pm. The pancakes will come with a choice of toppings that will suit people… Read more…

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