Spiller’s Lane in Clonakilty was buzzing on Sunday, June 20, as the town came together to enjoy an International Mid-Summer Bazaar. The event was co-ordinated by Doria Sibanda, with logistical support from Olive Walsh, Kathryn Kingston and Kitty Sisson of the Clonakilty Friends of Asylum Seekers committee (CFOAS). Doria is […]

A 38-year-old mother of one reached out to me recently she was feeling really anxious and desperately wanted to have another child. She had been trying for a year and her doctor told her that she needed to loss 2.7 kg before she would be considered for IVF. She had suffered […]

My wife, Anne, has followed the wide coverage recently of the debate around HRT. She has criticised me, as a GP, for the fact that only 10 per cent of women are taking HRT! In my, and every male doctor’s defence, I plead that we leave these matters to the […]

Keeping your brain in good condition can be aided by a good diet, and natural supplements can play a role too. In this month’s article I’m taking a look at both aspects of brain support. There is a growing understanding of the links between diet and brain health, and especially […]

The sunshine is warm on his shoulders as he walks, in rhythm with the steady gait, of the beautiful, imposing, golden retriever beside him. He can walk smartly, this is the incredible gift his dog has given to him, no white cane getting stuck in gratings, under wheelie bins, or […]