A new book ‘The A to Z of Curious County Cork’ exploring the historical curiosities within Cork county’s sweeping river valleys, epic mountainous locations and sprawling coastline has just been published. County Cork is the largest county in Ireland with a heritage that has been written about, celebrated and commemorated over […]

Many of you will be aware of fibromyalgia, polymyalgia rheumatica or ME/CFS (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic fatigue Syndrome). These conditions present with diffuse, often severe pain and fatigue and can be completely debilitating. The diagnosis is often made after a significant period of time and is a diagnosis of exclusion, meaning that […]

Teertha Ordish is in the enviable business of transforming people’s lives. While life coach and educator are in her job description, the Ballydehob-based shamanic practitioner, who was brought up in a deeply spiritual family, is so much more than this, having committed most of her adult life to the study […]

Hands up who understands what osteoporosis is?  And why is a GP with self-confessed passion for women’s health talking about bones? Because, almost exclusively, this is an issue that affects women. First, a few myths to be dispelled: Osteoporosis is not the same as osteoarthritis – two completely different animals. […]

Nutritional Therapist Gwen Bastian-Enright and Medical Herbalist Geri McGann of The Beara Holistic Clinic explain how Nutritional Therapy and Herbal Medicine provide the opportunity for individuals to not only address health problems holistically but support the systems in the body to function as effectively as possible daily.   Specifically, both approaches […]