Our hearts. If your dog likes to sleep on your couch or bed, you’ll know the pain of having to lift them on and off. But you can now save your arms by purchasing ‘dog steps’. Orvis is selling the “lightweight but sturdy” foam steps to give small and older pooches a leg up. The […]
Nightmare! Doctors in China were shocked to discover the cause of a man’s intensely itchy ear – there was a spider in there spinning a web. According to The South China Morning Post, the young man went to hospital last month complaining of constant itching and a “crawling sensation” in his right ear. Dr Zhang […]
A woman excitedly announced her engagement online, only to be slammed over her ring. The woman posted a photo of her unusual ring, which consisted of hundreds of strands of hair looped around her finger. She revealed that it was her fiancé’s hair: “My boyfie is now my fiance! He proposed with a ring made […]
A young Longford man is organising an event to help end mental health stigma. Shane Reid is holding a ‘Walk and Talk for See Change’ this Saturday morning, May 18th at Leebeen Park, Aughnacliffe, Co Longford. Some well-known faces will be there, including comedians Farmer Michael and Kathleen and actor Joe Rooney. See Change is […]
At least one young, fit and healthy person will collapse and die before the end of this week from Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD). CRY Ireland is asking the public to help Save Young Lives. CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) is an Irish charity that facilitates free cardiac assessments and support to individuals and families […]
You might have seen people wearing green ribbons lately – it’s because May is mental health awareness month. But a mental health expert says mental health awareness is more than just wearing a ribbon. Joe O’Brien is the creator of the Instagram page and podcast Head First. He has an undergraduate degree in psychology and […]
Have you ever heard of The Blue Zones? They’re a number of places in the world where people live longer than anywhere else. They live not only longer lives, but better lives. Dr Ciara Kelly says there’s lessons we can take from The Blue Zones and apply them to our own lives.
May 10th is Guide Dog Day. The Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind is holding a one day national fundraising day today. The event aims to change the lives of those who are vision impaired and the families of children with autism. Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind is a national charity dedicated to helping […]
Jenna Fitzgerald is a Sligo woman in her early 30s. In 2014, at the age of 27 she suffered a spinal cord injury after diving into a swimming pool in Spain. With her life turned upside down and struggling to regain her independence, Jenna made a suicide attempt. She tells Louise on The Hub how […]
The former Waterford hurling manager is calling on sports coaches and managers to talk openly about mental health to their young teams. Derek McGrath is an ambassador for Electric Ireland and Pieta House for Darkness Into Light 2019, which is taking place on Saturday.