It’s estimated that 1 in 65 people in Ireland have autism. A new survey has found that Irish people show strong positive support for autistic people in schools, employment and society but admit that their knowledge of the condition is inadequate. The research was commissioned by AsIAm, Ireland’s largest autism charity, to mark World Autism […]
The Irish Cancer Society is urging people to buy a pin for Daffodil Day on Friday, March 22nd. 150 people are diagnosed with cancer every day in Ireland and the organisation says increased demand on their free services means they’re not able to help everyone who needs their support. Louise spoke to Mark […]
A free mental health festival is taking place in Sligo later this month. Change Your Mind Festival is an award-winning event organised by Sligo/Leitrim Mental Health Services. The Hub’s Eimear McKeown spoke to one of the festival’s chief organisers, Psychiatry Registrar Dr Ignazio Graffeo.
Irish girls rank third in the world for binge drinking. According to a new study in The Lancet, adolescent girls in Denmark and Finland were the only ones to drink more. Dr Ciara Kelly, medical doctor and health and wellness blogger at The Irish Balance, spoke to Louise about alcohol and its affect on […]
The team behind Taste of Dublin have created a new event – Thrive Festival. The fitness, wellness and food festival takes place in Dublin’s Convention Centre on Saturday March 30th and Sunday March 31st. Louise caught up with organiser Helen Cooke.
Health insurance can be confusing and costly. And do you really need it if you’re in you’re young, fit and healthy? Paul Merriman from AskPaul.ie – one of Ireland’s leading financial advisers – is here to tell us all about health insurance policies.
Cervical cancer kills 90 women in Ireland each year, that’s almost two women a week. Dr Ciara Kelly, medical doctor and health and wellness blogger at The Irish Balance, spoke to Louise ahead of International Women’s Day about the HPV virus, cervical screening and cervical cancer.