Centra stores in West Cork to raise funds for the Cork Dragons THE Cork Dragons, a support group for breast cancer survivors and their friends and family, showcased their talents at the start of Breast Cancer Awareness month recently. Centra stores in Cork city and county have come together to support the cause as they aim to raise enough funds for the Cork Dragons to buy a new boat.
TOURISM Ireland teamed up with Samsung Germany, to bring a group of leading German Instagrammers to West Cork recently. The Instagrammers, all specialists in landscape photography, have been visiting West Cork’s Wild Atlantic Way – capturing lots of great photos and then posting them to their Instagram accounts, which collectively have more than 440,000 followers.
As the ‘LittleThings’ mental health campaign has highlighted, it’s the little things that can make a big difference to how we feel on an everyday basis. From healthy eating and exercise to social interaction and creative activities; these are just some of the things that can help us all cope better with life’s ups and downs. Depression affects one in ten people in Ireland at any one time.
Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has joined the HSE, to urge people in at-risk groups to get vaccinated against influenza and warned that flu causes severe illness and death in Ireland every year. Minister Varadkar said: “The flu vaccine is a lifesaver because flu can be a very serious and sometimes deadly disease, with potentially 1,000 flu related deaths in Ireland during a severe flu season. That is why those who are most vulnerable to the complications of flu