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Tuesday, 5th June 2018

Pub Quiz!

Join us for our Pub Quiz!! When: Saturday 9th June 2018 Where: Molls Bar, Main Street, Tramore Time: 9pm €5 per person, payable on the night or tickets available from Kieron on 087 1164680. All proceeds go to Tramore Cliff and Waterford Mountain Rescue .

Annual Cuppa & Cookie event

Funds raised by Children in Hospital Ireland Cuppa & Cookie Event will be used to support the play facilitation services that Children in Hospital Ireland provide in 13 hospitals across Ireland. This service is much valued by the families of children in hospital as it can give parents a break to get a cup of tea or simply provide some fun for the child during their hospitalisation.

The annual fundraising event was launched on Tuesday 29th May with CHI representatives hoping people will host a coffee morning any day throughout the month

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Tuesday, 5th June 2018

By Bill Sones and Rich Sones, PhD

Q. If you were somehow able to choose the time of day you were going to be injured, what would be best?

A. during the day

B. at night

C. it makes no difference.

A. Research points to (A) as the answer, since "wounds seem to heal in half the time if sustained during daytime hours rather than at night," reports "New Scientist" magazine. Nathaniel Hoyle and his colleagues at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, UK, discovered that genes in fibroblast skin cells switch on and off during day-night cycles and that these cells help close wounds once skin has been cut. The team found that, on average, "daytime wounds healed in 17 days, while similar burns sustained at night took 21 days ("Science Translational Medicine").

Q. What do the following four statements have in common:

The color

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Tuesday, 5th June 2018

Health Breda Gardner

Homeopath,

lcph, mcos, rgn,

Health Therapies Clinic, 13 Gladstone Street, Waterford. Tel: 087 2025753.

Insight Natural Health Clinic, 15 Upper Patrick St, Kilkenny. Tel: 056 7724429

The many causes of Fatigue

One of the most common symptoms I see in my clinics is fatigue. Some clients are diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or fibromyalgia. I use diagnostic kinesiology to help to identify the maintaining causes of fatigue, and in many of the cases, I find that a virus is to blame.

In my experience, it is only after you have identified the maintaining causes of fatigue that you can start to address the symptoms. And that is one of the beauties of diagnostic kinesiology, in that it can also be used to ascertain what homeopathic remedy or remedies the patient requires. It can also reveal the story of each individual

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Tuesday, 5th June 2018

On behalf of the National Review of Specialist Cardiac Services, the Department of Health has launched a public consultation.

The link to complete the consultation questionnaire is available at https://health.gov.ie/consultations/ and the consultation is open until 5p.m., Friday 17th August.

Responses to the consultation will help the Steering Group in making appropriate recommendations for the national configuration of specialist cardiac services so as to achieve optimal patient outcomes at population level with particular emphasis on the safety, quality and sustainability of the services that adult cardiac patients receive.

Commenting on the launch, Minister Harris said "From the outset, patients and their families have been considered as key stakeholders in the review process with patient representatives sitting on the Steering Group as members. This public consultation demonstrates inclusivity of patient contribution into policy decision making and I welcome the launch as it

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Tuesday, 5th June 2018

A new survey has found that the overwhelming majority of dentists have no confidence in the Medical Card Scheme and are dissatisfied with the level of care they are allowed to provide under it.

According to the survey ninety percent say they are dissatisfied with the level of care they can provide under the scheme while an even higher number

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Wednesday, 30th May 2018

Waterford Philosophical Society

Waterford Philosophical Society presents a Stand Alone Lecture - The Confessions of Saint Augustine at 7:30 p.m., Monday 4th June, at Waterford Cheshire, John’s Hill, Waterford.

Saint Augustine’s contributions to philosophy, theology and a range of other intellectual disciplines have exerted a deep and wide-ranging influence upon the history of ideas. This lecture will explore Augustine’s seminal autobiography and consider the ways in which it can be related to core ideas from a selection of his other writings. Augustine’s indebtedness to Plato and Platonism, and his influence upon figures such as Calvin, Kierkegaard and Heidegger, will also feature as dominant themes throughout this talk.

No prior knowledge of this lecture topic is required. For further information, please visit our Facebook page (Philosophia Waterford) or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view

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Wednesday, 30th May 2018

Irish passport card

I am 18 and flying to Spain for a holiday this summer. Can I use a passport card when travelling to Spain, and how do I apply for one??

You and your partner each need The Irish passport card is a credit-card sized Irish passport. You can use it for travel within the European Union, the European Economic Area (which includes Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and Switzerland. So, you will be able to use it when going to Spain this summer.

You must be aged 18 or over to apply for a passport card. You must also hold a valid Irish passport that is not due to expire in the next 3 months. The personal details you provide when applying must be exactly the same as those on your passport book.

The passport card is valid for a maximum of 5

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Wednesday, 30th May 2018

The Waterford Local Enterprise Office is set to host a brand new business event which will take place in Dungarvan Town Hall this June 7th (from 5.30pm to 7 pm) with Sean Gallagher and a panel of Waterford’s top entrepreneurs.

The panel discussion will provide the audience with the opportunity to hear from some of Ireland’s and Waterford’s leading entrepreneurs and gain helpful and real-life insights into success in business.

This conversation with Sean Gallagher and local leading entrepreneurs will be facilitated by Eamon Keane of Deise Today on WLRfm. The event is free to attend however those planning to take a seat must register in advance via https://www.localenterprise.ie/Waterford

Sean Gallagher is a well-known entrepreneur, speaker and business writer. Recognised as a champion of small and medium sized businesses, he is co-founder and CEO of leading commercial property company, Clyde Real

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Wednesday, 30th May 2018

As a person gets older, his or her likelihood of dying in the next year increases, doubling about every 8 years. For example, if at age 60 you have a 1% risk of dying per year, then at age 68 it’s 2% per year, 4% at 76, 8% at 84, and so on. The risk mounts quickly and few of us make it to 100. All mammals studied age this way, that is, all except one. What’s the exception?

A. Naked mole rats are a stunning exception to the rule, claims Rochelle Buffenstein and her colleagues in a recent online paper in "eLife." She started working with naked mole rats in 1980, says Kai Kupferschmidt in "Science" magazine, and over the years has maintained thousands of them in scores of colonies, keeping meticulous records, including births and deaths.

In captivity they maintain

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Wednesday, 30th May 2018

Continued from previous page

Whether or not you like a punt on the horses a day at the Tramore races is a wonderful sporting experience and is a great day out.

The Patrick Lafcadio Hearn Park is the latest attraction and is worth a visit to Tramore to view the Park. Lafcadio Hearn spent many of his childhood summers in Tramore and Her Imperial Princess Takamodo paid a visit to the Park and planted a tree to his memory. He is regarded as a national treasure in Japan and his writings still inspire millions of Japanese with his prose. The wonderful layout is a credit to all concerned impresses visitors and locals alike.

Another favourite part of Tramore is the Guillamenes which attracts thousands of swimmers and families for a deep sea swimming experience and a marvellous venue for a picnic. On Saturday

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    A Paper AnniversaryAs he has been in high profile politics for such a long time, it is hard to think that Leo Varadkar has just celebrated his first year as Taoiseach. Over the last decade, there has hardly been a time when the man hasn't been out of the headlines for one reason or another. But it is his role as Taoiseach which has cemented his position in Irish history.Of course such an anniversary didn't go past uncommented and he was given a rough ride in the Dail when the subject came up. As mu …

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