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“In Russia not having food is not a distant memory”
Amii McKeever
What happened in 2012? The Irish farmers Journal founded a new magazine – Irish Country Magazine. And while that was happening Amii McKeever was in Russia. Different worlds, same year.
23 February 2022 Health
Healthbytes: activity trackers and cold showers, and all you need to know
Ever wonder if wrist activity trackers have a downside? If cold showers can help? How much water you should drink? Margaret Hawkins has all these Healthbytes and more.
6 October 2021 Living Life
Entertainment: the October events guide
Checkout the latest events and things to do around the country, compiled by Ilka Denker
Women & Agriculture: 10 years on from breast cancer
Four days after finding out she was pregnant, Evelyn O’Rourke was diagnosed with breast cancer. Ten years later, she is happy, healthy and eager to help other women on their journey.
6 October 2021 Speakers
Fabulous Fillies charity auction night aims to aid breast cancer research
Funds and awareness are being raised for the National Breast Cancer Research Institute on a night that will delight.
1 October 2021 Around the country
Meet the lingerie retailers providing ‘virtual’ fittings
Since COVID, many shops have adapted to survive, including lingerie. Maria Moynihan speaks to Bridget Kearney and Sasha Roche Kelly, who continue to provide support to Irish women; in every sense
7 October 2020 Features
Healthbytes
A survey wants to hear from Parkinson’s patients, the dangers of sepsis, AWARE’s new chairty partner, computer eye strain and more discussed by Maragaret Hawkins
23 September 2020 Health
‘I'm determined to live every single day well’
Despite the challenge of dealing with a return cancer diagnosis during COVID-19, Siobhan Walsh has been determined to stay as positive as possible; and live every moment well, writes Maria Moynihan
23 September 2020 Features
Watch: free the nipple
For Aisling Mahon, tattooing goes beyond just decorating people’s skin. It’s purposeful, particularly in facilitating a healing process for women who have had mastectomies, writes Anne O’Donoghue.
2 September 2020 Features
COVID, cancer andme: one woman’s story of being diagnosed in a pandemic
After being diagnosed with breast cancer during COVID, Mayo woman Caroline Joyce is sharing her story to encourage others not to delay in seeing their GP if they have concerns, writes Maria Moynihan
26 August 2020 Features
'Everyone knows a Cara – anyone can get breast cancer'
What started out as a 'bit of craic' has morphed into a global fundraising event for Breast Cancer Ireland. Amii McKeever spoke with organiser of the “100k in 30 Days Challenge” Niall Carroll
27 May 2020 Features
Health: have a bit of heart
What better thing to do on Valentine’s Day than look after your own heart – and its health. Margaret Hawkins reports on the Irish Heart Foundation’s ‘Go Red for Women in February’ fundraising campaign
12 February 2020 Health