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Donegal Women’s Domestic Violence Service demand answers over vaccine delay 6 months ago

Donegal Women’s Domestic Violence Service demand answers over vaccine delay

Frontline workers with the Donegal Domestic Violence Service have been left angry and frustrated as they are passed over for the Covid-19 vaccine.

The Donegal Women’s Refuge has operated as …
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The unseen impact of having a baby in a pandemic 9 months ago

The unseen impact of having a baby in a pandemic

By  •  Health

Having a new baby during Covid-19 is not an ideal situation for any mother. Feelings of loneliness and isolation that some mums feel as they transition into the role of …
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Looking good, feeling good and staying safe at the salon 1 year ago

Looking good, feeling good and staying safe at the salon

After a long break away from the beauty salon, many of us are looking forward to being preened and pampered again. 

It’s important that we feel safe on our next …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy: Facing this new fear 1 year ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy: Facing this new fear

By  •  Life, Mammy

“I don’t know what’s wrong with me.” 

I’ve said these words more than a few times over the past few weeks. Mainly, because I found myself absolutely bricking it over …
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Good hair days ahead as salons reopen this week 1 year ago

Good hair days ahead as salons reopen this week

Donegal’s hairdressers are sharpening their scissors for a busy week as they open their doors to guests tomorrow.

After three months of box dyes, root touch-ups and home cuts, a …
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Post-lockdown anxiety: What happens now? 1 year ago

Post-lockdown anxiety: What happens now?

By  •  Health

If you live with an anxiety disorder, or if you have experienced anxiety for the first time due to the pandemic, there are things you can do to help you …
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Caring for yourself and your family during lockdown 1 year ago

Caring for yourself and your family during lockdown

By  •  Health, Kids

The coronavirus outbreak has affected our daily lives. It can be a big adjustment, as we create a new routine at home, with home-schooling and working from home. Tensions might …
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Interiors: 3 ways that Covid-19 will change interior design forever 1 year ago

Interiors: 3 ways that Covid-19 will change interior design forever

By  •  Interiors

1. Design in the home will deliberately enhance and support physical and mental health

The realisation that good interior design has the capacity to improve mental and physical health will …
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Living through isolation 1 year ago

Living through isolation

By  •  Health

This is a really challenging time for everyone. We have our good days, and our not so good days. Many people will be feeling lonely, isolated and disconnected from the …
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‘It’s great being the scrubs fairy’ 1 year ago

‘It’s great being the scrubs fairy’

By  •  News

Edel MacBride should have been making her daughter’s dream wedding dress this month.

The renowned knitwear designer was set to have her “best year ever”, packed with family celebrations and …
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Made in Donegal: The fashion students contributing to the frontline 1 year ago

Made in Donegal: The fashion students contributing to the frontline

By  •  News

A team of LYIT Fashion students, teachers and helpers have begun using their skills to run up scrubs for staff in the Covid-19 fight at Letterkenny University Hospital.

Over 600 …
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5 ways to create a new routine for your wellness at this time 1 year ago

5 ways to create a new routine for your wellness at this time

By  •  Health

Without a routine, our life can feel stressful and unpredictable. If you have a mental health condition, this unpredictability and lack of structure can cause you extra stress, worry, as …
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Convoy’s Shannon helps set up virtual Race Against Corona Virus 1 year ago

Convoy’s Shannon helps set up virtual Race Against Corona Virus

Shannon and Pauric McLaughlin from Convoy have set up Race Against Corona Virus.

Both talented athletes who leaned the trade at Finn Valley AC, Shannon and Pauric have been through …
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15 wellness tips for self-isolation 1 year ago

15 wellness tips for self-isolation

By  •  Health

The main focus at the minute with my clients, myself, my friends, my family and probably the majority of people is how can we care for our emotional and mental …
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