Useful Info


The History of Aromatherapy

The History of Aromatherapy – Gillian Kelly relates the history of Aromatherapy, its benefits and outlines the essential oils The History of Aromatherapy The history of Aromatherapy goes back to the Egyptians using Myrrh and Frankincense for the embalming process in their tombs.  Egyptians believed... 

Stress – A Medical Perspective

Stress – A Medical Perspective Ava Stapleton MIACP  – An accredited counsellor and clinical supervisor for the last 20 years.   My office is based in Cork street Dublin 8. Ph for appointment is 0864043109. What is Stress? Do you often feel like you are about to fight a tiger?     Are... 

New Cork Street Social Welfare Office Details

New Cork Street Social Welfare Office Details Apollo House and Thomas Street Social Welfare Office will close and will be integrated into a new INTREO Office on Cork St. /Ardee, with some business redirected to Bishop’s Square Intreo. Along with these, the remainder of the Case Officers in D’Olier... 

A New Hope For Lung Cancer Patients

New hope for lung cancer victims A pioneering cell therapy which has been shown to significantly reduce or eliminate tumours in mice is for the first time to be tested on humans. Starting early next year a group of 56 participants will begin the treatment which involves 3 infusions of almost a billion... 

What Is Hypnosis?

What is Hypnosis? – In this article, Gillian Kelly explains the fascinating science of Hypnosis. Hypnosis is a state of being fully present and focused to such an intense level that the outside world becomes less important.  It can be used to effectively reduce anxieties, bad habits, e.g. smoking... 

What is Kinesiology?

What is Kinesiology? In this article, Gillian describes the process Kinesology, a therapeutic approach that solves a number of mental health and physical issues.  Kinesiology is a holistic touch therapy that incorporates the Chinese acupuncture meridians, and energy balancing with Western muscle testing,... 

So What is Mindfulness?

What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness teaches us to direct our attention to living in the present moment. This “being with” ourselves prevents us from letting our heads run into the future or dwelling on things from the past. It teaches us to have patience and compassion for ourselves and for others.... 

An Introduction to Counseling

An Introduction to Counseling   Counselling / Psychotherapy. Are you thinking of attending a counsellor, but not sure what to expect.  Are you not sure, if counselling can help.  The following is a short explanation of what to expect. What is Counselling? Counselling is a process where a trained... 

Are you looking to start a qualified career in childcare or youth work?

By joining a C.E. Scheme you will be entitled to free FETEC training in childcare, youth work or basic social science modules.  In addition, the C.E. candidate will get 19.5 hours a week on the job experience, an additional €20 on their dole payment and reference after their term.  At this moment... 

Is Your House Accident Free?

Recently I read an article on home safety. I strongly felt it was important to raise awareness so I have put a guide together which will help you prevent the most common household accidents. So, how safe is your house? The Kitchen Area Not surprisingly half of all domestic accidents happen in the kitchen.... 

Business Advice – What Form Should My Business Take?

Prefaced by Eoghan Brunkard, information via FETAC There are four main types of legal format an enterprise start up may take. These are a Sole Trader, a Partnership, a Limited Liability Company, and a Cooperative. There are a number of factors, which influence a person decision as to the format their... 

A Simple Guide To The Back To Work: Enterprise Allowance

The Back to Work: Enterprise Allowance (BTWEA) is a special welfare payment that allows the recipient to earn any amount on a self employed venture while drawing their dole over a set period of time. You can qualify for BTWEA Scheme if you are… 1. Setting up as self-employed in a business that... 

A Complete List Of Our Local TDs and Councillors (+ contact info)

Dublin South-Central TDs There are five TDs elected to serve the Dublin South-Central constituency in Dáil Éireann, our local constituency. In total there were 166 TDs elected to serve the entire country, from the 9th of March 2011 up until the 9th of March 2016, and this is the 31st Dáil. Catherine... 

Get The Most Out Of Your Thomas Street Shopfront!

The Thomas Street Business Association (TSBA) have published a useful guide to help traders on Thomas Street to get the most out of their shopfronts! Tips range from scale & proportions to materials, fonts and colours. IMAGE: View of shopfronts on Thomas Street, Dublin 8 – image credit:... 

Guide To Planning & Development For Thomas Street Traders

The Thomas Street Business Association (TSBA) have come up with a handy guide to help you navigate through the various issues involving planning and development on Thomas Street. Stephen Coyne and the TSBA have put together the presentation below, which also includes details of protected structures,... 

Community Employment Scheme – info & requirements

We currently employ over a couple of dozen people through the Community Employment (CE) Scheme, which is administered by the Department of Social Protection (DSP). This has lead to a steady stream of phone calls, and calls to our office, from people who are trying to find out about the requirements.... 

Education Options For Unemployed People

This article outlines ways in which you can take up education opportunities and retain your Social Welfare Payment. Key Providers: Vocational Education Committees (VECs) are statutory education bodies that administer secondary and adult education by providing a wide range of services. VECs also administer... 

Suicide Helplines & Resources

Help Lines & Centers in Ireland 1 Life suicide help line 1800-247-100 / txt 51444 Teen Line Ireland 1800-833-634 / www.teenline.ie Aware 1890-303302 / 01-6617211 Console 1800-201-890 / www.console.ie Turn 2 Me on line support forum www.turn2me.ie Turning the tide on suicide www.3ts.ie Pieata... 

Local Mass Times

Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Whitefriar Street Sunday Masses Saturday Vigil: 6.00pm, Sunday: 8.OO, 10.30 and 11.30am, (Choir), 12.30 p.m., 4.00 p.m. (Choir) and 7.00pm. Masses on Holydays 8.00, 10.00 and 11.00 am, 12 noon, 1.10, 3.00 and 6.00pm. Weekday Masses 8.OO, 10.00 and 11.30am, 1.10 and 3.00pm.... 

El Camino De Santiago Walk, Dublin – Passport Information

El Camino De Santiago Passports are available at Fountain Resource Group Main Office. The Fountain Resource Group’s main office is located on the St James’s Church grounds. St James’s Church is the first stop of the Camino Pilgrimage to Santiago Compostela in Spain. The Irish Society of St James... 
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