Monday – Sunday, October 14th – 20th

Monday – Sunday, October 7th – 13th

Monday – Sunday, September 30th – October 6th

Monday – Sunday, September 23rd – 29th

Cost more likely to be a factor to childcare access in Ireland than in some other countries in the study

Rafal Gierasimiuk, Nigel O’Gorman and Marc Mulhaire from Thurles Fire Station – the overall winners of the Setanta Fire Service Games at the weekend. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Inaugural games were culmination of physical and mental wellbeing programme for firefighters

Monday – Sunday, September 16th – 22nd

Monday – Sunday, September 9th – 15th

Share your smartphone usage, and consider how it has changed your life – for better or worse

Monday – Sunday, September 2nd – 8th

‘Everyone I knew had kept going on about how college would be the greatest years of my life’

USI report on mental health finds almost one in four ‘very unlikely’ to seek help

Monday – Sunday, Aug 26th – Sep 1st

Monday – Sunday, August 19th – August 25th

Monday – Sunday, August 12th – August 18th

Monday – Sunday, August 5th – August 11th

Monday – Sunday, July 29th – August 4th

Monday – Sunday, July 22nd – 28th

Monday – Sunday, July 15th – 21st

Monday – Sunday, July 8th – 14th

Roxie the dog. She gets the family’s full attention when out for walks

Give Up Yer Aul Screens: The dog walk is a chance to be without our phones for an hour

Monday – Sunday, July 1st – 7th

Monday – Sunday, June 24th – 30th

Monday – Sunday, June 17th – 23rd

Monday – Sunday, June 10th – 16th

In the real world, many children would probably spend every waking moment on their mobile device if they could. Photograph: iStock/file

Handing a no-holds-barred smartphone to a 12-year-old is a form of child abuse

Monday – Sunday, June 3rd – 9th

Roy Taylor is this year’s Drink Tea for MND ambassador. In 1988, he represented Ireland in the Eurovision with his band Jump the Gun. They came eighth with the song ‘Take Him Home’. However, just over a year ago he received the stark diagnosis of motor neurone disease.

‘Living with Loss’, ‘Virtual Dementia Tour’ and ‘Drink Tea for MND’ among the events in June

Monday – Sunday, May 27th – June 2nd

Janssen, Aware and See Change will present a garden at Bloom in the Park that has been created in collaboration with people living with or affected by mental illness. It is called Grounded.

Gardens and wellbeing, MS campaign, healthcare innovation and milk donating

From Art to Zoo and everything in between, there’s a camp to suit all ages and interests

Monday – Sunday, May 20th – 26th

The Western Trust human milk bank   is asking more new mothers to donate breast milk as stocks are low. Photograph: Eric Luke

Learn to listen better, run for the kidney association, find out about diabetes, and more

Monday – Sunday, May 13th – 19th

Dialysis patient Sam Kinahan (4) from Baldoyle, Dublin 13, with his parents Ivan and Chloe, and sister Ali (8), at a photocall for the Irish Kidney Association’s ‘Run for a Life’ family fun run at Corkagh Park, Clondalkin, Dublin 22, at 2pm on Saturday, May 25th. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Talk on men’s health, family fun run and patient survey

Monday – Sunday, May 6th – 12th

Lead by yoga instructor Dani Sheil and her team, the Marker Hotel’s Rooftop yoga classes will take place every Saturday morning from 8.45am-10am throughout the summer, from May 18th. The class costs €25 for non-residents, with complimentary spaces available for residential guests. To book a place, contact Dani Sheil

ME Awareness event, podcast for expectant mums and appeal for human breast milk

Monday – Sunday, April 29th – May 5th

A child cries as she waits to receive treatment for leishmaniasis skin disease at a health centre in al-Karamah, in northern Syria, about 26km east of Raqa. Hundreds in the northern Syrian province of Raqa have suffered due to an upsurge of leishmaniasis – a skin disease caused by a microscopic parasite spread by sandflies. The illness, which creates ulcers and disfiguring scars, is usually linked to poverty, poor sanitation, and malnutrition. Photograph: Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images

Therapeutic clowning experience in Trinity, ME awareness event in D2 and more

Monday – Sunday, April 22nd – 28th

The pharmacy regulator is inviting the public to apply for its disciplinary committee panel. Photograph: PA Wire

Pharmacy regulator is inviting the public to apply for its disciplinary committee panel; talks on music and madness, therapeutic c(...)

Handy guide to how much sugar is in your Easter egg

Monday – Sunday, April 15th – 21st

Dublin footballer and yoga instructor Michael Darragh Macauley is the face of a new yoga exercise DVD for people with lung fibrosis, produced by the Irish Lung Fibrosis Association. The DVD is now available to view online or to order at

Easter egg hunt in Croke Park, Cycle Against Suicide and the Cork City Marathon

Monday – Sunday, April 8th – 14th

A  live broadcast of  surgery to treat a chest deformity at the Second People’s Hospital in  Guangdong province,  China. Through the 5G broadcast network doctors at Yanshan Hospital in Qingyuan learned about the surgery. Photograph:  Getty Images

The Parkinson’s Association has published a booklet which details the symptoms, treatments and how to live well with the condition

Monday – Sunday, April 1st – 7th

A boy receives polio vaccine drops, during an anti-polio campaign, in a low-income neighbourhood in Karachi, Pakistan April 9, 2018. File photograph: Akhtar Soomro/Reuters

Irish stars gather in Olympia for Aware; Parkinson’s Awareness Week begins

Monday – Sunday, March 25th – March 31st

Businesswoman Norah Casey, chair of the judging panel for the National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2019,  with Jennifer Crowe, CSR and Good Causes relationship manager at National Lottery; Dermot Griffin, CEO at National Lottery and Tom Scott, CEO of Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland. Photograph: Mac Innes

Prostate cancer support event, National Lottery Good Causes Awards and more

Monday – Sunday, March 18th – March 24th

Eleanor Mooney, Aoife Cahill Mannion and Audrey McGill are encouraging women to walk, jog or run the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin on Sunday, June 2nd, for some of Ireland’s sickest children

Healthy eating and managing long-term illness among the topics covered in talks

Monday – Sunday, March 11th – March 17th

Ann Eble and Samantha Mumba at the ‘Battle of the Stars’ for Breast Cancer Ireland. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

Battle of the Stars, a night of music for Aware and CF conference in Carlow

Monday – Sunday, March 4th – March 10th

Irish group The Henry Girls, who play at the Olympia Theatre for A Night for Aware on April 7th

Dental podcast The Whole Tooth, a lecture about mental health and a CF conference

Monday – Sunday, February 25th – March 3rd

 Matt Shields, parkrun country manage; Janis Morrissey, head of health promotion, information and training at the Irish Heart Foundation; Ruth Shields, parkrun; and Tara Curran, Slí na Sláinte coordinator, team up to launch an  initiative to get local communities walking back to good health. Photograph: Conor Healy

St Vincent’s hospital stages a health fair; Irish Dental Association launches new podcast

Monday – Sunday, February 18th – 24th

A mural calling for the end to sexual violence and harassment in third-level institutes was recently unveiled at University of Limerick.

Events on rare diseases, breast cancer and links between nutrition and mental health

Monday – Sunday, February 11th – 17th

Advanced Paramedic Paul O’Driscoll teaching wound dressing to secondary school students at ‘Prep-for Med’ – a programme that allows young people to experience both the life and the facilities available to medical students’ in UCC’s school of medicine. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre seeks volunteers; Addictive Eaters Anonymous to host meeting

Monday – Sunday, February 4th – 10th

We invited nurses and midwives to submit views on Wednesday’s planned strike action

Monday – Sunday, January 28th – February 3rd

Monday – Sunday, January 21st – 27th

Monday – Sunday, January 14th – 20th

Monday – Sunday, January 7th – 13th

Monday – Sunday, December 31st – January 6th

Monday – Sunday, December 24th – 30th

Monday (December 17th) to Wednesday (December 26th)

Mary Fitzgerald, founder of Clare Haven Services and Haven Horizons.

Mary Fitzgerald has volunteered for more than 35 years for various causes

Monday – Sunday, December 10th – 16th

Fr Tony Coote, whose fundraising for motor neurone disease raised a total of €550,000. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Priest’s campaign gives €275,000 to IMNDA to help people with motor neurone disease

Monday – Sunday, December 3rd – 9th

Smaller hospitals rated highest by patients, while larger hospitals tended to rank lower

Monday – Sunday, Nov 26th – Dec 2nd

Monday – Sunday, November 19th – 25th

When someone with flu coughs, their droplets can infect people up to 6ft away

Monday – Sunday, November 12th – 18th

Deirdre Mangaoang (acting programme director RCSI/COSECSA Collaboration Programme) shares gifts with twins Bupe and Mapalo Mwape and extended family in the remote village of Chabatama in the Kawambwa region of Zambia.

Earlier this year conjoined twins were separated with Ireland playing a major role in making the surgery possible

Monday – Sunday, November 5th – 11th

Monday – Sunday, October 29th – November 4th

Monday – Sunday, October 22nd – 28th

Monday – Sunday, October 15th – 21st

Monday – Sunday, October 8th – 14th

Monday – Sunday, October 1st – 7th

Monday – Sunday, September 24th – 30th

Monday – Sunday, September 17th – 23rd

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