Joanne Loewy

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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

1) On Tuesday, May 14th, ME Advocates Ireland (MEAI) will host a third Dublin ME Awareness event in front of Leinster House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2,(...)

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 danisheilyoga@gmail.com

1) On World Ovarian Cancer Day (Wednesday, May 8th), campaigners, researchers and patient advocates are advising women not to ignore the warning signs(...)

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

1) As part of Trinity Week, “Clown Around” will be held in the Round Room of the Global Brain Institute at Trinity College, Dublin. Therapeutic clowni(...)

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 ilfa.ie.

1) The event “Delirium! When Acute Illness Meets Dementia” by the British Neuroscience Association will be held at the Tercentenary Hall, Trinity Biom(...)