News & Events

Research study on impact of COVID-19 on wellbeing of teenagers

A team of psychologists at NUI, Galway & Trinity College Dublin are running a research study on the impact of COVID-19 on the wellbeing of teenagers. They are keen to spread the word to parents and teenagers and to get young people involved. Details here: More on Children...

Armchair Azure Tours in Mayo

Mayo County Council Arts Service in partnership with local arts venues is delighted to announce Armchair Azure, a new series of free Dementia Inclusive Friendly virtual visual art tours. For those living with dementia, the virtual visual art tours are an accessible way of engaging with...

Why Men’s Health? webinar

You are invited to the first in a series of webinars focused on Engaging Men. The Why Men’s Health? webinar takes place on Thursday, April 29, from 12.00 – 13.00 and registration is here. HSE Health and Wellbeing, together with the Men’s Health Forum in Ireland, the Men’s Development Network...

Launch of the evaluation of the ‘Book Magic’ report

Launch of the evaluation of the ‘Book Magic’ project Thursday, 29th April 2021, 10:30–11:30am The Book Magic project is about encouraging and promoting the joy of reading. This carefully chosen collection of picture books can help young children and their families deal with feelings, emotions, and challenges. For...

Resources for Minding Mothers: Minding Babies webinar attendees

Me to Mum series of videos – a set of 3 videos presented by Dr Jillian Doyle, Clinical Psychologist in the Perinatal Mental Health Team at the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin: Episode 1: Tuning in  https://youtu.be/5lUD_mYqZX0 Episode 2: Changes & Identity https://youtu.be/wFpnWs3u2o4 Episode 3: Emotions: https://youtu.be/yeiDDSDWQUE   Mental Health Information for Women from the...

#WeReflect campaign highlights importance of Irish Hospice Foundation

Irish Hospice Foundation's Bereavement Support Line, in partnership with HSE Ireland, is becoming busier and busier and they are really seeing the need it is meeting now. For the month of March, they have been running our #WeReflect campaign to highlight the service and are hoping...

Galway Recovery College publish prospectus for summer semester 2021

Galway Recovery College have just published their prospectus for the 2021 summer semester. You can view it HERE The college  is usually based in the Institute for Lifecourse and Society (ILAS) building, on the North Campus of NUIG, Upper Newcastle Road, Galway, H91 C7DK. Before the...

HSE Health and Wellbeing Positive Psychology and Happiness webinar

HSE Health and Wellbeing Positive Psychology and Happiness webinar on Wednesday 31st March at 2pm.  As we continue to adapt our lifestyles to deal with COVID-19 and face difficult challenges HSE Health and Wellbeing are taking the opportunity to share some tips on how to build happiness into your...

Wellness Workshops (for parents)

This series of four workshops is for parents or guardians. Contact details are on poster. No experience of art is required, and supplies will be sent out to you. Most of us are conditioned to think we must be 'doing' to feel worthy. Doing from a place of...

Roscommon Remembers will commemorate all who died locally in the last year

Roscommon Remembers is an online event hosted by Roscommon Leader Partnership, on Friday March 26th from 7-8pm, commemorating all who died locally in the last year. It brings together local musicians, poets and other artists who will perform on the night. It is Roscommon's attempt to remember,...

Three new HUGG peer support groups for people bereaved by suicide

In line with their aim to make peer support available to anyone bereaved by suicide, HUGG are delighted to announce that they are starting three new HUGG groups. These are HUGG Cork, HUGG YoungAdults and HUGG LGBTI+ . As with all of their groups, facilitators are...

Free IT & Digital Marketing course at NLN Mayo

A free IT & Digital Marketing is starting in April at the National Learning Network in Castlebar, Co. Mayo - full details are contained in the image above. If you need extra support to train, the National Learning Network can help. The course is funded by...