According to the experts a few hours hard gardening can work wonders for your health and wellbeing – as well as burn calories fast. When it comes to burning calories digging and shovelling come top of the list with mowing and weeding not far behind. Gardening burns calories After half an hour doing any of…

Sunstroke and Heatstroke are potentially life-threatening conditions if you get too hot. Heat stroke generally occurs when an individual has been too hot for too long, whether working, exercising or simply sitting in a hot environment. If the body’s internal temperature reaches 40 °C or higher, it is a potentially life-threatening condition. Also known as…

Just 45 minutes of exercise a week boosts the brain power of people in their fifties and over, major new research has revealed. According to new Australian research, published in the The British Journal of Sports Medicine regular exercise improves brain function in the over-50s, regardless of whether someone is already showing signs of cognitive…

Booking your holiday on the internet is often seen as the cheapest option but only if you are a diligent and regular researcher and are willing to take a certain amount of risk! A good travel agent will not only give recommendations according to your tastes and wants but often have agreements with airlines and…

What do you know about over-the-counter pain relief medicines? A UK survey says a third of adults don’t know the difference between aspirin, ibuprofen and paracetamol. They are all readily available over-the-counter. You may think they all do very similar things, but not so. Well known brands: Nurofen, Panadol, Anadin Painkiller differences: Aspirin: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory…

Thinking of spending the day in Leinster? Here are some places worth visiting • Abbey Theatre • Aras an Uachtarain • Arboretum • Aviva Stadium • Bewleys Lunchtime Theatre • Birr Castle Demense • Blessington Lakes • Bord Gais Theatre • Botanic Gardens • Castlecomer Discovery Park • Castletown House • Chester Beatty Library •…

Time to get the Garden Summer Ready 10% discount to Senior Card holders from Monahan’s Fuel & Garden Centre. (T&T Applies) Monahan’s Fuels & Garden Centre is a leading solid fuel supplier in County Dublin and County Kildare providing exceptional service to all of our customers. The company’s success has resulted from only supplying the…

Welcome to the Active Retirement Ireland Trade and Tourism Show 2017 The largest one day extravaganza for active retired people in Ireland When: Tuesday May 23rd 2017 | 10.30am – 5.00pm Where: RDS Hall 4, Industries Hall, Anglesea Rd, Ballsbridge, Dublin D04 AK83