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Eight Things to Love About Tai Chi

April 27th was World Tai Chi Day, an annual celebration (the last Saturday in April each year) where thousands of participants in over 80 countries around the world host tai chi demonstrations and events. Observers get to see elaborate sword forms and fan dances, as well as the more mundane tai chi forms often enjoyed… Read More »

HSE spends almost €7 million on private ambulances in eight months

Letterkenny University Hospital had the biggest at just over €1 million.  The HSE spent nearly €7 million on private ambulances in the first eight months of this year. This is a large increase on the €4.3 million spent in all of 2014. The National Ambulance Service responds to emergency calls 24 hours a day but often struggles to meet… Read More »

Mum’s terrifying eight minutes

Daniella Galla didn’t get to hear that reassuring first cry or hold her newborn baby in her arms. Her pregnancy had gone smoothly and there was nothing to indicate anything could go wrong. In fact, Joseph Cooper came out a healthy 3629 grams. But something did go wrong and doctors quickly realised little Joey didn’t… Read More »