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Tuesday, 7th May 2013

Clairvoyant - Numerologist – Astrologer Stan Phillips

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Aries: March 21 – April 20

Don't allow anything to disturb your equilibrium this week - go with your flow for what you seek lies easy along your path, all that is required is patience and finding

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Tuesday, 7th May 2013

With Breda Gardner Homeopath, lcph, mcos, rgn

Health Therapies Clinic, 13 Gladstone Street, Waterford.

Tel: 087 2025753.

Insight Natural Health Clinic

15 Upper Patrick St, Kilkenny

Tel: 056 7724429

Breda Gardner runs busy natural health clinics in both Waterford and Kilkenny. She also presents monthly positive living seminars in Kilkenny. A native of Galway, Breda worked as a nurse for many years before studying a range of complementary therapies, including homeopathy, iridology, muscle–testing and nutrition.

Unusual Causes Of Illness!

I recently wrote about how electromagnetic stress can cause illness and imbalance in the body. Not everyone is susceptible, but I have come across many cases where people's health problems are caused by over-exposure to electrical devices, pylons, mobile phones and so on.

When I treat patients, I always place a great focus on identifying the maintaining causes of the problem. Of course I treat the symptoms, but if you

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Tuesday, 7th May 2013

Over four out of ten calls to the Senior Help Line centre in Waterford are related to loneliness according to the charity. Among the issues reported by callers were rural isolation and a lack of social contact with others. Statistics compiled by the charity from the last quarter of 2012 have also shown that health and family concerns are other major reason why older people avail of the service. On average almost one third of calls concerned health matters while almost a quarter of calls are about family concerns.

Senior Help Line provides a confidential listening service for older people by trained older volunteers for the price of a local call anywhere in Ireland. The purpose of the service is for older people to receive an empathic response on a variety of issues. The service is confidential, however Senior Help Line

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Tuesday, 7th May 2013

More than 7 out of 10 (72%) workers in Munster think there is a need for counselling and psychotherapy in the workplace, according to a recent study commissioned by the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP). The research also showed that almost 4 in 5 (77%) Irish adults under 24 would support counselling and psychotherapy in the workplace.

"People spend a large amount of time in their workplace, whether it's sitting at a desk or dealing with customers, so it's important to feel comfortable and content in your work environment. If mental health issues are affecting your work, talk to a friend, family member, doctor or the IACP who can direct you to an accredited counsellor or psychotherapist," said Shane Kelly, counsellor and Professional Services Manager at IACP.

Mr Kelly offered tips for dealing with mental health issues in the workplace:

- If

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Tuesday, 7th May 2013

Munster award

Heiton Buckley, Cork Road, Curran's Topline, Dungarvan and Morris Builder Providers, Waterford, have all been nominated in the Munster category of the Octabuild Builders Merchant Awards 2013.

This will be the 18th Octabuild Builders Merchant Awards. The companies who organise the awards as Octabuild are; Gyproc, Evo-Stik, Dulux Paints, Irish Cement, Kingspan Insulation, Sanbra Fyffe, Tegral and Wavin.

In total, five builders' merchants have been nominated for the Munster award. The winner will be announced at the awards presentation on Thursday 16th May in the Round Room of the Mansion House in Dublin.

Speaking about the awards the Chairman of Octabuild Michael O' Donohoe, said, "While there are signs that we are moving out of this recession the building materials sector needs to continue to focus on innovation and meeting the changing needs of its customer base. We urge all consumers to

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Tuesday, 7th May 2013

Biblical perspectives for living

The Patience And Mercy Of God

When God revealed himself to Moses he proclaimed his name as "The Lord, the Lord, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness, maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness rebellion and sin. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished…" (Exodus 34:6, 7).

God is slow to anger, longsuffering, and patient with people in their sin. He loves with a steadfast, faithful love and is willing to forgive sins. It is, to put it mildly, a good thing that God is like this. Were he not we would all be in an extremely difficult place. A.W. Pink defines God's patience as "that power of control which God exercises over Himself, causing Him to bear with the wicked and forbear so long in punishing them." This definition highlights

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Tuesday, 7th May 2013

A campaign encouraging consumers to make family favourite meals with Bord Bia Quality Assured eggs is being launched. It is part of the Bord Bia strategy to encourage consumers to buy more food with the Bord Bia Quality Mark, this sees the extension of the 'Your food is our passion' theme to the egg marketing programme.

The campaign includes a new TV advertisement featuring Ros na Run actor Lochlann O'Mearáin. O'Mearáin who also trained as a chef, shows viewers that with just a few eggs you have the makings of a feast of family favourites from scrambled eggs to omelettes, quiches, tarts and frittatas or the ump that tops a salad.

"A recent survey carried out for Bord Bia found that just 7% of respondents associate

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Tuesday, 7th May 2013

David Wallace visits the Bord Bia Quality Kitchen to discuss how retiring from rugby has impacted on his eating habits

This month in the Bord Bia Quality Kitchen we're joined by former professional rugby player David Wallace. The father of two - who earned 203 caps for Munster and 71 caps for Ireland over the course of his career - remains conscious of his calorie intake since hanging up his boots last year.

During his professional career, the former rugby player consumed a whopping seven meals per day to keep up his gruelling training regime. David says, "Most days, you're putting in two training sessions or else it's a match day so you're constantly thinking about having protein – like eggs and meat – to recover from a tough

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Tuesday, 7th May 2013

This has to be the ultimate bacon sandwich! It's a good idea to cook the bases of the ciabatta first so that you can start assembling the sandwiches whilst the tops are cooking. Serves: 4. Cooking Time: 15 mins


- 4 eggs

- 2 tablesp. milk

- Freshly ground black pepper

- 1 large ciabatta loaf

- About 2 tablesp. olive oil

- 12 smoked streaky bacon rashers, rinds removed

- 1 tablesp. good quality mustard

- 2 tablesp. of reduced fat mayonnaise

- 2 tablesp. tomato ketchup

- 25g rocket leaves

- 4 small vine tomatoes, finely sliced


Crack the eggs into a shallow dish, add the milk, season and mix well to combine. Cut the ciabatta loaf into four even-sized pieces and then cut each one open so that you have eight separate pieces. Place each piece of the bread, cut-side down in the egg mixture. Leave to soak for

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Wednesday, 1st May 2013

Comeragh active retirement association

Our next meeting will be held at the Wooldands Hotel at 2pm on Wednesday 8th May. Payments will be taken four our Summer lunch on June 12th and also for our day trip to Mount Usher Gardens on June 16th. We are looking forward to our night at the dogs on May 10th.

taize prayer at edmund rice chapel

Taize prayer led by Peace Choir will be held on Friday 3rd May at 7.30pm in the Edmund Rice Chapel, Mount Sion, Barrack Street, Waterford. All are welcome.


The Suir ARA are holding their next meeting on Wednesday 8th May at 11am at the Woodlands Hotel, Dunmore Road. Please come early for registration as the meeting is starting promptly at 11am. Special guest is Mr R Keighery Auctioneer, he will give a valuation on any rare and unusual

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Letters to the Editor

  • Our View

    Time for a breakJust as the height of Summer begins it seems that it is also the time when our politicians begin their yearly departure from Dail Eireann. While not many professions get as much holiday time as politicians do you have to ask the question whether they merit such long breaks?There are many who would immediately answer that they don't really deserve such long holidays, that they barely seem to spend any time in the Dail at all and after all they are well remunerated for the long hours …

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