Yoga for Lymphoedema

There is a Yoga for Lymphoedema course starting this Saturday 19 January at 11:45am in Islandbridge, Dublin 8. If you (or someone you know) is affected by lymphoedema and are interested in trying yoga to help with self-care, peer support and symptom…

Your New Normal – A free online course for the New Year from Directionality

Happy New Year’s Eve, everyone! We’ve got some exciting news for you today. Psychology Coach and Cancer Survivor Niamh Gaffney from Directionality is offering 30 Happy Magazine readers a place on a FREE* online course with her this January. Aiming…

Fresh Resolutions is back – and it looks like a great way to kickstart your 2019

Last year we attended the inaugural Fresh Resolutions event in the RDS and it was an inspiring way to kick off the New Year. We were delighted to see the event is making a return and will be happening again…

Dr Rangan Chatterjee and The Happy Pear in conversation with Sue Leonard

Bestselling authors Dr Rangan Chatterjee and The Happy Pear twins, David and Stephen Flynn, are holding a joint evening event as part of the Healthy Ireland program in January. 24 January 2019 at 8.00pm Tickets €12 & €15 Venue: dlr LexIcon, Dún Laoghaire,…

December events: Wellness Workshops in Lucan, Co Dublin

Holistic Therapist Grainne Nolan from Reiki Healing From Within will be holding Wellness Workshops this December. The Splendour of Winter – Wellness Workshop Grainne is hosting a small group workshop this December from her home in Lucan, Co. Dublin on…

The Marie Keating Foundation’s Survive & Thrive Programme

For today’s post I’d like to tell you a little bit about the Marie Keating Foundation’s Survive & Thrive Programme for men and women who have finished cancer treatment. Last night was the first meeting of their latest course of…

Pink Coffee Morning – Life after breast cancer surgery

Physiofit Woman is hosting a Pink Coffee Morning this Sunday, 21 October at 11.30am in their clinic on the Kylemore Road, Dublin 12. This combined coffee morning and talk aims at educating and empowering women after cancer. Organiser Deborah Fernandes,…

Another event tomorrow (Wednesday 17 October), this time for women awaiting breast reconstruction

PLEASE NOTE: If you are a daily subscriber to Happy Magazine and are receiving this email in your inbox on Wednesday morning, this event is tonight. An informal information evening for patients who are awaiting breast reconstruction The evening will detail…

Public talk on breast cancer this Wednesday evening in Dublin

A public talk ‘Breast Cancer – A Growing Global Challenge?’ will take place at 5.30pm on Wednesday, 17 October at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin. All are welcome and registration is free. The Irish…

Events by the Marie Keating Foundation this October

The Marie Keating Foundation is marking 20 years fighting breast cancer with a series of events this October. The Foundation was established in 1998 by the Keating family after their mother, Marie Keating, died from the disease. Coping with Advanced…

Come and join us for coffee next Wednesday 3 October

I am delighted to be speaking at a #CupsAgainstBreastCancer coffee morning next week in Adamstown, Lucan, Co. Dublin. Organised by my friend and neighbour Jackie, we are hoping to raise as much as we can for the Irish Cancer Society‘s breast cancer services.…

It’s Cancer Week: 24-30 September 2018

Cancer has touched every family in every community in Ireland. Cancer Week is about opening up a national conversation about cancer and for communities and organisations, large and small, to be part of that conversation this September. Cancer Week is taking…

And the winner of our Full 360 competition is…

Brenda Woods! Congratulations Brenda. Brenda entered by leaving a comment on the post. Brenda has won two tickets to the Full 360 event in Dublin on 25 November. If you weren’t lucky today, we’ve got another competition happening on Happy…

Highlights from Soul Space: Gerry Hussey on Healing Trauma

The Soul Space event I was so looking forward to happened this weekend. Very early on Saturday morning, my husband, toddler and I tumbled into our campervan and hit the road to Galway. We arrived at the beautiful venue, Claregalway…

The Full 360 is back + Win tickets!

It’s September and it feels like there are health and wellness events popping up all over the country. They all look great so how do you decide which one’s for you? Alison Canavan’s Full 360 Series Today I want to…

The place to be this weekend – Vitality Expo

This weekend at the RDS in Dublin there will be a brand new natural health and wellbeing event called the Vitality Expo. It looks like it’s going to be a great event so it could make a brilliant plan for…

Soul Space – More than just an event

Soul Space is an inspiring new event happening on 22 September in Claregalway, Galway. I’ve written about it a little bit already here on Happy Magazine, and today I have all the details for you. I hope I might inspire…

Cornmarket teams up with Breast Cancer Ireland to promote good breast health awareness in schools

Cornmarket Group Financial Services Ltd has just today announced its new sponsorship of Breast Cancer Ireland’s Breast Health Education and Awareness programme for both teachers and transition year students nationwide.  The aim of the programme is to encourage and educate…

Irish Cancer Society Conference for Cancer Survivorship

Did you know you can join the Irish Cancer Society for their annual free conference for cancer survivors? This year’s Living Well with Cancer conference is taking place in 2 locations across the country: Galway on Saturday, 15 September at the…

Public talk: ‘Keeping Fit, Stopping Cancer’ from the Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society has announced that its next Decoding Cancer public talk ‘Keeping Fit, Stopping Cancer’ will take place at 1pm on Wednesday 22 August at The Wisdom Centre, 25 Cork Street, Dublin 8. The public talk will focus on the role…

Vitality Expo – 8-9 September

The RDS in Dublin will be transformed for the weekend of the 8th and 9th of September for a new health and wellbeing event called Vitality Expo. Experts on natural health, wellbeing, nutrition and natural skincare will speak at the…

Vegan Dublin Food Tours

Oooh… I’m always on the lookout now for vegan food while I’m out and about in Dublin. While I still eat real butter, I have given up cow’s milk, yogurt and cheese as part of my personal anti-cancer plan. This…

Summer Life Enhancing Workshops from Grainne Nolan

Grainne Nolan, one of our regular contributors here on Happy Magazine with her beautiful meditations, is holding three Summer Life Enhancing Workshops over the next couple of months. They’re going to be a really enjoyable way to spend a few…

An event like no other: Soul Space – The Experience

Soul Space is an event coming up in September this year focused on health and wellbeing. We think it’s going to be an amazing day with the potential to really change your life. Gerry and Miriam Hussey, both contributors here on…

Free Summer Wellness Events

Wowee! Check out this amazing community initiative happening from 17 June in Clondalkin, Dublin – free summer weekend wellness events including yoga, mental health talks, pilates, mindfulness and reiki. Organised by Somers Psychotherapy, the events are run free for the…

The Power of the Subconscious Mind – Psychologist Gerry Hussey speaking at WellFest this weekend

This weekend we packed all our camera gear and headed to the Royal Hospital Kilmainham for this year’s epic WellFest event. And boy, we sure weren’t disappointed. We had plans to cover the WellYoga, WellSoul and WellTalk stages but in…

Yoga for cancer patients – Event this Saturday

An innovative and inclusive fitness and wellbeing event is taking place this Saturday, 5 May in the Red Cow Moran Hotel, Naas Road, Dublin. Encouraging people of all abilities and disabilities to try out yoga and fitness classes, the Got Your…

The WellFest timetable has been announced and it looks GREAT

WellFest – Ireland’s largest health, fitness and wellness festival – has just announced details of the full line-up and schedule for its upcoming event. The festival, in association with KBC, is taking place at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham on 12…

Upcoming events for breast cancer patients and survivors

Two public talks that will be of interest to breast cancer patients and survivors are taking place over the next week in Dublin, organised by Breast-Predict, the Irish Cancer Society’s breast cancer research centre. Here are the details… Taking Charge…

On next week – The Patient Voice in Cancer Research

If you’ve survived or are living with cancer, you can have a say in the future of cancer research in Ireland. ‘The Patient Voice in Cancer Research’ is a UCD-led event that gets people affected by cancer and their families…