Global guidelines on pet dental care are helpful
I saw two pets with severe dental disease today.
I saw two pets with severe dental disease today.
Jim Hurley - Nature Trail If you pinch the base of your nose between finger and thumb you feel that it is made of hard bone. Do the same to the tip of your nose you note that it is soft, flexible and rubbery because it is made of cartilage. Our ears are also made of cartilage.
To many, the very essence of any faith begins in a classroom. But with the impending changes in the educational system in Ireland, minority faiths are in danger of being splintered, left without a sound beginning, a school ethos under threat of extinction.
While it's not all fun and games at the Stroke Support Groups which meet every week in Dundalk and Drogheda, these activities play an important role in helping survivors with their rehabilitation.
Pete Wedderburn - Animal Doctor My dog Finzi loves exercising on the beach. In many ways, it's ideal: long stretches of sand for her to gallop along, chasing the ball that I throw for her. Then when she overheats and needs to cool...
Hubert Murphy The life and times of Tommy McCarthy were truly inspiring.
St John's Home, located at St Peter's Square ( the former old cornmarket at the top of Peter Street) has been in the news lately with a number of politicians and groups looking for something to be done about the present buildings, opened 201 years ago, but the charity goes back even further.
One in five people will have a stroke at some time in their life. Most are over 65, but anyone can have a stroke, even children. Here in Louth, over 200 people each year will have a stroke, with the latest CSO figures recording 46 deaths in the county in 2014.
Pete Wedderburn - Animal Doctor Pets are often regarded as a type of non-essential decadent Western luxury. A new report presents a completely different picture, based on studies of "big data" from populations around the world. The truth seems to be that pets are so good for people that the improvements in physical and mental health are believed to...
Jim Hurley - Nature Trail Organisation in the nest of a colony of ants is amazing yet it is not designed by any individual ant or steering committee of ants. Furthermore, no individual ant has the means to see or...
Raymond Gogan tells the story well - the moment a visitor to Listoke came face to face with their resident ghost - a former English army colonel.
From the hills of Cooley to the noble estate in Slane, from Stameen's crisp cider and a touch of Jack Cody's best, the Louth/Meath region lacks nothing in enterprise when it comes to producing top notch whiskey and beer.
Working at home as a textile designer suits Bernadette McCullagh to a tee, including the tea towels and T shirts which are among her Dúinn Design range of products inspired by local folklore stores.
The craft sector in Ireland is becoming a growth industry which enables people to combine their passion for creativity with the opportunity to make a living.
Fiona Magennis The community in Donore are embracing a new found love for healthy living and exercise after starting their own Operation Transformation which saw participants lose an amazing nine stone between them in the first two weeks.
As teens and young people come under ever increasing scrutiny and pressure not only through their friendships, school and home life but also through the relatively new medium of social media, the service provided by Childline is proving more essential than ever.
Pete Wedderburn - Animal Doctor The woman on the phone was agitated. "My dog's having a fit" she shouted. I tried to talk to her, telling her to clear a space around her dog and to try to stay calm, but she kept shouting "What can I do? It's awful to watch! What can I do?"
The Boyne Tower, an iconic contemporary building located in central Drogheda, is now available to be let after a complete... News
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Ardee and Dunleer gained big time from the Town and Village Renewal funding with the Deeside Hub service securing over €56,000... News
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Gardaí are investigating a number of burglaries in the Drogheda area over the past week. News
There was disappointing news for Drogheda this week as... News