Your Gut Bacteria Explained

      Your Gut Bacteria Explained – Probiotics     Every day in the pharmacy,  I am asked about how we can recover best after a bout of infection,  whether viral or bacterial.  One of our best tools in the recovery from an infection is the addition of Probiotics as a supplement to our…

Back to School Part 1

Back to School  Never before have the words “back to school” represented such relief and comfort, for stressed out parents.  The Corona virus is still a daily threat to our public health but the psychological well-being of kids and parents alike, must be afforded the attention it deserves.  The Government have finally committed €300+million to…

Coronavirus

Coronavirus should we be worried about it? Unless you are living under a proverbial stone, you’ll be wondering what exactly is the Coronavirus, what symptoms are caused by the virus from Wuhan in China and how is it transmitted from one person to another.  Today, we’ll discuss some of the facts about this virus that…

Christmas Opening Hours

** CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS **St. Aidans Shopping Centre, WEXFORD Sunday 22nd 9am to 5pm Monday 23rd 8.30am to 6.30pmChristmas Eve: 8.30am to 4pmRe-Open Friday 27th December: 10am to 5pm The Duffry, ENNISCORTHY Sunday 22nd 11am to 5pmMonday 23rd 9am to 6.30Christmas Eve: 9am to 5pmRe-Open Friday 27th December: 10am to 5pm Rafter Street, ENNISCORTHY Sunday…

Coughs and Colds in kids

Coughs and Colds A cough is a body’s reflex to clear its airways of dust, irritants or mucus.  The most common cause of cough is a cold and unfortunately there are a lot of colds around at this time of year!  Coughing can disrupt sleep and cause irritation and distress to babies and their parents. …

Vitamins and nutrition in pregnancy

There are some vitamins and minerals that are especially important and you should take care that you are including them in your daily meals. Of course we all know that a healthy balanced diet is the best way to get the necessary vitamins and minerals that our bodies need to sustain a healthy pregnancy. But…

Summer Sun – not always fun!

Summer Sun – not always fun! We all need sunshine in our lives and every day it lifts our spirits.  The sun brings out the smile in many of us that has been hidden for long winter months.  It is heart-warming to enjoy the long evenings, even if the kids won’t go to bed!  The…

Hay fever – hints and tips

Along with the sunshine comes an unwelcome condition for many adults and children.  Hay fever is a common allergic condition that affects up to one-in-five people at some point in their life. The symptoms of hay fever are caused when a person has an allergic reaction to pollen. Pollen is a fine powder released by…