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Irish MedTech company make ground-breaking treatment device available to more than 7 million tinnitus sufferers in the UK Neuromod announces partnership with The Tinnitus Clinic and launches telemedicine service in UK Lenire tinnitus treatment device also launched in Switzerland Irish medical device company, Neuromod Devices Ltd, has announced a major expansion of its tinnitus treatment device, Lenire ® into two new European countries. Lenire is now available to people with tinnitus through specialist partner clinics in the United Kingdom and Switzerland. Neuromod specialises in non-invasive neuromodulation technologies and has developed Lenire, the first non-invasive bimodal neuromodulation tinnitus device, clinically proven…

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Mairead Robinson returns to the ‘burning’ question of protecting our skin outdoors this summer As the country opens up and we are all enjoying meeting and celebrating outside, be it in our own back gardens or in the newly opened restaurants, hotels and bars. So once again we need to pay serious attention to our skin as we enjoy this ‘outdoor summer’. Experts are worried about an increased risk of skin cancer from people spending more time outdoors because of pandemic restrictions. They are warning people to pay heed to the sun and remain vigilant of the amount of time…

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In association with the publisher Gill Books, Senior Times is offering four copies of Zoe Devlin’s Wildflowers of Ireland new edition in our Crossword Competition to four correct entries.  Discover the fascinating world of Ireland’s diverse and astonishing collection of native wildflowers. Completed Crosswords should be posted to Senior Times Crossword, PO Box 13215, Rathmines, Dublin 6 with your name, address and email To print off the Crossword Grid   – Click Below SENIOR TIMES CROSSWORD GRID MAP To print off the Across Clues – Click Below SENIOR TIMES CROSSWORD CLUES ACROSS To print off the Down Clues – Click…

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George Keegan reports on what’s happening in travel, the arts, food and entertainment along the Western Seaboard The friends of Mayo Dark Skies, a community group affiliated with Dark Sky Ireland and a chapter of the International Dark Sky Association have been engaging during the past year, thanks to financial support from the Heritage Council, with the renowned Italian lighting designers  Marco Palandella and Roberto Corradini to address the issue of light pollution emitted from the town of Newport.  Marco and Roberto say they joined the team to begin a concentrated effort into researching the needs of the community on…

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The Limerick Greenway, the newly renovated 40km scenic off-road walking and cycling route connecting the three market towns of Rathkeale, Newcastle West and Abbeyfeale, opens to the public today (1 July). Earmarked to be transformative for the region, the €10 million visionary project is the biggest outdoor tourism amenity project ever undertaken in Limerick by Limerick City and County Council. Built along the former Limerick to Kerry train line, extensive works on Ireland’s newest tourism amenity include the restoration of two 19th century station houses at Ardagh and Barnagh, the renovation of the Barnagh Train Tunnel, and the complete resurfacing…

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Born Irene McCoubrey, former musician and radio presenter Maxi performed with two girl groups and the Irish supergroup The Concerned in the 1970s–80s, also representing Ireland at the 1973 and 1981 Eurovision Song Contests. After a road accident left her hospitalized, she focused on becoming a presenter for RTE; she retired from the broadcaster in 2015 after 30 years.

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Trouble sourcing suitable post-surgery clothing for her Dad motivated local woman start a business that serves those with limited movement “Establishing a new business in the midst of recurring lockdowns is challenging,” said Murphy, founder of ComfortClothing, “trying to source suppliers, agree patterns, designs and quantities was all done via zoom or whatsapp, so it makes it even more special now that we finally launched the site in mid-June. “Badly Needed” Murphy explains: “The idea behind it is to make fashionable, practical and easy to get on and off clothes and useful accessories for people who may not have the…

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