MOYA fest to promote healthy and happy lives

The seventh annual Ballybunion Moya Wellness Festival is going online this year to ensure people can stay safe through the pandemic.

For the first time, those planning on heading along to the Meditation, Ocean, Yoga and Art celebration are being asked to take part online, through a variety of workshops and talks focused on mindfulness and good health.

Running from Saturday October 24 until the following Monday, October 26, speakers from Dubai, London, the USA and other countries will be tuning in to host their own workshops with people eager to live fuller and more contented lives.

Cliff House skydive fundraiser tops €4k

Staff at Ballybunion’s Cliff House Hotel have smashed their €4,000 fundraising goal for Pieta House just two weeks into their appeal.

Thirteen workers at the North Kerry hotel are teaming up to support the free suicide and self-harm crisis service that is available 24/ 7 for people battling with depression and suicidal thoughts.

Originally, the group had planned to take part in a charity skydive on October 17 and 18th, but have now postponed the skydive due to newly-imposed Government restrictions on the movement of people between counties.

A disturbing figure of 421 people took their own lives in Ireland in 2019 - something that many fear will rise further in 2020 due to the highly stressful conditions many people are now living in because of the ongoing Government lockdown.