by Margaret O'Connor M.Ed MSW

In this web exclusive piece, Margaret O'Connor reflects on the relationship between holding on and letting go, in travel and coming home... As any immigrant from one country to another knows the see-saw of holding on and letting go of home becomes a real dilemma. Even if your country of birth was a place of pain and suffering

by Catriona Plunkett MIRI VTCT ITEC
Golden Egg Holistic Portlaoise Reflexology

Reflexology is a complementary, holistic therapy which is based on the principle that there are reflexes on the hands and feet which correspond to every part, gland and organ of the body. Applying pressure to these reflexes can help to stimulate the body’s own healing system. In this article, Catriona Plunkett gives an introduction to Reflexology, and then shows some simple techniques that can...

by Jay Ramsay

A poem entitled "STEPPING INTO THE MIDDLE" by Jay Ramsay

by Dave Phillips
St Francis Hospice Raheny

Each issue, Network Ireland dedicates space in the magazine to raise awareness of a charity. This issue we spoke to Dr Matthew Farrelly in St Francis Hospice, Raheny about the hospice movement, and the reality of death and bereavement in Ireland.

by Dave Phillips
Bruce Damer and Galen Brandt at Dunderry Park

We hooked up with Bruce Damer and Galen Brandt, both virtual world pioneers; to talk about the holistic use of technology, and how social media like Twitter and Facebook can enable us to bring about positive change by allowing us to communicate on a scale that has never before been possible.

by Angie Kinsella

Having run great Laughter Yoga workshops at Spirit in the City and the 2011 Spirit Of Folk Festival, Angie Kinsella of Yogaway wrote this great little article highlighting some of the benefits that Laughter Yoga brought to her life.