Free public ‘Well-being’ event in Lahinch

Free public ‘Well-being’ event in Lahinch


A Liscannor-based psychotherapist is organising a free public Well-Being talk to celebrate Mental Health Week.

Entitled ‘Well-Being on the Wild Atlantic Way’, the event will be held at Seaworld Lahinch on Tuesday the 8th of October at 7.30pm.

Joanne Hanrahan explained: “I have invited three other Clare based Psychotherapists to speak with me at the event. Each of us will present particular psychological well-being tips and strategies for 15 minutes. The topics will be general and should be of interest to all.”

Attendees will hear short presentations by local psychotherapists:

*Mindfulness in everyday life – Joanne Hanrahan

*Finding Ease in a Frantic World Dr. Kear Brain

*Adolescent Anxiety: Impact on Families – Margaret O’Brien

*The Importance of Self Care – Yvonne Nagle

Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.