From The Heart

By Maria Kearney, Croí’s Physical Activity Specialist There is a steady decline in muscle and bone strength from the age [...]


Improving your cardiovascular fitness is one of the most positive New Year's resolutions you can make in 2020. To give [...]


by Croí's lead dietitian, Suzanne Seery Be Consistent in Your Eating Habits Maintaining a regular meal pattern throughout the festive [...]


Excerpt from the 2018 Croí Annual Report Penny Jones has been practicing complementary therapies for many years, and for the [...]


“The loss of conversation has been one of the hardest things… but sometimes John will say a word and it [...]


This time of year, treats can sometimes takeover Halloween festivities. The supermarkets are stocked to the rafters with Halloween themed, [...]


Read this lovely testimonial which was left to us recently by Bernie McCaffrey, who stayed in the Courtyard Apartments at [...]


By Pearl O’Kennedy Pearl is 80 years old and lives with her husband on Rahoon Road in Galway. They have [...]


We eat with our eyes and the size of our plate influences how hungry or satisfied we feel after eating [...]


Earlier this year, we welcomed Bernadette White to stay in our Courtyard Apartments at Croí House as her husband John [...]


By Croí’s Andrew McPhillips Get Training For the Croí Night Run! Congratulations! - you have taken the first step to [...]


Croí is honoured to have been chosen as Aurivo's charity partner for 2019. Each year, Aurivo choose a different charity [...]


It was a beautiful day for the Croí Stroke Support Group summer outing! We visited Rathbaun Farm in Ardrahan, where [...]


By Divya Ravikumar, Health Promotion Student and Registered Dietitian What are carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are one of 3 macronutrients (nutrients that form [...]


By Christine Houlihan, Sligo IT student on placement with Croí Whether it’s the Monday morning breakfast roll to work or [...]


This week is International Men’s Health Week! Here is Val’s story about taking control of his health: Val Browne, aged […]


Michael Delapp is 69 years old. He lives in Clifden with his wife, Jane. He has two adult sons.


Marc is 44 years old. He lives in Roscommon, near Carrick on Shannon, with his wife Geraldine and their two children who are 10 and 5 years old. He is also living with heart failure.


Kay Flynn is 67 years old. She lives in Sligo with her husband, Michael, where she worked as a registrar for the HSÉ. She is also living with heart failure.


David Best is 79 years old. He lives in Sligo with his wife, Dympna. He is also living with heart failure.


Attracta is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Heart Failure, working in Sligo University Hospital. When asked why she chose to [...]


Gerald McTernan is 72 years old. He lives in Leitrim with his wife Nora. He is also living with heart failure.


One of the programmes here at Croí is a Phase IV Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme, designed to provide ongoing support and [...]


Written by Croí's Cardiovascular Nurse Specialist, Patricia Hall Cardiovascular disease is an umbrella term for all types of disease that [...]


By Christine Houlihan, Sligo IT student on placement with Croí Your beloved may have the key to your heart, but [...]


The New Year offers us a fresh start to make some changes in our lives. But change can be difficult [...]


This time of year can be overwhelming when it comes to food, especially if you are focused on losing some [...]


We received a lovely note from Róisín, a Transition Year student from St. Paul’s Secondary School, Oughterard, who just completed […]


The festive season should be enjoyed, but with temptations all around we may need that extra bit of motivation to [...]


Thank you, Team Croí Charities change the world and people’s lives but they would not survive without their supporters! Today […]


Below are some tips to help tweak your favourite recipes to make them healthier and still taste great! Watch the […]


The 2018 World Diabetes Day is happening on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. The campaign is led by the International Diabetes [...]


Written by Croí Dietitian Aisling Harris. Extract taken from Aisling’s blog, The Superfit Foodie.  Quite often when I hear a […]


Day tripping along the Wild Atlantic Way – the best medicine! By Annie Costelloe, Croí Health Programmes Coordinator ‘Breathe deeply of […]


In recognition of 2018 World Stroke Day, we held a lovely tea party for our Stroke Yoga participants, Stroke Support Group […]


A huge thank you to the 5th year students at Yeats College, Galway, who organised a lovely bake sale on […]


  So I had one hell of an adventure cycling to Paris in aid of Croí Heart & Stroke Charity! […]


Welcome to the Couch to 5km plan  – don’t forget to register for the 4th annual Croí Night Run on October 12th […]


Welcome to the Couch to 5km plan  – don’t forget to register for the 4th annual Croí Night Run on October 12th […]


  If I can do the Croí Night Run 5km, anybody can!   No, really….  in late 2015 at 41, […]