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Looking to sharpen your business skills, thinking of starting your own business or interested in growing an existing enterprise? Contact the Local Enterprise Office. LEO Tipperary with offices in Clonmel and Nenagh recently launched their Autumn training calendar, “Train to Gain” which details up to 20 training courses, workshops, events and initiatives designed to support the County’s existing and potential entrepreneurs. The Local Enterprise Office is the “first stop shop” for anyone looking to start or grow a business and a meeting with a Business Advisor can be arranged across Tipperary’s five Municipal Districts or on site in the case of established microenterprises. (Continued page 4)

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Ballyskenach Fit for Life running club Ballyskenach Athletics Club will be starting a Fit for Life running club on the 16th September in the Ballyskenagh GAA field which is located approximately 4km from Roscrea town on the R492 and approximately I km from the Cistercian College. Fit4life is a programme for all runners whether you are a complete beginner or a regular

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jogging/runner for both men and women and of all ages. The aim of the programme is to help you to develop or improve your level of fitness and wellness within the club struc- The LEO has also organised a 3 day ture in a fun, sociable environment. We are intensive training programme on Procplanning on meeting Monday and Wednes- ess Implementation for IS EN 1090-1 day evenings @ 7.30pm with an optional run on a Sunday morning. All are welcome

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(2011) for Engineering Businesses. The “Train to Gain” brochure is available from the Local Enterprise Office and contains details on the Clonmel Digital Media Festival taking place from 18 to 22 November and the Tipperary Tourism Networking Event at Bru Boru in Cashel on 20 October. All courses can be booked on line at Booking fees have been kept to a minimum for small businesses and range from €10 up to €50 for Start Your Own Business Courses. The unemployed or BTWA beneficiaries may avail of course fee waivers on submission of certification from their DSP Employment Services office. Early booking is advised as numbers are strictly limited and places are allocated on a first-come first-served basis. For further information contact Ita Horan, Local Enterprise Office on 052 6129466 or Geraldine Manning, on 0761 06 6573 geraldine.manning@leo.tipperarycoco. ie or Local Enterprise Office Tipperary is funded by the Irish Government and the European Union under the European Regional Development Fund 20142020.

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Tom Semple and The Thurles Blues Semple Stadium, Thurles, has for decades been the ‘mecca’ for GAA supporters, particularly hurling. Thousands throng to this heartland of hurling to witness the intense inter-county rivalries contested in the birthplace of the GAA. But what of the man whose name the stadium honours. This long-awaited biography of Tom Semple and his legendary Thurles Blues, was launched recently. Tom Semple, the GAA icon, is synonymous with the game of hurling, since he led the Thurles Blues to All-Ireland glory in 1906 and 1908. Read about these earlier heroes of the camán and of Tom Semple’s training regime and tactics. Follow the Blues on their amazing tour to Brussels and historic Fontenoy in 1910. Find out about the fascinating story of the early years of Thurles Sports-

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Templemore Athletic Club Training resumed on the 7th September at 6.00pm (with a second session at 7.00pm). Training will continue each and every Monday and Wednesday with two training sessions: one at 6.00pm – 7.00pm and a second session between 7.00pm and 8.00pm. Membership forms and further details will be available at all training sessions during September.

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Templemore Athletic Club Receive Credit Union Backing. Templemore A.C. received the first of ten allocations of €100 Sponsorships over ten years. Pictured: (L to R) Seamus Hartigan (coach), Eoin Houlihon (C.U.), Ivor Moyles (C.U.), Damien Johnston (C.U.), Martin Layden (Chairman/Adult Comptetition Secretary).

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Counselling Anxiety

(continued from previous issue)

Social Anxiety. It prevents us reaching our potential. Effects on relationships. Erectile dysfunction. Sadly, social anxiety not only hinders the social development of sufferers, but it also prevents them from reaching their potential in almost every aspect of their lives. As they look back on their lives, they will see a vista of lost opportunities, of being (wrongly) seen as social misfits and recluses. They remain chained by negative thoughts and low self-esteem, and, for example, may abandon further education. The idea of going to adult night classes is too much for them. One of the most undesirable consequences of social anxiety is how it impacts on intimacy. Because they do not feel good enough, sufferers may fear intimacy, and this hinders the development of intimate relationships. Indeed dating for sufferers can be nerve racking. There is a strong likelihood that victims of social anxiety may marry the first person who shows an interest in them, because they may feel that this is the only chance they will get. That is not a good basis for a long-term relationship, although some relationships formed in this way are successful. There is the obvious temptation that sufferers may resort to internet dating. In this way, they feel reassured that they will not have to make intimate contact, but this is avoidance, an unhealthy defence mechanism. In the context of intimacy, it is now clear that anxiety affects our sexual performance. I am not sure if this should go in under social anxiety, but it is worth looking at. Anxiety can play a crippling role in the case of both men and women. Sexual problems then become performance anxiety, and victims suffer a painful vicious circle of general and performance anxiety. The spontaneity of lovemaking is replaced by an increasing fear of the inability to perform. Sexual performance anxiety seriously interferes with the ability to enjoy what is fundamental to all living beings - sexual pleasure. We are sexual beings, and this is a great loss. As with other types of anxiety, the tendency is to avoid the stressor. In this case having sex is the stressor.

By Jim O’Shea

In the case of men, erectile dysfunction (failure either to get or to hold an erection) is a hurtful and widespread reality. Sometimes it is due to some physical problem such as blood pressure, blood pressure medication, prostate problems, or merely getting older when our testosterone levels are dropping, but in many cases it comes down to anxiety. This may not be performance anxiety as such, but any type of anxiety. When we become anxious, our bodies release chemicals such as Dopamine or Adrenaline. As previously explained, this is in reaction to the flight or flight response, which sends blood to the hands or the feet. Blood flow to the penis causes an erection, so if the blood is going elsewhere it is difficult to get an erection. Therefore, it is vital to change your negative thoughts to positive ones, and to use all the techniques outlined in this series of articles. Above all is also important for partners to be understanding and supportive. Any type of mocking or ridicule increases the shame associated with the inability to sexually perform, and contributes to low self-esteem and more long-term sexual dysfunction. It is psychological castration. I would recommend the website ‘Sex health in plain’, which explains and outlines some techniques for men who experience this embarrassing complaint.

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Jim O’Shea works as a counsellor from Furze, Thurles. Ph.0878211009 Jim O’Shea’s book ‘When a child dies. Footsteps of a Grieving Family’ is published by Veritas. The royalties from this book will go the the Children’s Hospital in Crumlin Jim O’Shea’s new book called Abuse, about domestic violence, workplace and school bullying is now available on Amazon, published by Cork University Press and in Bookshops.

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