Mural to tragic boxer killed in hit-and-run unveiled

Mural to tragic boxer killed in hit-and-run unveiled

The mother of slain boxing star Kevin Sheehy has told how she feels the young champion has been brought home after he was immortalised this weekend in a beautiful ...

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Emergency care resources 'highly skewed' to North East, study finds

Emergency care resources 'highly skewed' to North East, study finds

Spending on urgent and emergency care in Ireland varies greatly depending on the patient’s address, according to a new study.

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Cecelia Ahern reveals movie sequel to 'P.S. I Love You', with Hilary Swank as leadThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Cecelia Ahern reveals movie sequel to 'P.S. I Love You', with Hilary Swank as lead

Cecelia Ahern has revealed that Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank on is board for a new movie on her sequel to her blockbuster P.S. I Love You.

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Medical cardholders in poorest households spend 10% of income on private health insurance

Medical cardholders in poorest households spend 10% of income on private health insurance

Some of the country’s poorest households are spending nearly a tenth of their disposable income on private health care, despite having medical cards.

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Beef encounter: Happy end to tale of Benjy the gay bull

Beef encounter: Happy end to tale of Benjy the gay bull

Lynne Kelleher Five years after preparing to consign him to the slaughterhouse due to his sexual orientation, the former owner of Benjy the gay bull has had an emotional ...

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Irish star Buckley on Variety’s ‘10 to watch’ list

Irish star Buckley on Variety’s ‘10 to watch’ list

Kerry star Jessie Buckley has been named one of Variety magazine’s ‘10 actors to Watch’ for 2019.

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Crowdfunders out in Force to buy West Cork island

Crowdfunders out in Force to buy West Cork island

A West Cork island could become the first crowdfunded private island in the world.

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Children more likely to be overweight if mothers smoke, study finds

Children more likely to be overweight if mothers smoke, study finds

The children of Irish mothers who smoke are more likely to be overweight or obese, according to a new study.

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Cigarette sales in Ireland down 25% over past 5 years

Cigarette sales in Ireland down 25% over past 5 years

The number of cigarettes sold in Ireland has dropped by nearly a quarter over the past five years, according to a report.

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Long-living Fungie makes splash in record books

Long-living Fungie makes splash in record books

Fungie is officially the longest living solitary dolphin on the planet, according to a new study. Since his arrival into Dingle, Co Kerry, 35 years ago, the now ...

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Danger of side impacts to head uncovered in study

Danger of side impacts to head uncovered in study

The dangers of side impacts to the head such those from football headers or boxing hooks have been uncovered in a new Irish study.

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One in seven primary school children have high blood pressure

One in seven primary school children have high blood pressure

One in seven Irish primary school children have high blood pressure, according to a study.

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Healthy eaters more likely to exercise in pregnancy

Healthy eaters more likely to exercise in pregnancy

First-time mothers who consume their five-a-day of fruits and vegetables are more likely to exercise during pregnancy, according to a new study.

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37% of people listen to a podcast once a month

37% of people listen to a podcast once a month

One in three Irish people listen to a podcast every month, according to a new study.

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Humpback whales in Irish waters are born in Africa

Humpback whales in Irish waters are born in Africa

Scientists have finally solved the mystery of the birthplace of humpback whales around Irish waters, after discovering they make a mammoth journey here from Africa ...

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Whiplash patients drop rehab after cases

Whiplash patients drop rehab after cases

A study has found 100% of Irish whiplash patients attending a spine specialist pursued lawsuits — but the visits almost always stopped once the legal action ...

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Boys hit exercise targets more than girls

Boys hit exercise targets more than girls

Adolescent boys are almost twice as likely as their female counterparts to get the recommended one hour’s physical activity a day, according to new research.

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Under one in 10 childhood asthma cases linked to traffic

Under one in 10 childhood asthma cases linked to traffic

Just under one in ten cases of Irish childhood asthma is linked with traffic pollution, according to a new global study.

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‘Trauma’ for gay fathers in straight marriages

‘Trauma’ for gay fathers in straight marriages

The trauma of marriage break-up for Irish gay fathers who come out after having children during a heterosexual marriage has been revealed in a study.

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Irish teen girls near top of global binge drinking table

Irish teen girls near top of global binge drinking table

Irish adolescent girls have one of the highest levels of binge drinking in the world, according to a new global study.

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Irish people 7th in the world for consuming energy drinks

Irish people 7th in the world for consuming energy drinks

Irish people are among the biggest consumers of energy drinks on the planet despite health concerns over their sugar and caffeine content.

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Research highlights potential of fast-growing seaweed

Research highlights potential of fast-growing seaweed

Ireland may be famous for its green grass but scientists have discovered a night-growing Irish seaweed could be just as bountiful.

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