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Minister Byrne Launches Winter Initiative 2023

The Winter Initiative 2023 has been launched by Minister of State for Sport and Physical Education, Thomas Byrne TD, with the aim of getting as many people as possible exercising and…

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Marie Keating Foundation, Snapchat And Aleph Launch AR Mobile Screen Lens To Change How We See Lung Cancer

The Marie Keating Foundation has launched a groundbreaking new AR innovation ‘Filter Out Lung Cancer’ in partnership with Snapchat and Aleph, Snapchat’s certified official sales partner in Ireland, to help raise symptom awareness for Lung Cancer…

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Health

Get Ireland Walking Strategy Launched

The Minister for Public Health, Wellbeing and the National Drugs Strategy, Hildegarde Naughton, and the Minister for Sport and Physical Education, Thomas Byrne, have launched the Get Ireland Walking strategy 2023-2027 and…

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New On Feírm Ground 2 Programme Launched

Minister of State with responsibility for Farm Safety at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Martin Heydon TD, and Minister for Public Health, Wellbeing and the National Drugs Strategy, Hildegarde…

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Health

Discover a Healthier You With The Beyondbmi Weight Management Programme

Finding the right path toward better health can often feel like navigating a maze with no clear direction. Weight management is more than just numbers on a scale; it’s about…

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National Healthy Eating Resources for Adults Over 65 Years

Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Mary Butler, has launched the National Healthy Eating Resources for older people. These resources have been developed by the Department of Health with the Health…

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Strategic Action Plan 2023-2024 for Implementation of National Drugs Strategy

Minister of State for Public Health, Wellbeing and the National Drugs Strategy, Hildegarde Naughton, has published the Strategic Action Plan for the implementation of the National Drugs Strategy, Reducing Harm,…

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Health

Meet Your Surgeon – Dr Kevin McDonald of Tir na nOg Clinic

Tir na nOg Clinic is a family-run establishment specialising in hair transplant surgery. At the forefront of the clinic is Dr. Kevin McDonald, a highly skilled and dedicated surgeon with…

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Health

National Skin Cancer Prevention Plan 2023-2026 Launched

The Minister for Public Health, Wellbeing and the National Drugs Strategy, Hildegarde Naughton, launched the National Skin Cancer Prevention Plan 2023-2026. Skin cancer is the most commonly-diagnosed cancer in Ireland, with…

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Health

Free Contraception Scheme for Women Aged 17-25 Launched

The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has launched the free contraception scheme for women aged 17–25 who reside in Ireland. Funding of €9 million has been allocated to support the scheme in…

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Irish Coast Guard Mark 200 Years of Lifesaving Service

The Irish Coast Guard, which can trace its roots to 1822, is celebrating 200 years of lifesaving service. The milestone was marked at an event attended by Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan…

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Older People Advised To Mind Their Health During Hot Weather

The Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Mary Butler TD, is advising older people to stay hydrated and avoid direct sun light to keep good health during the hot weather,…

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Health

RCSI Awarded Funding To Digitise Public Health Archives

Archivists from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences have been awarded funding to digitise public health archives from the Sir Charles A. Cameron papers for the first time as part of Heritage…

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Defibs Programme Launched For Grassroots Football Clubs

Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny, captain Seamus Coleman and defender Shane Duffy joined Minister for Sport Jack Chambers for the announcement of a new FAI programme for Grassroots football, funded by Government, to provide subsidised defibs for Grassroots…

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Health

How Lack Of Sleep Affects Junk Food Cravings

We all know the importance of getting a good night’s sleep regularly. However, data shows that 1/3 of adults don’t get enough sleep. At least seven hours per night is recommended, as…

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Education

IGPNEA Conference To Highlight That General Practice Nurses Are Vital To Future of Health Service

The Irish General Practice Nurses Education Association (IGPNEA) is set to host its annual conference this Friday 13th and Saturday 14th of May in the Tower Hotel, Waterford. The theme…

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Health

May Bank Holiday Water Safety Appeal

In the lead up to the May bank holiday weekend the Coast Guard, RNLI and Water Safety Ireland have issued a joint water safety appeal asking people to take some…

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Health

All Irish Workers Will Be Entitled to Sick Pay for the First Time Under New Law

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar has received government approval for new laws to give all Irish workers the right to paid sick pay for…

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Quick Fitness Recommendations to Help You Get in Shape for the Summer 2022

Summer 2022 is arriving quickly. The season provides an opportunity to break free from the constraints of a lengthy period spent indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic and enjoy the magnificent…

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3 Tips to Help Stay Motivated to Exercise All Year Long

February. The month of shattered dreams and ambitions. The trainers are gathering dust and chocolate bars have replaced protein bars. The gusto with which we attacked our new year resolutions…

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8 Mental Tricks For Getting “Back On Track” After Christmas

Getting back on track and eating healthy — whatever that means to you — can be tricky after time off. But whether you took a break from certain habits over the…

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Food & Drink

Introduction Of Minimum Unit Pricing Of Alcohol

The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD and the Minister for Public Health, Well Being and the National Drugs Strategy, Frank Feighan TD have welcomed minimum unit pricing on retail…

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Education

Launch of KOPS – New Garda Wellbeing App

An Garda Síochána are pleased to announce the launch of their new Wellbeing App, called KOPS. KOPS stands for Keeping Our People Supported. The app has been created specifically for employees of An…

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Education

Road Death – Let’s Start to Care

Road death doesn’t have a preferred age, gender, race, class or faith. It doesn’t care how fit you are, how happy you are, how clever you are or how popular…

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