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Switching on cancer gene could treat heart disease

Researchers trying to turn off a gene that allows cancers to spread have made a surprising U-turn. By making the gene overactive and functional in the hearts of mice, they…

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Remdesivir: Covid-19 Cure?

Remdesivir is an investigational antiviral drug being developed by Gilead Sciences for the treatment of Covid-19 and Ebola virus infection. The drug is currently not approved. The US Food and…

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KNOW YOUR DISTANCE

Physical distancing saves lives Physical distancing is keeping a 2m (6ft) space between you and other people. You should not shake hands or make close contact where possible. This video demonstrates…

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6 Amazing Hikes on the Wild Atlantic Way

1 – The Burren Way You’ll find the Burren, arguably the most unique landscape on Ireland’s west coast, in County Clare’s Burren region. You’ll often hear those that visit describe…

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Five Tips To Help Prevent And Manage Arthritis

Not only do they wear you down with gnawing pain, but they restrict your ability to do things that once you took for granted. The pains can affect your mood…

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Dublin’s Best Mountain and Hill Walks

Not many capital cities offer such easy access to the countryside, but Dublin residents are often just minutes away from some incredibly beautiful hills and mountains Here are some of…

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Some of Ireland’s Best Waymarked Trails

Ireland is positively covered in waymarked trails, and countless adventurers have travelled these well-worn paths across the country. We’ve picked a few of our favourites. It’s important to note that…

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5 tips for staying fit in retirement

It’s no secret that regular exercise is good for body and soul. You already know it can reduce the risk of developing certain health conditions, help you maintain your weight,…

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The Best Hikes in Leinster

Wicklow 1. The Lugnaquilla Mountain from Glenmalure Loop Walk Distance: 15km This is a bit of a strenuous one, taking in two peaks. But don’t let that deter you the views are…

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These are the top 10 most scenic hikes in Ireland

For such a small island, Ireland punches well above its weight when it comes to hiking options. There are some 954 developed trails all over the country (check out irishtrails.ie…

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The Best Walks In And Around Dublin

Dublin, with its miles of open coastline and unspoilt mountains, has walking trails to rival those of any rural Irish county. Beautiful cliff path trails, mountainous hikes and relaxing nature…

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Fingal pilot ‘Community Car’ service

Find out how to get involved in the Fingal Community Car Service Fingal County Council, in partnership with Local Link and GoCar have recently launched the pilot ‘Community Car’ service….

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Knocknarea – Queen Maeve Trail County Sligo

This trail includes over 500 wooden steps and opens out onto Knocknarea’s summit, providing spectacular views over Sligo and Ballisodare Bay. The recently launched Queen Maeve trail, an initiative of…

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20 Tips for a Happy Retirement

1. Get your finances in order Organise your money so you can work out what you’ll have to live on. Gradually reducing your spending in the lead up to retirement…

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Physical Wellbeing After Retirement

You already know your body is going to change as you get older. That’s why it’s important to live as healthily as you can, not only to help prolong your…

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Food & Drink

An Alternative Way to Cook with Apples

Who doesn’t love a nice crisp apple? This power food is not only healthy, filling, and delicious, it is also the perfect ingredient to use in a number of fantastic…

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The Medical Benefits of Apples

Ranked first in the Medical News Today’s top ten healthy foods, it is a well known fact that apples are good for you; sayings like “an apple a day keeps…

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Easy Ways to Incorporate Apples into Your Daily Diet

In a busy world full of fast food and quick snacks, it may be hard to find the time to cook healthy meals for yourself. Incorporating 400 grams of fruit…

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Need More Vitamins and Minerals in Your Diet? Start With Oranges

As the days get longer and the temperatures get (hopefully) warmer, cooking with bright and seasonal produce helps bring the season to life. Oranges, though not indigenous to Ireland, are…

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Food & Drink

Clean Eating and How to Start

Clean eating is exactly what it sounds like. Eating cleaner, healthier, more whole foods like fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, whole grains and healthy fats; and refraining from eating lots of…

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Coroner Alarmed by High Suicide Rate in Co. Mayo

Dr Elenor Fitzgerald, who is the coroner for North Mayo stated recently that she is alarmed by the high rates of suicides which add up to half the deaths she…

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Trouble getting to sleep? Study finds a weekend camping trip can help

In today’s world, many of us stay up late into the night, watching TV, using smartphones, computers or reading books by lamplight. Getting up when the alarm sounds in the…

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Helpful Tips to Combat a Sore Throat

The winter period has so far been a mild one for Ireland but that is set to change this week. Met Eireann is predicting the weather to get gradually colder as…

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Three Tips On Improving Your Memory

In our day to day lives we are expected to remember a lot of things. Our schedules can become hectic and sometimes it’s easy to let certain things slip. Here…

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