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Monday, 21 October 2019

'Irish people need to see obesity for what it really is - dangerous'

Fat has become a dirty word. We can't say it for fear it will offend but the sheer number of people who die from fat-related diseases every year should ...


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Conor Skehan: 'Get ready for 'British vote' surge in Ireland'

#stigmabase : Demography is destiny - a phrase usually used to explain how the age or number of a population influences everything from economics to political ...


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What will it take to turn Ireland into a mecca for entrepreneurs?

“The reality is, we as a nation are not funding at governmental level – or indeed privately through corporates giving scholarships – enough people to ...


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Local producers to take centre stage at major food market

of more than 400 people has found that 88% of people believe that locally made Irish food and drink products are better for our health and ...


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Almost a fifth of Dubliners don't know how to use social media privacy settings

Gareth Lambe, Head of Facebook Ireland said: “Millions of Irish people use social media to connect and share with friends and family, but many are ...


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Meet Stevie — The robot that's helping Irish pensioners to overcome loneliness

Stevie the robot may have started out as a way to help people in assisted ... Stevie II is Ireland's first socially assistive robot with advanced artificial ...


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Pressure mounts for last ditch attempt to stop abortion in North

According to party leader Peadar Tóibiín TD: “Sinn Féin lobbied for Westminster to ride roughshod over the people of the north of Ireland and impose ...


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Thousands of anti-Brexit protesters march in London

Khan had previously called on people to join the march, writing in The Independent ... People's Vote organisers are also asking people to sign a letter to Johnson, EU leaders, .... The EU caved and left Ireland hanging as expected.


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