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Brexit

Missing EU Already

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The dust is still settling over the United Kingdom after the catastrophic bomb, that was the Brexit referendum, exploded during the early hours of Friday morning last. The final result was 51.9 to 48.1 per cent in favour of Brexit, but it wasn’t long before Leave voters started changing their tune after UKIP Leader, Nigel ...

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‘Tis the season to be melancholy

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

‘So is there any truth to the idea that seasons affect our mood?’ Clocks have gone back. Days have gotten shorter. Weather has gotten colder. Winter has officially begun and with Christmas only being four weeks away you might find yourself not particularly excited about it. This time of year can make even the jolliest ...

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Lack of PE in primary schools to blame for obesity in adults?

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Almost 1 in 4 children in Ireland are obese or overweight. These are the alarming statistics according to The Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative Ireland (COSI). Ireland has the highest rate of obesity in Europe. A study conducted by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre in Montreal, Canada has shown that out of the ...

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Free GP Care: robbing the poor to pay the rich?

Thursday, March 12, 2015

‘In fact it’s robbing the poor to pay the rich.’ A new Bill for free GP care for all children under the age of six years was set to be introduced in 2014 but following numerous setbacks it has yet to be implemented. The HSE states that ‘the provision of free GP care to children under the ...

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