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The Innovation hub to address Ireland’s water infrastructure is located in the Nimbus Centre, Cork Institute of Technology.  The Water Systems and Services Innovation Centre (WSSIC) is a joint venture between Cork City Council, Cork County Council and the Nimbus Centre at Cork Institute of Technology. The WSSIC is tasked with modernising Ireland’s water infrastructure by
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Emotional intelligence and how it can power your performance. A concept that is already established in many successful organisations, the development of emotional-intelligence is becoming fundamental for both leaders and those who wish to enhance their performance, whatever environment you work in. Earlier this year at a conference, Cormac McCarthy, former Cork
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An audit of services for stroke patients by the Health Service Executive has found that 73% of hospitals are unable to provide adequate levels of rehabilitation therapy to those who need it. The audit, which was conducted in conjunction with the Irish Heart Foundation, shows major nursing, medical and therapy staff deficits in stroke rehabilitation […]
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The Government has launched a new strategy aimed at tackling Ireland’s growing obesity problem.The action plan includes a proposal for a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks. The “healthy weight for Ireland” policy seeks a targeted reduction in the excess weight of adults and children by promoting healthy eating, exercise and working with the food industry to
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People with an acquired brain injury can wait up to two years for access to the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dún Laoghaire, according to figures obtained by RTÉ News. An estimated 30,000 people in Ireland are currently living with a brain injury. Health Service Executive figures show there are 13 people with acquired brain injuries […]
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Having spent over 20 years working on food-poisoning lawsuits, Bill Marler simply doesn’t eat certain foods anymore. The attorney, who’s litigating suits against Chipotle after the chain’s E. coli and norovirus outbreaks, was cited in an article by Health Insider from BottomLine outlining what foods he’s cut from his diet. Having won more than $600
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Bottled water sales are growing at a much faster rate than soft drinks. This might be better for your health, but it is terrible for the environment – and your pocket. The notion of water charges has not been universally popular in Ireland – at least when it comes to the water from our taps. […]
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By Ekaterina Tikhoniouk One of the first connections between the built environment and physical health was made more than 2,600 years ago, in Hippocrates’ work ‘On Airs, Waters and Places’. In the mid-nineteenth century, the idea finally emerged that poor-quality environments were a major contribution to illnesses and poor physical health. But the influence of the […]
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Unless you’re a morning person, the beginning of the day is a rough experience. In full knowledge of that, we’ve decided to share one of our morning shake recipes, so you can wake up right away. You’ll feel great throughout the day if you have this shake for breakfast every morning. All you need is […]
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All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. But music can help. From time to time, it helps to have a little bit of music in the background while hard at work. Here, we’ve included a list of the top five albums to listen to while on the job. 1. Back in Black […]
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Summertime, and the living is easy… There is nothing like an impromptu weekend trip to the countryside to relax and unwind during the summer. With Irish weather a daily guessing game, wouldn’t it be great to jump into the family wagon and spin to leafy pastures for a few hours to revitalise? But steer clear […]
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A new study has suggested that almost 24,000 people in this country could have undiagnosed type 2 diabetes. The survey examined nearly 30,000 people over a four year period between 2009 and 2013 in order to assess diabetes and cardiovascular risk in the Irish people. The study, which was conducted on behalf of VHI Healthcare […]
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The Cavan Older People’s Forum, along with support from Cavan County Council will co-ordinate a new Drop-In centre for older people in Cavan Town. This will take place in the Events Space of the Johnston Central Library and will be held every Monday morning, from11:30am to 1pm. This will be open to all older members […]