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Download a free copy of The42's colouring book and entertain the young sports fan in your house
She Can! features some of Ireland’s top female athletes.
# Insurance
'This is a disgrace': Second Meath adventure firm faces closure due to 'ridiculous' insurance hike
Boyne Valley Activities said there was a 400% hike on its premium since 2013 despite the fact that it has not made any claims.
# Health
It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities
“We’re aiming to get everyone moving, and that’s particularly important for children.”
# the longest days
9 essential tips for surviving this summer with kids
From green fingers to the Lazy Day Rule.
# Shoulder to Shoulder
"We look out for each other": This Men's Shed meant an end to loneliness for these men
“A lot of men we have would have suffered from depression but the change in people after a few weeks here is unbelievable.”
# sponsored by transport for ireland
6 free, fun activities to check out this evening around Ireland
Make the most of your Monday.
# 52 things in 52 weeks
One Irish guy has a brilliantly inventive plan to make 2015 truly memorable spoke to one Galway man who has come up with a ridiculously cool way of getting things done this year.
# Get Active
5 sporting events to take part in over the August Bank Holiday weekend
No matter where you are in the country, there are plenty of fun runs and family days taking place nearby over the coming days.
# cultures
Celebrating 50 years of bringing intercultural learning to Ireland
EIL Ireland director Kevin Hickey said that Ireland is no longer the mono-cultural country it was when the non-profit was first set up.
# activities
11 vital steps to surviving Irish rugby camp
Here’s the (unofficial) IRFU guide to staying sane in Carton House.
8 New Year's resolutions and 6 tips on sticking to them
What are you promising to change, learn or do better in 2013?
# the gathering
€5 million funding planned for local The Gathering events - and more to come
Fine Gael Mayo Deputy Michelle Mulherin said the funding is great news which will help people in planning community activities during the event.
# Science
Government urged to bring in stem cell legislation
The government promised to regulate stem cell research in the Programme for Government – but there’s no sign of legislation yet.
# Festivals
Weekend of culture: Puck Fair and Fleadh Cheoil kick off
Street performers, a cattle fair, fireworks and traditional music…Kerry and Cavan have it all this weekend.
Olympics overload? What else is there to do this weekend?
Need a break from the Olympic games this weekend? Here’s what else is going on…
# after school
After-school activities (but not too many) benefit children
A study by the ESRI on nine-year-old children showed that there are many benefits to after-school activities for children – except when they have too many.