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# activity - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Over 1.4 billion adults globally at risk of disease from not doing enough physical activity
# Study
# Study

Over 1.4 billion adults globally at risk of disease from not doing enough physical activity

Sep 5th 2018, 6:20 AM 44,123 Views 21 Comments

The diseases include type two diabetes, dementia, cardiovascular disease and some cancers.

# activity - Friday 8 September, 2017

'Sitting is the new smoking': Health experts warn that Irish adults are not active enough
# Get Walking
# Get Walking

'Sitting is the new smoking': Health experts warn that Irish adults are not active enough

Sep 8th 2017, 8:02 AM 16,435 Views 37 Comments

A new survey finds that the 18-24 age group may be the least physically active amongst all adults.

# activity - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Bomb parts found hidden in socks in dissident raid
# Safe Keeping
# Safe Keeping

Bomb parts found hidden in socks in dissident raid

Nov 24th 2015, 12:57 PM 15,012 Views 20 Comments

The items were found in the roof space of a house.

# activity - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

There are going to be A LOT of shooting stars in the sky tonight
# Perseids
# Perseids

There are going to be A LOT of shooting stars in the sky tonight

Aug 11th 2015, 3:54 PM 28,727 Views 15 Comments

There is expected to be more than 20 times the average number of shooting stars.

# activity - Friday 9 January, 2015

Parts of Melbourne Airport evacuated after security alert directed at airline
# Australia
# Australia

Parts of Melbourne Airport evacuated after security alert directed at airline

Jan 9th 2015, 5:08 PM 21,725 Views 22 Comments

Tigerair was the focus of the safety concerns.

# activity - Monday 8 December, 2014

Construction work was on the up again last month (and firms are hiring)
# Optimism
# Optimism

Construction work was on the up again last month (and firms are hiring)

Dec 8th 2014, 9:20 AM 5,898 Views 11 Comments

Some firms hired new staff to prepare for further growth in work.

# activity - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Compulsory 2 hours of PE per week needed to stop the rise of teen obesity
# Get Moving
# Get Moving

Compulsory 2 hours of PE per week needed to stop the rise of teen obesity

Oct 30th 2014, 8:00 PM 12,115 Views 46 Comments

It is estimated that one in five Irish teenagers is overweight or obese.

# activity - Thursday 14 August, 2014

20 years ago today, Arlene Arkinson (15) disappeared
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

20 years ago today, Arlene Arkinson (15) disappeared

Aug 14th 2014, 8:23 AM 16,844 Views 4 Comments

Arlene was out for the night at at disco when she disappeared. Police believe she was murdered.

# activity - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

This tattoo can turn your sweat into electricity
# Charged
# Charged

This tattoo can turn your sweat into electricity

Aug 13th 2014, 8:30 PM 13,527 Views 5 Comments

Although don’t expect it to be powering your devices any time soon.

# activity - Monday 14 July, 2014

Construction activity remains "robust" in tenth month of growth
# Residential
# Residential

Construction activity remains "robust" in tenth month of growth

Jul 14th 2014, 10:24 AM 5,719 Views 4 Comments

The rate has slowed slightly in the past couple of months but remains strong according to an index by Ulster Bank.

# activity - Friday 6 June, 2014

Less than half of those in their 60s do over 2.5 hours of exercise per week
# Get Moving
# Get Moving

Less than half of those in their 60s do over 2.5 hours of exercise per week

Jun 6th 2014, 3:48 PM 6,936 Views 15 Comments

Only 18 per cent of the over 70s engage in high levels of physical activity.

# activity - Monday 7 April, 2014

5 of our favourite fitness apps for April
# Active Apps
From The42
# Active Apps

5 of our favourite fitness apps for April

Apr 7th 2014, 12:00 PM 22,709 Views 21 Comments

From ones that keep track of your weight, to those that get you on the move.

# activity - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Mayo doctors tell patients to 'take a run and jump'
# Activity
# Activity

Mayo doctors tell patients to 'take a run and jump'

Jan 18th 2014, 9:45 AM 18,824 Views 11 Comments

It’s not what you think.

# activity - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Men arrested after suspected bomb seized in Derry
# Derry
# Derry

Men arrested after suspected bomb seized in Derry

Apr 13th 2013, 11:46 AM 3,238 Views 0 Comments

Police investigating dissident Republican activity stopped two vehicles and recovered the firearms.

# activity - Monday 11 March, 2013

Construction activity continues to fall as decline in unemployment eases
# Construction
# Construction

Construction activity continues to fall as decline in unemployment eases

Mar 11th 2013, 6:50 AM 5,154 Views 20 Comments

The weakest fall in activity was seen on housing projects and commercial and civil engineering each saw a slightly quicker reduction in activity.

# activity - Monday 11 February, 2013

Food growing set to be added to UK curriculum - what about Ireland?
# Horticulture
# Horticulture

Food growing set to be added to UK curriculum - what about Ireland?

Feb 11th 2013, 7:59 PM 6,096 Views 41 Comments

Should it also be brought into Irish schools?