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# awareness - Monday 10 March, 2014

US students win the right to wear 'I Heart Boobies' cancer bracelets
# Awareness
# Awareness

US students win the right to wear 'I Heart Boobies' cancer bracelets

Mar 10th 2014, 9:49 PM 13,686 Views 26 Comments

A school banned the bracelets maintaining they carried sexual connotations.

# awareness - Monday 20 January, 2014

Women encouraged to avail of free smear tests in 2014
# Cervical Cancer Prevention
# Cervical Cancer Prevention

Women encouraged to avail of free smear tests in 2014

Jan 20th 2014, 6:50 AM 10,720 Views 33 Comments

European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week takes place from January 19 to 25.

# awareness - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Connacht rugby star on the meningitis scare that rocked his family
# GIVING BACK
From The42
# GIVING BACK

Connacht rugby star on the meningitis scare that rocked his family

Nov 21st 2013, 8:44 PM 16,739 Views 3 Comments

George Naoupu’s sister-in-law had to learn how to walk and speak again after being struck down with the disease.

# awareness - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Former hurler aiming to feature in Paralympics after suffering sight loss
# Sports Star
From The42
# Sports Star

Former hurler aiming to feature in Paralympics after suffering sight loss

Nov 19th 2013, 5:25 PM 19,089 Views 12 Comments

Peter Ryan was diagnosed at 19 with a rare genetic disorder that resulted in sight loss.

# awareness - Sunday 3 November, 2013

HSA warn against workplace accidents due to 48 people dying last year
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

HSA warn against workplace accidents due to 48 people dying last year

Nov 3rd 2013, 7:30 AM 6,923 Views 17 Comments

The Health and Safety Authority said so far this year 38 people have lost their lives in accidents at work.

# awareness - Sunday 22 September, 2013

VIDEOS: Learn how to order a pint using Irish Sign Language
# Sign It
# Sign It

VIDEOS: Learn how to order a pint using Irish Sign Language

Sep 22nd 2013, 5:30 PM 14,184 Views 35 Comments

Do you know how to say ‘hello’ or ‘thank you’ using ISL? We’re feeling generous today so we’ll teach you those as well.

# awareness - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Suicides in Kerry decreased since Donal Walsh spoke out, says coroner
# Suicide
# Suicide

Suicides in Kerry decreased since Donal Walsh spoke out, says coroner

Sep 12th 2013, 3:44 PM 11,962 Views 39 Comments

Terence Casey says the “plague” of suicides in Kerry has reduced since the late teenager appealed to young people not to take their own lives.

# awareness - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Almost 7 per cent drop shows smoking ban is working, insists Cancer Society
# Workplace Smoking
# Workplace Smoking

Almost 7 per cent drop shows smoking ban is working, insists Cancer Society

Aug 27th 2013, 6:00 AM 4,880 Views 27 Comments

A recently published ESRI working paper had found that the workplace ban had “little or no effect” on smoking habits.

# awareness - Friday 28 June, 2013

Knowing the symptoms can 'BEAT' ovarian cancer, say pharmacists
# Silent Killer
# Silent Killer

Knowing the symptoms can 'BEAT' ovarian cancer, say pharmacists

Jun 28th 2013, 6:45 AM 13,758 Views 8 Comments

The ‘BEAT’ acronym can help women recognise the symptoms of the condition, which affects 300 women each year.

# awareness - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Call for vigilance as elder abuse in Ireland on the increase
# Awareness
# Awareness

Call for vigilance as elder abuse in Ireland on the increase

Jun 15th 2013, 7:00 AM 6,251 Views 17 Comments

Last year, the HSE said that it had seen an increase of almost 10 per cent on referrals for elder abuse.

# awareness - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Mandzukic loses Champions League medal, Ribery comes to the rescue
# Awareness
From The42
# Awareness

Mandzukic loses Champions League medal, Ribery comes to the rescue

May 26th 2013, 12:39 PM 3,649 Views 4 Comments

The Frenchman was the only one to notice the unfortunate occurrence.

# awareness - Friday 26 April, 2013

Do you know the signs and symptoms of the 'silent killer'?
# Ovarian Cancer
# Ovarian Cancer

Do you know the signs and symptoms of the 'silent killer'?

Apr 26th 2013, 10:51 AM 15,985 Views 15 Comments

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of the ‘silent killer’ ovarian cancer, which can be confused with other less serious conditions.

# awareness - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Column: Should there be alcohol advertising in sport?
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Should there be alcohol advertising in sport?

Apr 13th 2013, 7:00 PM 55 Views 44 Comments

As a recovering alcoholic I should say that alcohol advertising and sponsorship has no place in sport, but I can’t: I know there are few options for sports clubs and I need my GAA club to stay open, writes an anonymous contributor.

# awareness - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Call for industry to tackle dangers of detergent to children
# Detergent Danger
# Detergent Danger

Call for industry to tackle dangers of detergent to children

Apr 4th 2013, 6:45 AM 7,398 Views 26 Comments

Labour TD Ciara Conway said she is examining what can be done to ensure children are not at risk of danger from these pods.

# awareness - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Luas extension project changes name to "generate public awareness"
# Luas Cross City
# Luas Cross City

Luas extension project changes name to "generate public awareness"

Jan 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 13,567 Views 44 Comments

The project was known as BXD or Broombridge, but will now be known as the Luas Cross Line.

# awareness - Monday 29 October, 2012

How safe is your workplace?
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

How safe is your workplace?

Oct 29th 2012, 8:00 AM 6,528 Views 17 Comments

Even if you work in an office, you could be at risk of health and safety issues. The CEO of the Health and Safety Authority tells us more.

# awareness - Monday 15 October, 2012

Campaign highlights dangers of hair straighteners to children
# Campaign
# Campaign

Campaign highlights dangers of hair straighteners to children

Oct 15th 2012, 4:09 PM 11,953 Views 14 Comments

The campaign was launched following a rise in the number of children attending A&E at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children with hair straightener burns.

# awareness - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Government urged to bring in stem cell legislation
# Science
# Science

Government urged to bring in stem cell legislation

Oct 3rd 2012, 7:15 AM 3,055 Views 13 Comments

The government promised to regulate stem cell research in the Programme for Government – but there’s no sign of legislation yet.

# awareness - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Cycle for suicide awareness will go from Westport to Dublin... and back
# Suicide Awareness
# Suicide Awareness

Cycle for suicide awareness will go from Westport to Dublin... and back

Sep 29th 2012, 7:30 AM 7,893 Views 17 Comments

A 500 kilometre cycle to raise awareness of suicide and depression got under way early this morning and will continue all weekend.

# awareness - Monday 24 September, 2012

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week - here's what you need to know
# Staying Safe
# Staying Safe

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week - here's what you need to know

Sep 24th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,891 Views 2 Comments

The aim of the campaign is to make sure that people know its cause, how to prevent it, and how to detect it.

# awareness - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Samaritans volunteer on cusp of completing 24:7 bike challenge
# David's Way Round
# David's Way Round

Samaritans volunteer on cusp of completing 24:7 bike challenge

Aug 19th 2012, 8:15 AM 3,768 Views 4 Comments

David Exley, whose brother and son took their own lives, is travelling between 201 Samaritans branches in the UK and Ireland to highlight the charity’s services.

# awareness - Monday 30 July, 2012

Awareness campaign warns against mixing alcohol and water
# Drink And Dive
# Drink And Dive

Awareness campaign warns against mixing alcohol and water

Jul 30th 2012, 11:06 AM 3,885 Views 7 Comments

Never ever drink and dive, swim or sail, says Irish Water Safety.

# awareness - Saturday 30 June, 2012

35 Marathon Man: Alan Corcoran becomes first to run a lap of Ireland
# Endurance
# Endurance

35 Marathon Man: Alan Corcoran becomes first to run a lap of Ireland

Jun 30th 2012, 3:51 PM 6,781 Views 20 Comments

The 21-year-old has completed his 917-mile roundtrip to raise funds for stroke awareness.

# awareness - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Festival shines light on homelessness in Ireland
# Homeless Festival
From The Daily Edge
# Homeless Festival

Festival shines light on homelessness in Ireland

Apr 17th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,457 Views 10 Comments

The classic Irish dark comedy Adam & Paul will be shown at the IFI on Saturday as part of an international festival raising awareness about homelessness.

# awareness - Saturday 10 September, 2011

Events around the country to mark World Suicide Prevention Day
# Suicide
# Suicide

Events around the country to mark World Suicide Prevention Day

Sep 10th 2011, 12:04 PM 845 Views 1 Comment

An estimated 486 people took their own lives in Ireland last year. Events are being held around the world today to raise awareness.

# awareness - Monday 5 September, 2011

Bolivia bans cars for a day to help reduce pollution
# Car Ban
# Car Ban

Bolivia bans cars for a day to help reduce pollution

Sep 5th 2011, 3:33 PM 477 Views 6 Comments

Bolivia’s President even left the car behind and jogged to work yesterday.