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Poll: Do you think restaurants should have to display calorie counts on menus?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think restaurants should have to display calorie counts on menus?

Feb 28th 2019, 10:00 AM 30,953 Views 156 Comments

The issue has reemerged after Health Minister Simon Harris revealed plans to introduce a calorie count law before the end of the year.

Do you manage to get your five a day? The experts say we don't get enough in Ireland
# Fruit And Veg
# Fruit And Veg

Do you manage to get your five a day? The experts say we don't get enough in Ireland

Nov 27th 2016, 8:20 AM 14,606 Views 35 Comments

Make healthy eating guidelines more realistic, says Chair of the Royal College of GPs.

Poll: Will calorie counts on menus make you think twice about what you order?
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# Poll

Poll: Will calorie counts on menus make you think twice about what you order?

Sep 24th 2016, 9:30 AM 25,536 Views 105 Comments

The government’s action to tackle obesity was launched this week by the Health Minister Simon Harris.

'Michelin star restaurants will up and leave Ireland if calorie counts on menus are introduced'
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# Warning Shots

'Michelin star restaurants will up and leave Ireland if calorie counts on menus are introduced'

Sep 23rd 2016, 10:55 AM 23,300 Views 141 Comments

The Restaurant Association of Ireland said restaurateurs will not want to operate in such a “draconian regime”.

What do politicians eat in Leinster House?
# What's On The Menu
# What's On The Menu

What do politicians eat in Leinster House?

Sep 11th 2016, 9:46 PM 27,040 Views 64 Comments

Roast beef, chilli and an Irish fry – they’re all up for grabs in Dáil Eireann.

Quiz: Do you know how many calories are in food?
# Om Nom Nom
# Om Nom Nom

Quiz: Do you know how many calories are in food?

Feb 7th 2015, 8:30 PM 48,658 Views 66 Comments

Mmmmm. Food.

Sex, Smirnoff and the Six Nations: The week in numbers
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Sex, Smirnoff and the Six Nations: The week in numbers

Feb 7th 2015, 7:00 PM 17,220 Views 10 Comments

Plus: How much does it cost to replace the lightbulb at the top of the Spire?

TDs and Senators will be able to count their calories when they return tomorrow
# Calories
# Calories

TDs and Senators will be able to count their calories when they return tomorrow

Sep 17th 2013, 3:46 PM 4,966 Views 39 Comments

As TDs and Senators return to Leinster House tomorrow they’ll be looking at just how many calories they’re consuming.

Calorie counts coming to Leinster House
# Calorie Counting
# Calorie Counting

Calorie counts coming to Leinster House

Apr 4th 2013, 5:10 PM 7,487 Views 38 Comments

The coming months will see the calorie content of menu items being listed in the Leinster House complex.

Calorie counts should be displayed on menus, says report
# Calorie Counts
# Calorie Counts

Calorie counts should be displayed on menus, says report

Jul 4th 2012, 12:38 PM 4,332 Views 61 Comments

Dr James Reilly says food businesses have 6 months to introduce scheme on a voluntary basis, or face a compulsory introduction of it.

Column: Calorie counts on menus? Not in my restaurant.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Calorie counts on menus? Not in my restaurant.

Jun 23rd 2012, 7:00 PM 101 Views 76 Comments

The suggestion that all restaurants could display calorie counts is farcical – and it won’t help tackle obesity, argues Michelin-starred chef Oliver Dunne.