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# prevention - Saturday 17 August, 2019

How Ireland deals with sex offenders after they're released from prison
# Prevention
# Prevention

How Ireland deals with sex offenders after they're released from prison

Aug 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 50,485 Views 51 Comments

Experts in the area say their work can face strong opposition from the public but it is vital to ensure offenders do not harm anyone else.

# prevention - Thursday 7 December, 2017

New heart failure trial 'would reduce trolleys in emergency departments by a third'
# Heart Attack
# Heart Attack

New heart failure trial 'would reduce trolleys in emergency departments by a third'

Dec 7th 2017, 6:20 AM 9,526 Views 3 Comments

As far as its researchers know, Ireland is the only country in the world to offer the STOP-Heart Failure trial as a healthcare service.

# prevention - Monday 5 June, 2017

Kerry has one of Ireland's highest rates of suicide - will the government's 'action plan' help?
# Nothing We Didn't Know
# Nothing We Didn't Know

Kerry has one of Ireland's highest rates of suicide - will the government's 'action plan' help?

Jun 5th 2017, 6:30 AM 15,779 Views 11 Comments

The outgoing Kerry coroner is critical of the government’s new plan to reduce suicides in Kerry.

# prevention - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Winter is dangerous too: New app helps children stay safe on Irish farms
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

Winter is dangerous too: New app helps children stay safe on Irish farms

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:00 AM 5,967 Views 5 Comments

Two to three children die a year in farm-based accidents.

# prevention - Saturday 6 August, 2016

What do I do if I find something unusual on my skin? Here's some advice from an expert
# Skin Cancer
# Skin Cancer

What do I do if I find something unusual on my skin? Here's some advice from an expert

Aug 6th 2016, 8:00 PM 824 Views 8 Comments

Roseleen Flaherty from the Irish Cancer Society talks about how to check if you have skin cancer.

# prevention - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Two men being questioned following foiled suspected shooting operation
# Gangland
# Gangland

Two men being questioned following foiled suspected shooting operation

Jun 19th 2016, 12:27 PM 16,255 Views 14 Comments

A firearm and ammunition were recovered by gardaí yesterday.

# prevention - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Support for €1.50 date rape drug test kit to be sold in pubs
# Prevention
# Prevention

Support for €1.50 date rape drug test kit to be sold in pubs

May 26th 2016, 4:17 PM 17,541 Views 44 Comments

The Test Your Drink kit has been tested by the University of Ulster.

# prevention - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

This headband could help athletes avoid the worst damage from concussions
# Prevention
# Prevention

This headband could help athletes avoid the worst damage from concussions

Mar 23rd 2016, 9:46 AM 16,764 Views 7 Comments

By monitoring the severity of concussions, the BrainBAND aims to prevent long-term injuries from developing.

# prevention - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Government in Australia considers compulsory chemical castration for child sex abusers
# Prevention
# Prevention

Government in Australia considers compulsory chemical castration for child sex abusers

Aug 27th 2015, 9:15 PM 18,347 Views 69 Comments

The New South Wales justice minister pointed to the number of paedophiles likely to re-offend soon after their release.

# prevention - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

'Secure zone' set up to stop Calais migrants sneaking onto lorries
# Journey's End
# Journey's End

'Secure zone' set up to stop Calais migrants sneaking onto lorries

Jul 14th 2015, 5:20 PM 10,609 Views 14 Comments

The zone can hold up to 230 vehicles.

# prevention - Thursday 11 December, 2014

What should you be doing to keep the burglars out of your home?
# Prevention
# Prevention

What should you be doing to keep the burglars out of your home?

Dec 11th 2014, 11:52 AM 3,892 Views 3 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to a security expert about what we should be doing to stay safe.

# prevention - Thursday 4 December, 2014

The King Nidge runners have been donated to charity... but they could be yours
# Love/Hate
# Love/Hate

The King Nidge runners have been donated to charity... but they could be yours

Dec 4th 2014, 1:51 PM 12,004 Views 7 Comments

Pieta House are now in possession of the coveted shoes, and are running a text-to-win competition.

# prevention - Monday 1 December, 2014

Police aim to stamp out Christmas terror threat
# PSNI
# PSNI

Police aim to stamp out Christmas terror threat

Dec 1st 2014, 3:48 PM 12,472 Views 65 Comments

This comes after a number of incidents during the same period last year.

# prevention - Thursday 27 November, 2014

'We shouldn't be afraid to talk about suicide - it's the only way to understand it'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'We shouldn't be afraid to talk about suicide - it's the only way to understand it'

Nov 27th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,476 Views 14 Comments

A talk is taking place in Dublin tonight on ‘Understanding the Suicidal Mind’.

# prevention - Monday 17 November, 2014

More than 40 people drown every hour, with young children most at risk
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

More than 40 people drown every hour, with young children most at risk

Nov 17th 2014, 2:30 PM 28,576 Views 11 Comments

Men are twice as likely to drown as women.

# prevention - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Majority of women who experience sexual assault know their attacker
# Prevention
# Prevention

Majority of women who experience sexual assault know their attacker

Oct 15th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,673 Views 112 Comments

New research published today also identifies age and alcohol consumption as factors in assaults.

# prevention - Friday 10 October, 2014

Dean of Christ Church Cathedral to ‘sleep rough’ next week
# Focus Ireland
# Focus Ireland

Dean of Christ Church Cathedral to ‘sleep rough’ next week

Oct 10th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,067 Views 9 Comments

It’s to shine a light on homelessness in Ireland.

# prevention - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Minister Coveney announces new service for bereaved farm families
# Safety First
# Safety First

Minister Coveney announces new service for bereaved farm families

Sep 24th 2014, 8:00 PM 7,088 Views 7 Comments

So far this year 20 people have died in farming accidents.

# prevention - Monday 22 September, 2014

Over €35 million worth of property was stolen from Irish homes in the last year
# Burglaries
# Burglaries

Over €35 million worth of property was stolen from Irish homes in the last year

Sep 22nd 2014, 11:13 AM 5,926 Views 22 Comments

That’s according to research carried out by the Garda National Crime Prevention Unit.

# prevention - Friday 5 September, 2014

Three-quarters of suicides take place in low-income regions
# Prevention
# Prevention

Three-quarters of suicides take place in low-income regions

Sep 5th 2014, 4:00 PM 12,838 Views 30 Comments

Three-quarters of all suicides take place in lower-income regions, according to a new WHO report.

Governments called on to form national plans for suicide prevention
# TAKING ACTION
# TAKING ACTION

Governments called on to form national plans for suicide prevention

Sep 5th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,832 Views 8 Comments

Ireland is one country with such a plan, Reach Out, which has been in operation since 2005.

Ebola outbreak could easily have been averted, says expert
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Ebola outbreak could easily have been averted, says expert

Sep 5th 2014, 6:15 AM 8,858 Views 16 Comments

There has been criticism of the World Health Organisation over the slow response to the Ebola outbreak.

# prevention - Thursday 4 September, 2014

One person takes their own life every 40 seconds - WHO report
# Prevention
# Prevention

One person takes their own life every 40 seconds - WHO report

Sep 4th 2014, 10:10 AM 7,932 Views 21 Comments

A major new report by WHO is calling for action in addressing “a large public health problem which has been shrouded in taboo for far too long”.

# prevention - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Emergency services staff reach out to people at risk of suicide
# Prevention
# Prevention

Emergency services staff reach out to people at risk of suicide

Sep 2nd 2014, 7:30 AM 5,815 Views 5 Comments

The Limerick members of the Fire and Rescue Service, gardaí and ambulance staff will all take part in the training.

# prevention - Monday 25 August, 2014

Opinion: Our water infrastructure is a mess but there is a better way
# Flood Prevention
# Flood Prevention

Opinion: Our water infrastructure is a mess but there is a better way

Aug 25th 2014, 7:30 AM 47 Views 29 Comments

Promising projects worldwide are successfully demonstrating the union of ecology, flood prevention and recreation.

# prevention - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Irish study finds aspirin may help stop breast cancer from spreading
# Prevention
# Prevention

Irish study finds aspirin may help stop breast cancer from spreading

Aug 13th 2014, 1:39 PM 6,227 Views 14 Comments

However, researchers have cautioned that women should not start taking aspirin as a precautionary measure.

# prevention - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Hepatitis C could become rare disease in twenty two years
# Hep C
# Hep C

Hepatitis C could become rare disease in twenty two years

Aug 7th 2014, 2:43 PM 5,283 Views 7 Comments

New research says screening and new drugs could almost eliminate the condition.

# prevention - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Study finds link between high cholesterol and breast cancer
# Prevention
# Prevention

Study finds link between high cholesterol and breast cancer

Jul 5th 2014, 4:45 PM 9,142 Views 16 Comments

It also found that statins could help reduce women’s risk of breast cancer.

# prevention - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Scientists create laser device that can detect drunk drivers
# Pewpew
# Pewpew

Scientists create laser device that can detect drunk drivers

Jun 11th 2014, 4:50 PM 13,288 Views 36 Comments

By shining a laser through a car from the side of the road, researchers can measure blood alcohol levels inside moving vehicles.

# prevention - Friday 30 May, 2014

Suicides among young people decreased significantly last year
# Prevention
# Prevention

Suicides among young people decreased significantly last year

May 30th 2014, 2:53 PM 8,673 Views 54 Comments

But the Console charity says the fall hasn’t been matched in other parts of society.

# prevention - Friday 14 March, 2014

Galway Mayor calls for netting to be put on two bridges to help prevent suicides
# Prevention
# Prevention

Galway Mayor calls for netting to be put on two bridges to help prevent suicides

Mar 14th 2014, 2:49 PM 12,472 Views 54 Comments

Mayor Padraig Conneely says that something has to be done to tackle suicide rates in Galway.

# prevention - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Ireland to spend €8.8 million on reducing suicide this year
# Prevention
# Prevention

Ireland to spend €8.8 million on reducing suicide this year

Feb 20th 2014, 2:54 PM 6,606 Views 43 Comments

The HSE has released its suicide prevention plans for 2014.

# prevention - Friday 29 November, 2013

Undiagnosed HIV rates high in Dublin, widespread testing recommended
# HIV Positive
# HIV Positive

Undiagnosed HIV rates high in Dublin, widespread testing recommended

Nov 29th 2013, 12:41 PM 17,126 Views 64 Comments

A new testing programme at the Mater Hospital diagnosed almost three in every 1,000 people with the HIV infection.

# prevention - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Console seminar to help employers identify warning signs of suicide in their employees
# BREAKING THE SILENCE
# BREAKING THE SILENCE

Console seminar to help employers identify warning signs of suicide in their employees

Nov 6th 2013, 7:00 AM 5,628 Views 10 Comments

The training programme will also help colleagues cope with the aftermath of suicide in the workplace.

# prevention - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

1,000 people honour loved ones at Console Celebration of Light
# Console
# Console

1,000 people honour loved ones at Console Celebration of Light

Dec 18th 2012, 11:19 AM 3,748 Views 4 Comments

The event was organised by the national suicide prevention charity Console, and took place in Maynooth.

# prevention - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Children's services "need more prevention and early intervention"
# Children
# Children

Children's services "need more prevention and early intervention"

Jul 5th 2012, 11:42 AM 1,884 Views 6 Comments

That is according to a number of leading children’s groups, who say that there are ‘pockets of multiple disadvantage’ in parts of Ireland.

# prevention - Friday 11 May, 2012

Haiti 'unprepared' for cholera resurgence
# Haiti
# Haiti

Haiti 'unprepared' for cholera resurgence

May 11th 2012, 7:15 AM 916 Views 4 Comments

The onset of the rainy season means an increase in cholera, but the country is not prepared for this, Médecins Sans Frontières has said.