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#Quality of Life

# quality-of-life - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Ireland has second-highest quality of life in the world, according to the UN
# Number 2
# Number 2

Ireland has second-highest quality of life in the world, according to the UN

Dec 17th 2020, 3:28 PM 118,680 Views 171 Comments

The ranking appears in the UN’s annual Human Development Index.

# quality-of-life - Friday 18 November, 2016

Urinary problems and erectile dysfunction - men with prostate cancer share their experiences
# Quality Of Life
# Quality Of Life

Urinary problems and erectile dysfunction - men with prostate cancer share their experiences

Nov 18th 2016, 6:10 AM 14,516 Views 15 Comments

A new study will engage with 1,300 men to receive information on their quality of life before and throughout their treatments.

# quality-of-life - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Young people in Ireland are more likely to have quality of life problems
# Survey
# Survey

Young people in Ireland are more likely to have quality of life problems

Jul 13th 2016, 7:39 AM 14,195 Views 43 Comments

It found that one quarter of adults reported at least three serious issues.

# quality-of-life - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Advanced breast cancer sufferers are 'left in the shadows', new report says
# Decade-long Study
# Decade-long Study

Advanced breast cancer sufferers are 'left in the shadows', new report says

May 17th 2016, 7:00 AM 12,573 Views 1 Comment

Research into the condition has lagged behind in the last decade.

# quality-of-life - Sunday 21 June, 2015

The quality of life all over the world in one neat map
# The Good Life
# The Good Life

The quality of life all over the world in one neat map

Jun 21st 2015, 6:00 PM 31,569 Views 77 Comments

We didn’t make it into the top ten but we managed to keep out of the bottom ten list.

# quality-of-life - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Teens with cerebral palsy rate their quality of life as comparable with their able-bodied peers
# Happy
# Happy

Teens with cerebral palsy rate their quality of life as comparable with their able-bodied peers

Oct 7th 2014, 7:30 AM 3,849 Views 5 Comments

Pain was one of the main reasons that reduced the quality of life for adolescents.

# quality-of-life - Thursday 28 August, 2014

People with cancer need dedicated treatment to tackle depression
# Quality Of Life
# Quality Of Life

People with cancer need dedicated treatment to tackle depression

Aug 28th 2014, 7:15 AM 5,716 Views 15 Comments

Major depression is much more common among cancer sufferers – but trial shows a possible way forward.

# quality-of-life - Friday 1 August, 2014

French hospital introduces wine bar to improve quality of life for terminally ill
# Quality Of Life
# Quality Of Life

French hospital introduces wine bar to improve quality of life for terminally ill

Aug 1st 2014, 3:54 PM 14,644 Views 39 Comments

Hospital says it wants to ‘re-humanise’ patients by providing a place for them to have a drink and socialise with family and friends.

# quality-of-life - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms
# Placebo
# Placebo

Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms

Jul 24th 2014, 6:45 AM 12,474 Views 46 Comments

A study has found the drug to be no more effective than a placebo in treating the condition.

# quality-of-life - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Over 50s' income did not fall during the recession - ESRI
# Standard Of Living
# Standard Of Living

Over 50s' income did not fall during the recession - ESRI

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:09 AM 5,681 Views 58 Comments

The think tank say research shows that, although the wealth of over 50s declined, overall income, health and well-being did not.

# quality-of-life - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Hey Dubs, are you happy? You should be, you're in the 34th best city in the world
# We Built This City
# We Built This City

Hey Dubs, are you happy? You should be, you're in the 34th best city in the world

Feb 19th 2014, 4:22 PM 30,304 Views 161 Comments

According to business consultants Mercer anyway.

# quality-of-life - Sunday 2 February, 2014

How is Ireland feeling? Europe-wide survey looks at loneliness, health, and chores
# Quality Of Life
# Quality Of Life

How is Ireland feeling? Europe-wide survey looks at loneliness, health, and chores

Feb 2nd 2014, 7:45 AM 20,190 Views 29 Comments

We don’t have much faith in our health care system… but we feel healthy.

# quality-of-life - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Alcohol abuse among over 50s has increased since the financial crisis
# Concern
# Concern

Alcohol abuse among over 50s has increased since the financial crisis

Jan 29th 2014, 11:00 PM 11,378 Views 35 Comments

A new study from Trinity College Dublin also shows high levels of cardiovascular disease, arthritis and obesity.

# quality-of-life - Sunday 2 June, 2013

The 10 developed countries with the worst quality of life
# Worst In Show
# Worst In Show

The 10 developed countries with the worst quality of life

Jun 2nd 2013, 10:30 AM 47,593 Views 51 Comments

Income, housing, jobs, education – these are the 10 countries that fared the worst in the OECD’s survey of quality of life.

# quality-of-life - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

13 things we learned from the CSO's new 'quality of life' data
# Ireland In Numbers
# Ireland In Numbers

13 things we learned from the CSO's new 'quality of life' data

May 22nd 2013, 4:27 PM 13,969 Views 21 Comments

The CSO has published a wide-ranging document, covering everything from household waste to penalty points.

Which county has the lowest disposable income per person?
# Quality Of Life
# Quality Of Life

Which county has the lowest disposable income per person?

May 22nd 2013, 3:06 PM 38,664 Views 95 Comments

New CSO figures also indicate that 15 per cent of all accommodation was vacant in 2011.

# quality-of-life - Saturday 26 January, 2013

How the best countries in the world have changed since 1988
# Quality Of Life
# Quality Of Life

How the best countries in the world have changed since 1988

Jan 26th 2013, 9:15 AM 15,129 Views 39 Comments

Ireland isn’t doing too badly, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit…

# quality-of-life - Friday 30 November, 2012

Ireland boasts one of the lowest loneliness levels in Europe
# Ah We're Grand
# Ah We're Grand

Ireland boasts one of the lowest loneliness levels in Europe

Nov 30th 2012, 10:13 AM 7,063 Views 18 Comments

Irish people also get happier as they get older, according to a recent Quality of Life survey.

# quality-of-life - Monday 19 December, 2011

Carlingford voted best place to live in Ireland
# Quality Of Life
# Quality Of Life

Carlingford voted best place to live in Ireland

Dec 19th 2011, 1:15 PM 10,738 Views 25 Comments

Scores totted up from 6,000+ users on ratings website. Mind you, the same site spells second-placed town Schull as ‘Skull’.

# quality-of-life - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Dublin ranked 26th best place to live in the world
# Quality Of Life
# Quality Of Life

Dublin ranked 26th best place to live in the world

Nov 30th 2011, 10:35 AM 9,648 Views 37 Comments

For all Ireland’s economic woes, our capital still beats Paris, London, Tokyo and Boston in terms of quality of life… while Baghdad, unsurprisingly, comes last.

# quality-of-life - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Ireland 'third-worst place to live in Europe', says British study
# Quality Of Life
From The Daily Edge
# Quality Of Life

Ireland 'third-worst place to live in Europe', says British study

Sep 29th 2011, 2:41 PM 34,094 Views 64 Comments

A survey of ten countries, most of them in Western Europe, puts Ireland third-from-last – largely because of the weather.