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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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

# activity - Monday 7 April, 2014

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

5 of our favourite fitness apps for April

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'

It’s not what you think.

# activity - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Men arrested after suspected bomb seized in Derry

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

Should it also be brought into Irish schools?