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# behaviour - Saturday 1 December, 2018

From The42 'Our catchphrase is, 'There's always a solution until someone stops working'' Defence

'Our catchphrase is, 'There's always a solution until someone stops working''

Connacht defence coach Peter Wilkins explains how the province have focused on behaviour.

# behaviour - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Challenge 3: Drop the phone at dinner

Week two of Live A Better Life is all about challenging yourself.

# behaviour - Monday 24 April, 2017

Challenge 1: Delete one app

Week two of Live A Better Life: Challenge yourself

# behaviour - Friday 21 April, 2017

Do you really need all those notifications?

Let’s see if a cull is needed. Plus, a chance to reflect on how the week has gone so far.

# behaviour - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

It's time to take this evening off using your phone*

*As best as you can – that’s what we’re asking on the third day of the first week of the process.

# behaviour - Thursday 6 April, 2017

You tell us: How can you have a better relationship with your phone?

We’re going to be running a series helping you to do just that. But we want to know what you need to know – and your own tips.

# behaviour - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Irish soccer fans awarded City of Paris medal for their behaviour during Euro 2016

Minister for Sport Shane Ross said it was “a proud moment for us all”.

# behaviour - Monday 2 May, 2016

'Messi never cheats, his behaviour is exemplary'

The 36-year-old has defended the Argentina international from accusations he gets special treatment.

# behaviour - Monday 22 February, 2016

How can I be taken seriously at work?

You’re always being assessed by colleagues, peers and your boss, writes Eoghan McDermot.

# behaviour - Friday 23 October, 2015

From The42 'He's a good lad but he needs to be careful' - Pulis warns McClean Behaviour

'He's a good lad but he needs to be careful' - Pulis warns McClean

The Baggies boss has urged the Ireland winger to keep cool during matches after last weekend’s controversy.

# behaviour - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Child (6) deemed by school to be “an unacceptable risk” to other students will be let reapply

The school had earlier been told to enrol him. The board will now consider a new application.

# behaviour - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Agreeing to disagree could be bad for your relationship

That’s according to this expert anyway. But you could agree to disagree with them…

# behaviour - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Ramadan begins today - but it's not as straightforward as simply fasting

There’s more to the fasting than just staying away from food and drink.

# behaviour - Friday 29 May, 2015

Waterford school apologises after students set uniform on fire in public park after graduation

De La Salle College says it’s co-operating with gardaí after the incident.

# behaviour - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

21% of Irish students aren't having sex, 70% don't smoke and 10% don't drink

The latest nationwide survey on students found that most rely on their family to support them financially.

# behaviour - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Can 'Supermums' make kids wash their hands more - and help save lives?

A new trial says that using ‘emotional drivers’ can encourage handwashing among children – and help fight diseases.

# behaviour - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Intervention to change unhealthy behaviour could save Irish lives

The research into behavioural intervention is one of six major projects given a total of €9 million today.

# behaviour - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Column: Behavioural economics holds a mirror to the human mind

Conventional economics assumes people can easily and dispassionately calculate the pros and cons of their decisions, but most of us fall somewhere between Mr Spock and Homer Simpson when it comes to logical thinking.

# behaviour - Monday 11 February, 2013

Just two ASBOS issued since 2010 as much-criticised system is shunned

However most than 3,500 behaviour warnings, the first step to an ASBO, have been issued – including 1,200 to children.

# behaviour - Sunday 18 November, 2012

8 scientifically proven ways to boost your self-confidence Confidence This post contains images

8 scientifically proven ways to boost your self-confidence

We scoped out some recent studies to bring you 8 scientifically proven ways to boost your self-esteem…

# behaviour - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Childhood behavioural problems linked to smoking during pregnancy

New research shows that children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy were 1.4 times more likely to be defined as having a behavioural problem by their teacher than other children.

# behaviour - Monday 1 October, 2012

Group recommends teachers should be upskilled to handle student behaviour

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland welcomed the report but said the loss of teachers due to cutbacks is “extremely damaging” to the promotion of positive behaviour in the classroom.

# behaviour - Friday 3 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge Average Facebook user gets more ‘Likes’ and comments than they give We Like This

Average Facebook user gets more ‘Likes’ and comments than they give

The average user tends to attract more ‘Likes’ and messages than they actually give out themselves, thanks to ‘power users’.

# behaviour - Monday 12 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Watching SpongeBob 'damages executive function' in kids Spongebob

Watching SpongeBob 'damages executive function' in kids

Watching nine minutes of SpongeBob SquarePants leaves kids less able to perform challenging tasks, a study has found.