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# fluoride - Monday 30 April, 2018

Major Irish study finds 'no safety concern' from exposure to fluoride

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland said it was the “most comprehensive scientific study” of fluoride ever undertaken here.

# fluoride - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Another review has found fluoride in drinking water is not harmful

The review adds to two previous international studies.

# fluoride - Monday 27 April, 2015

The US is reducing the amount of flouride in its water

It’s because of splotchy teeth.

# fluoride - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Everything you need to know as you start your morning.

Want to keep your teeth into old age? Drink up that fluoridated water

A new TCD study has found a link between fluoridated water and oral health in old age.

# fluoride - Saturday 31 January, 2015

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# fluoride - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Galway the latest council to call for fluoride ban - despite what the science says

Dentists don’t agree with a ban, neither do public health boards.

Poll: Are you in favour of water fluoridation? Water Fluoridation This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you in favour of water fluoridation?

Should fluoride be added to our water?

# fluoride - Friday 31 October, 2014

Irish dentists say your kids' teeth will decay if we remove fluoride from water

A meeting yesterday heard that dental surgeries are “brimming with children under seven who are already showing signs of irreparable tooth decay

# fluoride - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Dublin city councillors vote against fluoride

We spoke to a councillor who proposed the motion, and a councillor opposed to it.

# fluoride - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Opinion: Water fluoridation is controversial, but trust evidence over scaremongering

Scare tactics and misinformation should have no place in deciding public health policy.

# fluoride - Monday 14 July, 2014

Dublin City Council to debate motion on ending public water fluoridation

Cork County Council has already passed a motion calling on the Government to legislate for change.

# fluoride - Monday 10 March, 2014

Cork County Council calls for an immediate end to water fluoridation

The largest county council in the country passed a motion calling on the Government to legislate for change.

# fluoride - Friday 8 November, 2013

'I binge drink myself, and I'm ashamed of that': TDs debate alcohol sponsorship of sport

Alcohol and fluoridation of the Irish drinking water supply were discussed by a small number of TDs in a new-look Friday sitting in the Dáil today.

# fluoride - Monday 12 August, 2013

Column: I believe water fluoridation is harmful to my health, why should I pay for it?

With water charges due to be implemented, Aisling Fitzgibbon argues that if people are paying for water they should have more of a say about what’s in it.

# fluoride - Thursday 11 July, 2013

The naked truth? Anti-fluoride protesters strip off to demand 'safe' water

The naked demonstration will “symbolise how we in Ireland have been stripped of our rights to clean safe water”, according to organisers.

# fluoride - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Proposed bill would ban fluoride from Ireland's water

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has introduced the bill, which would see the act of putting fluoride into water made illegal.

# fluoride - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: HSE changes, Garda cuts and fluoride in water

The funeral of Det Garda Adrian Donohoe means it’ll be a relatively quiet day in Leinster House.

# fluoride - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Caption Competition: What is Luke Ming Flanagan up to?

He’s actually posing with ‘The Girl Against Fluoride’ on Grafton Street today, but what is he saying?