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# pe - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Female students at Carlow school 'told to not wear tight clothes to PE'
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# Presentation College

Female students at Carlow school 'told to not wear tight clothes to PE'

Nov 24th 2020, 7:21 PM 80,473 Views 53 Comments

Thousands of people have signed a petition in protest over the situation.

# pe - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Poll: If PE had been a Leaving Cert subject when you were at school, would you have taken it?
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# Rack Up The Points

Poll: If PE had been a Leaving Cert subject when you were at school, would you have taken it?

Dec 12th 2017, 8:23 AM 29,328 Views 97 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the benefits would be “far-reaching”.

# pe - Monday 11 December, 2017

PE is set to become a Leaving Cert subject from next year
# Physical Education
# Physical Education

PE is set to become a Leaving Cert subject from next year

Dec 11th 2017, 10:45 PM 24,674 Views 52 Comments

Education Minister Richard Bruton made the announcement today as part of an overall emphasis the government is putting on encouraging healthy lifestyles.

# pe - Saturday 14 October, 2017

'Maths won't combat the obesity crisis, PE will'
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From The42
# Crisis

'Maths won't combat the obesity crisis, PE will'

Oct 14th 2017, 7:00 AM 17,113 Views 33 Comments

PE teacher David O’Brien on what parents and schools can do to help.

# pe - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Opinion: 'An active child does not necessarily mean a fit child'
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# PE

Opinion: 'An active child does not necessarily mean a fit child'

Oct 3rd 2017, 6:30 AM 8,475 Views 26 Comments

Unhealthy children are one of the biggest risks to a nation’s health, writes Professor Craig Williams.

# pe - Monday 10 October, 2016

12 things you'll only remember if PE class was your personal form of torture
# The Bleep Test
From The Daily Edge
# The Bleep Test

12 things you'll only remember if PE class was your personal form of torture

Oct 10th 2016, 9:30 PM 8,967 Views 1 Comment

“Sir I can’t do PE today. I have an ingrown toenail.”

# pe - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Compulsory 2 hours of PE per week needed to stop the rise of teen obesity
# Get Moving
# Get Moving

Compulsory 2 hours of PE per week needed to stop the rise of teen obesity

Oct 30th 2014, 8:00 PM 12,111 Views 46 Comments

It is estimated that one in five Irish teenagers is overweight or obese.

# pe - Monday 23 June, 2014

Should daily exercise be mandatory in schools?
# Childhood Obesity
# Childhood Obesity

Should daily exercise be mandatory in schools?

Jun 23rd 2014, 2:55 PM 11,466 Views 66 Comments

Fine Gael Senator Catherine Noone has said that if schools devote 30 minutes a day to exercise, it could “make a big difference for generations to come” in terms of obesity.

# pe - Monday 2 June, 2014

Government to fund kiddie dance classes and battle of the bands this week
# National Recreation Week
# National Recreation Week

Government to fund kiddie dance classes and battle of the bands this week

Jun 2nd 2014, 7:30 AM 6,653 Views 13 Comments

Other activities like beach cricket, film production and tree-top walking will be on offer to children across the country as part of a week-long initiative.

# pe - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Irish kids get a 'D minus' for physical activity (but that's not too bad, apparently)
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# Must Try Harder

Irish kids get a 'D minus' for physical activity (but that's not too bad, apparently)

May 20th 2014, 11:51 AM 8,305 Views 7 Comments

Only between 12 per cent and 43 cent of children actually get enough physical activity, according to the latest ‘Report Card’.

# pe - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Audit of PE facilities in schools "crucial" to tackling obesity
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# Resources

Audit of PE facilities in schools "crucial" to tackling obesity

May 13th 2014, 7:47 AM 4,195 Views 17 Comments

Minister Ruairi Quinn has stressed that there are currently no plans to reassess resource levels.

# pe - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Irish men suffering premature ejaculation urged to 'take control'
# Premature Ejaculation
# Premature Ejaculation

Irish men suffering premature ejaculation urged to 'take control'

Jan 21st 2014, 11:58 AM 31,440 Views 88 Comments

A new campaign launched today is aimed at encouraging men to talk about the problem.

# pe - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Column: Should PE be an exam subject in schools? YES.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Should PE be an exam subject in schools? YES.

Jan 16th 2014, 7:00 AM 2,128 Views 87 Comments

We have the opportunity to develop a course on basic human nutrition, physical education and life skills to young people, other than just playing some games – so let’s take it, writes Steve Doody.

# pe - Monday 6 January, 2014

Majority of teachers believe students' fitness should be tested
# Education
# Education

Majority of teachers believe students' fitness should be tested

Jan 6th 2014, 3:15 PM 15,123 Views 71 Comments

The research comes as a company plans to test the fitness levels of First, Second and Third Year pupils.

# pe - Thursday 10 October, 2013

31 per cent of teens eat "a lot" of junk food
Live Oct 10th 2013, 6:45 AM

31 per cent of teens eat "a lot" of junk food

# pe - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Ireland bottom of European table for PE time in primary schools
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# PE

Ireland bottom of European table for PE time in primary schools

Mar 31st 2013, 8:45 AM 12,259 Views 44 Comments

The EU’s physical health body reveals that every other EU state spends more time on primary physical education than we do.

# pe - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Column: Ireland needs to reduce childhood obesity, so why are schools cutting PE hours?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland needs to reduce childhood obesity, so why are schools cutting PE hours?

Feb 5th 2013, 7:00 AM 318 Views 51 Comments

Our society has epidemic levels of obesity – so why is the Department of Education reducing the importance of PE in our schools? asks Fergal Lyons.

# pe - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Column: Tantrums, taunts & bills - the struggle of sending kids back to school
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Tantrums, taunts & bills - the struggle of sending kids back to school

Aug 25th 2012, 7:00 PM 83 Views 45 Comments

Lesley Anderson, a single mother of two children, tells her story about the difficulties she faces meeting the ‘back to school’ costs.

# pe - Sunday 10 June, 2012

PHOTOS: The largest gym class you’ve (probably) ever seen

PHOTOS: The largest gym class you’ve (probably) ever seen

Jun 10th 2012, 9:15 AM 5,913 Views 4 Comments

Yes, it’s in China…