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#physical activity

# physical-activity - Friday 22 November, 2019

Poll: Do you think you get enough physical activity? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think you get enough physical activity?

Seven in 10 adolescents in Ireland don’t, according to a new study.

# physical-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.

# physical-activity - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Just one hour physical activity a day could undo damage from 8 hours sitting around

A new study shows that one hour of physical activity reduces any increased risk of death from not doing anything.

# physical-activity - Monday 2 June, 2014

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

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.

# physical-activity - Friday 18 April, 2014

Fancy finding your inner pilgrim this weekend?

Thousands of walkers, both religious and non-religious, are expected to take part in the first-ever National Pilgrim Paths Day tomorrow.

# physical-activity - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Teenage girls spend 19 hours a day sitting or lying down - study

Girls between 15 and 18 are moving little for the vast majority of their time, a University of Limerick study has shown.

# physical-activity - Thursday 30 June, 2011

From The42 Attendance levels on the rise again, says Irish Sports Council Crowded House?

Attendance levels on the rise again, says Irish Sports Council

No prizes for guessing what the country’s most popular spectator sport is.

# physical-activity - Sunday 22 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Sunday

In today’s 9 at 9: State funeral for Garret FitzGerald; final preparations for Obama; another volcanic eruption; elections in Spain; weak children; and the glory that was Leinster in Cardiff.