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# quit - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Offering free patches to employees who smoke doesn't help them quit - but giving them money does

A new US study found workers were three times more likely to quit if there was a financial incentive.

# quit - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Column: Should Irish companies give non-smokers extra days off?

Japanese companies are offering non-smoking staff an additional six days paid annual leave to make up for the breaks smokers take, writes Jason O’Callaghan.

# quit - Friday 7 April, 2017

'I smoked for 20 years and never thought I could give up but I'm proof it can be done'

Smoking is directly related to more than 5,600 deaths in Ireland every year.

# quit - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

'If you smoke 20 cigarettes a day, you inhale a mugful of tar each year'

One in every two smokers will die of a tobacco-related disease – pharmacists want to buck this trend.

# quit - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about

And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.

# quit - Monday 30 May, 2016

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about

And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.

# quit - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

"Thanks Dad..." - family of anti-smoking hero Gerry Collins bids farewell

"Thanks Dad..." - family of anti-smoking hero Gerry Collins bids farewell

The late Gerry Collins was remembered by his daughter Lisa at the HSE Heathcare Leaders Masterclass in the Convention Centre this month.

# quit - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

7 quick things you can do to help stop cigarette cravings...

It’s all about distraction in those first weeks of quitting.

# quit - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Are you trying to quit smoking? Check out these Quit Heroes and get inspired

Anyone can quit smoking with the right support and information. Share your story.

# quit - Monday 5 October, 2015

Chris Donoghue quits position as UTV Ireland Live anchor

The Newstalk Breakfast presenter will be leaving his position in December.

# quit - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge 14 of the quickest reactions to Zayn leaving One Direction Amazayn

14 of the quickest reactions to Zayn leaving One Direction

Everybody wants to steal our Zayn…

# quit - Monday 2 March, 2015

One year on: 'If even one person stops smoking, then it will all be worth it’

It’s one year since the death of Gerry Collins, but he continues to inspire people to quit smoking.

# quit - Monday 12 January, 2015

Find it difficult to quit smoking? This might be why

A study has revealed the rate at which smokers metabolise nicotine could predict the best way to quit.

# quit - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Do you want to stub out the smokes this year?

The HSE has launched its new QUIT service.

# quit - Sunday 2 November, 2014

The mayor of Drogheda has quit Fine Gael over the water charges controversy

Cllr Kevin Callan has stepped down a day after people took to the streets of his town over the issue.

# quit - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Open thread: Gerry Collins knew what life meant to him - what are you grateful for?

Anti-smoking campaigner spoke of his love for family in ‘Gerry’s Story’, released today for first time.

# quit - Saturday 3 May, 2014

HSE's Chief Financial Officer quits less than a year into the job

Thomas Byrne had a five-year contract with the HSE but has chosen to leave.

# quit - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Angela Kerins quits her role as Rehab CEO

Kerins says that she is leaving because of “the toll that public controversy has taken on the Rehab Group and my own family”.

# quit - Monday 31 March, 2014

E-cigarettes could be facing an all-out hospital ban

It’s already planned that HSE campuses will be smoke-free by 2015 but e-cigarettes could be included in the policy.

# quit - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Poll: Should e-cigarettes be banned in all workplaces? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should e-cigarettes be banned in all workplaces?

Irish Rail have banned them on their trains, should others follow suit?

# quit - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

"I'll miss my kids"... Two heartbreaking new anti-smoking ads featuring the late Gerry Collins

The hard-hitting ads are being broadcast to mark National No Smoking Day, in accordance with Gerry’s and his family’s wishes.

# quit - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

GSOC staff member quits - but it's 'nothing to do with the recent controversy'

A spokesperson for the GSOC said that the staff member is leaving to take up a more senior position at another agency.

# quit - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Neil Prendeville to leave Cork's 96FM

It is believed the presenter will be moving to rival station RedFM.

# quit - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

ESB union chief quits but takes aim at the media on his way out

Brendan Ogle said ESB workers were “viciously attacked by some in the media” during the recent pension dispute.

# quit - Friday 3 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 7 stages in the emotional rollercoaster of quitting smoking Sponsored By Hse Quit

The 7 stages in the emotional rollercoaster of quitting smoking

There’ll be ups and downs, but it’s all worth it in the end.

# quit - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Just as the event begins, the artistic director of Limerick National City of Culture quits

Karl Wallace tendered his resignation along with two others as the board chairman Pat Cox denies influence in the appointment of his former assistant as CEO.

# quit - Monday 30 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Open thread: What is the best thing you've ever done? Sponsored By The Hse

Open thread: What is the best thing you've ever done?

Make quitting smoking one of them.

# quit - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

'I departed the Áras on very amicable terms' - Former adviser breaks silence

Mary Van Lieshout has said that she left the Office of the President to “pursue other interests”.

# quit - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Woman quits job with a ranting email filled with hashtags and Beyonce references Taking Shots

# quit - Sunday 3 February, 2013

From The42 Dickov is off: Giantkiller Paul steps down as Oldham boss Laters

Dickov is off: Giantkiller Paul steps down as Oldham boss

The Scot vacates his post just a week after leading his team to an FA Cup win over Liverpool.

# quit - Monday 23 April, 2012

Smokers' body rejects plans to ban smoking in public parks

Forest Éireann, which claims to represent smokers in Ireland, describes James Reilly’s plans as “a heavy-handed intrusion”.

# quit - Saturday 21 April, 2012

Dublin councillor to ask for smoking ban in playgrounds

Yesterday, Health Minister James Reilly said he will be pushing for a country-wide ban on smoking in certain public areas.

# quit - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

From The42 Never say never: Ryan leaves the door open for Corbett comeback Lar

Never say never: Ryan leaves the door open for Corbett comeback

“Everybody in Tipperary hopes that he’ll change his mind over the coming weeks,” manager Declan Ryan says on Lar Corbett’s hurling exit.

# quit - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

From The42 Allen calls on 'money-hungry' Hearn to resign Must Be The Money

Allen calls on 'money-hungry' Hearn to resign

Northern Ireland’s Mark Allen has said that World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn is ruining the game’s traditions in an attempt to boost its popularity.

# quit - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

From The42 Over and out: Johnson quits as England boss Bye Bye

Over and out: Johnson quits as England boss

Martin Johnson will confirm his resignation as England manager later this morning, according to reports.

# quit - Saturday 29 October, 2011

Newstalk staff surprised by Eamon Dunphy departure

Broadcaster has announced that he’s walking from his Sunday morning show on Newstalk, blaming ‘management interference’.

# quit - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

From The42 Brian Kerr set to quit as Faroes boss Walk Away

Brian Kerr set to quit as Faroes boss

The Dubliner is to call time on his stint as coach of the Faroe Islands after two-and-a-half years in charge.

# quit - Monday 13 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Monday

All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

HSE warns that half of all smokers will die for their habit

Between one and two billion euro is spent every year treating tobacco-related illnesses. The HSE has launched a new campaign to help smokers to quit.

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