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# Risk

Last year
# Risk
'I was getting less money to take over Cork City than I was in Diageo'
John Caulfield on a League of Ireland career in which he’s frequently had to defy limitations.
All time
# up for a challenge
'I like a risk' - Gerrard welcomes the pressure that comes with Aston Villa job
The Liverpool legend will manage in the Premier League for the first time this Saturday.
# Worry
Defending champion hints at UK Championship withdrawal if fans allowed back in
Ding Junhui believes the idea is ‘too risky’
# Risk
What is being done to stop another George Gibney in Irish sport?
Dr Una May of Sport Ireland and Swim Ireland’s Kate Hills on child protection in Irish sport.
# Invest in education
Schools 'at risk' due to lack of legal agreements between Department and patron bodies, report reveals
Investment to the tune of €4 billion made over the past 8 years hasn’t been safeguarded according to a new report.
# Risk
Six concussions in his career but George North could play next weekend
Wales winger is ‘in a good place’ as he, Liam Williams and Josh Navidi get set for battle against England tomorrow week.
# Risk
'Playthings' Man City and PSG 'ruining the entire system' of European football, says La Liga chief
The Spanish league’s president has slammed the clubs.
# Risk
'Don't mention all those 'men' like Frampton': Rigo plotting career-defining upset of Lomachenko
Guillermo Rigondeaux has climbed two weights to face his fellow two-time Olympic champion in a historic bout.
# red warning
Storm Ophelia surfer: 'The picture makes the ocean look rough... but it wasn't really that significant'
Luke Donnelly from Stillorgan is a trained lifeguard, surfing teacher and is studying oceanography as part of his degree.
# Risk
'If you're worried about the physical side of any sport, then play chess'
Roy Keane has paid tribute to the retiring Kevin Doyle but also warned of the risks of playing football at the highest level.
# much higher risk
In a study of older Irish women with Down Syndrome, almost all had dementia 20 years later
At the end of the long-term study, 97.4% of participants had developed dementia.
# Risk
'I'm all for having a few beers, but there's no need to promote it to the world'
Brian O’Driscoll says the Lions could have played it ‘a small bit smarter’ this week.
# inequality
Suicide is killing the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Ireland
A new report highlights increased risks to individuals, like workers on zero-hour contracts or those who are facing losing their homes.
# fire hazard
Video shows how quickly a fridge fire can spread when it gets set alight
The one minute video shows a plastic-backed fridge quickly being engulfed in flames.
# sponsored by Friends First
QUIZ: What Kind Of A Risk-Taker Are You?
Will you even risk this quiz?
HSE steps in after serious safety concerns for more than 40 people with autism
It follows Hiqa inspections at centres in Meath, Wexford and Kildare.
'Gardaí being left in the dark about terror threats to Ireland. That's worrying'
In Ireland, there is no terrorism alert system or threat level assessment that we know of. This is a grave concern, writes Tom Clonan.
# safer roads
Clampdown on drivers, cyclists and pedestrians running red lights with over 2,500 caught so far
One red light camera has caught over 150 cars breaking a red light since June.
# no progress
Nurses slam HSE over 78 jobs left unfilled - all at just ONE Irish hospital
The INMO says Cork University Hospital continues to operate at almost full capacity.
# nice one
Ireland does pretty well in this ranking of the world's national debts, from safest to most risky
Well, that’s surprising.
# Risk
Own a Samsung device? It may have a major security flaw
More than 600 million Samsung devices could be affected by this flaw.
# Mental Health
Tubridy says online bullies can 'hunt down children like a pack of dogs'
Childline answered over 1,200 calls every day in 2014.
# Recession
As unemployment rates rise, the risk of suicide increases
A study found that both men and women of all ages were equally vulnerable to the effects of rising unemployment.
# Risk
We can't regret signing Mario Balotelli now, says Brendan Rodgers
The Liverpool manager says the club had little choice but to sign the striker.
# Risk
Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation'
That’s according to Oxfam, which works in Liberia and Sierra Leone.
# inspection
'Unclean equipment posed high risk to patients' at Tallaght Hospital
A report gave details of unclean equipment, unregulated isolation rooms and potential risk of inter-patient transmission of infective material because of low staffing levels.
# type 2
Are you on shift work? It could increase your risk of diabetes
Men are most at risk, a new study suggests.
# prevention
Study finds link between high cholesterol and breast cancer
It also found that statins could help reduce women’s risk of breast cancer.
# cancer-causing
Over 90,000 homes may have 'dangerous levels' of radon gas... just 8% have been checked
The radioactive gas is linked to 250 cases of lung cancer every year in Ireland.
# South Africa
Oscar Pistorius severely traumatised and a 'suicide risk'
A medical expert told a court in South Africa today that the runner’s condition is likely to worsen.
# Risk
Liam Rushe: 'We probably needed the few calmer heads, even if we weren't match fit'
The Dublin centre back carried a hamstring injury into last weekend’s Leinster hurling semi final.
# urgency
Doctors to risk Ukrainian violence to carry out life-saving children's operations
The Irish-funded team say there are willing to run the risk of entering the pro-Russian border region to carry out the urgent operations.
# risk assessment
Some credit unions 'unwilling to comply with the law' - Central Bank
Credit unions Registrar Sharon Donnery made the warning in a report sent to credit unions yesterday.
# what's the risk
The Government's provided us with this handy list of things to worry about
Better safe than sorry…
# health risks
EPA finds no long-term health impacts from Ballymount recycling plant fire
The Oxigen recycling plant in Ballymount, Dublin burned for over a week in January.
# Your Say
Poll: Are parents today too protective of their children?
Experts say we’re wrapping our kids up in cotton wool and that’s bad for them. What do you think?
# strangulation risk
Parents warned of window blind hazards, as new safety standards announced
At least five children have died as a result of accidents from window blinds with loop cords or chains in the last decade.
# Treatment
Risk of heart problems from antidiabetes drugs is being overlooked, experts warn
They say the risk should monitored closely during clinical trials of glucose-lowering medication.
# Storm
UK floods: River Thames threatens homes, soldiers on standby and a cow stuck in the mud
14 severe flood warnings have been issued across the UK, with householders living along the River Thames put on standby.
# health risks
‘Little evidence’ that moderate mobile phone use is associated with cancer
Investigating radio frequency fields associated with mobile phones and children should be a ‘high priority’ said the EU Commission.