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# risk - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Defending champion hints at UK Championship withdrawal if fans allowed back in
# Worry
From The42
# Worry

Defending champion hints at UK Championship withdrawal if fans allowed back in

Nov 26th 2020, 11:43 PM 5,818 Views 0 Comments

Ding Junhui believes the idea is ‘too risky’

# risk - Sunday 18 October, 2020

What is being done to stop another George Gibney in Irish sport?
# Risk
From The42
# Risk

What is being done to stop another George Gibney in Irish sport?

Oct 18th 2020, 7:00 AM 34,074 Views 6 Comments

Dr Una May of Sport Ireland and Swim Ireland’s Kate Hills on child protection in Irish sport.

# risk - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Schools 'at risk' due to lack of legal agreements between Department and patron bodies, report reveals
# Invest In Education
# Invest In Education

Schools 'at risk' due to lack of legal agreements between Department and patron bodies, report reveals

Oct 4th 2020, 8:30 AM 35,494 Views 27 Comments

Investment to the tune of €4 billion made over the past 8 years hasn’t been safeguarded according to a new report.

# risk - Friday 28 February, 2020

Six concussions in his career but George North could play next weekend
# Risk
From The42
# Risk

Six concussions in his career but George North could play next weekend

Feb 28th 2020, 10:25 AM 6,401 Views 17 Comments

Wales winger is ‘in a good place’ as he, Liam Williams and Josh Navidi get set for battle against England tomorrow week.

# risk - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

'Playthings' Man City and PSG 'ruining the entire system' of European football, says La Liga chief
# Risk
From The42
# Risk

'Playthings' Man City and PSG 'ruining the entire system' of European football, says La Liga chief

May 21st 2019, 9:43 PM 11,171 Views 22 Comments

The Spanish league’s president has slammed the clubs.

# risk - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'Don't mention all those 'men' like Frampton': Rigo plotting career-defining upset of Lomachenko
# Risk
From The42
# Risk

'Don't mention all those 'men' like Frampton': Rigo plotting career-defining upset of Lomachenko

Dec 6th 2017, 3:38 PM 6,143 Views 10 Comments

Guillermo Rigondeaux has climbed two weights to face his fellow two-time Olympic champion in a historic bout.

# risk - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Storm Ophelia surfer: 'The picture makes the ocean look rough... but it wasn't really that significant'
# Red Warning
# Red Warning

Storm Ophelia surfer: 'The picture makes the ocean look rough... but it wasn't really that significant'

Oct 19th 2017, 6:10 AM 67,430 Views 140 Comments

Luke Donnelly from Stillorgan is a trained lifeguard, surfing teacher and is studying oceanography as part of his degree.

# risk - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

'If you're worried about the physical side of any sport, then play chess'
# Risk
From The42
# Risk

'If you're worried about the physical side of any sport, then play chess'

Oct 3rd 2017, 6:04 PM 5,488 Views 11 Comments

Roy Keane has paid tribute to the retiring Kevin Doyle but also warned of the risks of playing football at the highest level.

# risk - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

In a study of older Irish women with Down Syndrome, almost all had dementia 20 years later
# Much Higher Risk
# Much Higher Risk

In a study of older Irish women with Down Syndrome, almost all had dementia 20 years later

Jul 26th 2017, 2:50 PM 16,052 Views 6 Comments

At the end of the long-term study, 97.4% of participants had developed dementia.

# risk - Thursday 6 July, 2017

'I'm all for having a few beers, but there's no need to promote it to the world'
# Risk
From The42
# Risk

'I'm all for having a few beers, but there's no need to promote it to the world'

Jul 6th 2017, 3:01 PM 17,343 Views 24 Comments

Brian O’Driscoll says the Lions could have played it ‘a small bit smarter’ this week.

# risk - Monday 6 March, 2017

Suicide is killing the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Ireland
# Inequality
# Inequality

Suicide is killing the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Ireland

Mar 6th 2017, 6:10 AM 16,817 Views 30 Comments

A new report highlights increased risks to individuals, like workers on zero-hour contracts or those who are facing losing their homes.

# risk - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Video shows how quickly a fridge fire can spread when it gets set alight
# Fire Hazard
# Fire Hazard

Video shows how quickly a fridge fire can spread when it gets set alight

Feb 28th 2017, 4:45 PM 15,166 Views 10 Comments

The one minute video shows a plastic-backed fridge quickly being engulfed in flames.

# risk - Friday 14 October, 2016

QUIZ: What Kind Of A Risk-Taker Are You?
# Sponsored By Friends First
# Sponsored By Friends First

QUIZ: What Kind Of A Risk-Taker Are You?

Oct 14th 2016, 9:48 AM 44,240 Views 9 Comments

Will you even risk this quiz?

# risk - Monday 11 July, 2016

HSE steps in after serious safety concerns for more than 40 people with autism
# HIQA
# HIQA

HSE steps in after serious safety concerns for more than 40 people with autism

Jul 11th 2016, 7:52 PM 20,065 Views 21 Comments

It follows Hiqa inspections at centres in Meath, Wexford and Kildare.

# risk - Sunday 17 April, 2016

'Gardaí being left in the dark about terror threats to Ireland. That's worrying'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Gardaí being left in the dark about terror threats to Ireland. That's worrying'

Apr 17th 2016, 8:00 AM 90 Views 64 Comments

In Ireland, there is no terrorism alert system or threat level assessment that we know of. This is a grave concern, writes Tom Clonan.

# risk - Friday 2 October, 2015

Clampdown on drivers, cyclists and pedestrians running red lights with over 2,500 caught so far
# Safer Roads
# Safer Roads

Clampdown on drivers, cyclists and pedestrians running red lights with over 2,500 caught so far

Oct 2nd 2015, 12:48 PM 19,460 Views 67 Comments

One red light camera has caught over 150 cars breaking a red light since June.

# risk - Friday 21 August, 2015

Nurses slam HSE over 78 jobs left unfilled - all at just ONE Irish hospital
# No Progress
# No Progress

Nurses slam HSE over 78 jobs left unfilled - all at just ONE Irish hospital

Aug 21st 2015, 9:55 PM 25,137 Views 62 Comments

The INMO says Cork University Hospital continues to operate at almost full capacity.

# risk - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Ireland does pretty well in this ranking of the world's national debts, from safest to most risky
# Nice One
# Nice One

Ireland does pretty well in this ranking of the world's national debts, from safest to most risky

Aug 16th 2015, 7:30 PM 22,291 Views 51 Comments

Well, that’s surprising.

# risk - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Own a Samsung device? It may have a major security flaw
# Risk
# Risk

Own a Samsung device? It may have a major security flaw

Jun 17th 2015, 2:05 PM 19,333 Views 17 Comments

More than 600 million Samsung devices could be affected by this flaw.

# risk - Monday 20 April, 2015

Tubridy says online bullies can 'hunt down children like a pack of dogs'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Tubridy says online bullies can 'hunt down children like a pack of dogs'

Apr 20th 2015, 4:00 PM 16,268 Views 42 Comments

Childline answered over 1,200 calls every day in 2014.

# risk - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

As unemployment rates rise, the risk of suicide increases
# Recession
# Recession

As unemployment rates rise, the risk of suicide increases

Feb 11th 2015, 9:15 AM 15,392 Views 53 Comments

A study found that both men and women of all ages were equally vulnerable to the effects of rising unemployment.

# risk - Sunday 7 December, 2014

We can't regret signing Mario Balotelli now, says Brendan Rodgers
# Risk
From The42
# Risk

We can't regret signing Mario Balotelli now, says Brendan Rodgers

Dec 7th 2014, 2:18 PM 7,595 Views 10 Comments

The Liverpool manager says the club had little choice but to sign the striker.

# risk - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation'
# Risk
# Risk

Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation'

Oct 18th 2014, 7:17 PM 12,386 Views 37 Comments

That’s according to Oxfam, which works in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

# risk - Thursday 16 October, 2014

'Unclean equipment posed high risk to patients' at Tallaght Hospital
# Inspection
# Inspection

'Unclean equipment posed high risk to patients' at Tallaght Hospital

Oct 16th 2014, 10:17 PM 10,462 Views 11 Comments

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.

# risk - Friday 25 July, 2014

Are you on shift work? It could increase your risk of diabetes
# Type 2
# Type 2

Are you on shift work? It could increase your risk of diabetes

Jul 25th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,125 Views 19 Comments

Men are most at risk, a new study suggests.

# risk - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Study finds link between high cholesterol and breast cancer
# Prevention
# Prevention

Study finds link between high cholesterol and breast cancer

Jul 5th 2014, 4:45 PM 9,147 Views 16 Comments

It also found that statins could help reduce women’s risk of breast cancer.

# risk - Friday 4 July, 2014

Over 90,000 homes may have 'dangerous levels' of radon gas... just 8% have been checked
# Cancer-causing
# Cancer-causing

Over 90,000 homes may have 'dangerous levels' of radon gas... just 8% have been checked

Jul 4th 2014, 7:14 PM 21,539 Views 27 Comments

The radioactive gas is linked to 250 cases of lung cancer every year in Ireland.

# risk - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Oscar Pistorius severely traumatised and a 'suicide risk'
# South Africa
# South Africa

Oscar Pistorius severely traumatised and a 'suicide risk'

Jul 2nd 2014, 1:32 PM 15,269 Views 43 Comments

A medical expert told a court in South Africa today that the runner’s condition is likely to worsen.

# risk - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Liam Rushe: 'We probably needed the few calmer heads, even if we weren't match fit'
# Risk
From The42
# Risk

Liam Rushe: 'We probably needed the few calmer heads, even if we weren't match fit'

Jun 19th 2014, 3:23 PM 3,848 Views 3 Comments

The Dublin centre back carried a hamstring injury into last weekend’s Leinster hurling semi final.

# risk - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Doctors to risk Ukrainian violence to carry out life-saving children's operations
# Urgency
# Urgency

Doctors to risk Ukrainian violence to carry out life-saving children's operations

May 13th 2014, 3:15 PM 6,678 Views 9 Comments

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 - Friday 2 May, 2014

Some credit unions 'unwilling to comply with the law' - Central Bank
# Risk Assessment
# Risk Assessment

Some credit unions 'unwilling to comply with the law' - Central Bank

May 2nd 2014, 6:00 PM 12,070 Views 23 Comments

Credit unions Registrar Sharon Donnery made the warning in a report sent to credit unions yesterday.

# risk - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

The Government's provided us with this handy list of things to worry about
# What's The Risk
# What's The Risk

The Government's provided us with this handy list of things to worry about

Apr 16th 2014, 9:31 PM 21,033 Views 27 Comments

Better safe than sorry…

# risk - Thursday 10 April, 2014

EPA finds no long-term health impacts from Ballymount recycling plant fire
# Health Risks
# Health Risks

EPA finds no long-term health impacts from Ballymount recycling plant fire

Apr 10th 2014, 7:32 PM 6,558 Views 17 Comments

The Oxigen recycling plant in Ballymount, Dublin burned for over a week in January.

# risk - Monday 7 April, 2014

Poll: Are parents today too protective of their children?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are parents today too protective of their children?

Apr 7th 2014, 8:59 AM 19,172 Views 118 Comments

Experts say we’re wrapping our kids up in cotton wool and that’s bad for them. What do you think?

# risk - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Parents warned of window blind hazards, as new safety standards announced
# Strangulation Risk
# Strangulation Risk

Parents warned of window blind hazards, as new safety standards announced

Mar 27th 2014, 8:01 PM 17,345 Views 36 Comments

At least five children have died as a result of accidents from window blinds with loop cords or chains in the last decade.

# risk - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Risk of heart problems from antidiabetes drugs is being overlooked, experts warn
# Treatment
# Treatment

Risk of heart problems from antidiabetes drugs is being overlooked, experts warn

Mar 13th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,830 Views 7 Comments

They say the risk should monitored closely during clinical trials of glucose-lowering medication.

# risk - Monday 10 February, 2014

UK floods: River Thames threatens homes, soldiers on standby and a cow stuck in the mud
# Storm
# Storm

UK floods: River Thames threatens homes, soldiers on standby and a cow stuck in the mud

Feb 10th 2014, 12:06 PM 13,394 Views 12 Comments

14 severe flood warnings have been issued across the UK, with householders living along the River Thames put on standby.

# risk - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

‘Little evidence’ that moderate mobile phone use is associated with cancer
# Health Risks
# Health Risks

‘Little evidence’ that moderate mobile phone use is associated with cancer

Feb 5th 2014, 6:45 AM 4,859 Views 16 Comments

Investigating radio frequency fields associated with mobile phones and children should be a ‘high priority’ said the EU Commission.

# risk - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Part of glass roof falls in at RTÉ
# Chicken Licken
# Chicken Licken

Part of glass roof falls in at RTÉ

Feb 4th 2014, 4:24 PM 25,813 Views 44 Comments

No one was injured but people are said to have been shaken by the incident.

# risk - Friday 31 January, 2014

Poll: 'Neknominations'... Dangerous craze or just plain stupid?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: 'Neknominations'... Dangerous craze or just plain stupid?

Jan 31st 2014, 9:27 AM 32,870 Views 127 Comments

People are knocking back pints, posting the videos online, and then challenging their friends to do likewise. A ‘harmful’ trend?

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