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# risks - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Isolated athletes especially prone to mental health risks, experts warn
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Isolated athletes especially prone to mental health risks, experts warn

Mar 31st 2020, 9:54 PM 5,609 Views 11 Comments

The impact of the current pandemic is unprecedented, with sports stars sidelined worldwide.

# risks - Friday 12 July, 2019

Hard Brexit could cause house prices to fall, Central Bank warns
# Financial Stability
# Financial Stability

Hard Brexit could cause house prices to fall, Central Bank warns

Jul 12th 2019, 7:29 AM 28,047 Views 92 Comments

The Central Bank warned that external events were the main risks facing the Irish economy.

# risks - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Tax rises should be considered in October's Budget to prevent economy overheating, ESRI recommends
# Hot Hot Heat
# Hot Hot Heat

Tax rises should be considered in October's Budget to prevent economy overheating, ESRI recommends

Jun 20th 2019, 7:20 AM 17,775 Views 74 Comments

The think tank says the economy is “now effectively operating at full capacity”.

# risks - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Cycling to work is only healthy if the government makes it safe, new study says
# Bike To Work
# Bike To Work

Cycling to work is only healthy if the government makes it safe, new study says

Jun 7th 2017, 12:00 PM 12,606 Views 69 Comments

For male cyclists between the ages of 20 and 29, the negative impacts of cycling outweigh the positive, according to the study.

# risks - Monday 1 May, 2017

Skin cancer deaths in Ireland: One in four are construction workers or farmers
# Outdoor Risks
# Outdoor Risks

Skin cancer deaths in Ireland: One in four are construction workers or farmers

May 1st 2017, 10:47 AM 11,474 Views 28 Comments

Workers in these industries are being urged to be aware of the risks of exposure to the sun.

# risks - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Simon Zebo: 'If you don’t buy a ticket you can’t win the Lotto'
# Risks
From The42
# Risks

Simon Zebo: 'If you don’t buy a ticket you can’t win the Lotto'

Feb 25th 2016, 7:00 AM 7,477 Views 11 Comments

The Ireland wing says there is no limitation on what Joe Schmidt’s men can do in attack.

# risks - Thursday 13 August, 2015

The government has provided us with this handy new list of things to worry about
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

The government has provided us with this handy new list of things to worry about

Aug 13th 2015, 8:00 PM 18,196 Views 54 Comments

Better safe than sorry.

# risks - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Prison officers will have to travel hours with inmates if Portlaoise A&E closes
# Downgrade
# Downgrade

Prison officers will have to travel hours with inmates if Portlaoise A&E closes

Jun 10th 2015, 10:25 PM 6,202 Views 26 Comments

The closure will create additional risks and be more costly, said the POA.

# risks - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Obese women should lose weight before pregnancy, TCD researchers say
# Risks
# Risks

Obese women should lose weight before pregnancy, TCD researchers say

May 28th 2015, 1:01 PM 11,148 Views 40 Comments

A new academic review warns that babies born to obese mothers face bigger risks during pregnancy.

# risks - Saturday 7 February, 2015

'Opening a business is risky. It's time self-employed people had a safety net'
# RISKY BUSINESS
# RISKY BUSINESS

'Opening a business is risky. It's time self-employed people had a safety net'

Feb 7th 2015, 10:15 AM 11,376 Views 28 Comments

The Small Firms Association wants self-employed people to be allowed make voluntary contributions to PRSI.

# risks - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

These Trinity students think they may have solved the Bitcoin problem
# Credit Check
# Credit Check

These Trinity students think they may have solved the Bitcoin problem

Feb 3rd 2015, 11:39 AM 16,495 Views 51 Comments

Critics say that the digital currency lacks transparency – and a group of students have been trying to fix that.

# risks - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Targeted killings of journalists on the rise as beheadings signify 'new bloody chapter'
# Deaths
# Deaths

Targeted killings of journalists on the rise as beheadings signify 'new bloody chapter'

Dec 31st 2014, 11:34 AM 6,301 Views 15 Comments

The IFJ says a total of 135 journalists have died in 2014.

# risks - Friday 5 December, 2014

Is your child safe online? New laws on the way to combat grooming
# Sexual Offences
# Sexual Offences

Is your child safe online? New laws on the way to combat grooming

Dec 5th 2014, 9:10 AM 8,553 Views 38 Comments

An RTÉ Investigations Unit programme showed the dangers posed to young teens online.

# risks - Thursday 8 May, 2014

No difference in mortality rate between boys and girls relating to last vaccine offered
# Developed Countries
# Developed Countries

No difference in mortality rate between boys and girls relating to last vaccine offered

May 8th 2014, 6:45 AM 4,244 Views 0 Comments

The mortality rate was higher for boys than for girls, irrespective of the type of vaccine last offered.

# risks - Friday 15 November, 2013

Concern over female teens getting genital cosmetic surgery
# Women
# Women

Concern over female teens getting genital cosmetic surgery

Nov 15th 2013, 7:30 AM 26,808 Views 92 Comments

Two new papers also say that little research exists about the clinical effectiveness and risks of this surgery.

# risks - Monday 14 October, 2013

Study ties chemical to possible miscarriage risk
# Fertility
# Fertility

Study ties chemical to possible miscarriage risk

Oct 14th 2013, 12:24 PM 12,879 Views 23 Comments

The study is not cause for alarm, but “it’s far from reassuring that BPA is safe” for women, said leading fertility doctor.

# risks - Friday 11 October, 2013

French court upholds ban on fracking
# Banned
# Banned

French court upholds ban on fracking

Oct 11th 2013, 11:36 AM 4,955 Views 38 Comments

France banned the practice in 2011 over the objections of the oil industry.

# risks - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Kelleher: Leaked HSE patient safety risk report ‘frightening but not surprising’
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Kelleher: Leaked HSE patient safety risk report ‘frightening but not surprising’

Aug 10th 2013, 4:42 PM 5,979 Views 54 Comments

The details of the leaked report reveal fears about risks to patient safety caused by understaffing and spending cuts.

# risks - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

EU brings in new rules on public awareness of industrial hazards
# Danger
# Danger

EU brings in new rules on public awareness of industrial hazards

Aug 14th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,608 Views 8 Comments

Member states have to draw up emergency plans for areas surrounding industrial plants who work with large quantities of dangerous substances.

# risks - Thursday 2 February, 2012

One million packs of contraceptive pills recalled in the US
# Birth Control
# Birth Control

One million packs of contraceptive pills recalled in the US

Feb 2nd 2012, 7:57 AM 3,518 Views 17 Comments

Pfizer cited packaging faults as the reason for the recall as pills could be out of sequence, leading to an increased risk of unwanted pregnancies.