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# walking - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

'A changed landscape': Drivers warned to be cautious as more children cycling and walking to school
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

'A changed landscape': Drivers warned to be cautious as more children cycling and walking to school

Sep 8th 2020, 4:23 PM 13,340 Views 52 Comments

“We must all play our part in getting children back to school safely,” RSA chairperson Liz O’Donnell said.

# walking - Saturday 22 August, 2020

NTA allocates €55m to councils to enhance cycling and walking infrastructure
# Infrastructure
# Infrastructure

NTA allocates €55m to councils to enhance cycling and walking infrastructure

Aug 22nd 2020, 11:52 AM 21,187 Views 79 Comments

The funding was allocated under the July Jobs Stimulus Plan announced by the government last month.

# walking - Friday 24 April, 2020

Poll: Are you getting more or less exercise since restrictions were introduced?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you getting more or less exercise since restrictions were introduced?

Apr 24th 2020, 9:34 AM 42,466 Views 63 Comments

Many people are living a more sedentary existence because of the Covid-19 measures.

# walking - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Poll: How often do you take a long walk?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you take a long walk?

Mar 18th 2020, 10:48 AM 33,882 Views 32 Comments

Every day? Every week? Less often than that?

# walking - Sunday 22 September, 2019

College Green will be car-free today, here's what you need to know
# Dublin
# Dublin

College Green will be car-free today, here's what you need to know

Sep 22nd 2019, 6:30 AM 11,865 Views 22 Comments

Dublin is one of several cities marking Car Free Day 2019.

# walking - Friday 19 July, 2019

Leo is eating less meat to reduce his carbon footprint, but Micheál says he's 'walking a lot'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Leo is eating less meat to reduce his carbon footprint, but Micheál says he's 'walking a lot'

Jul 19th 2019, 6:00 AM 19,959 Views 41 Comments

Micheal Martin says the government’s climate change policies are ‘a bit all over the place’.

# walking - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Fancy a stroll? Walkways and trails around Ireland are getting an upgrade
# Tourism
# Tourism

Fancy a stroll? Walkways and trails around Ireland are getting an upgrade

Jan 8th 2019, 1:08 PM 64,542 Views 49 Comments

Nearly 80 projects have been approved for funding.

# walking - Sunday 29 July, 2018

An American man is walking across Ireland to raise funds to help a Dublin boy
# Long Walk
# Long Walk

An American man is walking across Ireland to raise funds to help a Dublin boy

Jul 29th 2018, 2:30 PM 18,556 Views 11 Comments

John’s daughter Barbara was born with MSD in 1976.

# walking - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Ireland’s new plan for greenways has just been announced
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

Ireland’s new plan for greenways has just been announced

Jul 21st 2018, 6:00 AM 71,840 Views 105 Comments

The long-term strategy is backed by a fund of €53 million for the years 2019 to 2021.

# walking - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Study finds that speeding up your walking rate could make you live longer
# Quicker
# Quicker

Study finds that speeding up your walking rate could make you live longer

Jun 2nd 2018, 1:00 PM 18,376 Views 28 Comments

The effects were found to be more pronounced in older age groups.

# walking - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Gardaí to be out in force as 54 people killed on roads over St Patrick's Day period since 2012
# Danger Zone
# Danger Zone

Gardaí to be out in force as 54 people killed on roads over St Patrick's Day period since 2012

Mar 14th 2018, 3:18 PM 10,008 Views 48 Comments

Officers will also be on the lookout for speeding, non-seatbelt wearing and using a mobile phone while driving.

# walking - Sunday 28 January, 2018

'Pooper snoopers are needed to stop family walks ending in excrement being scrubbed from shoes'
# Read Me
# Read Me

'Pooper snoopers are needed to stop family walks ending in excrement being scrubbed from shoes'

Jan 28th 2018, 8:45 AM 36,305 Views 100 Comments

Excrement of unknown origin, which poses real health risks as well as being disgusting, is invading our homes, writes Eric Nolan.

# walking - Friday 3 November, 2017

Poll: How often do you take a long walk?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: How often do you take a long walk?

Nov 3rd 2017, 12:45 PM 22,808 Views 21 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# walking - Friday 8 September, 2017

'Sitting is the new smoking': Health experts warn that Irish adults are not active enough
# Get Walking
# Get Walking

'Sitting is the new smoking': Health experts warn that Irish adults are not active enough

Sep 8th 2017, 8:02 AM 16,430 Views 36 Comments

A new survey finds that the 18-24 age group may be the least physically active amongst all adults.

# walking - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Elderly couple found safe and well after late-night mountain search
# Cork
# Cork

Elderly couple found safe and well after late-night mountain search

Jul 25th 2017, 7:43 AM 21,647 Views 37 Comments

The man and woman had become separated from their walking group in the Ballyhoura Mountains on the Cork-Limerick border.

# walking - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Ireland ranks in the middle in a new study of the world's laziest countries
# Lazybones
# Lazybones

Ireland ranks in the middle in a new study of the world's laziest countries

Jul 12th 2017, 10:34 AM 24,596 Views 40 Comments

The average number of steps worldwide per day was 4,961.

# walking - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Location apps could save your life if you get into trouble on a Christmas walk
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Location apps could save your life if you get into trouble on a Christmas walk

Dec 25th 2016, 6:30 AM 7,787 Views 6 Comments

The Coast Guard is asking people to use apps on their phone to provide them with specific GPS coordinates.

# walking - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Belated Olympic bronze still a dream come true for Heffernan
# Better Late Than Never
From The42
# Better Late Than Never

Belated Olympic bronze still a dream come true for Heffernan

Nov 3rd 2016, 8:59 PM 4,063 Views 3 Comments

The proud Corkonian was awarded his medal from London in Cork tonight.

# walking - Saturday 20 August, 2016

'A hollow victory': Getting an Olympic medal years after racing wasn't enough for Heffernan
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

'A hollow victory': Getting an Olympic medal years after racing wasn't enough for Heffernan

Aug 20th 2016, 7:50 AM 22,117 Views 11 Comments

Rob Heffernan was a happy man, crossing the finish line in sixth position.

Race walker somehow finishes 8th despite suffering 'intestinal problems' and passing out
# Persistence
From The42
# Persistence

Race walker somehow finishes 8th despite suffering 'intestinal problems' and passing out

Aug 20th 2016, 12:34 AM 10,616 Views 12 Comments

The world record-holder didn’t win a medal, but it was a courageous effort.

# walking - Friday 19 August, 2016

'I tried to win the Olympic Games and I finished 6th': Heffernan delighted after seriously tough 50km
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

'I tried to win the Olympic Games and I finished 6th': Heffernan delighted after seriously tough 50km

Aug 19th 2016, 4:39 PM 27,141 Views 38 Comments

The Corkman was upgraded to fifth place after Japan’s Hirooki Arai was initailly disqualified post-race.

# walking - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

This Omani student loved Ireland so much he just walked around the entire island
# The Long Way Round
# The Long Way Round

This Omani student loved Ireland so much he just walked around the entire island

Aug 16th 2016, 5:04 PM 33,466 Views 50 Comments

Ammar Albadi will finish in front of the GPO this evening.

# walking - Friday 1 July, 2016

Four counties are getting €3.5m for Greenway projects
# The Great Outdoors
# The Great Outdoors

Four counties are getting €3.5m for Greenway projects

Jul 1st 2016, 3:04 PM 25,529 Views 25 Comments

Good news for Kildare, Meath, Longford and Westmeath.

# walking - Monday 27 June, 2016

Seoul brings in traffic signs telling smartphone addicts to look up more often
# Self(ie) Obsessed
# Self(ie) Obsessed

Seoul brings in traffic signs telling smartphone addicts to look up more often

Jun 27th 2016, 10:25 AM 7,779 Views 13 Comments

The pilot scheme will warn smartphone users to pay attention to their surroundings.

# walking - Saturday 30 April, 2016

A Mayo man is starting a barefoot walk around Ireland tomorrow
# Pieta House
# Pieta House

A Mayo man is starting a barefoot walk around Ireland tomorrow

Apr 30th 2016, 10:15 AM 29,718 Views 36 Comments

Eamonn Keaveney hopes to raise money for mental health services – and break a world record – as he sets off on his journey.

# walking - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Should people be fined for texting while walking?
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

Should people be fined for texting while walking?

Mar 26th 2016, 4:22 PM 21,335 Views 49 Comments

One US city will discuss such a law.

# walking - Friday 25 March, 2016

Want to head outdoors this weekend? Here are some hiking and biking trails
# Mother Nature
# Mother Nature

Want to head outdoors this weekend? Here are some hiking and biking trails

Mar 25th 2016, 12:00 PM 16,125 Views 10 Comments

Explore the great outdoors this Easter.

# walking - Thursday 17 March, 2016

People who use public transport have lower fat percentage than those who drive to work
# Commute
# Commute

People who use public transport have lower fat percentage than those who drive to work

Mar 17th 2016, 6:15 AM 7,964 Views 36 Comments

Commuters who only used public transport also had lower BMI compared to car-users.

# walking - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Man who drowned in Clare lake 'slipped and fell' while walking his dogs
# Lough Burke
# Lough Burke

Man who drowned in Clare lake 'slipped and fell' while walking his dogs

Oct 25th 2015, 2:38 PM 22,102 Views 7 Comments

The incident happened yesterday evening.

# walking - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Red-faced and sweaty? Here's how to cool down your walk to work
# Red Face
From The Daily Edge
# Red Face

Red-faced and sweaty? Here's how to cool down your walk to work

Jul 16th 2015, 10:08 AM 12,235 Views 4 Comments

It’s a scourge.

# walking - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Bus Eireann and Dublin Bus want to sue unions over strike losses
# Striiiiikkeeee
# Striiiiikkeeee

Bus Eireann and Dublin Bus want to sue unions over strike losses

Apr 30th 2015, 9:25 PM 42,977 Views 117 Comments

The bus strike starts tomorrow.

# walking - Monday 27 April, 2015

Babies are learning how to use phones before they can walk and talk
# Look Who's Talking Now
# Look Who's Talking Now

Babies are learning how to use phones before they can walk and talk

Apr 27th 2015, 2:30 PM 14,105 Views 17 Comments

One in seven toddlers are actually using devices for at least an hour a day.

# walking - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Want to get active this weekend? Here are some top hiking and biking trails
# The Sun's Out
# The Sun's Out

Want to get active this weekend? Here are some top hiking and biking trails

Apr 4th 2015, 10:04 AM 28,166 Views 27 Comments

Unleash your inner hiker.

# walking - Thursday 2 April, 2015

This mechanical exoskeleton could help take the effort out of walking
# Spring In Your Step
# Spring In Your Step

This mechanical exoskeleton could help take the effort out of walking

Apr 2nd 2015, 10:58 AM 10,479 Views 19 Comments

And it doesn’t even require a power source.

# walking - Sunday 22 February, 2015

‘Doctors told me I’d never walk again. Now I’m competing for a place at the Paralympics’
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

‘Doctors told me I’d never walk again. Now I’m competing for a place at the Paralympics’

Feb 22nd 2015, 12:00 PM 14,658 Views 6 Comments

Irish showjumper Emma Cahill suffered a life-altering accident four years ago.

# walking - Monday 16 February, 2015

Why do people go for 'walks'?
# Keep Fit
# Keep Fit

Why do people go for 'walks'?

Feb 16th 2015, 5:15 PM 26,623 Views 62 Comments

But in fairness, a lot of us do like working out.

# walking - Monday 26 January, 2015

This unfortunate signpost in Laois is going viral
# Happy Trails
From The Daily Edge
# Happy Trails

This unfortunate signpost in Laois is going viral

Jan 26th 2015, 3:53 PM 29,052 Views 10 Comments

“They say it’s very hard to find.”

# walking - Friday 26 December, 2014

How many of these Irish mountains can you climb over Christmas?
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

How many of these Irish mountains can you climb over Christmas?

Dec 26th 2014, 10:44 PM 5,750 Views 2 Comments

See you at the summit of Lugnaquilla?

# walking - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Kim Jong-Un mystery latest: Now he's been seen walking without a stick
# Speculation
# Speculation

Kim Jong-Un mystery latest: Now he's been seen walking without a stick

Nov 5th 2014, 11:55 AM 8,048 Views 11 Comments

He briefly disappeared from public view in September.

# walking - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Why I went an entire month using only my body as transport
# Challenge
From The42
# Challenge

Why I went an entire month using only my body as transport

Nov 1st 2014, 10:00 AM 23,045 Views 37 Comments

Can imagine going 31 days without using cars, trains or any type of vehicle? Well, we certainly can.

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