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#Walking

# walking - Friday 19 July, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you take a long walk?

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

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

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

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

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

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

# walking - Saturday 20 August, 2016

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

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

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

From The42 Race walker somehow finishes 8th despite suffering 'intestinal problems' and passing out Persistence This post contains videos

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

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

# walking - Friday 19 August, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Should people be fined for texting while walking?

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

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

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

The incident happened yesterday evening.

# walking - Thursday 16 July, 2015

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

# walking - Thursday 30 April, 2015

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

The bus strike starts tomorrow.

# walking - Monday 27 April, 2015

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

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

# walking - Saturday 4 April, 2015

# walking - Thursday 2 April, 2015

This mechanical exoskeleton could help take the effort out of walking

And it doesn’t even require a power source.

# walking - Sunday 22 February, 2015

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

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

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

# walking - Monday 16 February, 2015

Why do people go for 'walks'?

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

# walking - Monday 26 January, 2015

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

This unfortunate signpost in Laois is going viral

“They say it’s very hard to find.”

# walking - Friday 26 December, 2014

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

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

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

He briefly disappeared from public view in September.

# walking - Saturday 1 November, 2014

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

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

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

# walking - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Paralysed man walks again following groundbreaking surgery

The surgery is being hailed as an “historic change” for those with spinal injuries.

# walking - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Infographic: Pedal power is up in Dublin, but we're using far less energy overall

Cycling in Dublin rose by 82% over five years.

# walking - Monday 15 September, 2014

Column: As a country that thrives on its reputation for craic, we must ensure our cities are a place of enjoyment

‘A good city is like a good party – people stay much longer than really necessary because they are enjoying themselves.’

# walking - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Opinion: Blisters, bruises, bumps, bites – life on the Camino is tough but worth every minute

The saying “walk a day in my shoes” really rings true on the wonderful Camino de Santiago.

# walking - Friday 15 August, 2014

From The42 'Sixth didn't appeal to me, I wanted to win': Rob Heffernan speaks after his mid-race withdrawal All Or Nothing

'Sixth didn't appeal to me, I wanted to win': Rob Heffernan speaks after his mid-race withdrawal

The Corkman admits he ‘wasn’t great’ mentally and will have to learn from today’s experience.

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