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From TheJournal.ie Over 1.4 billion adults globally at risk of disease from not doing enough physical activity Study

Over 1.4 billion adults globally at risk of disease from not doing enough physical activity

The diseases include type two diabetes, dementia, cardiovascular disease and some cancers.

From TheJournal.ie 'Sitting is the new smoking': Health experts warn that Irish adults are not active enough Get Walking

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Bomb parts found hidden in socks in dissident raid Safe Keeping

Bomb parts found hidden in socks in dissident raid

The items were found in the roof space of a house.

From TheJournal.ie There are going to be A LOT of shooting stars in the sky tonight Perseids

There are going to be A LOT of shooting stars in the sky tonight

There is expected to be more than 20 times the average number of shooting stars.

From TheJournal.ie Parts of Melbourne Airport evacuated after security alert directed at airline Australia

Parts of Melbourne Airport evacuated after security alert directed at airline

Tigerair was the focus of the safety concerns.

From TheJournal.ie Construction work was on the up again last month (and firms are hiring) Optimism

Construction work was on the up again last month (and firms are hiring)

Some firms hired new staff to prepare for further growth in work.

From TheJournal.ie Compulsory 2 hours of PE per week needed to stop the rise of teen obesity Get Moving

Compulsory 2 hours of PE per week needed to stop the rise of teen obesity

It is estimated that one in five Irish teenagers is overweight or obese.

From TheJournal.ie 20 years ago today, Arlene Arkinson (15) disappeared Tyrone

20 years ago today, Arlene Arkinson (15) disappeared

Arlene was out for the night at at disco when she disappeared. Police believe she was murdered.

From TheJournal.ie This tattoo can turn your sweat into electricity Charged

This tattoo can turn your sweat into electricity

Although don’t expect it to be powering your devices any time soon.

From TheJournal.ie Construction activity remains "robust" in tenth month of growth Residential

Construction activity remains "robust" in tenth month of growth

The rate has slowed slightly in the past couple of months but remains strong according to an index by Ulster Bank.

From TheJournal.ie Less than half of those in their 60s do over 2.5 hours of exercise per week Get Moving

Less than half of those in their 60s do over 2.5 hours of exercise per week

Only 18 per cent of the over 70s engage in high levels of physical activity.

From The42 5 of our favourite fitness apps for April Active Apps

5 of our favourite fitness apps for April

From ones that keep track of your weight, to those that get you on the move.

From TheJournal.ie Mayo doctors tell patients to 'take a run and jump' Activity

Mayo doctors tell patients to 'take a run and jump'

It’s not what you think.

From TheJournal.ie Men arrested after suspected bomb seized in Derry Derry

Men arrested after suspected bomb seized in Derry

Police investigating dissident Republican activity stopped two vehicles and recovered the firearms.

From TheJournal.ie Construction activity continues to fall as decline in unemployment eases Construction

Construction activity continues to fall as decline in unemployment eases

The weakest fall in activity was seen on housing projects and commercial and civil engineering each saw a slightly quicker reduction in activity.

From TheJournal.ie Food growing set to be added to UK curriculum - what about Ireland? Horticulture This post contains a poll

Food growing set to be added to UK curriculum - what about Ireland?

Should it also be brought into Irish schools?