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'I'm not dying' - Argentina legend Maradona dismisses daughter's concerns
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'I'm not dying' - Argentina legend Maradona dismisses daughter's concerns

Nov 6th 2019, 10:58 PM 5,713 Views 3 Comments

The World Cup winner has allayed fears over his physical condition while also revealing he plans to donate his fortune to charity when he does pass on.

'Dying alone. Like my mother did': Irish people are sharing their fears about serious illness and death
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'Dying alone. Like my mother did': Irish people are sharing their fears about serious illness and death

Oct 10th 2017, 6:30 AM 9,151 Views 11 Comments

The Irish Hospice Foundation gathered opinions of over 2,000 people.

'Everyone in Ireland deserves to have a good death'
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'Everyone in Ireland deserves to have a good death'

Jul 7th 2017, 6:05 AM 26,112 Views 4 Comments

The Irish Hospice Foundation has said investing in bereavement services and end-of-life care will benefit society as a whole.

19 tweets that perfectly describe your hangover
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# Poxy Hangover

19 tweets that perfectly describe your hangover

Nov 20th 2016, 9:30 AM 9,888 Views 3 Comments

“I hope I didn’t agree to go on a hike.”

'I regret not talking to my mother about her death, don't do the same thing'
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'I regret not talking to my mother about her death, don't do the same thing'

Oct 15th 2016, 8:30 PM 33,508 Views 12 Comments

The Irish Hospice Foundation wants people to talk about death, dying and grief more openly.

"My four-year-old son got up on the stool, held my father's hand, and kissed him"
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"My four-year-old son got up on the stool, held my father's hand, and kissed him"

Oct 6th 2016, 8:30 PM 835 Views 8 Comments

Watching a loved one slip away is hard enough, writes Denis Goodbody, but good palliative care supports the family as well as the patient.

If you die in Sweden, it's a month before you get buried
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If you die in Sweden, it's a month before you get buried

May 29th 2016, 6:00 PM 42,743 Views 42 Comments

The Swedes are notoriously slow at making arrangements.

The 15 levels of hangover
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# Dying

The 15 levels of hangover

Nov 18th 2015, 1:03 PM 9,237 Views 5 Comments

Hangover level: The Worst.

Last Rites: the arrival of a priest is a monument to finality in Irish life
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Last Rites: the arrival of a priest is a monument to finality in Irish life

Nov 14th 2015, 6:45 AM 9,454 Views 16 Comments

How do people who are around death as a job handle it?

6 of Ireland's worst hangovers of recent years
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6 of Ireland's worst hangovers of recent years

Nov 7th 2015, 11:16 AM 8,857 Views 0 Comments

Hanging.

Why don't men live as long as women?
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Why don't men live as long as women?

Jul 11th 2015, 8:30 PM 20,226 Views 37 Comments

Because of heart disease.

The death café is coming to Dublin
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The death café is coming to Dublin

May 27th 2015, 10:25 AM 34,412 Views 33 Comments

Don’t worry, it’s not as worrying as it sounds.

Could you have a stroke in the next 10 years? Where you live could have a lot to do with it...
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Could you have a stroke in the next 10 years? Where you live could have a lot to do with it...

Mar 26th 2015, 6:03 AM 18,805 Views 6 Comments

A new risk detection method aims to predict heart disease and strokes in people over 40.

"It is corpses everywhere": Survivors of Boko Haram attacks describe the horror they've seen
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"It is corpses everywhere": Survivors of Boko Haram attacks describe the horror they've seen

Jan 12th 2015, 8:35 PM 15,197 Views 28 Comments

The militant group is responsible for the deaths of around 2,000 people.

Three quarters of Irish people want to die at home
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Three quarters of Irish people want to die at home

Oct 17th 2014, 3:23 PM 7,272 Views 22 Comments

Most people would like their condition managed by pain medication though almost three-quarters have not written any kind of care directive or given an indication of what they want to family members.

Internet rallies to help dying father see final Hobbit movie
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# Hobbitmovielastrequest

Internet rallies to help dying father see final Hobbit movie

Oct 8th 2014, 7:44 AM 3,781 Views 0 Comments

Will Peter Jackson see the request?

Opinion: Grief can be unpredictable, so a good send-off for a departed loved one is essential
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Opinion: Grief can be unpredictable, so a good send-off for a departed loved one is essential

Aug 30th 2014, 7:00 PM 1,705 Views 16 Comments

A funeral provides mourners a space to accept death and to safely explore their grief and loss.

People with terminal illnesses should 'automatically receive' medical cards
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# End Of Life Report

People with terminal illnesses should 'automatically receive' medical cards

Jul 15th 2014, 2:56 PM 8,096 Views 30 Comments

The Oireachtas Health Committee launched its report on end-of-life care this afternoon.

Call to extend emergency medical card time limit for dying patients
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Call to extend emergency medical card time limit for dying patients

Jul 2nd 2014, 6:45 AM 4,486 Views 6 Comments

Currently the eligibility period is six months, though one in five people who have these cards live longer and are then forced to undergo a means test.

Are you comfortable talking about death and dying?
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Are you comfortable talking about death and dying?

Jun 27th 2014, 12:30 PM 9,166 Views 44 Comments

A new report has highlighted how end of life care in Ireland could be improved.

Russian men drink too much vodka...and it's killing them
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Russian men drink too much vodka...and it's killing them

Jan 31st 2014, 7:30 AM 17,290 Views 42 Comments

At present, one in four Russian men die before the age of 55.

Column: Families who assist their loved ones to die will continue to feel the full wrath of the law if it is not changed
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Column: Families who assist their loved ones to die will continue to feel the full wrath of the law if it is not changed

Dec 13th 2013, 12:11 PM 101 Views 20 Comments

Today, the case began of Gail O’Rorke who has been charged under the Criminal Law (Suicide) Act 1993 for assisting an MS sufferer to die.

Byrne: Help people in Irish hospitals die with dignity
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Byrne: Help people in Irish hospitals die with dignity

Nov 13th 2013, 8:00 AM 6,746 Views 14 Comments

The Hollywood star was speaking at the launch of the Irish Hospice Foundation’s Design and Dignity Fund in the USA.

Hundreds of families applying for grants to help cover high funeral costs
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Hundreds of families applying for grants to help cover high funeral costs

Aug 17th 2013, 7:45 AM 16,322 Views 50 Comments

The Department of Social Protection is paying out more than €5 million every year to help people cover funeral and burial expenses for their loved ones.

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Parents concerned over hours of HSE care for dying son

Aug 6th 2013, 8:30 PM 18,833 Views 31 Comments

Liam Heffernan is just five years old, but does not have long to live. His parents say they are looking for more help from the HSE.

Column: Hunger and the horsemeat scandal, both the consequences of inequality
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Column: Hunger and the horsemeat scandal, both the consequences of inequality

May 1st 2013, 7:00 AM 39 Views 21 Comments

We produce enough food for 10 times our population, but the horsemeat scandal shows just how inequality has forced people to low-price, low-quality food, writes Richard Manton.

Dumped and dying, Finzi's tale serves as warning to dog owners
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Dumped and dying, Finzi's tale serves as warning to dog owners

Mar 10th 2013, 8:20 AM 14,335 Views 25 Comments

Finzi’s tale is a cautionary one for dog owners, vet Pete Wedderburn said, warning people to make sure to worm their dogs.

Column: I wrote a book about terminal cancer. Then, I was told I had it
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Column: I wrote a book about terminal cancer. Then, I was told I had it

Oct 14th 2012, 7:30 PM 266 Views 52 Comments

Author Mary McCarthy describes the moment she learned she had cancer, and her feelings about death.

This guy wanted to propose to his girlfriend - so he pretended to crash a plane
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# In-descent Proposal

This guy wanted to propose to his girlfriend - so he pretended to crash a plane

Sep 28th 2012, 1:41 PM 18,690 Views 31 Comments

“She thought we were dying and ended up with a ring!” says the prankster.

‘A slow process’: nothing can be done for dying Baltimore whale
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‘A slow process’: nothing can be done for dying Baltimore whale

Aug 15th 2012, 12:45 PM 13,881 Views 77 Comments

The whale was still breathing this morning but pools of blood have formed beside the pier.

Column: Dying with dignity is a right, not a privilege
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Column: Dying with dignity is a right, not a privilege

Sep 3rd 2011, 9:34 AM 428 Views 11 Comments

We all hope for a good death – but in the current system not many of us will get one, writes Sharon Foley of the Irish Hospice Foundation.