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9 reasons why nurses are like superheroes

And don’t you forget it? Now, are you comfortable pet?

THIS WEEK IN the US is Nurse Appreciation Week.

Hold on a second, shouldn’t every week be Nurse Appreciation Week? And Paramedic, Teacher, Doctor, Firefighter etc Appreciation Week? We think so.

Here are just a few reasons why Ireland’s nurses should be treated like the superheroes they are.

1. Their ability to read this saves lives:

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2. They work really hard

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3. They control the pillows

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4. They control the medication

5. The men probably put up with a good bit of this

6. They put up with this all the time


7. They lead amazing double lives

Some of them spend all day looking after people, and then go home and look after more people


Some of them work 16 hours, and then go out and (quite rightly) unwind

A terrible cliché, we know. See also: teachers, Gardaí (via

8. People are always asking them for advice outside work

9. They’re good craic

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Know a nurse? Show them this article . It might make their day…

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Emer McLysaght

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