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How Ireland deals with sex offenders after they're released from prison
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How Ireland deals with sex offenders after they're released from prison

Aug 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 50,482 Views 51 Comments

Experts in the area say their work can face strong opposition from the public but it is vital to ensure offenders do not harm anyone else.

New heart failure trial 'would reduce trolleys in emergency departments by a third'
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New heart failure trial 'would reduce trolleys in emergency departments by a third'

Dec 7th 2017, 6:20 AM 9,526 Views 3 Comments

As far as its researchers know, Ireland is the only country in the world to offer the STOP-Heart Failure trial as a healthcare service.

Kerry has one of Ireland's highest rates of suicide - will the government's 'action plan' help?
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Kerry has one of Ireland's highest rates of suicide - will the government's 'action plan' help?

Jun 5th 2017, 6:30 AM 15,778 Views 11 Comments

The outgoing Kerry coroner is critical of the government’s new plan to reduce suicides in Kerry.

Winter is dangerous too: New app helps children stay safe on Irish farms
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Winter is dangerous too: New app helps children stay safe on Irish farms

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:00 AM 5,967 Views 5 Comments

Two to three children die a year in farm-based accidents.

What do I do if I find something unusual on my skin? Here's some advice from an expert
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What do I do if I find something unusual on my skin? Here's some advice from an expert

Aug 6th 2016, 8:00 PM 822 Views 8 Comments

Roseleen Flaherty from the Irish Cancer Society talks about how to check if you have skin cancer.

Two men being questioned following foiled suspected shooting operation
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Two men being questioned following foiled suspected shooting operation

Jun 19th 2016, 12:27 PM 16,255 Views 14 Comments

A firearm and ammunition were recovered by gardaí yesterday.

Support for €1.50 date rape drug test kit to be sold in pubs
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Support for €1.50 date rape drug test kit to be sold in pubs

May 26th 2016, 4:17 PM 17,541 Views 44 Comments

The Test Your Drink kit has been tested by the University of Ulster.

This headband could help athletes avoid the worst damage from concussions
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This headband could help athletes avoid the worst damage from concussions

Mar 23rd 2016, 9:46 AM 16,764 Views 7 Comments

By monitoring the severity of concussions, the BrainBAND aims to prevent long-term injuries from developing.

Government in Australia considers compulsory chemical castration for child sex abusers
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Government in Australia considers compulsory chemical castration for child sex abusers

Aug 27th 2015, 9:15 PM 18,347 Views 69 Comments

The New South Wales justice minister pointed to the number of paedophiles likely to re-offend soon after their release.

'Secure zone' set up to stop Calais migrants sneaking onto lorries
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'Secure zone' set up to stop Calais migrants sneaking onto lorries

Jul 14th 2015, 5:20 PM 10,609 Views 14 Comments

The zone can hold up to 230 vehicles.

What should you be doing to keep the burglars out of your home?
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What should you be doing to keep the burglars out of your home?

Dec 11th 2014, 11:52 AM 3,892 Views 3 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to a security expert about what we should be doing to stay safe.

The King Nidge runners have been donated to charity... but they could be yours
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The King Nidge runners have been donated to charity... but they could be yours

Dec 4th 2014, 1:51 PM 12,004 Views 7 Comments

Pieta House are now in possession of the coveted shoes, and are running a text-to-win competition.

Police aim to stamp out Christmas terror threat
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Police aim to stamp out Christmas terror threat

Dec 1st 2014, 3:48 PM 12,472 Views 65 Comments

This comes after a number of incidents during the same period last year.

'We shouldn't be afraid to talk about suicide - it's the only way to understand it'
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'We shouldn't be afraid to talk about suicide - it's the only way to understand it'

Nov 27th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,476 Views 14 Comments

A talk is taking place in Dublin tonight on ‘Understanding the Suicidal Mind’.

More than 40 people drown every hour, with young children most at risk
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More than 40 people drown every hour, with young children most at risk

Nov 17th 2014, 2:30 PM 28,576 Views 11 Comments

Men are twice as likely to drown as women.

Majority of women who experience sexual assault know their attacker
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Majority of women who experience sexual assault know their attacker

Oct 15th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,673 Views 112 Comments

New research published today also identifies age and alcohol consumption as factors in assaults.

Dean of Christ Church Cathedral to ‘sleep rough’ next week
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Dean of Christ Church Cathedral to ‘sleep rough’ next week

Oct 10th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,067 Views 9 Comments

It’s to shine a light on homelessness in Ireland.

Minister Coveney announces new service for bereaved farm families
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Minister Coveney announces new service for bereaved farm families

Sep 24th 2014, 8:00 PM 7,088 Views 7 Comments

So far this year 20 people have died in farming accidents.

Over €35 million worth of property was stolen from Irish homes in the last year
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Over €35 million worth of property was stolen from Irish homes in the last year

Sep 22nd 2014, 11:13 AM 5,926 Views 22 Comments

That’s according to research carried out by the Garda National Crime Prevention Unit.

Three-quarters of suicides take place in low-income regions
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Three-quarters of suicides take place in low-income regions

Sep 5th 2014, 4:00 PM 12,838 Views 30 Comments

Three-quarters of all suicides take place in lower-income regions, according to a new WHO report.

Governments called on to form national plans for suicide prevention
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Governments called on to form national plans for suicide prevention

Sep 5th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,832 Views 8 Comments

Ireland is one country with such a plan, Reach Out, which has been in operation since 2005.

Ebola outbreak could easily have been averted, says expert
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Ebola outbreak could easily have been averted, says expert

Sep 5th 2014, 6:15 AM 8,858 Views 16 Comments

There has been criticism of the World Health Organisation over the slow response to the Ebola outbreak.

One person takes their own life every 40 seconds - WHO report
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One person takes their own life every 40 seconds - WHO report

Sep 4th 2014, 10:10 AM 7,932 Views 21 Comments

A major new report by WHO is calling for action in addressing “a large public health problem which has been shrouded in taboo for far too long”.

Emergency services staff reach out to people at risk of suicide
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Emergency services staff reach out to people at risk of suicide

Sep 2nd 2014, 7:30 AM 5,815 Views 5 Comments

The Limerick members of the Fire and Rescue Service, gardaí and ambulance staff will all take part in the training.

Opinion: Our water infrastructure is a mess but there is a better way
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Opinion: Our water infrastructure is a mess but there is a better way

Aug 25th 2014, 7:30 AM 47 Views 29 Comments

Promising projects worldwide are successfully demonstrating the union of ecology, flood prevention and recreation.

Irish study finds aspirin may help stop breast cancer from spreading
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Irish study finds aspirin may help stop breast cancer from spreading

Aug 13th 2014, 1:39 PM 6,227 Views 14 Comments

However, researchers have cautioned that women should not start taking aspirin as a precautionary measure.

Hepatitis C could become rare disease in twenty two years
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Hepatitis C could become rare disease in twenty two years

Aug 7th 2014, 2:43 PM 5,283 Views 7 Comments

New research says screening and new drugs could almost eliminate the condition.

Study finds link between high cholesterol and breast cancer
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Study finds link between high cholesterol and breast cancer

Jul 5th 2014, 4:45 PM 9,142 Views 16 Comments

It also found that statins could help reduce women’s risk of breast cancer.

Scientists create laser device that can detect drunk drivers
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Scientists create laser device that can detect drunk drivers

Jun 11th 2014, 4:50 PM 13,288 Views 36 Comments

By shining a laser through a car from the side of the road, researchers can measure blood alcohol levels inside moving vehicles.

Suicides among young people decreased significantly last year
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Suicides among young people decreased significantly last year

May 30th 2014, 2:53 PM 8,673 Views 54 Comments

But the Console charity says the fall hasn’t been matched in other parts of society.

Galway Mayor calls for netting to be put on two bridges to help prevent suicides
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Galway Mayor calls for netting to be put on two bridges to help prevent suicides

Mar 14th 2014, 2:49 PM 12,472 Views 54 Comments

Mayor Padraig Conneely says that something has to be done to tackle suicide rates in Galway.

Ireland to spend €8.8 million on reducing suicide this year
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Ireland to spend €8.8 million on reducing suicide this year

Feb 20th 2014, 2:54 PM 6,606 Views 43 Comments

The HSE has released its suicide prevention plans for 2014.

Undiagnosed HIV rates high in Dublin, widespread testing recommended
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Undiagnosed HIV rates high in Dublin, widespread testing recommended

Nov 29th 2013, 12:41 PM 17,126 Views 64 Comments

A new testing programme at the Mater Hospital diagnosed almost three in every 1,000 people with the HIV infection.

Console seminar to help employers identify warning signs of suicide in their employees
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Console seminar to help employers identify warning signs of suicide in their employees

Nov 6th 2013, 7:00 AM 5,628 Views 10 Comments

The training programme will also help colleagues cope with the aftermath of suicide in the workplace.

1,000 people honour loved ones at Console Celebration of Light
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1,000 people honour loved ones at Console Celebration of Light

Dec 18th 2012, 11:19 AM 3,748 Views 4 Comments

The event was organised by the national suicide prevention charity Console, and took place in Maynooth.

Children's services "need more prevention and early intervention"
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Children's services "need more prevention and early intervention"

Jul 5th 2012, 11:42 AM 1,884 Views 6 Comments

That is according to a number of leading children’s groups, who say that there are ‘pockets of multiple disadvantage’ in parts of Ireland.

Haiti 'unprepared' for cholera resurgence
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Haiti 'unprepared' for cholera resurgence

May 11th 2012, 7:15 AM 916 Views 4 Comments

The onset of the rainy season means an increase in cholera, but the country is not prepared for this, Médecins Sans Frontières has said.