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Ireland has second-highest quality of life in the world, according to the UN
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Ireland has second-highest quality of life in the world, according to the UN

Dec 17th 2020, 3:28 PM 119,872 Views 171 Comments

The ranking appears in the UN’s annual Human Development Index.

Urinary problems and erectile dysfunction - men with prostate cancer share their experiences
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Urinary problems and erectile dysfunction - men with prostate cancer share their experiences

Nov 18th 2016, 6:10 AM 14,533 Views 15 Comments

A new study will engage with 1,300 men to receive information on their quality of life before and throughout their treatments.

Young people in Ireland are more likely to have quality of life problems
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Young people in Ireland are more likely to have quality of life problems

Jul 13th 2016, 7:39 AM 14,283 Views 43 Comments

It found that one quarter of adults reported at least three serious issues.

Advanced breast cancer sufferers are 'left in the shadows', new report says
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Advanced breast cancer sufferers are 'left in the shadows', new report says

May 17th 2016, 7:00 AM 12,578 Views 1 Comment

Research into the condition has lagged behind in the last decade.

The quality of life all over the world in one neat map
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The quality of life all over the world in one neat map

Jun 21st 2015, 6:00 PM 31,903 Views 77 Comments

We didn’t make it into the top ten but we managed to keep out of the bottom ten list.

Teens with cerebral palsy rate their quality of life as comparable with their able-bodied peers
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Teens with cerebral palsy rate their quality of life as comparable with their able-bodied peers

Oct 7th 2014, 7:30 AM 3,854 Views 5 Comments

Pain was one of the main reasons that reduced the quality of life for adolescents.

People with cancer need dedicated treatment to tackle depression
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People with cancer need dedicated treatment to tackle depression

Aug 28th 2014, 7:15 AM 5,724 Views 15 Comments

Major depression is much more common among cancer sufferers – but trial shows a possible way forward.

French hospital introduces wine bar to improve quality of life for terminally ill
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French hospital introduces wine bar to improve quality of life for terminally ill

Aug 1st 2014, 3:54 PM 14,650 Views 39 Comments

Hospital says it wants to ‘re-humanise’ patients by providing a place for them to have a drink and socialise with family and friends.

Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms
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Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms

Jul 24th 2014, 6:45 AM 12,503 Views 46 Comments

A study has found the drug to be no more effective than a placebo in treating the condition.

Over 50s' income did not fall during the recession - ESRI
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Over 50s' income did not fall during the recession - ESRI

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:09 AM 5,684 Views 58 Comments

The think tank say research shows that, although the wealth of over 50s declined, overall income, health and well-being did not.

Hey Dubs, are you happy? You should be, you're in the 34th best city in the world
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Hey Dubs, are you happy? You should be, you're in the 34th best city in the world

Feb 19th 2014, 4:22 PM 30,315 Views 161 Comments

According to business consultants Mercer anyway.

How is Ireland feeling? Europe-wide survey looks at loneliness, health, and chores
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How is Ireland feeling? Europe-wide survey looks at loneliness, health, and chores

Feb 2nd 2014, 7:45 AM 20,230 Views 29 Comments

We don’t have much faith in our health care system… but we feel healthy.

Alcohol abuse among over 50s has increased since the financial crisis
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Alcohol abuse among over 50s has increased since the financial crisis

Jan 29th 2014, 11:00 PM 11,385 Views 35 Comments

A new study from Trinity College Dublin also shows high levels of cardiovascular disease, arthritis and obesity.

The 10 developed countries with the worst quality of life
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The 10 developed countries with the worst quality of life

Jun 2nd 2013, 10:30 AM 47,666 Views 51 Comments

Income, housing, jobs, education – these are the 10 countries that fared the worst in the OECD’s survey of quality of life.

13 things we learned from the CSO's new 'quality of life' data
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13 things we learned from the CSO's new 'quality of life' data

May 22nd 2013, 4:27 PM 13,973 Views 21 Comments

The CSO has published a wide-ranging document, covering everything from household waste to penalty points.

Which county has the lowest disposable income per person?
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Which county has the lowest disposable income per person?

May 22nd 2013, 3:06 PM 38,677 Views 95 Comments

New CSO figures also indicate that 15 per cent of all accommodation was vacant in 2011.

How the best countries in the world have changed since 1988
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How the best countries in the world have changed since 1988

Jan 26th 2013, 9:15 AM 15,144 Views 39 Comments

Ireland isn’t doing too badly, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit…

Ireland boasts one of the lowest loneliness levels in Europe
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Ireland boasts one of the lowest loneliness levels in Europe

Nov 30th 2012, 10:13 AM 7,069 Views 18 Comments

Irish people also get happier as they get older, according to a recent Quality of Life survey.

Carlingford voted best place to live in Ireland
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Carlingford voted best place to live in Ireland

Dec 19th 2011, 1:15 PM 10,823 Views 25 Comments

Scores totted up from 6,000+ users on ratings website. Mind you, the same site spells second-placed town Schull as ‘Skull’.

Dublin ranked 26th best place to live in the world
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Dublin ranked 26th best place to live in the world

Nov 30th 2011, 10:35 AM 9,676 Views 37 Comments

For all Ireland’s economic woes, our capital still beats Paris, London, Tokyo and Boston in terms of quality of life… while Baghdad, unsurprisingly, comes last.

Ireland 'third-worst place to live in Europe', says British study
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Ireland 'third-worst place to live in Europe', says British study

Sep 29th 2011, 2:41 PM 34,285 Views 64 Comments

A survey of ten countries, most of them in Western Europe, puts Ireland third-from-last – largely because of the weather.