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From TheJournal.ie Offering free patches to employees who smoke doesn't help them quit - but giving them money does Money Money Money

Offering free patches to employees who smoke doesn't help them quit - but giving them money does

A new US study found workers were three times more likely to quit if there was a financial incentive.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Should Irish companies give non-smokers extra days off? Smoking Break

Column: Should Irish companies give non-smokers extra days off?

Japanese companies are offering non-smoking staff an additional six days paid annual leave to make up for the breaks smokers take, writes Jason O’Callaghan.

From TheJournal.ie 'I smoked for 20 years and never thought I could give up but I'm proof it can be done' QUIT

'I smoked for 20 years and never thought I could give up but I'm proof it can be done'

Smoking is directly related to more than 5,600 deaths in Ireland every year.

From TheJournal.ie 'If you smoke 20 cigarettes a day, you inhale a mugful of tar each year' National Quit Day

'If you smoke 20 cigarettes a day, you inhale a mugful of tar each year'

One in every two smokers will die of a tobacco-related disease – pharmacists want to buck this trend.

From TheJournal.ie Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about Sponsored By Nicorette

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about

And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.

From TheJournal.ie Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about Sponsored By Nicorette

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about

And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.

From TheJournal.ie "Thanks Dad..." - family of anti-smoking hero Gerry Collins bids farewell

"Thanks Dad..." - family of anti-smoking hero Gerry Collins bids farewell

The late Gerry Collins was remembered by his daughter Lisa at the HSE Heathcare Leaders Masterclass in the Convention Centre this month.

From TheJournal.ie 7 quick things you can do to help stop cigarette cravings... Sponsored By HSE

7 quick things you can do to help stop cigarette cravings...

It’s all about distraction in those first weeks of quitting.

From TheJournal.ie Are you trying to quit smoking? Check out these Quit Heroes and get inspired Sponsored By HSE

Are you trying to quit smoking? Check out these Quit Heroes and get inspired

Anyone can quit smoking with the right support and information. Share your story.

From TheJournal.ie Chris Donoghue quits position as UTV Ireland Live anchor Changing Roles

Chris Donoghue quits position as UTV Ireland Live anchor

The Newstalk Breakfast presenter will be leaving his position in December.

14 of the quickest reactions to Zayn leaving One Direction

Everybody wants to steal our Zayn…

From TheJournal.ie One year on: 'If even one person stops smoking, then it will all be worth it’ QUIT

One year on: 'If even one person stops smoking, then it will all be worth it’

It’s one year since the death of Gerry Collins, but he continues to inspire people to quit smoking.

From TheJournal.ie Find it difficult to quit smoking? This might be why Nicotine

Find it difficult to quit smoking? This might be why

A study has revealed the rate at which smokers metabolise nicotine could predict the best way to quit.

From TheJournal.ie Do you want to stub out the smokes this year? QUIT

Do you want to stub out the smokes this year?

The HSE has launched its new QUIT service.

From TheJournal.ie The mayor of Drogheda has quit Fine Gael over the water charges controversy Resigned

The mayor of Drogheda has quit Fine Gael over the water charges controversy

Cllr Kevin Callan has stepped down a day after people took to the streets of his town over the issue.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: Gerry Collins knew what life meant to him - what are you grateful for? Sponsored

Open thread: Gerry Collins knew what life meant to him - what are you grateful for?

Anti-smoking campaigner spoke of his love for family in ‘Gerry’s Story’, released today for first time.

From TheJournal.ie HSE's Chief Financial Officer quits less than a year into the job Health

HSE's Chief Financial Officer quits less than a year into the job

Thomas Byrne had a five-year contract with the HSE but has chosen to leave.

From TheJournal.ie Angela Kerins quits her role as Rehab CEO Gone

Angela Kerins quits her role as Rehab CEO

Kerins says that she is leaving because of “the toll that public controversy has taken on the Rehab Group and my own family”.

From TheJournal.ie E-cigarettes could be facing an all-out hospital ban No Vaping

E-cigarettes could be facing an all-out hospital ban

It’s already planned that HSE campuses will be smoke-free by 2015 but e-cigarettes could be included in the policy.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should e-cigarettes be banned in all workplaces? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should e-cigarettes be banned in all workplaces?

Irish Rail have banned them on their trains, should others follow suit?

From TheJournal.ie "I'll miss my kids"... Two heartbreaking new anti-smoking ads featuring the late Gerry Collins Must Watch

"I'll miss my kids"... Two heartbreaking new anti-smoking ads featuring the late Gerry Collins

The hard-hitting ads are being broadcast to mark National No Smoking Day, in accordance with Gerry’s and his family’s wishes.

From TheJournal.ie GSOC staff member quits - but it's 'nothing to do with the recent controversy' Outta Here

GSOC staff member quits - but it's 'nothing to do with the recent controversy'

A spokesperson for the GSOC said that the staff member is leaving to take up a more senior position at another agency.

From TheJournal.ie Neil Prendeville to leave Cork's 96FM Later Boi

Neil Prendeville to leave Cork's 96FM

It is believed the presenter will be moving to rival station RedFM.

From TheJournal.ie ESB union chief quits but takes aim at the media on his way out Parting Shot

ESB union chief quits but takes aim at the media on his way out

Brendan Ogle said ESB workers were “viciously attacked by some in the media” during the recent pension dispute.

The 7 stages in the emotional rollercoaster of quitting smoking

There’ll be ups and downs, but it’s all worth it in the end.

From TheJournal.ie Just as the event begins, the artistic director of Limerick National City of Culture quits Limerick

Just as the event begins, the artistic director of Limerick National City of Culture quits

Karl Wallace tendered his resignation along with two others as the board chairman Pat Cox denies influence in the appointment of his former assistant as CEO.

Open thread: What is the best thing you've ever done?

Make quitting smoking one of them.

From TheJournal.ie 'I departed the Áras on very amicable terms' - Former adviser breaks silence QUIT

'I departed the Áras on very amicable terms' - Former adviser breaks silence

Mary Van Lieshout has said that she left the Office of the President to “pursue other interests”.

From The42 Dickov is off: Giantkiller Paul steps down as Oldham boss Laters

Dickov is off: Giantkiller Paul steps down as Oldham boss

The Scot vacates his post just a week after leading his team to an FA Cup win over Liverpool.

From TheJournal.ie Smokers' body rejects plans to ban smoking in public parks Smoking

Smokers' body rejects plans to ban smoking in public parks

Forest Éireann, which claims to represent smokers in Ireland, describes James Reilly’s plans as “a heavy-handed intrusion”.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin councillor to ask for smoking ban in playgrounds Health

Dublin councillor to ask for smoking ban in playgrounds

Yesterday, Health Minister James Reilly said he will be pushing for a country-wide ban on smoking in certain public areas.

From The42 Never say never: Ryan leaves the door open for Corbett comeback Lar

Never say never: Ryan leaves the door open for Corbett comeback

“Everybody in Tipperary hopes that he’ll change his mind over the coming weeks,” manager Declan Ryan says on Lar Corbett’s hurling exit.

From The42 Allen calls on 'money-hungry' Hearn to resign Must Be The Money

Allen calls on 'money-hungry' Hearn to resign

Northern Ireland’s Mark Allen has said that World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn is ruining the game’s traditions in an attempt to boost its popularity.

From The42 Over and out: Johnson quits as England boss Bye Bye

Over and out: Johnson quits as England boss

Martin Johnson will confirm his resignation as England manager later this morning, according to reports.

From TheJournal.ie Newstalk staff surprised by Eamon Dunphy departure Newstalk

Newstalk staff surprised by Eamon Dunphy departure

Broadcaster has announced that he’s walking from his Sunday morning show on Newstalk, blaming ‘management interference’.

From The42 Brian Kerr set to quit as Faroes boss Walk Away

Brian Kerr set to quit as Faroes boss

The Dubliner is to call time on his stint as coach of the Faroe Islands after two-and-a-half years in charge.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Monday

All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie HSE warns that half of all smokers will die for their habit QUIT

HSE warns that half of all smokers will die for their habit

Between one and two billion euro is spent every year treating tobacco-related illnesses. The HSE has launched a new campaign to help smokers to quit.