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In January many of us make positive lifestyle changes, with quitting cigarettes being one of the top New Year’s resolutions. This is brilliant news with more than 5,200 lives lost to tobacco related illness each year in Ireland. We are now over halfway through the year, have you still stuck to your resolution or have you, like many, found the temptation too hard and abandoned your efforts?
A local child who is battling a rare and aggressive cancer has just a four per cent chance of survival by availing of the treatment for the condition in this country.
A physically stronger and more cohesive NUIG-Corinthians defeated Buccaneers 35-15 in the final of the Connacht u20 Cup at the Sportsground on Sunday.
Former FAI president Pat Quigley was not re-elected to the Mayo League management committee at its AGM on Tuesday night. The end of the long standing football official’s involvement in the day-to-day running of the game in the county will have come as surprise to many after he failed to be elected to the 10 person committee at the AGM.
Forget the Six Nations (sort of!) - the biggest rugby event of 2015 comes to Roscommon on April 11 at 8pm and fans of the legendary Joe Kavanagh, the greatest tight head prop in world rugby, are advised to line out early to ensure they bag the hottest tickets in town.
Derry finished with a flourish to claim a critical Allianz Hurling League Division 2A success over Westmeath at Owenbeg.
‘Good’ bacteria or microbiotics are essential for good health and vitality, no matter what your age. Poor diet, stressful situations, low quality food, travel tummy and antibiotics can all affect our levels of ‘good’ bacteria. ‘Bad’ or ‘unfavourable’ bacteria on the other hand, can cause intestinal imbalances that can lead to the risk of infection and illness.
Three students have been diagnosed with tuberculosis recently at two third level colleges in the city. Two are attending NUI Galway and one is a student at GMIT.
There was a sense of an end of an era in Galway football circles in many regards last week when the news filtered through that former Galway football chairman Pat Egan had died following a long battle with illness.
A Bonniconlon nurse who was one of the main drivers behind the setting-up of Galway’s first dedicated stroke unit in 2006 has been honoured with a national award for her champion work by the Irish Heart Foundation.