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Tackling Obesity – all Talk?

So today’s News informs us that obesity will be worse than cholera or AIDs for our health service. Yesterday we were told we’re heading towards being the fattest country in Europe. And previously we heard that 85% of all Irish … Continue reading

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One Month On

                                                     **** We can know the end is coming – and still not ever be … Continue reading

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RTE’s Big Fat Autumn Schedule…

  RTE revealed their new Autumn schedule today. One programme highlighted was called ‘Meet the McDonaghs’…   So our National Broadcaster is trotting down the ‘My Big Fat Gypsy….’ route. Only they’re dressing it up as a look at the ‘culture, morals, religion’ … Continue reading

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A Public (In)Convenience

  Question: If a Dad of little girls (3 to 6yrs approx) is out and about with them, as the sole adult, where does he take them to the toilet? A woman brings little girls, or boys, into the Ladies with … Continue reading

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If the Shoe Fits…

So, it’s that time of year again. When retailers lash ‘Back to School’ stickers on everything from food to underwear ( because we don’t buy them any other time of year). I have most things got (she sez, weeping into the gaping … Continue reading

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‘Change or Die’ – Must Older People do Both?

  So, how was the Budget for you? Regardless of how one is or isn’t affected, you won’t have to look too far in your family to find someone  who is. My parents will be 50 years married next year. In … Continue reading

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On the (mis)use of the Exclamation Mark

  Consider, if you will, the following sentence; ‘Oh no. The house is on fire.’ or perhaps; ‘Wow. I’ve won the Lotto.’ Are they perhaps lacking a little something? Let’s try again… ‘Oh no! The house is on fire!’ ‘Wow! … Continue reading

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