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'I had my first taste of alcohol when I was probably 14' – Irish college student reflects on Ireland's binge drinking culture

Criodán Ó Murchú Criodán Ó Murchú ‘I had my first taste of alcohol when I was probably 14’ – Irish college student reflects on Ireland’s binge drinking culture Independent.ie I had my first taste of alcohol (beer) when I was probably 14. But I started actually “drinking” when I was 17, I’d tip down the… Read More »

'I was told I had cancer months before our wedding – primary school teacher (51) thought she had a food intolerance before diagnosis

Elizabeth Morgan at her home in Rathfarnham, Dublin. Photo: Caroline Quinn ‘I was told I had cancer months before our wedding – primary school teacher (51) thought she had a food intolerance before diagnosis Independent.ie Today is World Cancer Day – an international day to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection,… Read More »

'I want to be fit in my 70s. Do you want that too?' – Personal trainer tells everything she's learned about second-life fitness

Davina McCall has reached new fitness heights – swimming the channel in her 40s and qualifying as a personal trainer at 50. Davina McCall swam the channel in her 40s and became a qualified personal trainer at 50 ‘I want to be fit in my 70s. Do you want that too?’ – Personal trainer tells… Read More »