Ireland

 

Dispute over gang numbers in prisons

Prison officers and management disagree about the number of gangs operating in the prison system. Staff claim there are 30 in Mountjoy alone...

Hurlers break helmet rules

Almost one third of hurlers admit to modifying their helmet against GAA regulations, potentially increasing their injury risk....

Inflammation breakthrough offers sepsis hope

A breakthrough in understanding inflammatory diseases offers hope as a treatment for sepsis, Crohn’s disease, psoriasis, and multiple ...

Citizen’s Assembly calls for carbon taxes

Carbon taxes, an end of subsidies for peat extraction, and a tax on greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture are some of the recommendation...

Surgery needed for 80,000 obese kids

Some 80,000 obese children in Ireland need surgical intervention to tackle their weight issues or they may not make it to adulthood, a docto...



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