Tag Archives: Irish

'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 »

Extreme eating: Diet is unrealistic for most Irish people, who would struggle to stick to it

The belief is that meat and sugar consumption needs to half by 2050 to restrict damage to the environment posed by three billion people who are either eating too much or too little. The diet is extreme, there are no two ways about it. The majority of Irish people are not managing the current guidelines… Read More »

WATCH: 'A medical doctor said I wasn't going to get anywhere in life' – How inspirational Irish man (32) living with cerebral palsy is breaking the mould

Colm Burke works at the European Central Bank. WATCH: ‘A medical doctor said I wasn’t going to get anywhere in life’ – How inspirational Irish man (32) living with cerebral palsy is breaking the mould Independent.ie “A medical doctor many, many years ago said to my parents that I wasn’t going to get anywhere in… Read More »