New e-cig restrictions don’t go far enough — Irish Heart Foundation

New government measures to restrict the sale and advertising of e-cigarettes do not go far enough to protect young people from addiction to nicotine, the Irish Heart Foundation has said. The Foundation was responding to the announcement today (November 22) by the Department of Health that under new legislation, e-cigarettes will no longer be available […]

Survey reveals home workers sitting for almost three hours longer per day

Employers are being asked to shorten video conference meeting times as a new survey reveals more than half of those working from home estimate they are sitting down for an average of two hours and 40 minutes longer per day. The Ipsos MRBI survey was commissioned by the Irish Heart Foundation which is warning of […]

Irish Heart Foundation calls on the people of Tipperary to escape their chair this September

Escape Your Chair this September to improve your heart health The Irish Heart Foundation has today launched its month-long heart health campaign entitled, ‘Escape Your Chair’. The campaign, which aims to raise awareness of prolonged sitting as a risk factor for heart disease and stroke will be empowering and encouraging the public to move more […]

Free community CPR training programme launched by Irish Heart Foundation

The Irish Heart Foundation has this week (Tuesday 19th March) launched a new free community CPR training programme, Hands for Life. The programme, which is supported by Abbott and ESB Networks, was launched in Dublin by heroic nurse Aoife McGivney who recently intervened and saved the life of a bus driver who was suffering a […]

Thomond Park Sold Out For Leinster Clash on St Stephen’s Day

The scene is set for another momentous atmosphere at Thomond Park on St Stephen’s Day as all 26,267 tickets have now been sold for Munster’s clash with Interpro rivals Leinster in the Guinness PRO14 (3.15pm). Additional seating has been installed in the North and South Terraces to facilitate as many supporters as possible with the […]

Large Donation To Newport Community First Responders

A €5,000 charitable donation will allow The Newport Community First Responders to purchase their first two automated external defibrillators and heated cabinets, saving dozens more lives in the local community. eir, Ireland’s largest telecommunications company, has awarded the money to Newport Community First Responders through the eir Fund, eir’s Corporate Social Responsibility investment programme. The […]

Daybreak stores in Tipperary to host coffee mornings in aid of the Irish Heart Foundation

Daybreak stores in Tipperary will host a special coffee morning on Friday 16th September in aid of the Irish Heart Foundation.  The events will run from the time each store opens until 12:30pm. On the day customers will be asked to make a small donation in return for a cup of tea or coffee with […]

Tipperary Happy Heart Volunteers Are Real Heart Heroes In The Fight Against Heart Disease And Stroke, Says Irish Heart Foundation

Heart Foundation in Tipperary for this year’s Happy Heart Appeal sponsored by Abbott and volunteer a few hours of your time to sell Happy Heart pins on-street and raise much-needed funds. Shockingly, every single day in Ireland 27 people are losing their lives to heart disease and stroke and some 300 new cases are diagnosed […]

Thousands Flock To To Ditch Alcohol In New Year

The Irish Heart Foundation’s second annual On The Dry campaign supported by 2FM has attracted nearly 3,000 registrants over the Christmas period so far from people looking to make a fresh, alcohol-free start in 2016. In a survey of last year’s participants, 62% said they had better sleep and more energy after taking part, 49% […]

Sports First Aid Course in Nenagh Saturday February 22nd 2014

The North Tipperary Sports Partnership is pleased to run a Sports First Aid training course. It aims to enable: The recognition, assessment, and immediate on-site management of sports injuries. Facilitate rehabilitation and minimise further risk of harm to the athlete. Acquire basic life support skills. Provide assistance to casualties until more qualified medical aid arrives. This course is designed […]

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