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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 tried every diet known to man – and blamed everything for failing. Until one day I hit upon something that changed me forever' – Aine O'Connor

Aine O’Connor. Photo: Steve Humphreys Giving up for good: Aine O’Connor, today. Photo: Steve Humphreys Aine 19 years ago. Photo: Tony Gavin ‘Ditch the calorie counter’ ‘I tried every diet known to man – and blamed everything for failing. Until one day I hit upon something that changed me forever’ – Aine O’Connor Independent.ie I… Read More »

'I was told I'd die if I had a baby'

Women who survive a heart attack caused by a condition called SCAD are usually told not to have children due to the risk of it happening again. Now the first babies are being born at the world’s first clinic that helps heart attack survivors to have a baby. Hayley Martin, 47, vividly remembers the morning… Read More »