Seated-based work should be regularly broken up with standing-based work, the use of sit-stand desks or the taking of short active standing breaks

The idea that sitting at a desk all day is bad for your health is not a new concept. Studies in recent years have linked a sedentary lifestyle with a (...)

Pupils at Bunscoil McAuley Rice in Callan, Co Kilkenny, near the Tipperary border. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Black and amber has taken over every shop and pub in the city of Kilkenny, as its quietly confident citizens ready themselves for what they hope will(...)

Were David Attenborough to visit the west coast of Ireland in search of natural drama, he couldn’t select two more controversial species for study tha(...)

Pollution rather than fish farming is having the greatest impact on Irish wild salmon stocks, Marine Institute researchers have found. Photograph: Getty Images

Pollution rather than fish farming is having the greatest impact on Irish wild salmon stocks, Marine Institute researchers have found.A Marine Institu(...)