Brian Mullins

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Residential gas demand was strong in August, finishing up 4 per cent higher year on year.  Photograph: iStock

Gas demand recovered in recent weeks, with usage in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry and tourism ahead of 2019 levels, according to new figur(...)

Although several sports have resumed activities, there has been an impermanent feel to the schedules with the shadow of shutdowns, caused by Covid-19 infection, ever present.

With all of the focus currently aimed at the return of schools and the sharp intakes of breath concerning its prospects of success, the situation for (...)

The lockdown led to an overall decline of 2.3% in gas demand   in the six months ended June 30th, compared to the first half of 2019. Photograph: iStock

The Corrib Field is now Ireland’s sole domestic source of natural gas – the fuel that provides most of the country’s electricity – after the Kinsale r(...)

DCU runs  healthy food and cooking courses for students, one of its healthy eating initiatives. Photograph: iStock

Starting your new life in university is a time soaked in new experiences and opportunities – but what can you expect to find by way of sports and heal(...)

Dr Mac Donncha said it was clear to him that students are taking more of an active interest in their bodies and their health.

They say your student days are the best days of your life - but what they don’t tell you is that you may well spend the rest of your life picking up t(...)

“If you equip third level students to take on a good work/life balance, there is a good chance that they will stick with it as they embark on life,” says Brian Mullins, director of Health Promotion at University College Dublin.  Photograph: istock

The principle that healthy teenagers are much more likely to become healthy adults is the core philosophy behind the international healthy campuses in(...)

Seán Cavanagh with Kerry captain Declan O’Sullivan during the league clash in Omagh in 2006. When they had players like Peter Canavan, Stephen O’Neill, Kevin Hughes, Cavanagh and Brian McGuigan to call on, they would always build a score that’s hard to beat. Photograph: Alan Betson

  You have to hand it to Mickey Harte. For a fella who has been through as much as he’s been through – on the pitch and off it – to be taking a t(...)

Lee Chin: the Wexford hurler  wants to devote himself full-time to the game, says Owens. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Professional rugby is having an influence on how footballers and hurlers view their sporting career. That is the view of Ted Owens, chair of the Caird(...)

Money or no money, Dublin are blessed with players. Players who have improved year on year, whose standards rarely drop, whose athleticism is off the charts.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin are in the All-Ireland final. They’re going for three-in-a-row. They’ve long since turned Leinster into a ghost town and nobody doubts they hav(...)

Dublin’s Bernard Brogan catches a ball over the head of Meath’s Mickey Burke. Photograph: Morgan Treacy

What the polar ice cap is to the world’s scientists, the high fetch is to the custodians of the GAA. Gaels have for decades worried and fretted over t(...)

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