Siobhan Leahy

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Members of Karen Buckley’s graduation class at her funeral  in Analeentha, Mourneabbey, Co. Cork. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

In Analeentha churchyard as the funeral Mass was ending, a group of young nurses stepped from the crowd and formed two straight lines on either side o(...)

Fifty-two per cent of older adults are “centrally obese”, meaning their waist circumference is “substantially increased”, while a further 25 per cent have an “increased” waist, according to the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing study.

They may have lost euros by the bucket-load but older Irish adults are piling on the pounds. A new survey shows almost four out of every five over-50s(...)