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Same-same, but different

The Ford Mondeo has been around for almost 30 years and now the American marque has given the stalwart family saloon a contemporary hybrid engine to appeal to the surge in customer demand for electrically assisted cars Though late to the game, Ford’s Mondeo Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) estate offers an alternative for a motorist…

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Reducing your carbohydrate intake is not a ‘diet’, but a serious readjustment in how you think about eating It may seem an odd thing for a restaurant critic to do, but I have embraced a low-carbohydrate diet. It happened gradually and I was inspired by my wife, who adopted this approach to eating several years…

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Weaponised words and normalised nonsense

Hello. My name is Doug and I identify as ‘he/him’. If I had said anything like that in the secondary school I attended, a judicious pummelling would have ensued in the school yard (and no, I’m not condoning that of course). But should we care that so many people, with so much time on their…

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St Vincent’s Hospital FC manager’s mid-season review

St Vincent’s Cardiology Registrar and player-manager Dr Rory Durand reflects on how the season has started for the doctors in the Leinster Senior League A fresh start The 2019-2020 season has been exciting for my co-manager John Cosgrove and I. We started in July with our pre-season campaign, which ran a lot more smoothly than…

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Future focused

Morgan Flanagan Creagh talks to Mike Keane, Chief Engineer at Electrifi, about their future-focused solution n a change to the usual schedule, this month I wanted to explore a future-focused solution for doctors and other astute Medical Independent readers with classic cars, or a lust for one. So, I reached out to Mike Keane, the…

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A Mustang fit for a McQueen

Channel your inner Steve McQueen with the Mustang Bullitt In 1968 Lieutenant Frank Bullitt, played by Steve McQueen, famously hurtled through the mean streets of San Francisco, hot on the heels of a dastardly, black Dodge Charger in the blockbuster film Bullitt. After the movie, the Mustang GT Fastback reached superstardom and Ford are now…

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