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China’s response to the coronavirus: Compare and contrast

By sa | Feb 17, 2020 |

At time of writing, the coronavirus outbreak in China and beyond is an evolving situation. The World Health Organisation has…

Fear and loathing in the current climate

By sa | Feb 4, 2020 |

Let me preface this by saying climate change is an issue to be taken very seriously and we all must…

Weaponised words and normalised nonsense

By sa | Jan 21, 2020 |

Hello. My name is Doug and I identify as ‘he/him’. If I had said anything like that in the secondary…

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

By Dr Rory Durand | Jan 21, 2020 |

St Vincent’s Cardiology Registrar and player-manager Dr Rory Durand reflects on how the season has started for the doctors in…

Wrinkles in time: Decoding the genetic lottery of longevity

By sa | Jan 6, 2020 |

Happy New Year, readers. For many of us, it simply means another year further away from the time we were…

A weird, wonderful and wacky worldwide season

By sa | Dec 17, 2019 |

It’s that time of year again — some love it, others hate it and some are indifferent. For many, it’s…

Lifting the lid on an issue that demands more action

By sa | Dec 3, 2019 |

There seems to be an unlimited and ever-increasing supply of ‘days’ dedicated to a certain cause each year. The list…

‘Scad’ survive scare as Vincent’s suffer first cup setback

By sa | Nov 26, 2019 |

St Vincent’s Hospital FC 1-2 Balscadden FC Pearse Park Astro, Crumlin FAI Junior Cup 4th Round  8 November 2019 St…

Vincent’s in need of resuscitation

By sa | Nov 26, 2019 |

Balscadden FC 5 -0 St Vincent’s Hospital FC   Ringscommon Sports Centre, Naul, Dublin Leinster Senior League Saturday 1B 2 November…

Dunboyne done by doctors at the death

By sa | Nov 26, 2019 |

St Vincent’s Hospital FC 4-3 Dunboyne AFC Pearse Park Astro, Crumlin Leinster Football Association (LFA) Junior Cup 25 October 2019…

Bon voyage to an unlikely pioneer of sexual health and awareness

By sa | Nov 25, 2019 |

No doubt you will have heard, in passing, of the death of broadcasting legend Gay Byrne recently. A million column…

The Gander – 14 November 2019

By Pat Kelly | Nov 15, 2019 |

Cortisone injections ‘not as safe’ as previously thought — study A recently-published study has suggested that patients should be given…

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