Survey reveals home workers sitting for almost three hours longer per day

Employers are being asked to shorten video conference meeting times as a new survey reveals more than half of those working from home estimate they are sitting down for an average of two hours and 40 minutes longer per day. The Ipsos MRBI survey was commissioned by the Irish Heart Foundation which is warning of […]

Irish Heart Foundation calls on the people of Offaly to escape their chair this September

The Irish Heart Foundation has today launched its month-long heart health campaign entitled, ‘Escape Your Chair’. The campaign, which aims to raise awareness of prolonged sitting as a risk factor for heart disease and stroke will be empowering and encouraging the public to move more and sit less throughout September for heart month, by providing […]

Free community CPR training programme launched by Irish Heart Foundation

The Irish Heart Foundation has this week (Tuesday 19th March) launched a new free community CPR training programme, Hands for Life. The programme, which is supported by Abbott and ESB Networks, was launched in Dublin by heroic nurse Aoife McGivney who recently intervened and saved the life of a bus driver who was suffering a cardiac […]

Thousands Flock To Onthedry.ie To Ditch Alcohol In New Year

The Irish Heart Foundation’s second annual On The Dry campaign supported by 2FM has attracted nearly 3,000 registrants over the Christmas period so far from people looking to make a fresh, alcohol-free start in 2016. In a survey of last year’s participants, 62% said they had better sleep and more energy after taking part, 49% […]