Live Better, Live Longer

Posted: 15 January 2018

Operation Transformation is now in its eleventh series. During this time, people across the country have followed the series and made significant improvements to their health. As a nation, we are now living longer, but in recent years, we’ve also seen a rise in the fatal and debilitating illnesses.

Operation Transformation is not just about weight-loss, it is also about our health, and as the saying goes our health is our wealth. We’ll be looking at the positive changes we can make to our lives, by making changes to our diet and exercise routines.

Over the course of the series we highlight the ways the people can improve their health chances, by looking at what we do now, in terms of diet, physical and mental exercise can help us to live longer, healthier lives.

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Limiting Screen Time

Posted: 21 February 2018

Tonight as part of our Live Better Live Longer strand Karl Henry looks at the physical effects which are now being seen in children as a result of the excessive...

Energy Drinks

Posted: 14 February 2018

As part of our Live Better Live Longer series,  Aoife examined the negative effects of sugar sweetened drinks and – in particular – so called energy drinks. With their potent...

Activity through Pregnancy

Posted: 12 February 2018

Tonight as part of our Live Better Live Longer series Kathryn looks at the very start of life as she investigates the impact that exercise for pregnant women can have on...

Alcohol and Liver Disease

Posted: 7 February 2018

Tonight – in the second of our two pieces on women and alcohol – Dr Ciara Kelly looks at how the growth in home wine drinking over recent years has...

The Plurabelle Paddlers

Posted: 1 February 2018

The Plurabelle Paddlers is a dragon boat team based in the Grand Canal Dock in Dublin, Ireland. The team members have one thing in common, they have been diagnosed with...


Posted: 30 January 2018

This week as part of our Live Better Live Longer strand Dr Ciara Kelly looks at the rarely publicised link between alcohol and cancer – specifically breast cancer. Like cigarettes...


Posted: 23 January 2018

Tonight, as part of our Live Better, Live Longer series, Dr Eddie Murphy focuses on workplace stress. A recent study revealed that over eighty percent of Irish workers had experienced...

Too Much Screen Time?

Posted: 18 January 2018

Are you worried about the amount of time you and your family are spending staring at screens? Do you feel that video gaming, social media or TV are having a...


Posted: 17 January 2018

This week as part of our Live Better – Live Longer series Dr. Eddie Murphy will be taking a look at the condition that is as dangerous to our health as obesity...