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Red light therapy: What you need to know about the wellness trend

A new year brings a whole wave of new wellness trends with it, and one thing getting a fair amount of buzz already in 2020 is red light therapy.

It ticks all the boxes of looking cool on Instagram and claiming to have a varied range of health benefits. The question is: what is red light

today 07:52
Allergan opens new €160m biologics plant in Westport, creates 63 jobs

Allergan, the maker of Botox, is opening a new €160m biologics facility at its campus in Westport in Co Mayo.

Allergan said it will create 63 new jobs at the facility on the campus. 

The multi billion dollar company is headquartered here and its expansion will allow it to

today 07:52
Alert: Motorists advised to be extremely vigilant this morning as first 2020 snowfalls hit Ireland

Motorists have been advised to be very careful this morning as the first meaningful snowfall of 2020 hit various counties in the west and north west.

North Galway and most of Co Mayo saw heavy persistent snow showers yesterday evening which have led to dangerous driving

today 07:40
Jobs leaving half of workers too tired to exercise

Half of Irish workers say their job leaves them too tired to exercise.

That is according to a new Mater Private report into the health and wellbeing of employees.

500 adult workers were surveyed about their attitudes towards diet, exercise and work life balance as part of this

today 07:34
Brexit trade row brewing with UK just days away from EU exit

A Brexit trade row is brewing as Britain is only days away from its European Union exit, according to reports.

The Times reports that Brussels will attempt to gain the upper hand before trade talks start late next month by insisting European judges continue to hold sway in Britain after

today 07:34
Ardal O’Hanlon reveals why he left Death In Paradise

Ardal O’Hanlon has said he had to leave Death In Paradise to maintain his sharpness as a stand-up.

The actor, 54, announced last year that he was saying goodbye to the BBC crime drama after three sun-soaked years as DI Jack Mooney.

The show was filmed on the

today 07:34
Snow and ice causing hazardous driving conditions

A status yellow snow and ice warning is in place across the entire country.

Met Éireann is warning of hazardous conditions throughout the morning due to compacted snow and ice.

The weather advisory from Met Éireann is currently in place until 3pm.

Motorists are also

today 07:34
1,600 girls in Ireland at risk of FGM

The Government must act urgently to ensure that the first conviction in a case of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Ireland becomes the last, a leading charity has warned.

As many as 1,632 girls living in Ireland are estimated to be at high risk of FGM and Siobhán McGee, CEO of

today 07:25
More at stake than just points for Dublin
It may have been the first game the season, a new decade and the dawn of a managerial era, but the abiding images of Dublin on Saturday night were familiar ones.
today 03:13
Horror ordeal as Mum gives birth on street in sub-zero temperatures
A young Dublin mother was last night being cared for in hospital after she gave birth on a street corner during below-freezing conditions.
today 03:13
General election debate: Leaders fail to hit home runs but avoid major mishaps
RTÉ debate unlikely to have changed many minds, but may point course for remainder of campaign
today 00:31
BREAKING: Motorists advised to take extreme care overnight and tomorrow morning as first snowfall of 2020 hits Ireland

Motorists have been advised to be extremely careful overnight and tomorrow morning as the first meaningful snowfall of 2020 hit various counties in the west and north west.

North Galway and most of Co Mayo saw heavy persistent snow showers this evening which have led to dangerous

today 00:19
BREAKING: Motorists advised to take extreme care overnight and tomorrow morning as first snowfall of 2020 hits Ireland

Motorists have been advised to be extremely careful overnight and tomorrow morning as the first meaningful snowfall of 2020 hit various counties in the west and north west.

North Galway and most of Co Mayo saw heavy persistent snow showers this evening which have led to dangerous

today 00:19
Leaders' Debate: Housing and crime dominate as leaders clash on policies and coalition options

Housing and crime dominated the first half of tonight's RTÉ election TV debate with leaders also clashing on policies, coalition options and openly trading blows.

While Taoiseach Leo Varadkar came under attack with claims his party had failed to fix the housing crisis, there was also

today 00:04
Simon Delaney makes surprise arrival in Emmerdale

Soaps fans were thrilled on Monday when Irish actor Simon Delaney landed in Emmerdale as part of a huge storyline.  There was a gruesome discovery on Monday night's episode of Emmerdale when Priya Sharma (Fiona Wade) finally discovered Graham Foster's (Andrew Scarborough) body

today 23:28
Gardai investigating after a woman’s hair was allegedly set on fire by a gang of young thugs on the Luas

Gardai are investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident that is alleged to have happened on the Luas Red Line in recent days.

According to the allegations, a gang of young thugs set a woman’s hair on fire on Saturday, January 11.

There have been a number of

today 23:16
Gardaí 'very concerned' for woman, 26, missing from Galway

Gardaí in Galway are appealing to the public to help locate a missing woman.

Andreea Mereuta, 26, has been missing from her home in Monalee Manor, Knocknacarra since Thursday, January 23.

Andreea was last seen on Ballalley Lane in Galway city centre at around 2.30am after a social

today 23:10
Leaders' Debate: Housing and crime dominate as leaders clash on policies and coalition options

Housing and crime dominated the first half of tonight's RTÉ election TV debate with leaders also clashing on policies, coalition options and openly trading blows.

While Taoiseach Leo Varadkar came under attack with claims his party had failed to fix the housing crisis, there was also

today 23:10
Leaders' Debate: Housing a hot topic as McDonald fights off criticisms of Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has fought off criticisms of her party and its republican past, arguing that the Ard Chomhairle, which decides policy, is “no different to the GAA”.

During the opening of a special seven-way leaders debate on RTÉ's Claire Byrne Live, she and other

today 23:01
O'Sullivan: In-form Cooney should start against Scotland

Former Ireland head coach Eddie O'Sullivan believes John Cooney should start at scrum-half against Scotland, but expects Conor Murray to get the nod for the Six Nations opener.

Andy Farrell makes his first team selection since succeeding Joe Schmidt in the Irish hot-seat and will name

today 22:25
OT Dietician Aoife Hearne on getting kids to eat their veg

Every family has at least one horror story of a perfectly civilised Sunday lunch descending into open warfare just because of a humble vegetable left untouched, unloved and uneaten.

In the vast majority of cases, an aversion to vegetables is a childhood phase that we tend to grow out of.

today 22:25
Who you got? Claire Byrne Live will host tonight’s leaders’ debate

Have you decided on who you’re going to vote for? Fianna Fail, Fine Gael, Independent, Aontu, none of the above?

Well here you go, you’ll see almost all the leaders of the political parties tonight on Claire Byrne Live – I say almost because Aontu’s Peadar

today 22:13
Investigators work to recover victims from Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

Officials are working to recover victims’ remains from a hillside outside Los Angeles where a helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others crashed in foggy weather.

About 20 investigators were on the scene where everyone aboard was killed on Sunday morning in a wreck that left

today 22:09
Boyd Barrett calls for 'grand coalition' of the left as RTÉ debate gets underway

Solidarity-People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett has called for a "grand coalition" of the left to ensure Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil are not returned to power.

Speaking as he entered the NUI Galway campus for the Claire Byrne Live debate on RTÉ, the Dun Laoghaire TD attacked the

today 22:09
Boyd Barrett calls for 'grand coalition' of the left as RTÉ debate gets underway

Solidarity-People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett has called for a "grand coalition" of the left to ensure Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil are not returned to power.

Speaking as he entered the NUI Galway campus for the Claire Byrne Live debate on RTÉ, the Dun Laoghaire TD attacked

yesterday 21:58
Aontu’s Peadar Toibin withdraws injunction application over exclusion from tonight’s RTE leaders’ debate

In what has been deemed as “completely unfair” by supporters, Aontu’s Peadar Toibin has dropped his injunction application over exclusion from tonight’s RTE leaders’ debate.

Toibin had taken legal action after he was told that no member of his Aontu

yesterday 21:10
Man’s body discovered in an alleyway in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Gardai are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a man’s body in Co. Donegal.

The body was found in an alleyway near Riverside View, Lower Main St, Letterkenny at approximately 5pm on Sunday.

A post-mortem examination will determine the course of

yesterday 21:10
Sad news tonight as Coronation St. actor Neville Buswell passes away aged 76

Actor Neville Buswell, best known for playing the role of Ray Langton in the long-running soap Coronation Street, has passed away aged 76.

Buswell first appeared on the Street in 1966. He left the series shortly afterwards, only to return in 1968 and staying on for the next ten

yesterday 21:10
Election fact check: Is home ownership in Ireland at a near 50-year low?
Micheál Martin made the claim during a TV debate with Leo Varadkar. Was he right?
yesterday 20:19
Daily News
Time Out - January 28: Sporting greats, Dates and a Quick Quiz Blitz to kick-start your day

The Irish News - January 28 2010: Donegal burst Down's bubble to set up final clash with on-fire Tyrone

Dr McKenna cup semi-finals: Donegal 1-13 Down 1-12; Tyrone 1-20 Fermanagh 1-8

A superb third quarter spurred Donegal to a thoroughly-deserved victory over Down in a frenetic

today 07:55
Re-Gen WTE renews long-term licence with Warrenpoint Harbour

NEWRY-headquartered Re-Gen WTE (Waste to Energy) Ltd, has agreed a new long-term licence with Warrenpoint Harbour Authority (WPHA)

The company, which specialises in covering energy from rubbish that normally ends up in landfill, will use the port to export its refuse derive fuel

today 07:55
Greencore revenue rises despite difficult trading conditions
Irish food group expects profitable growth for the financial year
today 07:52
Allergan completes €160m investment in Westport, adding 63 jobs
Irish-domiciled Allergan said this new investment would increase its workforce across the Republic beyond 2,000
today 07:52
LeBron James pays tribute to Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Lakers player LeBron James has posted an emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant following the NBA veteran's death on Sunday.

James took to Instagram to express his feelings after Bryant, daughter Gianna, and seven others died in a helicopter crash in the Los Angeles

today 07:52
Former Belgian king forced to recognise daughter from affair

Belgium's former King Albert II has admitted he is the father of a daughter born from an affair half a century ago after a DNA test he was forced to take came back positive.

Recognising he is the "biological father" of Belgian artist Delphine Boel, the 85-year-old ex-monarch

today 07:52
Ashleigh Barty delights home crowd at Australian Open

Australia's Ashleigh Barty remains unflustered as she moves ever closer to a first title at Melbourne Park.

Barty gained revenge on Petra Kvitova in the quarter-finals, winning 7-6 (7-6) 6-2 to become the first Australian woman to make the last four in singles since Wendy Turnbull in

today 07:52
Weather conditions probed in Bryant crash investigation

Overcast skies and fog reported at the scene of the helicopter wreck that killed Los Angeles basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others figured prominently in the first full day of federal aviation experts' crash investigation.

An 18-member National Transportation

today 07:52
Meet the Irish underage star who turned down England
Hayden Hyde is now lighting it up with the U20s after rejecting the RFU’s approach to switch allegiance.
today 07:49
Finn Russell looks set for Scotland return – but not in time for the Ireland game
Scotland coach Gregor Townsend says every player has to ‘accept’ and ‘live up’ to team standards.
today 07:49
Snow and ice warning remains in place nationwide following freezing night
Motorists are being warned to drive with caution.
today 07:37
Death toll from coronavirus reaches 106, US authority warns against all non-essential travel to China
The US is one of several countries, along with Japan and France, to have confirmed cases of the virus.
today 07:37
Trump hosts rival Israeli leaders on the eve of unveiling 'historic' peace plan
There is scepticism over the plan’s chances of success in the Middle East.
today 07:37
Kildare man in Wuhan concerned he would spread coronavirus if brought home

Psychology teacher Ben Kavanagh from Kilcullen in Co. Kildare, who has been living in the Chinese city of Wuhan for almost two years, has told of his concern that if he were to leave the city he could be spreading the coronavirus.

Mr Kavanagh told of how he “did a big shop” on Sunday

today 07:34
Germany confirms first case of coronavirus

Germany has confirmed its first case of the new virus that has infected thousands of people in China.

The health ministry in the southern state of Bavaria said late on Monday that the man from Starnberg, south of Munich, is “in a clinically good condition”.

Officials said

today 07:34
Do not assume humans always behind wildlife genetic diversity loss, experts say

Humans are not always to blame for genetic diversity loss in wildlife, scientists say.

They warn that conservationists should be wary of assuming people are behind the loss, suggesting that differences in African lions are more likely to have been caused by ecological factors.

today 07:34
Ardal O’Hanlon reveals why he left Death In Paradise

Ardal O’Hanlon has said he had to leave Death In Paradise to maintain his sharpness as a stand-up.

The actor, 54, announced last year that he was saying goodbye to the BBC crime drama after three sun-soaked years as DI Jack Mooney.

The show was filmed on the

today 07:25
Top bosses lukewarm on Government’s performance

Company directors in Ireland by a large margin approved the Government’s handling of the Brexit negotiations, but were less impressed by its overall performance, according to the latest survey by the Institute of Directors in Ireland.

The quarterly survey also showed most of

today 07:25
Latest news from Ireland
today 07:55 Time Out - January 28: Sporting greats, Dates and a Quick Quiz Blitz to kick-start your day
today 07:55 Re-Gen WTE renews long-term licence with Warrenpoint Harbour
today 07:52 Greencore revenue rises despite difficult trading conditions
today 07:52 Allergan completes €160m investment in Westport, adding 63 jobs
today 07:52 LeBron James pays tribute to Kobe Bryant
today 07:52 Former Belgian king forced to recognise daughter from affair
today 07:52 Ashleigh Barty delights home crowd at Australian Open
today 07:52 Weather conditions probed in Bryant crash investigation
today 07:52 Red light therapy: What you need to know about the wellness trend
today 07:52 Allergan opens new €160m biologics plant in Westport, creates 63 jobs
today 07:49 Meet the Irish underage star who turned down England
today 07:49 Finn Russell looks set for Scotland return – but not in time for the Ireland game
today 07:40 Alert: Motorists advised to be extremely vigilant this morning as first 2020 snowfalls hit Ireland
today 07:37 Snow and ice warning remains in place nationwide following freezing night
today 07:37 Death toll from coronavirus reaches 106, US authority warns against all non-essential travel to China
today 07:37 Trump hosts rival Israeli leaders on the eve of unveiling 'historic' peace plan
today 07:34 Kildare man in Wuhan concerned he would spread coronavirus if brought home
today 07:34 Germany confirms first case of coronavirus
today 07:34 Do not assume humans always behind wildlife genetic diversity loss, experts say
today 07:34 Jobs leaving half of workers too tired to exercise
today 07:34 Brexit trade row brewing with UK just days away from EU exit
today 07:34 Ardal O’Hanlon reveals why he left Death In Paradise
today 07:34 Snow and ice causing hazardous driving conditions
today 07:25 Ardal O’Hanlon reveals why he left Death In Paradise
today 07:25 Top bosses lukewarm on Government’s performance
today 07:25 Brexit trade row brewing with UK just days away from EU exit
today 07:25 Influx of new blood means we should expect the unexpected
today 07:25 Morrissey fears calls for video reviews could lead to 'stop-start' hurling
today 07:25 Landers: Lateral route no helpto Cork’s attack
today 07:25 Germany confirms first case of coronavirus
today 07:25 Do not assume humans always behind wildlife genetic diversity loss, experts say
today 07:25 Jobs leaving half of workers too tired to exercise
today 07:25 Snow and ice causing hazardous driving conditions
today 07:25 1,600 girls in Ireland at risk of FGM
today 06:49 ‘I’m not trashy,’ says Meghan Markle’s dad in trashy documentary
today 06:49 Election 2020 TV debate: The best debater is, unexpectedly, Richard Boyd Barrett
today 06:49 Why the 21st-century office lifestyle is not conducive to good health
today 06:49 Expert tips: A podiatrist on footcare
today 06:49 Stillbirth and siblings: Children need to learn how to grieve
today 06:49 ‘Attitude is everything’: how to feel great in your 60s
today 06:49 Yotam Ottolenghi: how to turn yesterday’s bread into a feast
today 06:49 Owen Doyle: Breakdown of law and order in rugby must stop
today 06:49 Gerry Thornley: Temple Carrig are the true schools rugby story of the season
today 06:49 How much do hotel prices rise for major sports events?
today 06:49 Voice of youth: Meet the first-time voters
today 06:49 Coronavirus death toll reaches 106
today 06:49 Housing the dominant issue in seven-way general election debate
today 06:49 Kobe Bryant's death minds of major mentor closer to home
today 06:49 President Trump to unveil details of Israeli-Palestinian peace proposals
today 06:46 'I remember walking out of the dressing room after the Limerick game and it was just total embarrassment'
Editorials
Belfast’s 4 Corners arts festival focuses on thoughts and actions to change world
today 01:34
China has shown admirable speed and determination in its containment efforts, but there is no guarantee its measures will succeed
yesterday 20:19
A model will have to be found to allow for effective and sustainable patient representation in the health system
yesterday 20:19
Current housing policies benefit wide array of monied interests
yesterday 18:13
Glamour in a public figure is a double-edged sword, and retribution can be swift
yesterday 01:25
Bells are set to toll in the UK on Friday but a silent flame can send a gentler message
yesterday 01:25
Defending with endless vigour the core EU values against those would challenge them
yesterday 00:22
Issue of a populist project without a people, nationalist project without a nation remains
2020-01-26 20:04
Man of extraordinary courage never wavered in his pursuit of justice and peace
2020-01-26 14:49
We will see where reality meets rhetoric when the talks get under way in earnest
2020-01-25 05:13
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