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6354: IRISH AVERAGE LIFE EXPECTANCY RISES BY FIVE YEARS

Wednesday 28 November 2018
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Irish life expectancy has risen by five years since 2000.

A new EU 'Health at a Glance' Report shows that Irish people on average are now living to 81.5 years.

This puts us above the EU average of 80.6 years.

Grace Bolton of the European Commission office in Ireland says changes in diet and lifestyle are contributing to improved outcomes.

Interviewee: Grace Bolton | Clip duration: 0 minutes 14 seconds | Outwords: a major issue