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No, wait. Not happier.

THE NUMBER of people engaging in some form of personal exercise has increased sharply since 2009, at least partly because many people have more time as a result of the recession.

The Irish Sports Council, which published the figures yesterday, believes the rise in unemployment and reduced working hours for many people have overcome what was previously the biggest barrier to increased exercise – the lack of free time.

More Free Time Means People Are Exercising More (Tim O’Brien, Irish Times)