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Thousands Of Shoppers Plan To Ditch Plastic At Supermarkets In Ireland

April 22, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

This Saturday, thousands of shoppers nationwide are planning to leave leave their unwanted plastic packaging at supermarket retailers as part of the Sick of Plastic campaign organised by Friends of the Earth and VOICE Ireland. The campaign has received widespread public interest over the past month with over 360 people registering as local organisers. The campaign’s online map shows events planned at supermarkets from Buncrana to Skibbereen and from Westport to Greystones. Thousands Of Shoppers Plan To Ditch Plastic At Supermarkets In Ireland Oisin Coghlan, Director of Friends of the Earth, explained: “We... [Read the full story]

GAA

Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes

September 7, 2017 · Comments Off on Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes 

  Tipperary Intermediate Team   On Saturday last Tipperary Ladies Football found out their opponents in the All Ireland Final when the second All Ireland Semi Final was played in Cavan. Tyrone overcame Sligo in the Semi Final to earn themselves a place in the Final. Tyrone played in Division 2 in the Lidl National Football League so the teams have not met yet this year. Tyrone has enjoyed playing Senior for the last two years and this is something they will be hoping to achieve again. We would look forward to supporting Tipperary in their quest for Senior and All Ireland success in Croke... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

“Tastes Like Home” TV Show Seeking Participants

March 27, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Applications opened Monday 19th March to 29th April 2018   Building on the success of Series One and Two Catherine Fulvio’s top RTÉ One TV Show proudly sponsored by Londis, Tastes Like Home, is back for a third series and is looking for participants from around the globe. If you want to be the next TV foodie star and have a loved one living abroad then we want to hear from you.   Catherine Fulvio, together with proud sponsor Londis, has issued a call out for applicants who wish to star in the third season of the show which will air on RTÉ One later in 2018. “Food is part of... [Read the full story]

Events

Students Invited To Take Part In Young Travel Writers Competition

April 21, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

A writing competition aimed at discovering Ireland’s best young travel writers has been announced by the organiser’s of the Immrama Festival of Travel Writing, which is set to take place in the heritage town of Lismore in County Waterford this June 13th to 17th 2018.   Young writers are now invited to write an 800-word short story under the title “My favourite air journey and where it took me.”   Speaking about the travel writing competition, Jan Rotte one of the festival organiser’s says, “We are delighted to announce the details of the third year of this competition and... [Read the full story]

Sports

Munster Rugby Pre Cheetahs Schedule

April 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Guinness PRO14 Round 20: Cheetahs v Munster, Toyota Stadium, Friday 13th April (7.35pm) Tuesday, 10th April 2018: Vision access:  15 minutes of training from 10am Location:  City Park stadium  Interview access:  11.45am Attending:  Head Coach Johann van Graan and player TBC Location:  Southern Sun The Cullinan Hotel Thursday, 12th April 2018 – Captain’s Run: Interview access:  6.45pm Vision access:  10 minutes of training from 7pm Location:  Toyota Cheetahs Stadium Editors’ notes: Champions Cup Semi-Final Press Day – Tuesday 17th April  Read More →

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Roy Keane Asks Public To Support Irish Guide Dogs Heroes Appeal

April 3, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Roy Keane travelled to the Tyndall National Institute, Cork to mark the launch of Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind Annual Heroes Appeal which starts on April 6th. The Annual Heroes fundraising Campaign will see volunteers and staff collecting nationwide to raise much-needed funds to support the organisations work with people who are blind or vision impaired and families of children with autism. The funds raised will go towards training Guide Dogs and Assistance Dogs. L-R Paul Galvin (Tyndall, Puppy Caffiie, Marinarra Marcato, Roy Keane Tyndall National Institute, as world leaders in Nano Technology,... [Read the full story]

News

Thousands Of Shoppers Plan To Ditch Plastic At Supermarkets In Ireland

This Saturday, thousands of shoppers nationwide are planning to leave leave their unwanted plastic packaging at supermarket retailers as part of the Sick of Plastic campaign organised by Friends of the Earth and VOICE Ireland. The campaign has received widespread public interest over the past month with over 360 people...

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McGuiness Meets French President Ahead Of Strasbourg Debate

Mairead McGuinness MEP and Vice-President of the European Parliament met the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, at the Parliament in Strasbourg as he addressed MEPs on his vision for the future of Europe this week. During the debate, McGuinness called for a strengthening of the links between the EU Parliament and...

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Seven Industrial Sites Named On EPA’s Latest National Priortity Sites List For Enforcement

Seven industrial sites are currently on the EPA National Priority Sites List for Enforcement. Four of the sites are in the agri-food sector. The seven sites represent less than 1% of industrial sites licensed by the EPA yet account for 26% of complaints and 13% of open compliance investigation files. Five sites...

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Long Awaited Biography Of Champion Boxer Eamonn Magee Released

‘Magee is Ireland’s answer to Johnny Tapia – Gibson captures the craziness of his life brilliantly. A book that is impossible to put down.’  -Carl Frampton ‘Eamonn Magee has lived a harrowing life. But it is a life that gains fresh meaning in this raw, riveting book. Magee thought he had run out of luck...

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More Than 2 Out Of Five Public Patients Waiting Over 3 Months For A Colonoscopy

The Irish Cancer Society has today expressed concern at the lengthy waiting times people face for tests for bowel cancer.  At the end of February, figures from the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF) showed that 4,184 people were waiting over three months for a colonoscopy. Donal Buggy, Head of Services and...

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