News

European Radon Day: The Environmental Protection Agency encourages everyone to test their homes for radon

November 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Radon is invisible, colourless and odourless – and is linked to around 300 cases of lung cancer in Ireland every year Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking The levels of Radon gas in Irish homes are twice the European average It is estimated that about half a million people in Ireland are living in homes with high radon levels Today, Wednesday, 7 November 2018 is European Radon day and the EPA is calling on all householders to test their homes for radon.  Irish homes have almost twice the European average levels of radon. The World Health Organisation has categorised... [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

Virgin Media TV to broadcast first ever National Lottery Good Causes Awards

October 12, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

The inaugural National Lottery Good Causes Awards are to be broadcast on Virgin Media One (formerly TV3) on Sunday 11th November, and hosted by popular TV presenter Karen Koster, it was announced. The significant new Awards are aimed at honouring the incredible difference that National Lottery-funded projects are making to communities all over Ireland. Nearly 30 cent in every euro spent on National Lottery games goes back to Good Causes and more than €5.3 billion has been raised since the National Lottery was founded 31 years ago, 36 Awards finalists will pitch to a judging panel chaired... [Read the full story]

Events

This Reuse Month Householders & Businesses are Encouraged to Reuse more, as less than 5% of disposed of items are reused

September 24, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Reuse businesses, charities and organisation sustained more than 800 jobs, 350 job scheme training positions & 7,600 voluntary positions with a turnover of more than €80 million in 2017. National Reuse Month takes place from October 1 to 31, 2018. IT is estimated that Irish households reuse less than 5% of the amount of waste discarded every year, even though people continuously reuse certain items on a daily basis. At the launch of Reuse Month 2018 in Roscommon, Denis Naughten TD, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment; with Michelle Fallon, Owner, michelle... [Read the full story]

Sports

Munster Women Named For Winner-Takes-All Clash With Leinster

September 14, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Munster Women’s Head Coach, Laura Guest, has named her squad to take on Leinster in a winner-takes-all Interprovincial clash at Energia Park this Saturday, 15 September (kick-off 7.30pm). There are changes to the side who defeated Ulster 40-20 at Portadown RFC last weekend, with Aine Staunton starting at outside centre and Laura O’Mahony switching places with Eimear Considine in the back-line. Munster Women, sponsored by Keane’s jewellers, v Leinster Women 15. Eimear Considine – UL Bohemian RFC 14. Laura O’Mahony – UL Bohemian RFC 13. Aine Staunton – UL Bohemian RFC 12. Laura... [Read the full story]

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IFA Seeks Stronger Garda Presence Following Attacks In North Dublin

September 12, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

IFA Deputy President Richard Kennedy has described the unprovoked and violent attack on a farmer in north Dublin as disgraceful and very worrying. He said that the victim could have been seriously injured or killed. He said, “The hunting of hares is illegal under the Wildlife Act and gangs with their dogs are trespassing on farmlands across the country and when approached by farmers and land owners are met with hostility and in some cases violence.  They worry livestock, damage fences and leave gates open and animals distressed. This is the third such serious attack in the past year in north... [Read the full story]

News

European Radon Day: The Environmental Protection Agency encourages everyone to test their homes for radon

Radon is invisible, colourless and odourless – and is linked to around 300 cases of lung cancer in Ireland every year Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking The levels of Radon gas in Irish homes are twice the European average It is estimated that about half a million people in Ireland...

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The Midlands’ Most Instagrammed Location!

Ancient Holy Site of Clonmacnoise Reigns Supreme! The Midlands is full of astonishing landscapes as well as popular historical sights and therefore one of the top destinations in Ireland and also perfect for holiday breaks!Naturally, many people like to share their adventures and what they experience...

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ESB Science Blast to Ignite the Primary School Calendar

ESB has teamed up with the RDS to launch ESB Science Blast with showcases in Dublin, Limerick and Belfast in 2019 Entire 4th-6th classes encouraged to get involved in a non-competitive education programme investigating the science behind a simple question Up to 13,000 primary school students from all over...

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Farmers Tax Deadline Approaching

Ifac, the farming, food and agribusiness professional services firm (ifac.ie), reminds farmers that one of the most important deadline dates of the year is fast approaching – the pay and file deadline for online tax returns is Wednesday 14th November. James Farrell, Partner in ifac’s Offaly office said, “It...

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AA Issues Hallowe’en Safety Warning To Motorists And Homeowners

Ahead of Hallowe’en, AA Ireland is urging motorists to be safety conscious this year and do their part to keep our roads safe on Wednesday night. The AA is warning that the changing of the clocks at the weekend, the start of the winter season, and the presence of children trick-or-treating in estates and cul-de-sacs...

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