News

Rick O’Shea aims to hit €100,000 target for charity after busiest year of his career

November 21, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

RTE Gold presenter Rick O’Shea has again launched his 2020 Book Club Christmas Appeal aiming to raise €100,000 over three years. This years appeal aims to raise funds for the Peter McVerry trust, The Samaritans and the DSPCA.   In November 2019, Rick O’Shea and the other RTE Gold staff were told that their station would be closing at some point in early 2020. Along came a global pandemic, and now Gold presenter Rick O’Shea looks back on what has probably been the busiest year of his radio career. “Suddenly there was no sport and a country in total lockdown, so radio needed more... [Read the full story]

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Unwrapping Ireland’s food waste: Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food, with 41% of people reporting they throw away bread

October 2, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

Food waste is an issue of high concern for Irish people and they are willing to take action. Main reasons for waste are food passing its Use-By date and forgetting to eat leftovers in time. After bread; vegetables, fruit and salad are the foods that are thrown out most often in the home. During the Covid-19 lockdown, 29% of people reported wasting less food. Ireland has committed to halving food waste by 2030 which requires a strong response along every step of the food chain from farm to fork. New findings from an EPA survey, show food waste is a high priority in Irish households, with 54% of... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Former player becomes new presenter of TG4’s Peil na mBan Beo coverage

October 20, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

The TG4 Ladies Football Championship in association with the LGFA is back on our screens soon. Despite the Covid delays the championships promise high drama from the start, with everything on the line for the teams involved from the first game. As always, TG4 will be in the thick of the action, broadcasting 9 live games, including the junior, intermediate and senior finals. Former player becomes new presenter of TG4’s Peil na mBan Beo coverage There will a new face on TG4’s Peil na mBan Beo coverage, with former Galway star and TG4 analyst Máire Ní Bhraonáin fronting the station’s... [Read the full story]

Events

Bord Bia invites the public to Bloom At Home this May

May 18, 2020 · Comments Off on Bord Bia invites the public to Bloom At Home this May 

This summer Bord Bia is encouraging the Irish public to come together and Bloom from their own homes on Sunday, 31st of May.   Bord Bia’s Bloom At Home will feature a series of online events, including Q&As and talks, cookery demonstrations with quality assured, in season produce and entertainment from some of Bord Bia Bloom’s long-time participants, bringing a flavour of Ireland’s largest gardening and lifestyle festival into people’s homes this June Bank Holiday weekend.   From preparing vibrant flower beds and much-loved house plants, to creating a wildflower meadow at... [Read the full story]

Sports

Former player becomes new presenter of TG4’s Peil na mBan Beo coverage

October 20, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

The TG4 Ladies Football Championship in association with the LGFA is back on our screens soon. Despite the Covid delays the championships promise high drama from the start, with everything on the line for the teams involved from the first game. As always, TG4 will be in the thick of the action, broadcasting 9 live games, including the junior, intermediate and senior finals. Former player becomes new presenter of TG4’s Peil na mBan Beo coverage There will a new face on TG4’s Peil na mBan Beo coverage, with former Galway star and TG4 analyst Máire Ní Bhraonáin fronting the station’s... [Read the full story]

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Rural communities should be cycle-friendly for all ages and abilities, says Rural Cycling Collective

September 24, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

Tuesday saw the formal launch of the Vision for Cycling in Rural Ireland by Cyclist.ie’s Rural Cycling Collective, an array of groups and individuals under the umbrella of the wider national Cyclist.ie advocacy network. The Collective seeks to make rural communities (towns, villages, and rural roads) cycle-friendly for all ages and abilities. It aims to re-balance the debate on active travel so that everyday journeys by bike across rural Ireland are enabled and supported. The launch took place over Zoom, and included an array of speakers as follows: Junior Minister Malcolm Noonan TD to launch Jo... [Read the full story]

News

Rick O’Shea aims to hit €100,000 target for charity after busiest year of his career

RTE Gold presenter Rick O’Shea has again launched his 2020 Book Club Christmas Appeal aiming to raise €100,000 over three years. This years appeal aims to raise funds for the Peter McVerry trust, The Samaritans and the DSPCA.   In November 2019, Rick O’Shea and the other RTE Gold staff were told that...

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Tánaiste Announces €8.24m Funding for Enterprise Centres – Up to €150,000 awarded to local business hubs

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, today announced €8.24m in grants for 95 Enterprise Centres around the country under Enterprise Ireland’s Enterprise Centres Fund. Enterprise Centres are embedded in communities in every county in the country. They provide space and...

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Macra na Feirme want to hear from all those living or working in rural Ireland

Macra na Feirme are seeking the views of those involved in farming and living in rural Ireland in their annual survey which will inform future policy work. Now, for the first time ever, Macra na Feirme are also asking the opinions of young non-farmers living in rural Ireland and how they view themselves, their community,...

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Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions decrease as coal and peat in electricity is phased out

Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions decreased by 4.5 per cent in 2019. This is the largest annual reduction in emissions since 2011. Despite the decrease, Ireland is still not on the pathway required to meet future targets and a climate neutral economy. Energy Industries emissions decreased by 11 per cent with a...

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Winner of ‘Forest Wildlife and Plants’ Category of Teagasc Forest Photo Competition Announced

The Teagasc Forestry Development Department announced the winner of category three of its ongoing forest photo competition ‘Celebrating Our Forests’, today Friday 20 November. The worthy winner on this occasion is Mr Chris Martin who resides in Co. Cork. His winning photo, entitled ‘Bright Future for the Red...

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Unwrapping Ireland’s food waste: Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food, with 41% of people reporting they throw away bread

Food waste is an issue of high concern for Irish people and they are willing to...


TG4’s Underdogs series is looking for players

In an ever changing world, TG4’s legendary GAA series Underdogs is back...


Another month of classic matches ahead as TG4 announce All Ireland Gold schedule for May #AllIrelandGold

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Super Sunday coming up on TG4, with THREE games in full!

TG4 have today announced a Super Sunday of AIB Club Championship action on December...


Tullamore among 9 clubs represented at Gaelic Voices for Change Youth Workshop

Three young members of Offaly club Tullamore were at Croke Park on Saturday,...


Gaelic Players Association (GPA) and Women’s Gaelic Players Association (WGPA) to benefit from further two year extension to the “Jim Madden Leadership Programme”

Application Process for 2020 is now open   Today, the Gaelic Players Association...


Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes

  Tipperary Intermediate Team   On Saturday last Tipperary Ladies Football...


The Camogie Association Launches Hurl With Me programme 2017

The Camogie Association, in conjunction with The National Dairy Council, are...


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Events

Bord Bia invites the public to Bloom At Home this May

This summer Bord Bia is encouraging the Irish public to come together and Bloom from...


Energy in Agriculture 15th July 2020 – Focus on Rural Diversification

The Energy in Agriculture committee today announced their fifth consecutive year...


The Countdown is on for Féile ’19 taking place this weekend at Semple Stadium

The final stage timetable has been confirmed for this weekend’s festival which...


It’s the Final Countdown to a star-studded Cannonball coming to Edenderry

Official route for spectators and essential information on road closure and parking...


It’s the Final Countdown to Cannonball – Official route for spectators

Cannonball, the action-packed supercar spectacle, is set to roll on September 6th...


National launch of Cannonball Ireland and Edenderry tipped to be the biggest ever finish line

The National Launch event took place for Cannonball Ireland at the exclusive Krystle...


Award-winning Author & Journalist Rosita Boland set to host for Immrama Festival Literary Breakfast

The 2019 Immrama Festival of Travel Writing in Lismore County Waterford is set to...


Tusla launches National Child and Family Support Week 2019 in Tipperary

Events taking place from May 13th – 19th to raise awareness about Tusla support...


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