News

Ten tips for a sustainable Christmas

December 11, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

Ireland will generate approximately 90,000 tonnes of packaging waste this Christmas, academics at the University College Cork (UCC) Environmental Research Institute (ERI), have come together to dream of a green Christmas. 1/ Buy a real Christmas tree! Given that it involves cutting down trees, this might at first sound counter-intuitive as a sustainability measure. After all, you could re-use a fake tree year after year, sparing a tree every time. But that would be the wrong way to look at it because your plastic tree will eventually end up in landfill, whereas if demand for real trees continues... [Read the full story]

GAA

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

November 22, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

TG4 have today announced a Super Sunday of AIB Club Championship action on December the 1st, with no less than THREE provincial finals to be shown in full on the channel. This is on top of the two provincial finals they will be showing this Sunday. 16 November 2019; Ballyhale Shamrocks manager Henry Shefflin during the AIB Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Club Championship semi-final match between Ballyhale Shamrocks and St Martin’s at Nowlan Park in Kilkenny. Photo by Matt Browne/Sportsfile The triple header begins in Omagh, live on air at 1.30pm, where the Ulster Football Championship will have... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

The European Parliament declares climate emergency

November 29, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

Commission must ensure all proposals are aligned with 1.5 °C target  EU should cut emissions by 55% by 2030 to become climate neutral by 2050 Calls to reduce global emissions from shipping and aviation EU should commit to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 at the UN Conference, says Parliament. Parliament declares climate emergency. MEPs want immediate and ambitious action to limit effects of climate change © 123RF EU–EP   Ahead of the UN COP25 Climate Change Conference in Madrid 2-13 December, the Parliament on Thursday approved a resolution declaring a climate and... [Read the full story]

Events

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

September 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

The final stage timetable has been confirmed for this weekend’s festival which will host a world beating range of Irish performers including Sinead O’Connor, The Stunning, Horslips and Sultans of Ping and some very special guests. Curated by Tom Dunne, FÉILE ‘19 will see one of the strongest Irish music line-ups ever assembled take to the stage at Semple Stadium this weekend. Iconic acts including Sinéad O’Connor performing the songs of Shane Mac Gowan Horslips, The Stunning, Eleanor McEvoy, The Fat Lady Sings, The Pale, Picturehouse, The Frank & Walters, Sultans of Ping, and Therapy?... [Read the full story]

Sports

Limerick Male USA Soccer Scholarship Event

October 11, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

Upcoming event:   Sunday 29th  October – The Pavilion, University of Limerick.           Time – 12:45pm Registration.     PASS4Soccer players are more in demand year on year with our continued success of placing players in quality universities in the USA who are making an impact all over the country. So far in 2019, FOUR P4S clients have signed professional contracts in the USA following completion of their studies. These players were previously overlooked by Pro clubs in Ireland & The UK and now have a university degree in their back pocket and an opportunity to play... [Read the full story]

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Resilient Farmers Conference- Farmers Health & Wellbeing – Building a Community of Support

April 15, 2019 · Comments Off on Resilient Farmers Conference- Farmers Health & Wellbeing – Building a Community of Support 

Thursday April 25, Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise   10am – 3.50pm   Embrace Farm wishes to invite you to the “Resilient Farmers’ Conference – Farmer’s Health & Well-being: building a community of support” in conjunction with Rural Support (Northern Ireland) and Farm Safety Foundation (UK) on April 25 in the Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise.   The objectives of the day are to:   Highlight the issues impacting farmers health and well-being and the responsibility of Government and Industry. (Healthy Farmers, Healthy Farms, Healthy Sector / Society)   Ensure... [Read the full story]

News

Ten tips for a sustainable Christmas

Ireland will generate approximately 90,000 tonnes of packaging waste this Christmas, academics at the University College Cork (UCC) Environmental Research Institute (ERI), have come together to dream of a green Christmas. 1/ Buy a real Christmas tree! Given that it involves cutting down trees, this might at first...

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European Environment Agency’s state of environment report outlines the scale and urgency of environmental challenges facing Europe

The European Environment Agency (EEA) today launched its State of the Environment Report 2020, “European Environment — state and outlook report” (SOER 2020). The EPA welcomes this report, which provides an overview of the state of Europe’s environment.  It highlights that Europe faces environmental challenges...

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The European Parliament declares climate emergency

Commission must ensure all proposals are aligned with 1.5 °C target  EU should cut emissions by 55% by 2030 to become climate neutral by 2050 Calls to reduce global emissions from shipping and aviation EU should commit to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 at the UN Conference, says Parliament. Parliament...

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Eurobarometer: Youth activism making a difference

Over the course of the past year, youth-led protests have mobilised millions of people in the EU and globally, raising awareness of climate change a subject Europeans now believe must be the top priority for the newly elected European Parlaiament. This new Eurobarometer survey shows that close to six out of ten...

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Reducing Food Waste is the Climate Action you can do three times a day #StopFoodWaste

Reducing food waste is one of the most effective actions you can take to address climate change – it’s simple, it’s free and makes a real difference The EPA are challenging everyone to reduce food waste to combat climate change Do you stop to think when you scrape half-full plates into the bin; or throw...

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GAA

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

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Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes

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Offaly Ladies Football

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GAA Memorabilia Grabs Attention Under The Hammer

Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers conducted an exciting auction specialising in GAA memorabilia....


Irish TV To Broadcast Live Hurling Final Preview From Tipperary

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Events

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...


Two Master Printmakers exhibit at Damer House Gallery, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary

Damer House Gallery is very proud to be hosting Master Printmakers, Alice Hanratty...


Biggest Event Yet For Birr Festival Of Music

There will be arias in the air and strings in the streets once more when Birr Festival...


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