News

Forestry And Climate Change: Large Potential And Low Cost

July 20, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

The Irish Forestry and Forest Products Association (IFFPA), the Ibec group that represents the sector, have responded to today’s publication of the National Climate Mitigation Plan, outlining the significant contribution the sector can make towards delivering an environmentally sustainable economy.  Mark McAuley, Director of IFFPA, said, “Forestry has been clearly identified as one of the climate change mitigation tools that can deliver very high volumes of CO2 sequestration at a lower cost than most of the other available options. “Irish forests planted in the thirty years from 1990... [Read the full story]

GAA

The Camogie Association Launches Hurl With Me programme 2017

April 20, 2017 · Comments Off on The Camogie Association Launches Hurl With Me programme 2017 

The Camogie Association, in conjunction with The National Dairy Council, are pleased to announce that registration for the Hurl with Me programme is now open. This programme is aimed at 7-10 year olds and their parents/guardians in camogie clubs across the country. To register go to www.camogie.ie or our social media platforms and follow the link. Orla Cooper, Kilmacow, Co. Kilkenny was one of the participating mums last year and said “It’s fantastic. This whole scheme has introduced a whole group of parents that may not have ever had the opportunity to get involved with the club. It has... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

PictureHouse Announce New Album “How Can I Explain How This Came To Be?”

July 13, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

PictureHouse have today announced details of a compilation of some of the band’s favorite tracks spanning the period around their first two albums. Having freed themselves from one record label in 1995 and eventually signing with a major label for their first two albums, the band became live favorites around Europe supporting the likes of Meatloaf, The Corrs, Mel C, Runrig, Bon Jovi, The Saw Doctors, countless festivals and their own legendary tours saw the band collect hordes of followers. Their policy of playing anywhere to anyone meant they played in front of a million people in 1998 whilst... [Read the full story]

Events

Irish Ferries Set For Spraoi 2017

July 20, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

As Waterford gears up for the annual Spraoi Festival, which takes place in the city over the August Bank Holiday Weekend from August 4-6th next, Irish Ferries has announced it will once again be lending its support to the event.   Now in its twenty-fifth year, Ireland’s oldest city will host hundreds of performers, an array of street theatre entertainers and countless live music acts likely to create a three-day carnival atmosphere that is unique among Irish festivals. Spraoi Festival performer Shauna Farrell and Mark Stuckey, Chief Purser on board the MV Oscar Wilde pictured at an event... [Read the full story]

Sports

Offaly Team Competes At Go For Life Games 2017

June 14, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

A team representing OFFALY took part in the 2017 Go for Life Games held in the DCU on Saturday, 10th June.  They were one of twenty four from around the country participating in a day of fun sporting activities.  Now in its sixth year, the Go for Life Games is one of the biggest social sports events for older people in Ireland and this year’s event brought together 300 older players from all over Ireland to compete, to stay healthy and to have fun. Offaly Team: Front Row (R-L) Jim McLoughlin, Martin Ward, John Shehan, Tony Donegan, Frances Egan, Mary Vaughan, Jackie Masefield Hall, Rose McHugh.... [Read the full story]

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Multi-Award-Winning Author Donal Ryan Joins UL

July 13, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

Donal Ryan, multiple-award winning author of ‘The Spinning Heart’ (Irish Book of the Decade) has been appointed by the University of Limerick as a Lecturer in Creative Writing. He joins a programme led by acclaimed novelist and Frank McCourt Chair of Creative Writing, Joseph O’Connor, featuring celebrated authors and fellow teachers Giles Foden and Sarah Moore Fitzgerald. Donal Ryan’s ‘The Spinning Heart’ was an Irish and American bestseller, was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and has been optioned for television by the BBC. In addition, he has written the warmly received novels... [Read the full story]

News

Forestry And Climate Change: Large Potential And Low Cost

The Irish Forestry and Forest Products Association (IFFPA), the Ibec group that represents the sector, have responded to today’s publication of the National Climate Mitigation Plan, outlining the significant contribution the sector can make towards delivering an environmentally sustainable economy.  Mark McAuley,...

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Irish Water Investing Over €127,000 In Wastewater Monitoring And Sampling In Offaly

Irish Water is to invest over €127,000 in flow monitoring and performance sampling equipment in wastewater treatment plants across County Offaly as part of a nationwide project which will provide enhanced protection for our rivers and coastal waters. The project will also allow Irish Water to identify where...

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New Campaign Highlights Importance Of Conservation

CPR saves fish according to Inland Fisheries Ireland at the launch of a new campaign to highlight angling and the importance of conservation. The hashtag #CPRsavesfish has been placed across a number of bridges and high footfall locations across the country to engage the public around the pursuit of conservation...

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Groups invited to apply for up to €5,000 through national arts and youth scheme

Deadline for applications: Friday 28th July 2017 The Artist and Youth Work Residency Scheme will see local projects nationwide receive grants of up to €5,000 Both Minister for Children and Director of Arts Council commend initiative Local groups in every county are being encouraged to apply for funding under the Artist...

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Irish Milk Prices Have A Way To Go To Catch Up With EU Competitors – IFA

As co-ops decide this week on their June milk price, IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Sean O’Leary said they have some catching up to do to ensure Irish dairy farmers receive the full benefits from improving markets, and competitive milk prices relative to their European counterparts.   Bearing in mind...

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