News

First Female Chairperson Elected To CIF Galway Branch

November 23, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

The CIF would like to congratulate Tara Flynn of Paul Flynn Construction Ltd. on her election as Chair of the CIF Galway branch. Justin Molloy Regional Director, Midlands and Western Region said: “In an industry that is trying to encourage more women to take up careers in construction it is good to see that the CIF Galway branch has elected its first ever female Chairperson. Tara Flynn has been involved in many aspects of branch activities in recent years demonstrating her ability and commitment to the development of the industry in the west of Ireland.” Tara Flynn, Chairperson of the Galway... [Read the full story]

GAA

Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes

September 7, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

  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

New Musical “The Band” Coming To Bord Gais Energy Theatre

November 23, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Take That have announced that the UK and Ireland Tour of Tim Firth’s new musical THE BAND with the music of Take That, will come to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre from 6 to 10 November 2018. Tickets for the Dublin show are priced from €21 and will go on sale this Friday 24 November 2017 at 9.00am. THE BAND is a new musical about what it’s like to grow up with a boyband.  For five 16 year-old friends in 1992, ‘the band’ is everything.  25 years on, we are reunited with the group of friends, now 40-something women, as they try once more to fulfil their... [Read the full story]

Events

Christmas Craft Event In Aid Of Amber Kilkenny Women’s Refuge

November 23, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

As part of YuleFest Kilkenny festivities, one of the city’s leading hotels, the Newpark Hotel, is organising a very special charity Christmas Craft Event in aid of Amber Kilkenny Women’s Refuge.   The event takes place on Saturday, December 9th from 10am to 1pm, and will be an opportunity for people to learn more about making their home even more festive this holiday season, as well as an opportunity to pick up some beautiful handcrafted gifts created by local artisan producers.   Christmas Craft Event In Aid Of Amber Kilkenny Women’s Refuge at Newpark Hotel Dutch master florist,... [Read the full story]

Sports

Offaly Team Competes At Go For Life Games 2017

June 14, 2017 · Comments Off on Offaly Team Competes At Go For Life Games 2017 

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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Are you one of Offaly’s Silver Surfers?

November 20, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

Open eir is delighted to announce that nominations are open for people in Offaly to enter the 2018 open eir Silver Surfer Awards. This is the second year the company will sponsor these awards, which are run in conjunction with Age Action.  The awards recognise the online achievements of older people using technology as well as the volunteers who teach these skills to thousands of older people across Ireland. Recent CSO figures show that almost half of Irish people aged over 60 have never used the internet, a disturbing statistic in an increasingly online society. Open eir and Age Action are... [Read the full story]

News

First Female Chairperson Elected To CIF Galway Branch

The CIF would like to congratulate Tara Flynn of Paul Flynn Construction Ltd. on her election as Chair of the CIF Galway branch. Justin Molloy Regional Director, Midlands and Western Region said: “In an industry that is trying to encourage more women to take up careers in construction it is good to see that the...

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XLVets Skillnet Launches Graduate Mentor Programme

On Wednesday 8th November at UCD Veterinary College, XLVets Skillnet launched a new 2 year Graduate Mentor Programme for newly qualified veterinary surgeons working in farm practice. A first of its kind for the veterinary sector, the programme is modelled on similar initiatives offered to new recruits in large...

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Midlands Office Is Chosen As Comfort Keepers Team Of The Year 2017

Comfort Keepers Midlands Office based in Tullamore, Co. Offaly was chosen as Team of the Year 2017 for Comfort Keepers Ireland.   Offaly’s, Midlands team has a year on year growth history and they want to recognise the amazing contributions and commitment to growth by the teams. The Midlands team are a small...

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One4all Launches Competition To Grant Magical Christmas Wishes

The sound of sleigh bells ringing and the smell of Christmas pudding is often enough to get you into the festive spirit, but what is it that would make you truly happy this yuletide season? One4all, Ireland’s leading gift card company, is pledging to spread extra cheer this winter by granting a number of special...

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GIY And Energia Want To ‘Get Ireland Growing’ With €75,000 Fund

GIY in partnership with Energia announce ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’ a €75,000 pool of funding available to enable food growing by community and voluntary organisations all across Ireland including Northern Ireland. The application period is open from today until the 19th of January, 2018. The ‘Get Ireland...

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