News

To the Moon, Mars and Beyond: NASA talks living on the moon at Dublin Tech Summit Virtual #DTS21

June 18, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

The Artemis Programme was top of the agenda for Dr. Douglas Terrier, Chief Technologist of NASA, at today’s Dublin Tech Summit Virtual. Along with discussing the programme, Dr. Terrier touched on sustainable exploration and the future of living on the Moon and Mars, and how close they are to that becoming a reality. Over 5,000 attendees turned out today for the second virtual summit which focused on tech, cybersecurity, digital transformation, entrepreneurship, investment, and more. The summit brought together business leaders, experts, and world-renowned speakers to discuss the current tech... [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 · Comments Off on 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 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

TG4 to broadcast the BFI’s See Yourself on Screen Challenge for a second year calling on 4-18 year olds to create TV shows for the future

June 10, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

The BFI has today unveiled their second See Yourself On Screen Challenge (SYOS), calling on young people aged 4-18 from across the UK and Ireland to create their own idea for a mini-TV show for the future, with winners seeing their show made with the help of a team of professionals and premiere on national television.  Backed by TV personality and star judge Konnie Huq, winners will be paired with a celebrity mentor per channel who will help them bring their idea to life, before their short airs on a broadcaster later this year. TG4 is the Irish broadcaster participating in the iniative. Entries... [Read the full story]

Events

Bealtaine Festival brings arts celebrations to nursing homes this Friday

May 20, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

Nursing homes will be celebrating the creative talents of residents this coming Friday, 21st May, through the inaugural National Arts in Nursing Homes Day. The initiative is part of Age & Opportunity’s Bealtaine Festival and is taking place in partnership with Nursing Homes Ireland. Anne O’Loughlin Brown Nursing home residents have been busy creating artworks to display as part of exhibitions that will be taking place to collectively celebrate the artistic talents of nursing home residents and the intrinsic role the arts achieve in providing health and therapeutic benefits to our nursing... [Read the full story]

Sports

Inland Fisheries Ireland opens 2021 Sponsorship Programme

June 11, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

Inland Fisheries Ireland is launching its Sponsorship Programme for 2021 this week and is open for applications at 9am this Friday, 11th of June from organisers of eligible angling events and initiatives nationwide. The programme, which is one of the main funding mechanisms of Inland Fisheries Ireland, awarded funding to 87 angling events and initiatives across the country during 2019, resulting in an investment of €30,000 to support novice anglers and angling tourism in Ireland. Newport sea angling club3 Due to public health guidelines around the Covid-19 pandemic, the Sponsorship Programme... [Read the full story]

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Irish Water and Green-Schools supporting students during lockdown with suite of Stay Home Resources

February 9, 2021 · Comments Off on Irish Water and Green-Schools supporting students during lockdown with suite of Stay Home Resources 

Green-Schools, in partnership with Irish Water, are supporting students and their families during lockdown with a series of Stay Home resources aimed at helping them learn more about water, one of our most fascinating and precious resources. With students and their parents adapting to the challenges of home schooling, these online resources are designed to be fun, entertaining and easily accessible. From water-themed videos to quizzes, experiments and much more, there is a host of activities for students of all ages to enjoy doing at home. Sé McDermott doing the Green-Schools Stay Home Plastic... [Read the full story]

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To the Moon, Mars and Beyond: NASA talks living on the moon at Dublin Tech Summit Virtual #DTS21

The Artemis Programme was top of the agenda for Dr. Douglas Terrier, Chief Technologist of NASA, at today’s Dublin Tech Summit Virtual. Along with discussing the programme, Dr. Terrier touched on sustainable exploration and the future of living on the Moon and Mars, and how close they are to that becoming a reality....

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€625,000 funding opportunity for innovative Irish businesses in the Circular Economy

 The EPA’s Green Enterprise: Innovation for a Circular Economy fund worth €625,000 is now open for applications. Applications for project funding in the range of €50k to €100k are invited, to support Irish businesses develop circular solutions in product and service design, production, distribution, use...

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Worrying Shortfall of Important Nutrients among Irish Teenagers

The Irish Universities Nutritional Alliance (IUNA) have just released new findings from their latest study, which reported on the dietary intakes of 428 Irish teenagers aged 13-18 years. Inadequate intakes of a number of important nutrients were reported, with a particularly high percentage having inadequate...

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Give the gift of freedom this Father’s Day with the ‘Go Anywhere Gift Card’ from Irelandhotels.com

With hospitality opening back up and most of us ready with bags packed eager to rediscover all that Ireland has to offer, what a thoughtful way to show your love this Father’s Day than with a ‘Go Anywhere Gift Card’?   With so many missed celebrations to make up and plan for the ‘Go Anywhere Gift Card’...

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Complaints about public services remain high despite pandemic

Complaints to Ombudsman Peter Tyndall about public services, such as those provided by government departments, local authorities and the HSE, remained high in 2020 despite the pandemic. The Ombudsman received 3,418 complaints from the public last year, a drop of 6% from the 2019 figures, but the highest number...

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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

Bealtaine Festival brings arts celebrations to nursing homes this Friday

Nursing homes will be celebrating the creative talents of residents this coming Friday,...


IACP and Blindboy Boatclub host ‘Essential Conversations’

A new free virtual conference offers practical advice and guidance on mental health...


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...


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