News

350,000 Euro in Funding and Support Available for People with the Best Ideas and Projects to Tackle Social Problems

February 23, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

A Geodesic Dome; A Rickshaw Service for the Elderly; A Solution to the Housing Crisis – just some of the ideas that have won funding and support so far. What will the Irish population think of this year? SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS IRELAND has launched a callout for people across the country with ideas to tackle social issues in Ireland to apply for funding and support as the 2018 Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards, supported by DCC plc, is now open for applications. The deadline for applications is March 20th. ‘Don’t let a good idea go to waste!’ is the call from Social Entrepreneurs Ireland,... [Read the full story]

GAA

Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes

September 7, 2017 · Comments Off on Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes 

  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

The Search Is On To Find Offaly’s ‘Everyday Hero’

January 12, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

The People of the Year Awards, in partnership with Today with Sean O’Rourke on RTÉ Radio 1, is looking for local heroes and ordinary people who do extraordinary things in Offaly. Do you know someone who does extraordinary things that really make a difference to their family, friends, neighbours, work colleagues or local community?  This is your chance to have their unsung heroism acknowledged live on TV. POTY Everyday Hero Award Launch: Rian Duane (9), Naas, Co Kildare – Policeman, Leah Murray (8), Newbridge, Co Kildare – Army woman, Alex O’Reillyhall (9), Newbridge,... [Read the full story]

Events

Mad Ideas, Tall Tales: A Story About Stories, Fairytales and Festivals. FREE Sun 11 Feb 4pm Cloughjordan

February 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Have you ever read a brilliant novel and wondered how the author ever came up with the idea? You can find out how this Sunday when the author of the children’s novels The Maloneys’ Magical Weatherbox and The Cloak of Feathers, Nigel Quinlan, presents his new show, Mad Ideas, Tall Tales: A Story About Storytelling, Fairytales and Festivals. The first performance of this rousing, engaging trip through a vivid imagination is on in Cloughjordan on Sunday, 4 February at 4pm in WeCreate, Cloughjordan – it’s for all the family and it’s free! Nigel Quinlan’s new novel, The Cloak... [Read the full story]

Sports

Munster A Team Name For Ospreys Clash

January 18, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

The Munster A team that will face Ospreys Premiership Select at Irish Independent Park tomorrow night has been named by Head Coach Peter Malone (7.45pm). A win will see current holders Munster A secure a place in the quarter-finals of the competition. There is just one change to the side that won 17-12 in Nottingham last weekend as Ronan O’Mahony comes in at full-back for his first start since returning from a fractured fibula injury. Fellow long-term injury absentees Dave O’Callaghan and Dan Goggin are both named among the replacements and are in line for a return to action. Calvin... [Read the full story]

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Agri Aware Appeals For Support For Irish Farmers This Christmas

December 15, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

89% of the public believe that Irish farmers provide quality, safe, traceable food at an affordable price for Irish consumers       90% of the public think legislation should be introduced to ensure that farmers receive a fair price from supermarkets for their food   95% of consumers believe Irish farmers play a key role in the Irish economy   Agri Aware, the independent Irish agri-food educational body, is asking consumers to support the Irish agri-food industry by buying quality and sustainably produced Irish food this Christmas. Farming and the food sector play a vital role in the... [Read the full story]

News

350,000 Euro in Funding and Support Available for People with the Best Ideas and Projects to Tackle Social Problems

A Geodesic Dome; A Rickshaw Service for the Elderly; A Solution to the Housing Crisis – just some of the ideas that have won funding and support so far. What will the Irish population think of this year? SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS IRELAND has launched a callout for people across the country with ideas to tackle social...

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Owners Joy As Missing Family Pet is Found

Chip Chip Hurray as the Microchip reunites a stray! Just over one year after Megan reported that her much loved German Shepard Elsa had gone missing; she received a phone call from Dogs Trust to say that a stray dog registered to her address had been brought in to their Rehoming Centre in Finglas. German Shepherd Elsa...

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Guaranteed Millionaires To Be Created In Friday’s Euromillions

EuroMillions sales in Ireland are set to hit record levels this Friday (Feb 23rd) with a mega €175 million jackpot AND a special one-off raffle which will generate 25 additional guaranteed millionaires! The National Lottery today revealed that Irish players who buy a ticket for Friday’s EuroMillions draw will...

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Taoiseach telling families to calm down is an insulting reply to PTSB mortgage crisis – Mattie McGrath TD

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, to provide significantly more robust guarantees for the protection of families that are likely to be affected by the Permanent TSB mortgage crisis. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the Taoiseach attempted during Leaders Questions to insist...

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Be THE New Style Influencer in Town

Punchestown Racecourse and Bollinger Champagne team up to find Ireland’s next top fashion and lifestyle digital influencer Cover the 2018 Punchestown Festival as Official Event Style Influencer Have your say and become a guest judge for the grand final of the coveted Bollinger Best Dressed Lady Competition Launch...

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GAA

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Events

Mad Ideas, Tall Tales: A Story About Stories, Fairytales and Festivals. FREE Sun 11 Feb 4pm Cloughjordan

Have you ever read a brilliant novel and wondered how the author ever came up with...


Could Your Pet Pooch Be A Musical Star

A major new tour of the smash-hit Broadway and West End show, Legally Blonde The Musical comes...


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Search To Find 2018 Texaco Children’s Art Competition Winners Launched

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Offaly’s Glenisk Shortlisted For Prestigious Industry Award

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