News

Offaly company honoured with All-Star accreditation at Croke Park

March 21, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

An Offaly company has achieved a quality mark signifying they meet the highest standards of service and trust. Daingean Carpenters Carpentry Works were awarded the coveted All-Ireland Business All-Star accreditation at Croke Park this week. All-Star accreditation is an independently verified standard mark for indigenous businesses, based on rigorous selection criteria. Mark Feely of Carpentry Works receiving All-Ireland Business All-Star accreditation at Croke Park from Dr Briga Hynes of the Kemmy Business School at the University of Limerick. Pic: Conor McCabe. Nick McGowan of Tullamore’s Lion.ie... [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

Trailer released for Irish Banking Thriller THE LIMIT OF

March 15, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

Alan Mulligan’s haunting debut drama THE LIMIT OF, featuring rising star Laurence O’Fuarain and an IFTA-nominated performance from Sarah Carroll released it’s trailer today in advance of its Irish cinema release on 5th April. Director Alan Mulligan said ‘After working on the inside of the financial industry for so long, it’s great to have been able to incorporate my experiences of the manipulative side of banking into a thrilling film. I’m delighted to be releasing the trailer today and can’t wait for the Irish public to see it on the big screen on April 5th’ From Mayo brothers... [Read the full story]

Events

Fostering Fortnight 2019 with Fostering First Ireland

March 9, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

Fostering Fortnight has been running since Monday 4th March until Friday 15th March 2019. The aim is to promote public awareness of fostering, to celebrate the amazing work that foster carers do and to shine a light on how foster care can change the lives of vulnerable children. Anyone interested in learning more can attend one of the fostering information events which take place in Mountmellick Family Resource Centre on Wednesday 13th March from 11am to 1pm or in Birr Library on 13th March from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.   The theme this year is ‘Celebrating Foster Care and Fostering Stories’... [Read the full story]

Sports

Munster Women Named For Winner-Takes-All Clash With Leinster

September 14, 2018 · Comments Off on Munster Women Named For Winner-Takes-All Clash With Leinster 

Munster Women’s Head Coach, Laura Guest, has named her squad to take on Leinster in a winner-takes-all Interprovincial clash at Energia Park this Saturday, 15 September (kick-off 7.30pm). There are changes to the side who defeated Ulster 40-20 at Portadown RFC last weekend, with Aine Staunton starting at outside centre and Laura O’Mahony switching places with Eimear Considine in the back-line. Munster Women, sponsored by Keane’s jewellers, v Leinster Women 15. Eimear Considine – UL Bohemian RFC 14. Laura O’Mahony – UL Bohemian RFC 13. Aine Staunton – UL Bohemian RFC 12. Laura... [Read the full story]

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Ifac are urging Offaly Farmers to be aware of The Employment (miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018

March 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 has come into force and farmers should be aware of the changes and what it means to how you manage your employees. The act delivers the Government’s commitment to strengthen rights for vulnerable workers and to increase the regulation around irregular employment contracts.   If you are a farmer with employees, or even one employee, it is important that you understand the implications of this new act and what you must do going forward. James Farrell from Ifac’s Offaly office breaks down the most relevant aspects of the act and highlights... [Read the full story]

News

Offaly company honoured with All-Star accreditation at Croke Park

An Offaly company has achieved a quality mark signifying they meet the highest standards of service and trust. Daingean Carpenters Carpentry Works were awarded the coveted All-Ireland Business All-Star accreditation at Croke Park this week. All-Star accreditation is an independently verified standard mark for indigenous...

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Support new housing in Midlands with Ireland’s First Peer to Peer Property Development marketplace Propertybridges.com

Ireland’s First Peer to Peer Property Development marketplace, Propertybridges.com, looks to support new housing development in the Midlands and throughout the country. One way to help solve the housing crisis is to stop blaming each other; this organisation, that government body, those vested interests, these...

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Family businesses ‘the backbone and fabric’ of Ireland’s indigenous economy

Family Business Ireland boss says generations that work together are more important to us than we think The Director of Family Business Ireland says Irish family business companies need to be better acknowledged, as they are the ‘backbone and fabric’ of Ireland’s indigenous economy. Free Pic No Repro Fee 14 03...

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Second level students invited to create an experiment for testing in microgravity

Irish second level students are in with a chance to develop a science experiment for testing on a microgravity flight this October to help address the issue of sustaining life beyond this planet. Project PoSSUM (Polar Suborbital Science in the Upper Mesosphere) will fly a number of microgravity flights in Ottawa, Canada...

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Offaly Student Brings Colour To Art Competition

Texaco Children’s Art Competition adjudicator Eoin Butler pictured during judging of entries in this year’s competition, the results of which will be announced mid-April.   In his hand is an untitled entry by 9-year old Aneta Volodkevic, from Charleville National School, Tullamore. Some 219 students from...

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GAA

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Events

Fostering Fortnight 2019 with Fostering First Ireland

Fostering Fortnight has been running since Monday 4th March until Friday 15th March...


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Try Out Fishing At The National Ploughing Championships

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Athlone Antique Expert Brings Forbidden Fruit To National Stage

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Supervalu Announced As Partners For The Gluten Free Living Show

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Irish Cancer Society To Hold Its Annual Conference For Cancer Survivorship

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