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Over 20,000 Disclosures of Domestic Violence against Women and Children made to Women’s Aid in 2018

April 15, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

Women’s Aid Report 2018 details 19,089 contacts with Women’s Aid Direct Services including the 24hr National Freephone Helpline and Dublin based One to One Support Services.  During these contacts 16,994 disclosures of domestic violence against women were noted.  There were an additional 3,728 disclosures of child abuse made (20,722 in total). One in four women who contacted Women’s Aid were experiencing abuse from a former husband or partner (27%). Women’s Aid shines a spotlight on children’s experience of domestic violence and calls for improved State interventions and protections,... [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

Trials and triumphs of women in sport in Ireland – Mná Spóirt – Croí is Anam – on TG4

April 15, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

TG4 Thursdays from 18th April 9.30pm   Patience Jumbo Gula copy   In this exciting new three-part series for TG4, former Slaughtneil camogie captain, Aoife Ní Chaiside, explores the trials and triumphs of women in sport in Ireland.   Shot while Aoife was on her way to winning her third All-Ireland consecutive club camogie championship, the series sees her venture beyond the Gaelic games, travelling throughout Ireland to meet intrepid sportswomen from a wide range of sports, each one pouring her heart and soul into her sport.   This is a series about more than sport itself... [Read the full story]

Events

Biggest Event Yet For Birr Festival Of Music

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There will be arias in the air and strings in the streets once more when Birr Festival of Music returns for its third outing this May Bank Holiday weekend, Friday 3- Monday 6 May. 2019 will be the biggest programme to date for the Midland’s only dedicated classical music festival with this year’s programme packed full of high-quality events for music lovers of all ages. Members of Crash Ensemble, Ireland’s leading new music ensemble featuring world-class musicians playing some of the most exciting and groundbreaking music of today, will open the festival at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre... [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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Resilient Farmers Conference- Farmers Health & Wellbeing – Building a Community of Support

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Thursday April 25, Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise   10am – 3.50pm   Embrace Farm wishes to invite you to the “Resilient Farmers’ Conference – Farmer’s Health & Well-being: building a community of support” in conjunction with Rural Support (Northern Ireland) and Farm Safety Foundation (UK) on April 25 in the Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise.   The objectives of the day are to:   Highlight the issues impacting farmers health and well-being and the responsibility of Government and Industry. (Healthy Farmers, Healthy Farms, Healthy Sector / Society)   Ensure... [Read the full story]

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Over 20,000 Disclosures of Domestic Violence against Women and Children made to Women’s Aid in 2018

Women’s Aid Report 2018 details 19,089 contacts with Women’s Aid Direct Services including the 24hr National Freephone Helpline and Dublin based One to One Support Services.  During these contacts 16,994 disclosures of domestic violence against women were noted.  There were an additional 3,728 disclosures of...

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Spain Remains Top Destination for Irish Tourists but Staycation Popularity Rising

Spain remains the most popular summer holiday destination for Irish holiday-goers according to a recent AA Travel Insurance survey. However, the survey also found a growing percentage of Irish people are choosing to spend their main holiday in the Republic of Ireland. According to the AA Travel Insurance survey...

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Resilient Farmers Conference- Farmers Health & Wellbeing – Building a Community of Support

Thursday April 25, Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise   10am – 3.50pm   Embrace Farm wishes to invite you to the “Resilient Farmers’ Conference – Farmer’s Health & Well-being: building a community of support” in conjunction with Rural Support (Northern Ireland) and Farm Safety...

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With Easter coming up, Clean Coasts and Irish Water are reminding the people of Tipperary not to pour gravy or fats oils and greases (FOGs) from the Easter roast down the sink as Irish Water reveal that almost 1,500 sewer blockages have been cleared across the country already this year. That’s 125 blockages every...

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€750,000 funding available for start-ups in all sectors through Enterprise Ireland’s Competitive Start Fund

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD and Enterprise Ireland today announced the second Competitive Start Fund (CSF) of the year which will open to all sectors for applications on Tuesday 16th April. The €750,000 fund will support up to 15 successful start-up companies with an investment...

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