News

2020 Punchestown Festival Cancelled

April 1, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

Punchestown Racecourse today confirmed the cancellation of the 2020 Punchestown Festival which was scheduled to take place from Tuesday 28th April to Saturday 2nd May.   Following consultation with Horse Racing Ireland and the relevant statutory bodies the Punchestown Festival has been cancelled in response to the ongoing threat to public health due to Covid-19.   Punchestown Racecourse would like to take this opportunity to reassure all of their clients that they will be operating a full refund policy as a result of the event not going ahead. The Punchestown team will communicate... [Read the full story]

GAA

Super Sunday coming up on TG4, with THREE games in full!

November 22, 2019 · Comments Off on 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 the 1st, with no less than THREE provincial finals to be shown in full on the channel. This is on top of the two provincial finals they will be showing this Sunday. 16 November 2019; Ballyhale Shamrocks manager Henry Shefflin during the AIB Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Club Championship semi-final match between Ballyhale Shamrocks and St Martin’s at Nowlan Park in Kilkenny. Photo by Matt Browne/Sportsfile The triple header begins in Omagh, live on air at 1.30pm, where the Ulster Football Championship will have... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

CV-19: 20 Boredom busting ideas for kids (and parents!)

April 1, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

Not sure what to do with the kids? Well for starters, don’t worry. As a parent, you are your child’s first teacher. Your home is a place where lots of learning is happening every day. Your most important job when it comes to your child’s learning is to show an interest and get involved. You make a difference every day when you talk to and listen to your child.  This is what helps your child the most. But if you’re running out of ideas check out the National Adult Literacy Agency’s website for parents called Help My Kid Learn.ie (www.helpmykidlearn.ie). It includes hundreds... [Read the full story]

Events

Energy in Agriculture 15th July 2020 – Focus on Rural Diversification

March 9, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

The Energy in Agriculture committee today announced their fifth consecutive year running Energy in Agriculture in Gurteen. Energy in Agriculture 2020 will focus on rural diversification, forestry and energy usage. We will hear from the champions of the sectors and their success stories. Paul Kenny CEO of Tipperary Energy Agency says ‘’Energy In Agriculture has always been about identifying the economic or environmental opportunities for farmers in the energy transition. This year, with solar installations in full flight and people more conscious of energy and carbon, we’re hoping EIA... [Read the full story]

Sports

2020 Punchestown Festival Cancelled

April 1, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

Punchestown Racecourse today confirmed the cancellation of the 2020 Punchestown Festival which was scheduled to take place from Tuesday 28th April to Saturday 2nd May.   Following consultation with Horse Racing Ireland and the relevant statutory bodies the Punchestown Festival has been cancelled in response to the ongoing threat to public health due to Covid-19.   Punchestown Racecourse would like to take this opportunity to reassure all of their clients that they will be operating a full refund policy as a result of the event not going ahead. The Punchestown team will communicate... [Read the full story]

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

April 15, 2019 · Comments Off on 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 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]

News

2020 Punchestown Festival Cancelled

Punchestown Racecourse today confirmed the cancellation of the 2020 Punchestown Festival which was scheduled to take place from Tuesday 28th April to Saturday 2nd May.   Following consultation with Horse Racing Ireland and the relevant statutory bodies the Punchestown Festival has been cancelled in response...

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Two Economic Scenarios Tested in Response to COVID-19 Crisis – ROI GDP projected to contract by between 7.3% and 13.1%

EY – Two Economic Scenarios Tested in Response to COVID-19 Crisis – ROI GDP projected to contract by between 7.3% and 13.1%   ‘Base Case’ Scenario: A high level of disruption until end of May 2020 and then business begins to return to normal. ROI GDP estimated to be 7.3% lower in 2020 ROI job losses...

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Utilities Regulator (CRU) Extends Covid-19 Customer Protection Measures to Assist Consumers

The recent extension of government measures regarding Covid-19, the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU), along with Gas and Electricity Suppliers, has extended the moratorium on domestic electricity and gas disconnections to April 19.   This measure was taken to provide appropriate protection and reassurance...

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Fyffes ‘Fit Squad’ Children’s Fitness Programme Goes Online

Banana importers Fyffes has taken its highly-successful primary schools ‘Fit Squad’ children’s fitness programme online in a series of short videos that can be viewed at home by pupils and parents at www.fyffesfitsquad.ie Each video is hosted by Irish fitness expert Tom Dalton, whose role over the past two years...

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Govt invests in additional 5,000 eBooks and eAudiobooks in response to increased demand for online public library service

Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, has announced a fund of €200,000 to support the provision of an additional 5,000 eBooks and eAudiobooks in order to meet the significant increase in demand for access to the public library online service during the COVID-19 crisis. The...

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GAA

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Events

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

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National launch of Cannonball Ireland and Edenderry tipped to be the biggest ever finish line

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Award-winning Author & Journalist Rosita Boland set to host for Immrama Festival Literary Breakfast

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Tusla launches National Child and Family Support Week 2019 in Tipperary

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Two Master Printmakers exhibit at Damer House Gallery, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary

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