News

Thirteen volunteers from Offaly attend national Foróige Volunteers Conference

October 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

Foróige volunteers from all over Ireland came together in the Hodson Bay Hotel in Roscommon last weekend, 11th-13th October 2019, for Foróige’s annual volunteer conference.   Sinead McDonagh, Barbara Daly, Colm Beirne, Shelly Dunican, Emma Egan, Ann Mullins, Mary Wynne, Irene Keaney, Serena Byrne, Daniel Dunne, Ann Bracken, Amanda Camon and Dermot Mcloughlin attended from Offaly. Front Row (L-R); Sinead McDonagh, Barbara Daly, Colm Beirne, Shelly Dunican, Emma Egan, Ann Mullins, Mary Wynne.Second Row (L-R); Irene Keaney, Serena Byrne, Daniel Dunne, Ann Bracken, Amanda Camon, Dermot Mcloughlin. Foróige... [Read the full story]

GAA

Gaelic Players Association (GPA) and Women’s Gaelic Players Association (WGPA) to benefit from further two year extension to the “Jim Madden Leadership Programme”

October 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

Application Process for 2020 is now open   Today, the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) and the Madden family announced a further two-year extension to the internationally acclaimed Jim Madden Leadership Programme. The Jim Madden Programme is a bespoke  leadership and development programme for county players from hurling, football, camogie and ladies football to help them develop the skills and experience to become leaders in the community and in their professional lives. 18 October 2019; Attendees pictured at the launch of Jim Madden GPA Leadership Programme extension at Radisson Hotel, Dublin... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Compelling Stories; Real and Raw in TG4’s new Autumn Schedule

September 4, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

Powerful storytelling forms the backbone of TG4’s new Autumn schedule launched today in Cork City. TG4 is renowned for its documentaries and this season will not disappoint, with an array of compelling and moving stories that reflect Irish life.  There is something for everyone in the line-up of music, sport, entertainment and travel programming that are produced in an inherently Irish way. TG4 Director General, Alan Esslemont, said: “TG4 has always put its audiences first and, in partnership with the Irish independent production sector, we continue to strive to create programmes which create... [Read the full story]

Events

The Countdown is on for Féile ’19 taking place this weekend at Semple Stadium

September 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

The final stage timetable has been confirmed for this weekend’s festival which will host a world beating range of Irish performers including Sinead O’Connor, The Stunning, Horslips and Sultans of Ping and some very special guests. Curated by Tom Dunne, FÉILE ‘19 will see one of the strongest Irish music line-ups ever assembled take to the stage at Semple Stadium this weekend. Iconic acts including Sinéad O’Connor performing the songs of Shane Mac Gowan Horslips, The Stunning, Eleanor McEvoy, The Fat Lady Sings, The Pale, Picturehouse, The Frank & Walters, Sultans of Ping, and Therapy?... [Read the full story]

Sports

Limerick Male USA Soccer Scholarship Event

October 11, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

Upcoming event:   Sunday 29th  October – The Pavilion, University of Limerick.           Time – 12:45pm Registration.     PASS4Soccer players are more in demand year on year with our continued success of placing players in quality universities in the USA who are making an impact all over the country. So far in 2019, FOUR P4S clients have signed professional contracts in the USA following completion of their studies. These players were previously overlooked by Pro clubs in Ireland & The UK and now have a university degree in their back pocket and an opportunity to play... [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

Thirteen volunteers from Offaly attend national Foróige Volunteers Conference

Foróige volunteers from all over Ireland came together in the Hodson Bay Hotel in Roscommon last weekend, 11th-13th October 2019, for Foróige’s annual volunteer conference.   Sinead McDonagh, Barbara Daly, Colm Beirne, Shelly Dunican, Emma Egan, Ann Mullins, Mary Wynne, Irene Keaney, Serena Byrne, Daniel Dunne,...

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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 (GPA) and the Madden family announced a further two-year extension to the internationally acclaimed Jim Madden Leadership Programme. The Jim Madden Programme is a bespoke  leadership and development programme for county players from...

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Tullamore D.E.W. says ‘bonjour’ in Nice

~ Tourism Ireland targets French travel agents at B2B workshop ~   Twelve (12) Irish tourism companies, including the Tullamore D.E.W. Visitor Centre, travelled to Nice this week – to take part in a B2B workshop and networking event, organised by Tourism Ireland. They met with local travel agents, to inform...

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Successors of Offaly farm businesses could face costly legal and tax issues

Ifac advises Offaly farm families on how to avoid nasty tax surprises   The professional services firm for the farming, food and agribusiness sector, ifac (www.ifac.ie), is advising Offaly farm families to start succession planning – not only to protect the future wellbeing of their families but also to deliver...

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ESB Networks reminds residents to remain vigilant and ask for identification

ESB Networks is aware that individuals are fraudulently calling to homes in areas of County Limerick and County Tipperary purporting to be staff from the company. ESB Networks is aware of some incidents where individuals are asking to assess trees on properties and subsequently stealing items. Other incidents involve...

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GAA

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...


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Tipperary GAA Draw – August Results

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Events

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...


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

The 2019 Immrama Festival of Travel Writing in Lismore County Waterford is set to...


Tusla launches National Child and Family Support Week 2019 in Tipperary

Events taking place from May 13th – 19th to raise awareness about Tusla support...


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

Damer House Gallery is very proud to be hosting Master Printmakers, Alice Hanratty...


Biggest Event Yet For Birr Festival Of Music

There will be arias in the air and strings in the streets once more when Birr Festival...


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