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Rugby Star Robbie Henshaw urges people to “Skip the Skip” and donate their furniture for Vision Ireland

April 18, 2024 · Comments Off on Rugby Star Robbie Henshaw urges people to “Skip the Skip” and donate their furniture for Vision Ireland 

Vision Ireland have enlisted Robbie Henshaw to encourage the public to think differently about their pre-loved furniture with a special appearance at the recently opened Vision Ireland store in Mullingar on Wednesday, 17th April at 11am. This initiative, coming ahead of Earth Day on April 22nd is set to inspire the community to think differently about disposing of their pre-loved furniture and homeware while decluttering or spring cleaning their home. With the statistic that approximately 1.2 million potentially reusable bulky items are discarded to landfill or incineration each year, Robbie... [Read the full story]

GAA

GAA’s ‘little bit of madness’ joins us together – McCarthy

November 19, 2021 · Comments Off on GAA’s ‘little bit of madness’ joins us together – McCarthy 

Faithful County GAA fans have been told a new publication on life within the Association by Offaly writer and editor PJ Cunningham highlights the ‘madness’ which joins them together. Uachtarán Chumann Lúthchleas Gael, Larry McCarthy, was speaking as he launched ‘Grassroots – Stories from the Heart of the GAA’ at Croke Park. Editor PJ Cunningham (r) and Ricey Scully at the launch of ‘Grassroots – Stories from the Heart of the GAA’ in Croke Park. Pic: Aishling Conway. The book, edited by Clara-native author and journalist, Cunningham, is a comprehensive treasure trove of GAA-related... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Save on holidays when school’s not out

March 15, 2024 · Comments Off on Save on holidays when school’s not out 

Save up to €1,200 on your family holiday by travelling in May instead of July. Enjoy the sun while making massive savings at a time when it’s not too hot and not too crowded for your little ones.   Families with young children should consider travelling during the school term as this allows families to make huge savings and give children the often undervalued opportunity to travel.   Paul Hackett, CEO of Click&Go commented, “Travel is all about learning about people and destinations. Kids can experience new cultures and languages in a fun and exciting way which could never be recreated... [Read the full story]

Events

Lough Derg RNLI hosts ‘Lap of the Lake’ RNLI Charity Cycle on 11 May 2024

January 29, 2024 · Comments Off on Lough Derg RNLI hosts ‘Lap of the Lake’ RNLI Charity Cycle on 11 May 2024 

Following the great success of the Lap the Lake RNLI charity cycles in 2022 and 2023, the Lough Derg RNLI Fundraising committee are inviting participants again this year. The cycle will take place Saturday 11 May. Cyclists who took part in the previous two years raised significant funds for the RNLI’s local lifeboat station, operated by volunteers on Lough Derg. 2024 is a special year of commemoration for the RNLI as the charity celebrates its bicentenary, and Lough Derg RNLI marks 20 years of lifeboat service on the lake.  On the 2024 Lap the Lake, cyclists may again choose between a... [Read the full story]

Sports

Former Professional Football Player and Manager Roddy Collins and Bohemians FC Captain Keith Buckley Discuss the Future of Irish Football on New Episode of ‘Under Construction with Chadwicks’ Podcast Series

March 28, 2024 · Comments Off on Former Professional Football Player and Manager Roddy Collins and Bohemians FC Captain Keith Buckley Discuss the Future of Irish Football on New Episode of ‘Under Construction with Chadwicks’ Podcast Series 

Chadwicks Group, Ireland’s leading builders’ merchants, is delighted to launch a brand new episode of its ‘Under Construction with Chadwicks’ podcast series today. Now in its fourth season, the latest episode sees host Donncha O’Callaghan chat to former professional football player, manager and qualified plasterer, Roddy Collins as well as Bohemians FC (‘Bohs’) captain, and former tradesperson, Keith Buckley. During the episode, Roddy and Keith talk about everything from their experiences playing in League of Ireland (LOI), the increasing popularity of the game, and Roddy’s experience... [Read the full story]

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Irish Water and Green-Schools supporting students during lockdown with suite of Stay Home Resources

February 9, 2021 · Comments Off on Irish Water and Green-Schools supporting students during lockdown with suite of Stay Home Resources 

Green-Schools, in partnership with Irish Water, are supporting students and their families during lockdown with a series of Stay Home resources aimed at helping them learn more about water, one of our most fascinating and precious resources. With students and their parents adapting to the challenges of home schooling, these online resources are designed to be fun, entertaining and easily accessible. From water-themed videos to quizzes, experiments and much more, there is a host of activities for students of all ages to enjoy doing at home. Sé McDermott doing the Green-Schools Stay Home Plastic... [Read the full story]

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Rugby Star Robbie Henshaw urges people to “Skip the Skip” and donate their furniture for Vision Ireland

Vision Ireland have enlisted Robbie Henshaw to encourage the public to think differently about their pre-loved furniture with a special appearance at the recently opened Vision Ireland store in Mullingar on Wednesday, 17th April at 11am. This initiative, coming ahead of Earth Day on April 22nd is set to inspire...

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Over one million customers warned of the dangers of Investment Fraud

Bank of Ireland has written to over one million personal and business customers to warn them of the risks of investment fraud.  The warning comes as research has revealed that Irish consumers are being targeted by scammers with increasing regularity, with 94% of the population saying they’ve received a fraudulent...

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Irish Travel Trade Shows to host over 100 International exhibitors

Official Irish Travel Trade Shows will take place on Wednesday 17th April in the Imperial Hotel Cork Registration sponsored by Cork Airport with the Dublin show on Thursday 18th April in the InterContinental Dublin Hotel Registration sponsored by Dublin Airport. Free registration for the eighth official trade show...

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Ryanair Launches New Future Flyer Academy Programme For Aspiring Pilots In Ireland

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (15 Apr) launched its new Future Flyer Academy pilot training programme in partnership with Irish-based and world-renowned international flight school, Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA), which will see over 400 aspiring pilots join the airline group as Second Officers...

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Ireland’s new Loneliness Taskforce Research Network is launching

Loneliness is a growing worldwide problem, that is felt acutely in Ireland where levels of loneliness are higher than the EU average. This presents a serious health risk as loneliness is proven to affect physical as well as mental health. This growing need is being met by NGO’s while we campaign for more research...

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GAA

GAA’s ‘little bit of madness’ joins us together – McCarthy

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50th anniversary of John West Féile

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Four Offaly stories selected for landmark GAA Grassroots book

Four stories from County Offaly have been selected to appear in a fascinating new...


Unwrapping Ireland’s food waste: Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food, with 41% of people reporting they throw away bread

Food waste is an issue of high concern for Irish people and they are willing to...


TG4’s Underdogs series is looking for players

In an ever changing world, TG4’s legendary GAA series Underdogs is back...


Another month of classic matches ahead as TG4 announce All Ireland Gold schedule for May #AllIrelandGold

Sunday 3rd May 14:25              1997 Leinster Senior Football Semi-Final ...


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...


Tullamore among 9 clubs represented at Gaelic Voices for Change Youth Workshop

Three young members of Offaly club Tullamore were at Croke Park on Saturday,...


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Events

Lough Derg RNLI hosts ‘Lap of the Lake’ RNLI Charity Cycle on 11 May 2024

Following the great success of the Lap the Lake RNLI charity cycles in 2022 and...


Holiday World Show Dublin welcomes over 25,000 visitors

Holiday World Show Dublin, which took place this weekend, in the RDS Simmonscourt...


The Outing: The World’s Only LGBTQ+ Matchmaking Festival Returns

Bid underway to secure EuroPride for the Mid-West in 2028 The Inn at Dromoland...


Parents, face your fears, teach your children to be safe online with FREE webinars from ISPCC

New year, new you, new evolutions in the online world. One thing we know for sure...


Students and Teachers to Descend upon The RDS Dublin from Tomorrow as Historic 60th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) Begins

President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins will officially open the 2024 BTYSTE at...


TransAtlantic flight Tickets among the prizes at The Holiday Show in Limerick

The Holiday Show in association with FlyShannon.ie returns to the Radisson Blu, Ennis...


Unmissable programme announced for the 2024 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE)

Tickets for the 60th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition, which takes place...


Christmas at SOLAS Portarlington: Santa, Craft Market & New Antique Shop

The festive season is in full swing at SOLAS, with 200 Christmas trees arriving just...


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