News

European Parliament fails to back Green bid to reject EU fossil fuel projects

February 18, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

Last week, the European Parliament voted against a Greens/EFA group motion to reject a list of energy infrastructure projects eligible for EU funding. The list, known as the 4th PCI (projects of common interest) list, includes the Shannon LNG project and 54 other fossil fuel projects. MEPs Grace O’Sullivan and Ciarán Cuffe, alongside their European colleagues in the Greens/EFA group, opposed the funding of new fossil fuel projects, and put forward a motion calling for the list to be rejected. A recent study has revealed that the proposed fossil fuel projects are not necessary from a security... [Read the full story]

GAA

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

November 22, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

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

Herstory on RTÉ: Telling the Stories of Ireland’s Great Female Trailblazers

February 4, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum has partnered with RTÉ, the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, Herstory, and Underground Films to bring the stories of Ireland’s greatest female trailblazers to Irish screens. Between St. Brigid’s Day, 1st February, and International Women’s Day on March 8th 2020, RTÉ celebrates the achievements of Irish women who broke new ground, and whose work changed the lives of others, and in many cases, the course of history. The season will centre around a new, landmark, six part documentary series on RTÉ One television, produced by award-winning production... [Read the full story]

Events

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

September 18, 2019 · Comments Off on 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 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 · Comments Off on Limerick Male USA Soccer Scholarship Event 

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

European Parliament fails to back Green bid to reject EU fossil fuel projects

Last week, the European Parliament voted against a Greens/EFA group motion to reject a list of energy infrastructure projects eligible for EU funding. The list, known as the 4th PCI (projects of common interest) list, includes the Shannon LNG project and 54 other fossil fuel projects. MEPs Grace O’Sullivan and Ciarán...

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Irish Homebuilders – Housing promises will not be met unless next Government addresses blockages in the system

The Irish Homebuilders Association, an association within the CIF, is inviting all new TDs and local politicians to a series of regional roadshows.  The purpose of these meetings is to inform politicians about the specific challenges preventing homebuilding in their areas. Director of Housing, Planning and Development...

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Ryan Tubridy to Judge Children’s Essay Competition

World Vision Ireland is calling on teachers, parents and children across the country to enter their Climate Change Essay Competition, which will be judged by Ryan Tubridy. The winner will get the chance to meet Ryan Tubridy in the RTE studios and will also win a €500 Smyths voucher. World Vision Ireland’s Climate...

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Climate experts’ manifesto analysis shows bigger parties most off track on climate action

The One Future Campaign has published analysis that finds the three parties leading in the opinion polls have the weakest and vaguest promises on climate action in their manifestos. The campaign – backed by dozens of local and national groups from the women’s, youth, faith, environmental and overseas...

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Learn life-saving CPR for free in every county this February

Irish Heart Foundation provides over 26 free CPR courses in February across Ireland For every minute without CPR and defibrillation, the chance of survival decreases by 10% Take a free, one-hour Hands for Life CPR course and learn how to save someone’s life Register for a course at HandsForLife.ie Hands for...

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GAA

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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

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It’s the Final Countdown to Cannonball – Official route for spectators

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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

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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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