News

New Technology That Prevents Cyber-Bullying For Primary Schools

August 31, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

Cybersmarties.com were Finalists in the Bank of Ireland National Awards for Best Innovative Startup 2016 and shortlisted for the Social Entrepreneur Awards 2016. They featured on the Sky TV channel Irish TV.  Attached is a Youtube link to the segment of the show. Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/2Ptxt3DOzRg?t=11s Cybersmarties.com is the First Safe Educational Social Network designed specifically for Primary School Kids. Through in-built security software CyberSmarties.com allows kids to use social media in a controlled and safe environment without the fear of harassment or cyberbullying,... [Read the full story]

GAA

Irish TV To Broadcast Live Hurling Final Preview From Tipperary

August 29, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

Tipperary and Kilkenny experts and fans will go head-to-head when Irish TV broadcast a special two-hour live All-Ireland Hurling Final preview showon Thursday (Sept 1) from 8-10pm. Dream For Liam will feature expert analysis from GAA pundits including former Tipp stars John Leahy, James Woodlock and Michael Cleary. They will be joined by former manager Michael Doyle, camogie star Maeve Stokes, Tipp kit man John Hotpoint Hayes and the recently-crowned Pride of Tipperary Hazel Heffernan. Tipperary Rose Fiona O’Sullivan who will co-present Dream For Liam, Irish TV’s All-Ireland Hurling Final... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Music Network Presents “Edges Of Light” at Birr Theatre And Arts Centre

August 15, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

Music Network is thrilled to present a new collaboration between the prodigiously talented dancer Colin Dunne, fiddler Tola Custy, harpist Maeve Gilchrist and uilleann piper David Power at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre Thursday 22 September at 8.25pm. Performing ‘Edges of Light’, a new Music Network commission, a sparkling kaleidoscope of melody and rhythm inspired by the natural sounds and shimmering patterns of light that announce Ireland’s day. Details at www.musicnetwork.ie. Colin Dunne, Tola Custy, Maeve Gilchrist and David Power at Birr Theatre ‘Edges of Light’ draws from a... [Read the full story]

Events

Largest ever Cannonball event coming back to Tullamore

August 17, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

Sunday September 11th 2016  | 1.30pm – 3.30pm  190 supercars and novelty cars, €850,000 raised for Irish charities, 900km of Irish open roads, free family festivals, celebrities, live music, dancers, stunt riders, aerobatic displays and the awesome sight of over 150,000 excited spectators coast to coast waving chequered flags from September 9th – 11th 2016     On Sunday September 11th 2016 at 1.30pm to 3.30pm, the largest ever CANNONBALL event, is coming back to Tullamore with a mighty roar.  The supercar spectacle which takes place from September 9th to 11th all over Ireland... [Read the full story]

Sports

Rugby League’s All Ireland Grand Final

August 2, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

The McGettigans All Ireland Grand final will take place on Saturday 6th August at the Carlisle ground, Bray. The final will be contested between the best of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland with their respective grand final winners the Rabbitohs (NI) and the Galway Tribesmen (ROI) duelling to become the island’s champion team. This year sees a changing of the guard in the competition with the Titans of Limerick, dominant for almost ten years ,not being finalists. Rabbitohs after regional final win From Northern Ireland the Rabbitohs of Ballynahinch will be looking to win their first... [Read the full story]

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ALONE – The Provision Of Quality Home Care Packages For Older People Is A Necessity

August 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, have expressed their disappointment in the HSE following the news that a 92-year-old woman has been in hospital for almost 300 days due to a lack of funding for home care packages. ALONE is calling on the government to increase home help hours in line with demand to ensure that older people are supported to age in the community.   Sean Moynihan, CEO of ALONE said, “The number of home help hours has been cut by 1.58 million since 2010. In that time, the number of older people in the state has increased by 18%. This case is a clear... [Read the full story]

News

New Technology That Prevents Cyber-Bullying For Primary Schools

Cybersmarties.com were Finalists in the Bank of Ireland National Awards for Best Innovative Startup 2016 and shortlisted for the Social Entrepreneur Awards 2016. They featured on the Sky TV channel Irish TV.  Attached is a Youtube link to the segment of the show. Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/2Ptxt3DOzRg?t=11s Cybersmarties.com is...

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National Fuel Prices Remain Relatively Unchanged In IFA Quarterly Survey

IFA’s Inputs Project Team Chairman John Coughlan has reported broadly unchanged fuel prices in the most recent quarterly survey published by Association.  The results show agricultural diesel now costs on average 60.50 cent per litre, car diesel 112.87 cent per litre and kerosene 55.8 cent per litre.   However,...

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The €13 billion question has been asked says Harkin

The decision by the EU Commission that Apple should repay €13bn to the Irish exchequer has profound implications for Ireland, for the EU, for foreign direct investment into the EU and, in that context, for Brexit. “Should we take the money and run or go to the Court of Justice for a final decision, those are the...

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USI and RTB launch the Finance and Accommodation Guide to prep new Students for College

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) will be launching the 2016 Finance and Accommodation guide in Maynooth University Students’ Union on Tuesday the 30th August at 9:15am in preparation for students coming to college. The guide details the rights and obligations students...

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Offaly punter nets €11,250.75 with 0.75 cent stake

0.75 cent stake Daily Millions bets defies the odds of 15,000/1 BoyleSports can report that a lucky county Offaly customer defied the odds of 15,000/1 in Tuesday’s Daily Millions 2pm draw after their five numbers were drawn. The customer who wishes to remain anonymous staked 0.75cent on the numbers 4-10-18-24 and...

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GAA

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Events

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Last Chance To Participate In The 2016 Blueway 10K Challenge

Hundreds of new paddlers have registered to participate in the Blueway 10k Challenge...


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Tullamore Churches Together Launch Charity Hike on Slieve Bloom With Christian Aid

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