News

Almost 1 in 6 Question If They’ll Ever Own a Home

August 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Almost 1 in 6 Irish people are sceptical of the likelihood that they will every own a home according to recent research. According to a recent survey of over 5,000 people from AA Home Insurance, 9.22% of respondents fully agreed with the claim that owning a home was something they felt that they were unlikely to ever achieve. Meanwhile, a further 6.73% stated that they somewhat agreed that they may struggle to ever purchase a home. The AA study also found a significant generational gap in attitudes towards home ownership, with those under 35 significantly more likely to feel like home ownership... [Read the full story]

GAA

Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes

September 7, 2017 · Comments Off on Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes 

  Tipperary Intermediate Team   On Saturday last Tipperary Ladies Football found out their opponents in the All Ireland Final when the second All Ireland Semi Final was played in Cavan. Tyrone overcame Sligo in the Semi Final to earn themselves a place in the Final. Tyrone played in Division 2 in the Lidl National Football League so the teams have not met yet this year. Tyrone has enjoyed playing Senior for the last two years and this is something they will be hoping to achieve again. We would look forward to supporting Tipperary in their quest for Senior and All Ireland success in Croke... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Acclaimed new Irish documentary A Mother Brings Her Son to Be Shot set for nationwide cinema release on 14th September

August 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

What would cause a Derry mother to bring her son to be shot?  Sinead O’Shea’s acclaimed new Irish documentary asks that extraordinary question. Following sold out screenings at London, Dublin, Glasgow and Belfast International Film Festivals, CPH:DOX, Copenhagen, the Galway Film Fleadh, New Zealand and Sydney Film Festivals, the film is set for nationwide Irish and Northern Irish release on 14th of September. One night in 2012, Majella O’Donnell took her teenage son Philly to a laneway near to her home to be shot in the legs by local gunmen. In a shocking, intimate yet often warm and... [Read the full story]

Events

Irish Cancer Society To Hold Its Annual Conference For Cancer Survivorship

August 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

The Irish Cancer Society has officially launched its annual free conference for cancer survivors and their families, entitled Living Well with Cancer. This year’s conferences will take place in Galway on 15 September at the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, and in Cork on 22 September at the Clayton Hotel, Sliver Springs. Up to 800 cancer patients, survivors and their supporters from across Ireland, will travel to Cork or Galway to attend this unique event. The conference will include practical information sessions such as Advances in Cancer Treatment, Dealing with Fatigue, Sexuality and... [Read the full story]

Sports

Munster Rugby Pre Cheetahs Schedule

April 9, 2018 · Comments Off on Munster Rugby Pre Cheetahs Schedule 

Guinness PRO14 Round 20: Cheetahs v Munster, Toyota Stadium, Friday 13th April (7.35pm) Tuesday, 10th April 2018: Vision access:  15 minutes of training from 10am Location:  City Park stadium  Interview access:  11.45am Attending:  Head Coach Johann van Graan and player TBC Location:  Southern Sun The Cullinan Hotel Thursday, 12th April 2018 – Captain’s Run: Interview access:  6.45pm Vision access:  10 minutes of training from 7pm Location:  Toyota Cheetahs Stadium Editors’ notes: Champions Cup Semi-Final Press Day – Tuesday 17th April  Read More →

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Homeowners Experience Difficulty Finding Affordable Home Insurance

June 6, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Almost 1 in 3 Owners Experience Difficulty Finding Affordable Home Insurance Homeowners are being reminded of the important of shopping around at the time of renewing their home insurance, after recent research found many Irish people have had difficulties finding affordable cover. In response to a survey of over 4,000 homeowners undertaken by AA Home Insurance, 8.34% of respondents strongly agreed that obtaining home insurance for a fair price had proven difficult for them. Meanwhile, a further 20.88% were partially agreed that finding affordable cover had been a challenge for them. “As with... [Read the full story]

News

Almost 1 in 6 Question If They’ll Ever Own a Home

Almost 1 in 6 Irish people are sceptical of the likelihood that they will every own a home according to recent research. According to a recent survey of over 5,000 people from AA Home Insurance, 9.22% of respondents fully agreed with the claim that owning a home was something they felt that they were unlikely to ever...

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€1 million in start-up funding for overseas entrepreneurs and experienced business professionals

The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced two new Competitive Start Funds (CSFs) totalling up to €1 million to support overseas entrepreneurs and start-ups led by experienced business professionals. The funds, which will run simultaneously, will be administered by Enterprise...

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Minor Drop In Fuel Prices Welcome News For Motorists

The average cost of a litre of both petrol and diesel has fallen for the time in over 3 months according to the latest fuel prices survey from AA Ireland. According to the motoring organisation, a litre of petrol currently costs 143.8c on average having fallen from an average price of 147.6c last month. Meanwhile,...

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Carnival Atmosphere As Thousands Enjoy Foynes Air Show

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Pat McLoughlin RIP

Foróige is greatly saddened to hear of the untimely passing of Pat McLoughlin, former National Chairperson of Foróige. Pat was the current serving Chairperson of Offaly District Council and Club Leader of Durrow Foróige Club, with whom he proudly volunteered for 30 years.   Pat was one of life’s great gentlemen....

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