News

Legislation on Indemnification of Landowners Must Be Passed Without Delay – IFA

January 21, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

IFA National Hill Committee Chairman Flor McCarthy has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Rural Affairs Michael Ring that he will bring in legislation that will indemnify landowners in the event of hillwalkers having an accident and making a claim.   Flor McCarthy said this issue has always been of great concern to landowners, particularly the cost involved in defending any case that could arise.   “The Minister has pledged to have this in place in 2019 & we would be hopeful that his bill gets cross-party support.”   The Hill Committee Chairman also welcomed the... [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

Who’s who at the Christmas table? Ancestry reveals how little we know about our festive families

December 20, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Research conducted for Ancestry.ie shines a light on how Irish families celebrate Christmas.   Almost 30% of people don’t know their cousins’ surnames. Nearly 15% of people don’t know how they are linked to some of their relatives around the dinner table Over 70% of people wish they knew more about their family. Combat those awkward conversations with an Ancestry DNA kit, the ultimate Christmas gift that gets everyone talking.   Christmas dinner Photos credited to Ancestry.co.uk and Getty Images Archive. With the Christmas countdown underway, Ancestry, the global leader in family... [Read the full story]

Events

Exclusive show-only holiday deals at Holiday World Show Dublin

January 21, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

See the world for a fraction of the price with help from Holiday World Show 2019 in the RDS Dublin, January 25th – 27th   Plan your ideal 2019 holiday with exclusive show-only prices and expert advice, only at Holiday World Show Dublin. Taking place in the RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin from Friday 25th to Sunday 27th January, visitors will get the inside track on where to go and how to pay less for their holiday, with expert advice available from over 1,000 travel professionals from around the world.Prospective visitors can find a full list of exhibitors on www.holidayworldshow.com. Now in... [Read the full story]

Sports

Munster Women Named For Winner-Takes-All Clash With Leinster

September 14, 2018 · Comments Off on Munster Women Named For Winner-Takes-All Clash With Leinster 

Munster Women’s Head Coach, Laura Guest, has named her squad to take on Leinster in a winner-takes-all Interprovincial clash at Energia Park this Saturday, 15 September (kick-off 7.30pm). There are changes to the side who defeated Ulster 40-20 at Portadown RFC last weekend, with Aine Staunton starting at outside centre and Laura O’Mahony switching places with Eimear Considine in the back-line. Munster Women, sponsored by Keane’s jewellers, v Leinster Women 15. Eimear Considine – UL Bohemian RFC 14. Laura O’Mahony – UL Bohemian RFC 13. Aine Staunton – UL Bohemian RFC 12. Laura... [Read the full story]

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IFA Seeks Stronger Garda Presence Following Attacks In North Dublin

September 12, 2018 · Comments Off on IFA Seeks Stronger Garda Presence Following Attacks In North Dublin 

IFA Deputy President Richard Kennedy has described the unprovoked and violent attack on a farmer in north Dublin as disgraceful and very worrying. He said that the victim could have been seriously injured or killed. He said, “The hunting of hares is illegal under the Wildlife Act and gangs with their dogs are trespassing on farmlands across the country and when approached by farmers and land owners are met with hostility and in some cases violence.  They worry livestock, damage fences and leave gates open and animals distressed. This is the third such serious attack in the past year in north... [Read the full story]

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Legislation on Indemnification of Landowners Must Be Passed Without Delay – IFA

IFA National Hill Committee Chairman Flor McCarthy has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Rural Affairs Michael Ring that he will bring in legislation that will indemnify landowners in the event of hillwalkers having an accident and making a claim.   Flor McCarthy said this issue has always been of...

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Europe in the palm of your hand: launch of a Citizens’ App

A new mobile application, designed by the European Parliament to help citizens to discover what the EU has done, is doing and plans to do, is now available.   With one eye on the upcoming European elections, the Citizens’ App enables everyone, everywhere to check the EU’s achievements, ongoing work, and...

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Carbon tax will only work as part of a “Green New Deal” – NGO proposes 12-step programme to quit fossil fuels

Friends of the Earth has called on the Government not to increase the carbon tax as a stand-alone policy, but to include it in a comprehensive “Green New Deal” with Government taking the lead on cutting emissions and making less polluting choices affordable and accessible for people. The call comes as Minister...

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Energia Get Ireland Growing Fund calling on Offaly for Applications

The Energia Get Ireland Growing Fund have now extended the application deadline by one week and groups and organisations now have from today until January 25th 2019 to apply for grants, which will enable them to start or further develop a community food-growing project in their area.   GIY and Energia are calling...

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EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ on the hunt for Offaly entrepreneurs

Now in its 22nd Year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2019 programme officially opens today for nominations. The theme of this year’s programme is “Be Brave, Be Bold” and all sectors and businesses of all sizes across the island of Ireland are invited to submit their nominations until 15 February. The...

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