Bord na Móna launches move to Bioenergy

New business- ‘Bord na Móna Bioenergy’ will supply 1.5million tonnes of biomass to Irish market Exit from peat to accelerate as company embraces carbon neutral energy   Bord na Móna has launched its new Bioenergy business marking a critical step away from its traditional peat business towards renewable energy generation and supply. The announcement was […]

Citizens’ Assembly to kick off ground-breaking examination of Ireland’s response to climate change

On September 30th, the Citizens’ Assembly will begin a ground-breaking process in democratic decision-making on climate change. The Assembly will discuss the topic ‘how the State can make Ireland a leader in tackling climate change’. It will hear presentations from international experts and, after a second weekend of debate on November 5th, will vote on recommendations to […]

Solus Search For The Brightest Boots At National Ploughing Championships

Holly Brady (5) from Santry and Noah Lynch (5) launched the search for the Brightest Boots at the National Ploughing Championships coming up from September 19th -21st in Tullamore. Solus Light Bulbs are inviting all budding farmers and visitors to the National Ploughing Championships to upload a picture with their brightest boots or wellies to […]

Make Savings Through Smart Farming At National Ploughing Championships

All farmers are invited to visit the Smart Farming Team at the IFA Stand during the National Ploughing Championships next week to find out how they could make savings of up to €5,000 thorough the cost savings programme. IFA Environment Chairman Thomas Cooney said the programme offers an important double dividend, with the potential to […]

Volkswagen Ireland To Debut New Models At National Ploughing Championships

Volkswagen Ireland will showcase three all-new models, never seen before in Ireland, at the forthcoming National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Tullamore from September 19th to 21st. Volkswagen’s all new Polo, T-Roc and Tiguan Allspace will be among 15 models on display at the show, which is Europe’s largest outdoor event. The new Polo has grown dramatically […]

ITAA Statement On Cancellation Of Ryanair Flights

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has expressed strong concern over the cancellation of flights by Ryanair at short notice.   Cormac Meehan, President of the ITAA, said, ‘Given the dominant position of Ryanair in the Irish aviation market place, this action has caused severe problems for thousands of travellers travelling to and from Ireland. For […]

Launch Of UCD’s Big Red Shed At National Ploughing Championships 2017

Agri Aware, the Irish agri-food educational body in collaboration with UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, invite you to the launch of its “Big Red Shed” at the National Ploughing Championships. The big red shed will be home to a host of events throughout the 3 days with panel discussions featuring MC’s Marty Morrissey and Damien […]

Quarter Of Irish Holiday-Goers Require Medical Attention While Abroad – AA

Almost one in four Irish people have required medical attention while abroad due to an unexpected illness or injury, recent research has found. In response to an AA Travel Insurance survey of over 5,000 Irish holiday-goers, 24.21% of respondents stated that they had required medical attention while abroad on at least one occasion. Meanwhile, a further 27.23% […]

The Donkey Sanctuary Open Day Has Been Cancelled

It is with great regret that we announce the cancellation of The Donkey Sanctuary Open Day on Sunday 24th September at Hannigans Farm, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co. Cork. We are so disappointed for our supporters who were looking forward to the event. Due to recent, continuous, heavy rainfall, the fields we use for parking at Hannigans […]

Increased Tax On Motor Fuel Would Damage Ireland – IPIA

The companies who import and distribute petrol and diesel have written to the Minister for Finance urging him resist attempts to increase excise on motor fuels as this would damage our competitiveness and hit rural Ireland particularly hard. The Department of Finance Tax Strategy Group has pointed out that excise rates on petrol and diesel […]

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