European Radon Day: The Environmental Protection Agency encourages everyone to test their homes for radon

Radon is invisible, colourless and odourless – and is linked to around 300 cases of lung cancer in Ireland every year Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking The levels of Radon gas in Irish homes are twice the European average It is estimated that about half a million people in […]

The Midlands’ Most Instagrammed Location!

Ancient Holy Site of Clonmacnoise Reigns Supreme! The Midlands is full of astonishing landscapes as well as popular historical sights and therefore one of the top destinations in Ireland and also perfect for holiday breaks!Naturally, many people like to share their adventures and what they experience on Instagram every day. So we at the Maldron […]

ESB Science Blast to Ignite the Primary School Calendar

ESB has teamed up with the RDS to launch ESB Science Blast with showcases in Dublin, Limerick and Belfast in 2019 Entire 4th-6th classes encouraged to get involved in a non-competitive education programme investigating the science behind a simple question Up to 13,000 primary school students from all over Ireland involved in this inaugural year Events will take place […]

Farmers Tax Deadline Approaching

Ifac, the farming, food and agribusiness professional services firm (ifac.ie), reminds farmers that one of the most important deadline dates of the year is fast approaching – the pay and file deadline for online tax returns is Wednesday 14th November. James Farrell, Partner in ifac’s Offaly office said, “It is extremely important to ensure you are not […]

AA Issues Hallowe’en Safety Warning To Motorists And Homeowners

Ahead of Hallowe’en, AA Ireland is urging motorists to be safety conscious this year and do their part to keep our roads safe on Wednesday night. The AA is warning that the changing of the clocks at the weekend, the start of the winter season, and the presence of children trick-or-treating in estates and cul-de-sacs […]

Bord na Mona Workers Could Be In Line For EU Fund – Harkin

Workers to be made redundant in Bord na Mona could avail of assistance under the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF).  This was stated by Independent MEP Marian Harkin who was the chief negotiator for the European Parliament for the setting up of the current EGF. She said: “The priority right now is to concentrate on the workers […]

European Parliament Vote On CAP Cannot Be Ignored – Healy

IFA President Joe Healy said the vote in the European Parliament this week on the EU Budget shows there is strong momentum to reverse the cuts proposed by the Commission.   Joe Healy said IFA would be continuing its campaign to deliver a CAP Budget that supports farmers.   “Our members have been busy lobbying […]

Asthma Society Warns People In Offaly To Avoid Bonfires This Halloween

Keep your child safe from Bonfires and Fireworks this Hallowe’en – Asthma Society ~ Asthma tips – Avoid a Potentially Fatal Asthma Attack during Bonfire Season ~ ~Asthma Society warns 7,611 people in Offaly to stay clear of Bonfires and Fireworks this Hallowe’en ~ Smoke from bonfires and fireworks can lead to serious breathing difficulties […]

Dogs Trust Issue Halloween Tips For A Howling Good Time

Long-term dogs showcase their best ‘Tricks for Treats’ in an adorable video Halloween is a notoriously unsettling time for our four- legged friends, after all how are they supposed to understand all these new loud noises, bright lights and ghoulish characters calling to the door. It’s no wonder dogs are at greater risk of injury or straying […]

National Organic Training Skillnet (NOTS) Announce Biological Farming Conference

Making Farming Profitable & Sustainable National Organic Training Skillnet (NOTS) are pleased to announce the Biological Farming Conference on the 12th & 13th of November 2018 in the Bridge House Hotel, Tullamore Co Offaly. This 2-day event will feature experts from America and Canada in conjunction with Irish pioneers. The conference will focus on what can […]

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