Tipperary young people showcase their Youth Citizenship at National Event

The Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards took place in Citywest Hotel & Conference Centre on Saturday April 29th, 2017 where over 2300 young people from throughout Ireland showcased their work in the community. 204 groups took part in the awards with projects covering topics such as equality; homelessness; mental health; culture and much more.   […]

Irish Whiskey Distilleries to attract 158,000 visitors across Ireland’s Midlands and East

THE Irish Whiskey Association’s Midlands/East Regional Irish Whiskey Tourism Strategy was launched by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan on Monday evening [15th MAY] at the Tullamore D.E.W. Old Bonded Warehouse.   Minister O’Donovan said, “I am very pleased on behalf of the Government to launch the Midlands/East Regional Irish Whiskey Association […]

Euromillions Jackpot To Hit A Mega €100 Millions

Ireland is in the grip of EuroMillions fever with Tuesday’s EuroMilions Jackpot estimated to hit a bank-busting €100 million, the highest so far this year. A National Lottery spokesperson said today (Sunday) that retailers all over the country are reporting massive interest in Tuesday’s draw after Friday night’s bumper €90 million Jackpot was not won. […]

New online course for Prediabetes & Type 2

We developed an online educational course that people can follow from the comfort of their own home following a visit to their GP where they have been told one of 2 things : “you have Type 2 diabetes” or “if you don’t change your diet and lifestyle you will get Type 2 – you have […]

Fleadh Cheoil Luimnígh On The June Bank Holiday In Kilfinane

What a weekend we here at Ballyhoura CCE have in-store for you all!  For Competitors, Trad Lovers, Families, Foodies and the Outdoor Enthusiasts, there is something to offer everyone!  Alongside the competitions, which all Limerick competitors must enter to progress to the All Ireland Fleadh, the weekend has a great Fringe Festival.  A top line […]

New Concert Celebrating Jeanette MacDonald And Nelson Eddy

Sheldon Nulty Music presents “Will You Remember?” starring soprano Sandra Oman and baritone Simon Morgan in an unforgettable tribute in concert to Silver Screen Icons of the 1930s and 1940s, Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy.  All of their famous songs, arias and duets – Will You Remember?; Rose Marie;  Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life; Lover […]

We Banjo 3 Return To Birr Theatre and Arts Centre

After last gracing the stage in Birr in 2014, We Banjo 3 return to Birr Theatre & Arts Centre on Sunday 21 May 2017, 8pm.   Hailing from Galway, Enda & Fergal Scahill and Martin & David Howley are among the most celebrated and distinguished young musicians in Ireland today, playing banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar […]

New start-up SwitchingRooms.ie provides students with rent-free accommodation

www.switchingrooms.ie is a new online start-up that provides a solution to the housing shortage and escalating rents third level students face. Switching Rooms provides a platform for students to advertise the room they are leaving behind, on its database, search for a suitable match in the required destination and do a direct swap thus eliminating the crippling […]

Offaly youth group gets behind the camera ahead of the Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards

X-HALE is an initiative developed by the Irish Cancer Society to encourage young people to take action on the issue of smoking in their own communities.   As part of X-HALE, the Irish Cancer Society hosts the annual X-HALE Youth Awards which sees youth groups from around the country enter short films and community action […]

President Higgins Becomes 1st Leader In Almost 1000 Years To Light Fire On The Hill of Uisneach

Last Saturday night President Michael D Higgins joined several thousand people from throughout Ireland and overseas on the Hill of Uisneach in Co. Westmeath where he lit the annual Bealtaine fire.   He follows in the footsteps of, among others, Daniel O’Connell, Padraig Pearse and President Eamon De Valera in making an historic visit to […]

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