Chocolates for Chernobyl – Have a heart, Buy a heart, This Valentines.

Lily O’Brien’s Chocolates have come on board with Chernobyl Children International. CCI will be launching a new campaign during Valentine’s Week selling chocolate hearts to raise vital funds for CCI’s Child Cardiac Surgery Programme. By buying these chocolates which will retail at €2, you will be supporting a very worthwhile cause. Keep an eye out […]

Environment & Energy Management launch Online Expo

Ireland’s online Online Expo for environment and renewable energy sectors. Just Green – E&E Management Online Expo Environment & Energy Management is Ireland’s leading publication dedicated to every aspect of environmental management and energy efficiency at industrial, commercial and municipal levels. Acknowledged as the leading Irish publication in this sector, it became very evident […]

Maura Lennon’s return to Ethiopia with GOAL

Maura Lennon is living proof of the folly of rash categorisation. She is a petit woman, who looks anything but her 48 years: despite most of those years having been spent working in some of the most trying circumstances imaginable. Hers is a bubbly personality: but it masks the steely determination necessary for the selfless, […]

Web analytics firm StatCounter reports that mobile internet usage is doubling year on year

Web analytics firm StatCounter reports that mobile internet usage is doubling year on year – Nokia global leader – Apple king in US and UK Boston, USA and Dublin, Ireland; Monday, 6th February, 2012: Global internet usage through mobile devices, not including tablets*, has almost doubled to 8.5% in January 2012 from 4.3% last year […]

New Device Eliminates Drudgery of Ironing

Revolutionary Invention Removes Wrinkles in Clothes using a Hot Air Balloon and a Hair Dryer An Irish inventor has devised a new way to quickly de-wrinkle any kind of shirt or top without an iron or ironing board. Tony Kelly is from Drumcondra in Dublin. He’s also the original inventor of the Street View system, […]

Minister O Dowd launches world’s first Universal Design for Energy Suppliers – DCENR Press Release

NSAI Develop World’s First Standard on Universal Design Dublin 9 February 2012 NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland) has developed the world’s first standard to enable energy products and services to be accessible and usable to more customers who span the full range of size, age, physical, mental and sensory abilities. SWIFT 9, (Universal Design […]

Low cost Hackney licence plans for rural areas

THE Government has revealed plans to introduce low-cost hackney licences for rural areas, stating that they will help curb rural isolation and boost the rural pub trade. The proposal is one of 40 key actions contained in a government report on the future of the taxi sector. “Many rural dwellers have been particularly impacted by […]

New Property Service Based In Portlaoise, Serving the Leinster & Munster Regions.

— TENANT LIAISON SERVICES has recently launched its new low cost pay-as-you-go property management service. Innovative new service for landlords who do not wish to contract a property manager on a yearly contract. Company statement If you self-manage a rental property in the Republic of Ireland , or if you are an agent managing rental […]

Minister Coveney must give assurances on farm schemes following proposed changes to EU co-financing!

IFA Rural Development Chairman, Flor McCarthy, has called on the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, to give assurances to farmers that the farm investment grant schemes under the TAMS will not be affected by the proposed changes to the EU co-financing rates in the CAP Rural Development Programme over the next two years. The IFA […]

Ferbane GAA Notes for the Week Ending 12th February

Ferbane GAA NOTES Division 1 Football League The Senior footballers got their league campaign off to the best possible start when they recorded a 1-13 to 1-7 victory over Raheen at Geashill on Friday night. While there were examples of ring rust on display from both sides, Ferbane’s work rate throughout this game was exemplary […]

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