#2minutestreetclean encourages individuals to take 2 minutes during their day to clean up their local areas

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten and Chairperson for the campaign Michael John O’Mahony, has celebrated the success of the National Spring Clean 2017 campaign.   The National Spring Clean, run by An Taisce, is firmly established as Ireland’s largest and longest running anti-litter initiative. The campaign has achieved continuous annual […]

Irish Ferries Unveils June Theme Park Package

Ahead of the June Bank Holiday, Irish Ferries has added a new destination to its portfolio of short break packages with the unveiling of a family offer to Drayton Manor & Thomas Land Theme Park in Staffordshire, England, which attracts some 1.5 million visitors each year.   Valid until June 25th next, a three nights stay with […]

6 Islands you could buy if you win tonight’s Euromillions

Forget a designer watch, super sports car, lavish mansion or trendy yacht. If a lucky Irish winner scoops Friday’s (May 26th) mega €130 million EuroMillions Jackpot, they can truly live the dream and go shopping for their very own exotic island! With sales for Friday’s bank-busting EuroMillions Jackpot brisk all over the country, the National […]

Reformulation Is Key To Reducing Obesity Levels In Ireland – Food Drink Ireland

Food Drink Ireland (FDI), the Ibec group that represents the sector, today welcomed the establishment of a National Reformulation Technical Working Group by Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, Minister of State for Health Promotion. Director of Prepared Consumer Foods at FDI, Kevin McPartlan stated: “The commitment of the food and drink industry to reduce the levels of fat, […]

National Biodiversity Week 2017 launches with 50 FREE events taking place all across Ireland

The Irish Environmental Network is delighted to announce the launch of Ireland’s National Biodiversity Week, which will take place from the 19th – 28th May 2017. Over the course of nine days, over 50 free events will take place all across the country, celebrating Ireland’s diverse species and natural habitats. From bat walks and urban beekeeping to […]

1 In 8 Damaged Home When Attempting DIY Job – AA Ireland

Just under 13% of Irish homeowners have managed to do some sort of damage to their property while attempting DIY, according to the results of the latest AA Ireland Home Insurance survey. The survey, which was carried out in April 2017, found that just over 1 in 8 admitted that their attempt at DIY had […]

Zeeko Confirms High Internet Usage In Ireland Among Young People

A new World Health Organisation report has suggested that a dramatic rise in the use of computers and social media is wreaking havoc on the health of young people. Zeeko (www.zeeko.ie), an Irish EdTech start-up which works with parents and children, believes that education is key to promoting a healthy balance for children in using […]

ISPCC Childline Launch Campaign To Get Children Talking

ISPCC Childline in partnership with Vodafone Ireland Foundation today launches ‘Headbomz’, a slightly gory, massively squelchy and ultimately standout schools programme, as part of a national awareness campaign aimed at children aged eight to ten years, to remind them that ‘Talking Makes Us Stronger’. The launch sees the roll-out of an innovative song and video […]

Dogs Trust Launches Nationwide ‘Be Dog Smart’ Education Campaign

Pulling his tail, sitting on him, disturbing his sleep and kissing his nose are just some of the antagonising ways children act around dogs according to a new survey released by Dogs Trust. The charity is urging parents to never leave a child alone with any dog as part of its ground breaking Be Dog Smart […]

Offaly XL Stores Take Top Prizes At Prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards

A number of XL store from Cuonty Offaly were honoured for achieving outstanding excellence in retail at the recent prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards which attracted retailers from all over Ireland to the Lyrath Hotel in Co. Kilkenny for the ceremony held by BWG Foods, owners and operators of the XL brand.   Enda Scully’s XL […]

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