Family Resource Centres receive €2.1 million in additional funding

Family Resource Centres around the country are receiving an additional €2.120 million in funding to fund small works and the upgrading of equipment. The ‘one-off’ funding is being provided through Tusla – Child and Family Agency and according to the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr Katherine Zappone shows that support for such centres […]

Offaly makers in the national spotlight at six-day Gifted Fair at RDS

A textile designer who abandoned her corporate career for art and a bespoke gift maker inspired by the woodlands of Offaly are among the local makers showcasing their work at Gifted Contemporary Craft and Design Fair in Dublin’s RDS from December 5-10. Offaly-based designer Hazel Greene, will be showing off her stylish creations at Gifted, which […]

First Female Chairperson Elected To CIF Galway Branch

The CIF would like to congratulate Tara Flynn of Paul Flynn Construction Ltd. on her election as Chair of the CIF Galway branch. Justin Molloy Regional Director, Midlands and Western Region said: “In an industry that is trying to encourage more women to take up careers in construction it is good to see that the […]

XLVets Skillnet Launches Graduate Mentor Programme

On Wednesday 8th November at UCD Veterinary College, XLVets Skillnet launched a new 2 year Graduate Mentor Programme for newly qualified veterinary surgeons working in farm practice. A first of its kind for the veterinary sector, the programme is modelled on similar initiatives offered to new recruits in large corporates. It is seen as an […]

Midlands Office Is Chosen As Comfort Keepers Team Of The Year 2017

Comfort Keepers Midlands Office based in Tullamore, Co. Offaly was chosen as Team of the Year 2017 for Comfort Keepers Ireland.   Offaly’s, Midlands team has a year on year growth history and they want to recognise the amazing contributions and commitment to growth by the teams. The Midlands team are a small team who […]

One4all Launches Competition To Grant Magical Christmas Wishes

The sound of sleigh bells ringing and the smell of Christmas pudding is often enough to get you into the festive spirit, but what is it that would make you truly happy this yuletide season? One4all, Ireland’s leading gift card company, is pledging to spread extra cheer this winter by granting a number of special Christmas […]

GIY And Energia Want To ‘Get Ireland Growing’ With €75,000 Fund

GIY in partnership with Energia announce ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’ a €75,000 pool of funding available to enable food growing by community and voluntary organisations all across Ireland including Northern Ireland. The application period is open from today until the 19th of January, 2018. The ‘Get Ireland Growing’ initiative has to date supported almost 500 community […]

Final Chance To Nominate Tipperary Heroes For People Of The Year Award

Actor Aoibhín Garrihy and former winner Milo McCarthy (14) have joined forces urging the public to nominate their Tipperary heroes for a People of the Year Award before nominations close. The final date for submitting nominations is Friday, December 1st – the last chance for the public to nominate Ireland’s heroes for this year’s Awards. […]

European Investment Bank Backs Re-Development Of Limerick

Limerick’s economic resurgence took another giant step forward today as the European Investment Bank (EIB) confirmed a record commitment for an urban Ireland investment programme for the city. EIB Vice President Andrew McDowell travelled to Limerick for the announcement, which will see the bank commit to €85million in lending to Limerick City and County Council […]

EIF And SBCI Triple New Financing For Irish SMEs

The European Investment Fund (part of the EIB Group) and the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) have tripled their finance for Irish SMEs under the COSME programme in Ireland with a new increase to EUR 330 million.   Today’s deal means that from 2018, in total, an expected 10,000 companies in all sectors across […]

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