Stay Fulfilled This Summer With HB’s Happyful Yoghurt!

HB Ice Cream, Ireland’s leading purveyor of happiness, has today introduced a deliciously healthy sweet treat in association with the nation’s favourite vitamin and protein bar, Fulfil.   Available for a limited time only, The HB Happyful Yoghurt offers an irresistible combination of natural yoghurt layered with freshly cut fruit, creamy soft-served ice cream and […]

ALONE – Need For Increase In Home Care Budget ’

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, is calling on the government to increase funding for homecare following the report that 90,000 bed days have been lost in the hospital system so far this year because of delayed discharges.  This is according to HSE figures provided to Fianna Fáil health spokesman Billy Kelleher. […]

Food Companies Encouraged To ‘Think Digital’

Bord Bia today announced a partnership with the Digital Marketing Institute to offer Irish food and drink companies an opportunity to grow and develop their online presence with a view to increasing brand awareness and sales. Clonmel based company, O’Donnells Crisps was on hand to launch ‘Think Digital’, a 6-month digital marketing programme available to all […]

Guide To Joining A Local Youth Arts Project This Autumn

What questions should you be asking before joining a local youth arts project? A new guide published by the National Youth Council of Ireland today aims to help young people and their parents choose the after school activities that are right for them. With such a variety of exciting after school activities available locally, it’s […]

Ibec Welcomes Increase In Number Of Lleaving Certificate StudentsTaking Hhigher Level Mathematics

Ibec welcomes increase in number of leaving certificate students taking higher level mathematics Government should incentivise key subjects and move towards inquiry and experiential based learning to match skills to business needs Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has welcomed the continued increase in the number of leaving certificate students taking higher level mathematics […]

Sean Kelly Conquers 17th Annual Tour de Munster Charity Cycle

From August 10th to 13th, cycling legend Sean Kelly led over 100 amateur cyclists on the four day, 600 km Tour de Munster charity cycle around the six counties of Munster, culminating in Cork City on Sunday evening. The Tour de Munster cycle is now in its 17th year, with funds raised going to Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) Munster […]

Laois and Offaly See Worrying Fall In Uptake Of Life-Saving Cancer Vaccine

The dramatic fall in the uptake of a cancer-preventing vaccine requires urgent action for it to be addressed, the newly-formed HPV Vaccination Alliance has said. The Laois/Offaly region has seen a steep drop in uptake of the HPV vaccine, which protects against the strains of Human Papilloma Virus which cause seven in ten cases of […]

VSO Ireland Improving Girls’ Education In Uganda

Educating girls is often not seen as a priority in Karamoja, one of poorest and least developed regions in Uganda. In one district, only 6.4% of girls finish primary school at all. VSO Ireland has launched a new development programme to help more Ugandan girls go to school and address societal norms preventing them from […]

Two Days Left To Leaving Cert Emigration (Paradox)

How many Irish students will leave this year again to pursue their dream careers? Many will, not to enjoy foreign cultures but simply to study the subject of choice, as no places are available at home.  Meanwhile Ireland’s favourite Polish medical and vet schools storm Ireland offering lots of places in the safest country in Europe. […]

Majority Of Motorists Support Increased Electric Car Investment

Over 70% of motorists at least partially support increased government investment in electronic vehicle charging points across the country. 41% strongly agree that investment in charging points across Ireland should be a key government priority; 33.33% somewhat agree. The majority of motorists support increased investment in electric car technology according to recent research from AA […]

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