A Feast Of Fun For Everyone At Limerick’s Riverfest 2017

Limerick, Ireland – Limerick’s majestic River Shannon will take centre stage for the May Bank Holiday weekend with action packed aquabatics by some of the world’s best water performers and a dramatic fireworks night show for RIVERFEST 2017. Thousands of visitors are set to attend Riverfest, Ireland’s first major festival of the summer with Limerick […]

House Prices In Offaly Predicted To Rise – REA

House prices in Offaly are expected to rise by 5% in 2017, a survey by the Real Estate Alliance Group has found. Limited supply and the easing of first time buyers restrictions are expected to continue the 7.4% growth that the county experienced in 2016, according to REA. This comes as the REA Average House […]

ALONE – The Provision Of Quality Home Care Packages For Older People Is A Necessity

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, have expressed their disappointment in the HSE following the news that a 92-year-old woman has been in hospital for almost 300 days due to a lack of funding for home care packages. ALONE is calling on the government to increase home help hours in […]

Humpty Dumpty’s Big Eggventure at the Birr Theatre And Arts Centre

For the first time ever the classic nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty is brought to the stage in this wonderful live interactive all singing and dancing production at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre this Saturday 13thAugust, 3pm. Sing along, solve puzzles, and meet lots of famous characters along the way! €12. Suitable for pre-schoolers upwards. To […]

Calling All Offaly Business Women For Enterprise Ireland International Business Women’s Conference

The countdown is on to the second annual Enterprise Ireland International Business Women’s Conference. The conference will be held in conjunction with the Rose of Tralee International Festival on Monday, August 22nd at the Brandon Hotel, Tralee in county Kerry.   Enterprise Ireland is calling on the business women of Offaly to join them and […]

Offaly Teen tastes sweet success in Regional Baking Final in Athlone

The regional final for the National Junior Baking Competition, which is sponsored by Aldi in association with Foróige and the National Ploughing Association, took place in Athlone Saturday (23rd July). Participants were put forward to the regional leg of the competition having won their county heats. Cian Egan (14) from Gallen Community/Ferbane Foróige Club in […]

Institute of Technology Carlow Launches Degree Course in Cybercrime and IT Security Amid Global Talent Gap for Cyber Professionals

Institute of Technology Carlow today launched the country’s first Bachelor of Science Honours Degree programme in Cybercrime and IT Security. The move, according to the Institute, is a response to the global talent gap for cyber professionals and one that will assist Ireland’s development as a world-class cyber security practices, solutions and investment hub.   […]

Broadband Infrastructure Vital For Farm And Rural Businesses – IFA

Speaking at an event for Irish Telecom industry leaders last week, IFA President Joe Healy said that modern broadband infrastructure is an essential requirement for rural areas in order to capitalise on economic and social opportunities.   Joe Healy said that National Broadband Plan is key to closing the digital divide and the new government […]

USI and Mental Health Reform to protest ouside Dáil against the diversion of €12 Million in the Mental Health Budget

The Union of Students in Ireland and Mental Health Reform will be joining outside the Dáil (Kildare St. Entrance) tomorrow, Thursday, April 28th at 12.30pm to protest against the mental health budget diversion of €12 million and to ensure mental health is a priority for the next government. According to a HRB report, 1 in 7 […]

IFA Executive Council Decides Presidential Elections Will Be Under One Member One Vote

The IFA Executive Council has agreed a number of rule changes ahead of the national elections that will take place in April.   The Executive Council has decided to move to One Member One Vote (OMOV), instead of a weighted branch vote, for the election of the next President and Deputy President of the IFA. […]

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