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 […]

Tipperary young people showcase their Youth Citizenship at National Event

The Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards took place in Citywest Hotel & Conference Centre on Saturday April 29th, 2017 where over 2300 young people from throughout Ireland showcased their work in the community. 204 groups took part in the awards with projects covering topics such as equality; homelessness; mental health; culture and much more.   […]

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 […]

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