Repak reveals Irish shoppers attitude to recycling at Christmas

Ireland expected to generate 83,000 tonnes of packaging waste this Christmas 83,000 tonnes of packaging waste is the equivalent to the combined packaging waste of 176,000 people, or the volume of packaging waste that both the cities of Galway and Limerick would produce in a year 91% of Irish residents are concerned about climate change, […]

Reflection And Remembrance: Pieta House’s ‘Misneach’ Event Returns This November

Pieta House’s annual ‘Misneach’ event returns for its second year to Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, and Edenderry on November 26th. Creating a space for us to both honour and celebrate those we have lost, and to reconnect with our loved ones, ‘Misneach’ is timed to fall between November, traditionally a time for remembrance and reflection, […]

ALONE – Show An Older Person You Care This Christmas

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, is asking members of the public to reach out to the older members of their community this Christmas and offer support to those who may be lonely or isolated.   Sean Moynihan, CEO of ALONE commented, “No one should feel alone at Christmas, however, […]

Irish Ferries Advises Early Booking For Holiday Sailings

 Irish Ferries is reminding passengers intending to travel over the Christmas and New Year holiday period that they should book early in order to secure their preferred sailings.   Pointing to the fact that Christmas is normally the busiest time of year, their head of passenger sales, Dermot Merrigan said: “Many of our customers choose […]

Childline Volunteers Will Answer Over 1,100 Calls On Christmas Day

Last Christmas day, Childline received 1,176 calls from children in distress. Children scared, neglected, sad, or lonely. Christmas day is just another day for so many children all over Ireland, which is why we’re here for children all day, every day. Every year, the incredible Childline volunteers give up their Christmas. They sacrifice their time […]

Share your presence this Christmas – ALONE highlight isolation and loneliness this holiday season

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, is asking everyone to share the Christmas presence byreaching out to older members of their community who may be isolated or lonely this holiday season.   Sean Moynihan, CEO of ALONE commented, “We find that calls for support dramatically increase over the winter period […]

Pieta House calls on people to look out for each other after Christmas

Suicide and self-harm charity Pieta House has called on people to be mindful of each other as we make the sometimes difficult transition from Christmas into January and the New Year. This comes as the charity reports a massive increase in calls for its services in January every year.       “Christmas is a […]

Jedward to donate Christmas sales of single Leave A Mark to ALONE

ALONE, the charity that supports older people in need to age at home, are delighted to announce that pop duo Jedward will be donating all Christmas sales from their single Leave A Mark to assist ALONE’s work with older persons. Jedward, ALONE’s Christmas Ambassadors commented, “We really support the important work that ALONE does, so […]

Grow Irish jobs – Agri Aware encourages shoppers to support Irish farmers and food producers this Christmas

Agri Aware, the independent Irish agri-food educational body, is asking consumers to support the Irish agri-food industry, by buying quality and sustainably produced Irish food this Christmas. Launching its ‘Buy Irish’ food campaign, Agri Aware’s Chairman, Richard Moeran, appealed to consumers to fill their shopping baskets with the best of Irish produce this festive season. […]

Jedward launch ALONE Christmas Campaign “share your presence this Christmas”

ALONE, the charity that provides services for older people in need, has today launched their Christmas campaign highlighting the isolation and loneliness of older people around Christmas time. At the launch of the campaign ALONE, joined by Jedward, called on the public to “share your presence” with anyone who may be isolated or lonely this […]

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