Kids Munster Football Tournament 10th Anniversary Raffle For Barnardos

When:             Sunday, 28th May 2017 Where:            Douglas Hall Football Club, Co.Cork What:              Each year the Kids for Kids Munster Football Tournament is held in communities in which Barnardos is working to help make a real impact. 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of their fundraising efforts, with Kids for Kids raising an incredible €60,000 for Barnardos […]

Irish Cancer Society Welcomes Review Of Car Parking For Cancer Patients

 The Irish Cancer Society has welcomed the news that the South/South West Hospital Group will review car parking policy for cancer patients across the six hospitals that offer cancer treatment.  This comes after the Chief Operating Officer at the South/South West Hospital Group, Mr. Ger O’Callaghan that the Group would “review what is going on […]

Yara Ripping Off Farmers With Fertiliser Price Hikes – Healy

IFA President Joe Healy has accused European fertiliser manufacturers of ripping off farrners by jacking up prices since the beginning of the season.   Speaking at a protest at the Yara depot in Ringaskiddy in Cork, Joe Healy said, “Yara, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers, has hit farmers with seven price increases since last June. […]

Ferbane/DSB win National Féíle Division 2 Title Páirc uí Chaoimh – July 2nd 2011

For the second time this year, the streets of Ferbane were thronged in celebration after the underage footballers of West Offaly brought joy and pride to the town with their achievements on the field of play. The girls of Ferbane/Doon/Shannonbridge were the heroes of the hour this past weekend after they showed courage, togetherness and […]

Moneygall Camogie Club Club Notes

Munster League Moneygall got of to a winning start in defence of their Munster League Tital of last year, on Friday Evening Kilmaley of Clare travelled to Moneygall for the first round match in which Moneygall won 2.08 to 1.04. The second round next weekend we have the long trip to Douglas, Cork. The third […]

Ferbane/Doon/Shannonbridge U14 ladies football win their first county Féile.

F/D/S took on Tullamore in the 2011 Féile final on Wednesday last, March 30th, with the match taking place on a beautiful spring evening in Ballycumber. A place in the 2011 All-Ireland Féile in Cork in July representing Offaly was at stake and the girls of both clubs performed admirably and wholeheartedly in pursuit of […]

Offaly Rents Fall by Just Over Half a Percent in 2010

7th February, 2011 – Nationwide rents fell by just over half a percent (0.6%) over the course of 2010, according to the latest report published by the property website, Daft.ie. The fall compares with a drop of 15% during 2009. The average rent nationwide now stands at €830, 27% below the 2007 peak. The levelling […]