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ALONE seeks clarity on Ireland’s vaccination strategy and implementation for older people

January 25, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

ALONE, the organisation that supports and empowers older people, is seeking clarity on Ireland’s vaccination strategy and implementation for older people addressing the importance of quality for access. The organisation is taking action after one in five of calls into their National Support Line in the past week concern general COVID-19 related queries, COVID-19 vaccination and testing questions and the restrictions that concern older people as Level 5 looks to continue well into February. Of these COVID-19 calls, roughly half of these older people were specifically asking about when they would... [Read the full story]

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Unwrapping Ireland’s food waste: Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food, with 41% of people reporting they throw away bread

October 2, 2020 · Comments Off on Unwrapping Ireland’s food waste: Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food, with 41% of people reporting they throw away bread 

Food waste is an issue of high concern for Irish people and they are willing to take action. Main reasons for waste are food passing its Use-By date and forgetting to eat leftovers in time. After bread; vegetables, fruit and salad are the foods that are thrown out most often in the home. During the Covid-19 lockdown, 29% of people reported wasting less food. Ireland has committed to halving food waste by 2030 which requires a strong response along every step of the food chain from farm to fork. New findings from an EPA survey, show food waste is a high priority in Irish households, with 54% of... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Ireland’s Water Quality Needs to be Better Protected – EPA

December 17, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

Just over half of Irish surface waters are in a satisfactory condition. Nutrient concentrations in waters are too high and the trends are going in the wrong direction. Nitrate concentrations are now increasing in nearly half of our river and groundwater sites. Phosphate levels are increasing in a quarter of river sites. Concentrations of nitrate are highest in the south and south east of the country where the main source is agriculture. Delivering on the key objectives of Ireland’s River Basin Management Plan and targeted action at local water catchment level is key to improving water quality. The... [Read the full story]

Events

Bord Bia invites the public to Bloom At Home this May

May 18, 2020 · Comments Off on Bord Bia invites the public to Bloom At Home this May 

This summer Bord Bia is encouraging the Irish public to come together and Bloom from their own homes on Sunday, 31st of May.   Bord Bia’s Bloom At Home will feature a series of online events, including Q&As and talks, cookery demonstrations with quality assured, in season produce and entertainment from some of Bord Bia Bloom’s long-time participants, bringing a flavour of Ireland’s largest gardening and lifestyle festival into people’s homes this June Bank Holiday weekend.   From preparing vibrant flower beds and much-loved house plants, to creating a wildflower meadow at... [Read the full story]

Sports

The 2020 round of the Sports Capital & Equipment Programme is now open for applications – deadline extended until 5pm Monday 1st March

January 11, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

The Sports Capital & Equipment Programme (SCEP) is operated by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media and provides grants to assist in the development or refurbishment of sports facilities and the provision of sports equipment. Grants are available to voluntary, not-for profit sports clubs, community groups, NGBs, and local authorities.  Third level colleges, Education and Training Boards (ETBs) and schools may only apply for funding jointly with sports clubs or organisations. THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 5PM ON MONDAY 1ST MARCH 2021. The... [Read the full story]

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Major boost for Jobs and Home Retrofits in the Midlands

November 30, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

Tipperary Energy Agency has been announced as one of the successful applicants in the provisional offers of funding made under the Just Transition Fund. A provisional offer of over €600,000was announced by the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications recently.   This funding will support the establishment of a regional ‘One Stop Shop’ to deliver hundreds of domestic retrofits in the region. This new regional hub will directly employ new engineering, customer service and sales teams servicing the entire Midlands Region.  The hub will engage with homeowners locally to... [Read the full story]

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ALONE seeks clarity on Ireland’s vaccination strategy and implementation for older people

ALONE, the organisation that supports and empowers older people, is seeking clarity on Ireland’s vaccination strategy and implementation for older people addressing the importance of quality for access. The organisation is taking action after one in five of calls into their National Support Line in the past week...

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UFO Data Reveals Ireland is the European Country with the MOST Alien Visits

UFO Data Reveals THE European Country With The Longest Alien Visits Monaco is the European country with the longest duration of alien visits, with UFO sightings lasting an average of 45 minutes Liechtenstein, Latvia and Ukraine follow closely behind with the average sighting exceeding 20 minutes San Marino stands...

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The Story of Your Stuff – Investigating the long-term impacts of everyday decisions at heart of EPA second-level schools’ competition

The EPA has launched The Story of Your Stuff, a competition which challenges students to investigate the life cycle of their everyday ‘stuff’ through a creative medium, considering the entirety of the item’s  life cycle. Students are encouraged to use the EPA’s Ireland’s Environment website, www.epa.ie/irelandsenvironment/  as...

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Ireland could attract more EU third-level students post-Brexit

Seán Kelly MEP is calling for Irish third level institutions to seize the opportunity posed by the UK’s departure from the Erasmus program by increasing efforts to attract EU students to Ireland.   “16,000 EU students participate in an Erasmus in the UK every year. Now that the British are leaving...

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Indigo Telecom Group announces plans to recruit 100 people to its International Fibre Centre of Excellence in Limerick

 4site, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Indigo Telecom Group Limited, a global provider of telecom and data centre network support services, today announced it will be recruiting more than 100 people, over the next three years, to support its plans for international expansion. With open-location and office-based...

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Unwrapping Ireland’s food waste: Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food, with 41% of people reporting they throw away bread

Food waste is an issue of high concern for Irish people and they are willing to...


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Super Sunday coming up on TG4, with THREE games in full!

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Three young members of Offaly club Tullamore were at Croke Park on Saturday,...


Gaelic Players Association (GPA) and Women’s Gaelic Players Association (WGPA) to benefit from further two year extension to the “Jim Madden Leadership Programme”

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Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes

  Tipperary Intermediate Team   On Saturday last Tipperary Ladies Football...


The Camogie Association Launches Hurl With Me programme 2017

The Camogie Association, in conjunction with The National Dairy Council, are...


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Events

Bord Bia invites the public to Bloom At Home this May

This summer Bord Bia is encouraging the Irish public to come together and Bloom from...


Energy in Agriculture 15th July 2020 – Focus on Rural Diversification

The Energy in Agriculture committee today announced their fifth consecutive year...


The Countdown is on for Féile ’19 taking place this weekend at Semple Stadium

The final stage timetable has been confirmed for this weekend’s festival which...


It’s the Final Countdown to a star-studded Cannonball coming to Edenderry

Official route for spectators and essential information on road closure and parking...


It’s the Final Countdown to Cannonball – Official route for spectators

Cannonball, the action-packed supercar spectacle, is set to roll on September 6th...


National launch of Cannonball Ireland and Edenderry tipped to be the biggest ever finish line

The National Launch event took place for Cannonball Ireland at the exclusive Krystle...


Award-winning Author & Journalist Rosita Boland set to host for Immrama Festival Literary Breakfast

The 2019 Immrama Festival of Travel Writing in Lismore County Waterford is set to...


Tusla launches National Child and Family Support Week 2019 in Tipperary

Events taking place from May 13th – 19th to raise awareness about Tusla support...


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