News

AA Ireland Report Finds Major Jump In Cost of Running a Home

November 12, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

The cost of owning and maintaining a home in Ireland has risen to €17,393.25 per annum, an increase of over €1,000 compared to 2018. Average property asking price rises by over €25k from €243,000 in 2018 to €269,000 this year. Increase in mortgage repayments key driver behind increase in home running costs. The annual cost of owning and maintaining a family home has risen by over €1,000 per annum according to the latest ‘Cost of Running a Home’ analysis from AA Home Insurance, with the average homeowner now spending over €17,000 on owning and maintaining their home. Cost... [Read the full story]

GAA

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

October 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

Application Process for 2020 is now open   Today, the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) and the Madden family announced a further two-year extension to the internationally acclaimed Jim Madden Leadership Programme. The Jim Madden Programme is a bespoke  leadership and development programme for county players from hurling, football, camogie and ladies football to help them develop the skills and experience to become leaders in the community and in their professional lives. 18 October 2019; Attendees pictured at the launch of Jim Madden GPA Leadership Programme extension at Radisson Hotel, Dublin... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

National Restaurant Voucher Launched Today!

November 8, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

The Restaurants Association of Ireland have today launched the RAI Gift Voucher. The RAI have teamed up with Fáilte Ireland to bring you the perfect gift this Christmas. The Restaurants Association of Ireland have teamed up with Fáilte Ireland for 2019 to bring you the RAI Gift Voucher ahead of the Christmas season. Members of the public can purchase the RAI gift voucher from today, and the voucher can be used in participating RAI member restaurants, cafes, gastropubs, and hotel restaurants. This initiative is supported by Fáilte Ireland as part of the Taste the Island campaign. Adrian Cummins,... [Read the full story]

Events

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

September 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

The final stage timetable has been confirmed for this weekend’s festival which will host a world beating range of Irish performers including Sinead O’Connor, The Stunning, Horslips and Sultans of Ping and some very special guests. Curated by Tom Dunne, FÉILE ‘19 will see one of the strongest Irish music line-ups ever assembled take to the stage at Semple Stadium this weekend. Iconic acts including Sinéad O’Connor performing the songs of Shane Mac Gowan Horslips, The Stunning, Eleanor McEvoy, The Fat Lady Sings, The Pale, Picturehouse, The Frank & Walters, Sultans of Ping, and Therapy?... [Read the full story]

Sports

Limerick Male USA Soccer Scholarship Event

October 11, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

Upcoming event:   Sunday 29th  October – The Pavilion, University of Limerick.           Time – 12:45pm Registration.     PASS4Soccer players are more in demand year on year with our continued success of placing players in quality universities in the USA who are making an impact all over the country. So far in 2019, FOUR P4S clients have signed professional contracts in the USA following completion of their studies. These players were previously overlooked by Pro clubs in Ireland & The UK and now have a university degree in their back pocket and an opportunity to play... [Read the full story]

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Resilient Farmers Conference- Farmers Health & Wellbeing – Building a Community of Support

April 15, 2019 · Comments Off on Resilient Farmers Conference- Farmers Health & Wellbeing – Building a Community of Support 

Thursday April 25, Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise   10am – 3.50pm   Embrace Farm wishes to invite you to the “Resilient Farmers’ Conference – Farmer’s Health & Well-being: building a community of support” in conjunction with Rural Support (Northern Ireland) and Farm Safety Foundation (UK) on April 25 in the Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise.   The objectives of the day are to:   Highlight the issues impacting farmers health and well-being and the responsibility of Government and Industry. (Healthy Farmers, Healthy Farms, Healthy Sector / Society)   Ensure... [Read the full story]

News

AA Ireland Report Finds Major Jump In Cost of Running a Home

The cost of owning and maintaining a home in Ireland has risen to €17,393.25 per annum, an increase of over €1,000 compared to 2018. Average property asking price rises by over €25k from €243,000 in 2018 to €269,000 this year. Increase in mortgage repayments key driver behind increase in home running...

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How To Save The Planet, new book by Luke Eastwood

How To Save The Planet is the latest book from Luke Eastwood, who has previously had success with titles such as “Kerry Folk Tales”, “The Journey” and “The Druid’s Primer”.   In 10 very short chapters Luke outlines why we are in a big mess and what we as individuals can do about it now, instead of...

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MEP Kelly Slams Trump Paris Withdrawal

MEP for Ireland South and leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament, Sean Kelly, has criticised the United States’ move to withdraw from the historic Paris Climate Agreement, and has urged the need for stronger international cooperation on Climate Action as a result.   Speaking from the European Parliament...

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National Restaurant Voucher Launched Today!

The Restaurants Association of Ireland have today launched the RAI Gift Voucher. The RAI have teamed up with Fáilte Ireland to bring you the perfect gift this Christmas. The Restaurants Association of Ireland have teamed up with Fáilte Ireland for 2019 to bring you the RAI Gift Voucher ahead of the Christmas season....

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Gaelic Players Association launches Student Report 2019 – Lives of student inter-county players are a juggling act

The Gaelic Players Association (GPA) has revealed the latest insights into the lives of over a third of its members, who are third-level students. 63% of the GPA’s student-members are 21 – 24 years of age and 93% are full-time students, and all of them face the specific challenge of managing the demands of being...

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