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Ireland’s ambitious Climate Act signed into law

July 23, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

The journey to Net Zero emissions has begun The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has welcomed the signature by the President today of the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act 2021. Ireland is now on a legally binding path to net-Zero emissions no later than 2050, and to a 51% reduction in emissions by the end of this decade. The Act provides the framework for Ireland to meet its international and EU climate commitments and to become a leader in addressing climate change. Minister Ryan said: “Today is a... [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

TG4 to broadcast the BFI’s See Yourself on Screen Challenge for a second year calling on 4-18 year olds to create TV shows for the future

June 10, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

The BFI has today unveiled their second See Yourself On Screen Challenge (SYOS), calling on young people aged 4-18 from across the UK and Ireland to create their own idea for a mini-TV show for the future, with winners seeing their show made with the help of a team of professionals and premiere on national television.  Backed by TV personality and star judge Konnie Huq, winners will be paired with a celebrity mentor per channel who will help them bring their idea to life, before their short airs on a broadcaster later this year. TG4 is the Irish broadcaster participating in the iniative. Entries... [Read the full story]

Events

Bealtaine Festival brings arts celebrations to nursing homes this Friday

May 20, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

Nursing homes will be celebrating the creative talents of residents this coming Friday, 21st May, through the inaugural National Arts in Nursing Homes Day. The initiative is part of Age & Opportunity’s Bealtaine Festival and is taking place in partnership with Nursing Homes Ireland. Anne O’Loughlin Brown Nursing home residents have been busy creating artworks to display as part of exhibitions that will be taking place to collectively celebrate the artistic talents of nursing home residents and the intrinsic role the arts achieve in providing health and therapeutic benefits to our nursing... [Read the full story]

Sports

Summer up and running as Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps underway

July 1, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

Kilkenny camogie star, Grace Walsh was on hand with local kids in Bruff GAA Club, Limerick to mark the first day of this year’s Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps with numbers of over 130,000 expected to attend across 1,242 camps the length and breadth of the country. The 2021 Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps offers children a healthy, fun and safe summer outdoor activity at locations nationwide, and will continue until the end of August. Following the successful health and safety measures from last year, similar guidelines will be implemented and built on again. Despite unprecedented demand for this year’s... [Read the full story]

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Irish Water and Green-Schools supporting students during lockdown with suite of Stay Home Resources

February 9, 2021 · Comments Off on Irish Water and Green-Schools supporting students during lockdown with suite of Stay Home Resources 

Green-Schools, in partnership with Irish Water, are supporting students and their families during lockdown with a series of Stay Home resources aimed at helping them learn more about water, one of our most fascinating and precious resources. With students and their parents adapting to the challenges of home schooling, these online resources are designed to be fun, entertaining and easily accessible. From water-themed videos to quizzes, experiments and much more, there is a host of activities for students of all ages to enjoy doing at home. Sé McDermott doing the Green-Schools Stay Home Plastic... [Read the full story]

News

Ireland’s ambitious Climate Act signed into law

The journey to Net Zero emissions has begun The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has welcomed the signature by the President today of the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act 2021. Ireland is now on a legally binding path to net-Zero emissions...

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Irish Travel Agents Association welcome reopening of international travel on Monday 19th July

The Association has stated that the swift rollout of EU Digital COVID Certificates will help to restart the travel and aviation industry.     The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) have welcomed the reopening of international travel on Monday 19th of July with the rollout of EU Digital COVID Certificate, allowing...

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Save €700 per year by taking simple steps to reduce food waste

The average Irish family will save €700 per year by taking simple steps to reduce their food waste. Vegetables, fruit and salad are the foods that are thrown out most often in the home. Ireland has committed to halving food waste by 2030. Scientists estimate that food waste produces up to 10 per cent of all global...

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Minister Ryan announces package of supports to expand community energy revolution

Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has today launched a range of new of measures to ensure communities nationwide will benefit from renewable energy. The package includes: Targeted supports for communities who want to develop their own renewable projects Good...

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OK Who’s Next? App booking for Vaccination Rollout available to GP’s & Pharmacies right now

‘OK Who’s Next?’, a Galway based Enterprise Ireland supported business, is pleased to announce that it is placed to immediately support COVID19 vaccination rollout to the public with its online app-based appointment booking platform. OK Who’s Next? has been selected by Enterprise Ireland in conjunction with...

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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

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

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Tullamore among 9 clubs represented at Gaelic Voices for Change Youth Workshop

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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

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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

Bealtaine Festival brings arts celebrations to nursing homes this Friday

Nursing homes will be celebrating the creative talents of residents this coming Friday,...


IACP and Blindboy Boatclub host ‘Essential Conversations’

A new free virtual conference offers practical advice and guidance on mental health...


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

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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...


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