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Game On for Green! Free Toolkit Helps Irish Sports Clubs Tackle Waste

July 10, 2024 · Comments Off on Game On for Green! Free Toolkit Helps Irish Sports Clubs Tackle Waste 

New resource will help sports clubs eliminate single use plastics and provide guidance on segregating waste. It comes as new research reveals 90% of sports clubs believe they could be doing more to improve their waste management efforts. Sports clubs can now avail of this free toolkit by visiting MyWaste.ie  Pictured at the launch of the MyWaste new free sustainability toolkit for sports clubs at the National Indoor Arena, Blanchardstown, Co Dublin is Minister of State with responsibility for Public Procurement, eGovernment and Circular Economy, Ossian Smyth, Alina Clarke (17 yrs), Elliot... [Read the full story]

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GAA’s ‘little bit of madness’ joins us together – McCarthy

November 19, 2021 · Comments Off on GAA’s ‘little bit of madness’ joins us together – McCarthy 

Faithful County GAA fans have been told a new publication on life within the Association by Offaly writer and editor PJ Cunningham highlights the ‘madness’ which joins them together. Uachtarán Chumann Lúthchleas Gael, Larry McCarthy, was speaking as he launched ‘Grassroots – Stories from the Heart of the GAA’ at Croke Park. Editor PJ Cunningham (r) and Ricey Scully at the launch of ‘Grassroots – Stories from the Heart of the GAA’ in Croke Park. Pic: Aishling Conway. The book, edited by Clara-native author and journalist, Cunningham, is a comprehensive treasure trove of GAA-related... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Last-minute Summer Deals with Neville Hotels

June 19, 2024 · Comments Off on Last-minute Summer Deals with Neville Hotels 

Neville Hotels has a selection of last-minute packages in its hotels for families to enjoy this summer. It’s never too late to book an Irish staycation, and whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or quality time together, a range of exciting deals await you. The Tower Hotel is the perfect destination for a South East summer getaway with its Family Summer Adventure Package. Located in the heart of Waterford city, the waterfront hotel is on the doorstep of an abundance of summer activities for all of the family. Enjoy a 2-night stay with breakfast each morning, before diving into... [Read the full story]

Events

Biodiversity Week 2024 – time to connect with nature

May 14, 2024 · Comments Off on Biodiversity Week 2024 – time to connect with nature 

More than 200 events over 10 days to celebrate nature and biodiversity Ireland’s nature and wildlife will take centre stage from 17-26 May, with over 200 events scheduled across the country for National Biodiversity Week . As well as highlighting the importance of biodiversity, National Biodiversity Week is also about experiencing the fun, enjoyment and spectacle of the nature that surrounds us. The annual 10-day celebration of nature and wildlife offers a variety of free events and activities for the whole family. Organised by the Irish Environmental Network and... [Read the full story]

Sports

Tipperary’s Nicole Drought Wins At Donington Park

April 23, 2024 · Comments Off on Tipperary’s Nicole Drought Wins At Donington Park 

Nicole Drought and Justin Roberts took on two different races at Donington Park last weekend. They entered the EBC Brakes Honda Civic in the Trackdays Championship race on Saturday and managed to qualify third of the 35 entries. In the race itself, Justin started the race and handed over to Nicole at the half way mark still in third place. Nicole held off a prolonged attack from a BMW 130i for the duration to claim a podium position for the delighted duo in their first UK race of 2024. On Sunday morning, they returned to the track to qualify for the Trackday Trophy race and they posted the fourth... [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]

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Game On for Green! Free Toolkit Helps Irish Sports Clubs Tackle Waste

New resource will help sports clubs eliminate single use plastics and provide guidance on segregating waste. It comes as new research reveals 90% of sports clubs believe they could be doing more to improve their waste management efforts. Sports clubs can now avail of this free toolkit by visiting MyWaste.ie  Pictured...

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Bank of Ireland warns customers on holiday to be extra vigilant for fraud

Take a minute to put these dedicated 24/7 emergency contact numbers into your phone before you start your holiday   Report lost cards or suspicious activity quickly – Bank of Ireland’s fraud team is available 24/7 by calling 1800 946 764 (ROI) or + 353 56 775 7007 when calling from everywhere outside...

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Minister Dillon welcomes Your Council Day spotlight on vital work of local authorities

Minister of State with responsibility for Local Government and Planning, Alan Dillon TD, has today encouraged the public to engage with Your Council Day 2024 where all 31 local authorities join together to highlight the important work carried out by their employees up and down the country. Co-ordinated...

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Minister Ryan gets government approval for measures to accelerate renewable electricity

Storage Policy will speed up delivery of storage on Ireland’s energy system Consultation responses will guide the development of a new Private Wires Framework The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan, this week received government approval for two memos which can accelerate...

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Expertise Grants available to advise owners bringing vacant traditional houses back into use

Grants of up to €5,000 available to cover expert conservation advice Scheme aimed at those considering availing of the Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage has today launched a scheme to provide grant support for the provision of expert conservation...

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50th anniversary of John West Féile

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Four Offaly stories selected for landmark GAA Grassroots book

Four stories from County Offaly have been selected to appear in a fascinating new...


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...


TG4’s Underdogs series is looking for players

In an ever changing world, TG4’s legendary GAA series Underdogs is back...


Another month of classic matches ahead as TG4 announce All Ireland Gold schedule for May #AllIrelandGold

Sunday 3rd May 14:25              1997 Leinster Senior Football Semi-Final ...


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

TG4 have today announced a Super Sunday of AIB Club Championship action on December...


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

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


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Events

Biodiversity Week 2024 – time to connect with nature

More than 200 events over 10 days to celebrate nature and biodiversity Ireland’s...


Lough Derg RNLI hosts ‘Lap of the Lake’ RNLI Charity Cycle on 11 May 2024

Following the great success of the Lap the Lake RNLI charity cycles in 2022 and...


Holiday World Show Dublin welcomes over 25,000 visitors

Holiday World Show Dublin, which took place this weekend, in the RDS Simmonscourt...


The Outing: The World’s Only LGBTQ+ Matchmaking Festival Returns

Bid underway to secure EuroPride for the Mid-West in 2028 The Inn at Dromoland...


Parents, face your fears, teach your children to be safe online with FREE webinars from ISPCC

New year, new you, new evolutions in the online world. One thing we know for sure...


Students and Teachers to Descend upon The RDS Dublin from Tomorrow as Historic 60th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) Begins

President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins will officially open the 2024 BTYSTE at...


TransAtlantic flight Tickets among the prizes at The Holiday Show in Limerick

The Holiday Show in association with FlyShannon.ie returns to the Radisson Blu, Ennis...


Unmissable programme announced for the 2024 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE)

Tickets for the 60th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition, which takes place...


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