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Communities across Ireland come together to celebrate the launch of the 25th #SpringClean24

April 2, 2024 · Comments Off on Communities across Ireland come together to celebrate the launch of the 25th #SpringClean24 

As the National Spring Clean celebrates 25 years, An Taisce is calling on communities to come together and tackle Ireland’s litter problem to protect biodiversity and help fight climate change!   April 2nd marks the official launch of The National Spring Clean 2024! Launch of the 25th #SpringClean24 April 2nd 2024 | April 2nd marks the official launch of The National Spring Clean 2024! As the National Spring Clean celebrates 25 years, An Taisce is calling on communities across the country to come together and tackle Ireland’s litter problem to protect biodiversity and help fight climate... [Read the full story]

GAA

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

Save on holidays when school’s not out

March 15, 2024 · Comments Off on Save on holidays when school’s not out 

Save up to €1,200 on your family holiday by travelling in May instead of July. Enjoy the sun while making massive savings at a time when it’s not too hot and not too crowded for your little ones.   Families with young children should consider travelling during the school term as this allows families to make huge savings and give children the often undervalued opportunity to travel.   Paul Hackett, CEO of Click&Go commented, “Travel is all about learning about people and destinations. Kids can experience new cultures and languages in a fun and exciting way which could never be recreated... [Read the full story]

Events

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

January 29, 2024 · Comments Off on 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 2023, the Lough Derg RNLI Fundraising committee are inviting participants again this year. The cycle will take place Saturday 11 May. Cyclists who took part in the previous two years raised significant funds for the RNLI’s local lifeboat station, operated by volunteers on Lough Derg. 2024 is a special year of commemoration for the RNLI as the charity celebrates its bicentenary, and Lough Derg RNLI marks 20 years of lifeboat service on the lake.  On the 2024 Lap the Lake, cyclists may again choose between a... [Read the full story]

Sports

Former Professional Football Player and Manager Roddy Collins and Bohemians FC Captain Keith Buckley Discuss the Future of Irish Football on New Episode of ‘Under Construction with Chadwicks’ Podcast Series

March 28, 2024 · Comments Off on Former Professional Football Player and Manager Roddy Collins and Bohemians FC Captain Keith Buckley Discuss the Future of Irish Football on New Episode of ‘Under Construction with Chadwicks’ Podcast Series 

Chadwicks Group, Ireland’s leading builders’ merchants, is delighted to launch a brand new episode of its ‘Under Construction with Chadwicks’ podcast series today. Now in its fourth season, the latest episode sees host Donncha O’Callaghan chat to former professional football player, manager and qualified plasterer, Roddy Collins as well as Bohemians FC (‘Bohs’) captain, and former tradesperson, Keith Buckley. During the episode, Roddy and Keith talk about everything from their experiences playing in League of Ireland (LOI), the increasing popularity of the game, and Roddy’s experience... [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

Communities across Ireland come together to celebrate the launch of the 25th #SpringClean24

As the National Spring Clean celebrates 25 years, An Taisce is calling on communities to come together and tackle Ireland’s litter problem to protect biodiversity and help fight climate change!   April 2nd marks the official launch of The National Spring Clean 2024! Launch of the 25th #SpringClean24 April...

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Deposit Return Scheme Surpasses 20 Million Drinks Containers Collected Since Launch

·        Total number of containers returned since launch is 21,018,360  ·        Re-turn recorded its highest daily collection rate on Friday, March 29, with 1.2 Million drinks containers collected  ·        Over 2.2 million drinks containers were collected over the course of the long St...

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J1 Students Beware – ‘Money Mules’ can face criminal records and travel restrictions

Recruitment of students and young people via social media channels on the increase Consequences for money mules can include restricted travel Restrictions to future banking applications can also apply “It’s J1 planning season but for many young people, a criminal conviction for ‘money-muling’ could mean restrictions...

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Farming for Water represents a real opportunity for agricultural sector

The new €60 million Farming for Water project which has been announced with the aim of supporting up to 15,000 farmers to improve water quality, represents a real opportunity for the agricultural sector to make a cost-free investment in the future.   The launch occurred on the farm of David and Roisin Fay on...

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New Climate and Engagement Campaign launched – a first of its kind globally

Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications Eamon Ryan today (Thursday, 28 March) launched Climate Actions Work – a new, first of its kind national engagement and communications campaign to support and encourage action on climate and community resilience over the coming year. The new engagement...

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GAA

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...


50th anniversary of John West Féile

The Ballinamere Durrow U-15 ladies football team which took part in celebratory events...


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

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...


Christmas at SOLAS Portarlington: Santa, Craft Market & New Antique Shop

The festive season is in full swing at SOLAS, with 200 Christmas trees arriving just...


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