News

Hugh Wallace calls on home restorers in Offaly to get involved in the next series of The Great House Revival

December 6, 2022 · Leave a Comment 

Architect and television presenter Hugh Wallace has called on potential home restorers in Offaly to apply for the next series of the popular series The Great House Revival.   Produced by Animo Television, the fifth series of The Great House Revival is due to be filmed in 2023.   Hugh Wallace and team will follow the progress of restoration projects across the country, as owners reclaim beautiful buildings from the past to transform them into spaces for modern-day living.   Hugh Wallace said:   “I can’t wait to travel the length and breadth of Ireland once again to follow... [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

Vote for Ireland’s entry for Junior Eurovision 2022

December 7, 2022 · Leave a Comment 

Sophie Lennon will represent Ireland at Junior Eurovision 2022 on Sunday 11th of December in Yerevan, Armenia and it will be broadcast live on TG4 at 3pm. 16 countries are competing in this mega event. NO REPRO FEE – 04/12/2022Irelands Junior Eurovision representative Sophie Lennon, from Co.Down pictured at Dublin Airport this morning before flying out to Armenia for the song contest.Pictured: Sophie Lennon and Mum TheresaPhotographer: 1IMAGE/Bryan Brophy1IMAGE PHOTOGRAPHYStudio: +353 1 493 9947 / Mob: +353 87 246 9221 Sophie’s song ‘Solas’, is written by Niall Mooney who also... [Read the full story]

Events

Ireland’s ‘Reuse Month 2022’ – Promoting the repair and reuse of old and discarded items

October 5, 2022 · Leave a Comment 

Reuse Month 2022, hosted by Ireland’s three Regional Waste Management Planning Offices (Eastern-Midlands, Southern and Connacht-Ulster) is taking place throughout the month of October. Demonstrating the value found in repairing and reusing older, everyday items, Reuse Month brings awareness to Ireland’s growing Circular Economy. By using and reusing items for as long and as often as possible, the need to extract raw materials, manufacture and distribute new stuff is reduced, thereby cutting down on greenhouse gas emissions. Events are being organised throughout the month, including a flag... [Read the full story]

Sports

Sport Highlights on TG4 this week

December 6, 2022 · Leave a Comment 

TG4 feature two huge GAA club fixtures this weekend with the Ulster Football final and the Leinster Football final. Women’s sport also to the forefront with club football and AIL rugby finals. Monday 05/12/22 8:00pm GAA 2022 GAA Championship highlights. Hurling provincial finals from Munster, Leinster & Ulster. Gaelic Football provincial finals from Connacht & Leinster. Friday 09/12/22 19:30 Rugbaí na mBan Beo Live coverage of the Energia All-Ireland League Women’s Division 1 Final between Blackrock College v Railway Union. Saturday 10/12/22 14:45 Peil na mBan Beo Live coverage... [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

Hugh Wallace calls on home restorers in Offaly to get involved in the next series of The Great House Revival

Architect and television presenter Hugh Wallace has called on potential home restorers in Offaly to apply for the next series of the popular series The Great House Revival.   Produced by Animo Television, the fifth series of The Great House Revival is due to be filmed in 2023.   Hugh Wallace and team will...

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Success of Recreation Strategy Relies on Recognising Landowners

Speaking after the launch of ‘Embracing Ireland’s Outdoors – National Outdoor Recreation Strategy 2023-2027’, IFA Hill Farming Chairman Caillin Conneely said it’s a positive first step in addressing concerns of landowners surrounding access to land for recreational use.   “Recreational activities...

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Tourism, Creative Ireland and Gaeltacht projects to be supported under the Government’s Shared Island Initiative

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, and Minister of State, Jack Chamber, today welcomed the announcement of the latest round of projects to be supported by the Government’s Shared Island initiative. The projects being developed include three from across the Department...

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Vast Majority of Young People Feel Concerned about Climate Change

An overwhelming percentage of young people (97%) are feeling concerned about climate change according to the Youth Climate Justice Survey*, also revealing that young people are feeling anxious, angry, and fearful but also eager to act. These survey findings were presented at The Earth Gala last Friday night, which...

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“The Christmas period can be really difficult for so many people!” Charity expects increase in demand for services over the festive period and launches ‘Christmas Blues’ support group

Turn2Me, a national mental health charity, has stated it expects an increase in demand for its services over the festive period. The charity said every year, the period leading up to and after Christmas is incredibly busy with clients most commonly reporting anxiety, depression, grief, and relationship issues. Turn2Me...

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TG4’s Underdogs series is looking for players

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

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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

Ireland’s ‘Reuse Month 2022’ – Promoting the repair and reuse of old and discarded items

Reuse Month 2022, hosted by Ireland’s three Regional Waste Management Planning...


Farmers Encouraged to Attend Energy and Farm Business Show 2022 in Gurteen

IFA Environment and Rural Affairs Chair Paul O’Brien has encouraged farmers to...


MyMind mark 15 years and are encouraging the public to actively support their mental health

On Thursday, September 23rd at 11 am, Mental Health Service Provider MyMind will...


Virgin Media TV presenter Martin King and beauty expert and entrepreneur Pamela Laird issue final rallying call for Virtual Alzheimer’s Memory Walk fundraiser

Virgin Media TV presenter Martin King and beauty expert and entrepreneur Pamela...


Sustainability Summit announces latest additions to speaker line-up which includes Daniel Gutiérrez Patiño, CEO of Save the Amazon

New speakers have been announced for The Business Show’s International Sustainability...


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...


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