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 […]

Measures to speed up climate transition approved by Government

New Accelerating Renewable Electricity Taskforce Implementation Plan focused on speeding up delivery of Ireland’s renewable electricity Amendment to Environment Bill 2024 will streamline and speed up EPA licence consents The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan, has received government approval for two memos which focus on streamlining and speeding up Ireland’s delivery […]

Public drinking water fountain scheme announced

Scheme aims to reduce plastic bottle use and provide public access to drinking water. A public drinking water fountain scheme was launched today by the Minister of State with special responsibility for Communications and Circular Economy, Ossian Smyth TD, and the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD. The aim of the […]

Embrace FARM hosts its Annual Remembrance Service for bereaved farm families #EmbraceFARM

On Sunday, June 30th, Embrace FARM will hold its Annual Ecumenical Remembrance Service, inviting farm families to remember loved ones lost within their community. Over the past decade, this service has become an important event, honouring those who have died suddenly and providing comfort for their families. This year, the service will take place at 2 pm in the Most Holy Rosary […]

Historic first for Ireland as European School Chess Championships get underway at UL

History was being made at the weekend with the hosting of the European School Chess Championships in Ireland for the first time. More than 200 children, aged between 5 and 16 years, from 14 European countries are participating in the week-long tournament, which takes place at the University of Limerick (UL) and continues until Friday […]

German and Austrian travel journalists visit Clonmacnoise

A group of German and Austrian travel journalists is visiting Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands this week, cruising on the River Shannon. They are here as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. The visiting journalists – representing various daily newspapers with a combined audience of 1.12 million readers – are here to find out more about cruising […]

Cabinet told that climate is reaching tipping points

Minister Ryan outlines stark overview of the rapid rate that climate is breaking down and the policy responses that can help ensure Ireland is prepared Eamon Ryan, Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, today informed Government that the climate is already reaching key tipping points, defined by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) […]

Ireland is projected to exceed its National and EU climate targets

Ireland is projected to achieve a reduction of up to 29 per cent in total greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, compared to a target of 51 per cent, when the impact of the majority of actions outlined in Climate Action Plan 2024 is included.   To achieve a reduction of 29 per cent would require […]

Top 10 Tips to become a Winning SuperValu TidyTown

SuperValu TidyTowns judging to commence in coming weeks – here’s what it takes to become a winning town The deadline for the 66th annual SuperValu TidyTowns Competition 2024 has passed and that only means one thing – soon teams of judges will be visiting over 1,000 towns and villages across the country to determine the winners […]

Ban on Below Cost Purchasing Needed Now

IFA President Francie Gorman is calling on Minster for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue to recognise the need for additional legislative powers for the Agri Food Regulator and the need for additional measures in the EU Unfair Trading Practices Directive (UTP’s) to strengthen the position of farmers in the agri-food chain. European Commission President Ursula von der […]

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