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Agri Aware Appeals For Support For Irish Farmers This Christmas

December 15, 2017 · Comments Off on Agri Aware Appeals For Support For Irish Farmers This Christmas 

89% of the public believe that Irish farmers provide quality, safe, traceable food at an affordable price for Irish consumers       90% of the public think legislation should be introduced to ensure that farmers receive a fair price from supermarkets for their food   95% of consumers believe Irish farmers play a key role in the Irish economy   Agri Aware, the independent Irish agri-food educational body, is asking consumers to support the Irish agri-food industry by buying quality and sustainably produced Irish food this Christmas. Farming and the food sector play a vital role in the... [Read the full story]

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Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes

September 7, 2017 · Comments Off on Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes 

Tipperary Intermediate Team On Saturday last Tipperary Ladies Football found out their opponents in the All Ireland Final when the second All Ireland Semi Final was played in Cavan. Tyrone overcame Sligo in the Semi Final to earn themselves a place in the Final. Tyrone played in Division 2 in the Lidl National Football League so the teams have not met yet this year. Tyrone has enjoyed playing Senior for the last two years and this is something they will be hoping to achieve again. We would look forward to supporting Tipperary in their quest for Senior and All Ireland success in Croke Park on Sunday,... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

New Musical “The Band” Coming To Bord Gais Energy Theatre

November 23, 2017 · Comments Off on New Musical “The Band” Coming To Bord Gais Energy Theatre 

David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Take That have announced that the UK and Ireland Tour of Tim Firth’s new musical THE BAND with the music of Take That, will come to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre from 6 to 10 November 2018. Tickets for the Dublin show are priced from €21 and will go on sale this Friday 24 November 2017 at 9.00am. THE BAND is a new musical about what it’s like to grow up with a boyband.  For five 16 year-old friends in 1992, ‘the band’ is everything.  25 years on, we are reunited with the group of friends, now 40-something women, as they try once more to fulfil their... [Read the full story]

Events

Christmas Craft Event In Aid Of Amber Kilkenny Women’s Refuge

November 23, 2017 · Comments Off on Christmas Craft Event In Aid Of Amber Kilkenny Women’s Refuge 

As part of YuleFest Kilkenny festivities, one of the city’s leading hotels, the Newpark Hotel, is organising a very special charity Christmas Craft Event in aid of Amber Kilkenny Women’s Refuge.   The event takes place on Saturday, December 9th from 10am to 1pm, and will be an opportunity for people to learn more about making their home even more festive this holiday season, as well as an opportunity to pick up some beautiful handcrafted gifts created by local artisan producers.   Christmas Craft Event In Aid Of Amber Kilkenny Women’s Refuge at Newpark Hotel Dutch master florist,... [Read the full story]

Sport

The Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman Award for February: Paula Fitzpatrick (Rugby)

March 9, 2017 · Comments Off on The Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman Award for February: Paula Fitzpatrick (Rugby) 

The Irish Women’s Rugby captain Paula Fitzpatrick has been recognised for the team’s three wins in their Six Nations campaign to date and awarded The Irish Times – Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Month award for February 2017. Earlier this week former Irish captain, Fiona Coghlan, reflected on the progress made by the national team in recent years, from being Six Nations also-rans to winning the Grand Slam in 2013 – having never finished higher than third until then – and winning the title again in 2015. It’s a measure of the standards the team has now set... [Read the full story]

Business

Jerry Kennelly says graduates from Irish institutions ‘not job ready’ and has his say on Dublin-based tech giants

July 12, 2017 · Comments Off on Jerry Kennelly says graduates from Irish institutions ‘not job ready’ and has his say on Dublin-based tech giants 

Serial entrepreneur Jerry Kennelly was the speaker as 50 entrepreneurs from the West Cork area attended the inaugural Ludgate First Tuesdays event, an exclusive networking event for entrepreneurs on the 4th of July at the Ludgate Hub, Skibbereen. It was the first in a series of events to be held at the Hub. Kennelly, who sold his stock photography company, Stockbyte, to Getty Images for $135m in 2006, gave his insights on a number of topics including the Irish business landscape, education and the jobs market, and shared what he has learned over the years with the audience, which was comprised... [Read the full story]

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Agri Aware Appeals For Support For Irish Farmers This Christmas

89% of the public believe that Irish farmers provide quality, safe, traceable food at an affordable price for Irish consumers       90% of the public think legislation should be introduced to ensure that farmers receive a fair price from supermarkets for their food   95% of consumers believe Irish farmers...

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Why Active Management Of Your Forest Is So Important – IFA

IFA Farm Forestry Chairman, Pat Collins said forests that are actively managed and thinned regularly encourage the strongest trees to thrive, are healthier, capture more carbon and generate more income for owners.   Mr Collins said there are a lot of farmers who are not managing their forests and this could...

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New Degree Programme In Manufacturing Located In LIT

Mary Mitchell O Connor, T.D., Minister for Higher Education, has visited the site of LIT’s new engineering-focussed campus at Coonagh. Coonagh Cross has been bought by LIT to house their new engineering campus.   The campus comprises of 36 acres of land and over 7,000 sqm of built space. Minister for Higher Education,...

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The Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman Award for February: Paula Fitzpatrick (Rugby)

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Rugby League’s All Ireland Grand Final

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European Amputee Football Games To Be Held At UL Sports, Limerick

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The Irish Times And NDC Launch ‘The Best Sports Club In Ireland’

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Agri Aware Appeals For Support For Irish Farmers This Christmas

89% of the public believe that Irish farmers provide quality, safe, traceable food...


Why Active Management Of Your Forest Is So Important – IFA

IFA Farm Forestry Chairman, Pat Collins said forests that are actively managed...


New Degree Programme In Manufacturing Located In LIT

Mary Mitchell O Connor, T.D., Minister for Higher Education, has visited the site...


EPA Calls On Local Authorities To Target Inspections To Improve Air Quality

23 out of 31 local authorities improved their environmental performance between...


Laois Local To Graduate From RCSI

 RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) conferred a total of 889 candidates...


Repak reveals Irish shoppers attitude to recycling at Christmas

Ireland expected to generate 83,000 tonnes of packaging waste this Christmas 83,000...


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