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European Investment Bank Backs Re-Development Of Limerick

November 20, 2017 · Comments Off on European Investment Bank Backs Re-Development Of Limerick 

Limerick’s economic resurgence took another giant step forward today as the European Investment Bank (EIB) confirmed a record commitment for an urban Ireland investment programme for the city. EIB Vice President Andrew McDowell travelled to Limerick for the announcement, which will see the bank commit to €85million in lending to Limerick City and County Council to be spent on transforming the 1.62 hectare Opera Site in the city centre into one of the country’s top urban centre commercial/office development, with the capacity for 3,000 jobs. This is the first EIB finance is to be made available... [Read the full story]

GAA

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

Ballet Ireland Brings Romeo and Juliet To Thurles

November 20, 2017 · Comments Off on Ballet Ireland Brings Romeo and Juliet To Thurles 

Based on Shakespeare’s tale of the star-crossed lovers, Romeo & Juliet is one of the greatest love stories of all time. Against a backdrop of ancient feuds and gang warfare, the ill-fated young couple falls hopelessly in love, but their families are bitter enemies.  ​Shakespeare’s tragic tale is transported from the streets of medieval Verona into the classrooms of a modern-day high school. It becomes a play within a play. Ballet Ireland’s Romeo & Juliet is a high voltage ballet full of humour, wit and drama that feels like West Side Story in pointe shoes, with feuding... [Read the full story]

Events

Reflection And Remembrance: Pieta House’s ‘Misneach’ Event Returns This November

October 26, 2017 · Comments Off on Reflection And Remembrance: Pieta House’s ‘Misneach’ Event Returns This November 

Pieta House’s annual ‘Misneach’ event returns for its second year to Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, and Edenderry on November 26th. Creating a space for us to both honour and celebrate those we have lost, and to reconnect with our loved ones, ‘Misneach’ is timed to fall between November, traditionally a time for remembrance and reflection, and December, a month of celebration, hope, and joy. The event is designed to nourish hope, lift spirits, and help welcome the Christmas season with a sense of optimism and promise. Misneach is a free, non-denominational event, and all are welcome... [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]

News

European Investment Bank Backs Re-Development Of Limerick

Limerick’s economic resurgence took another giant step forward today as the European Investment Bank (EIB) confirmed a record commitment for an urban Ireland investment programme for the city. EIB Vice President Andrew McDowell travelled to Limerick for the announcement, which will see the bank commit to €85million...

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EIF And SBCI Triple New Financing For Irish SMEs

The European Investment Fund (part of the EIB Group) and the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) have tripled their finance for Irish SMEs under the COSME programme in Ireland with a new increase to EUR 330 million.   Today’s deal means that from 2018, in total, an expected 10,000 companies in all...

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Universal Children’s Day – A Day To Celebrate Childhood

Organisations working directly with children have come together with Ireland’s leading children’s rights institutions, the Department of Children and Youth Affairs and Tusla to celebrate Universal Children’s Day on Monday 20th November. Individuals and organisations across the country are encouraged to get...

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Sport

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

The Irish Women’s Rugby captain Paula Fitzpatrick has been recognised...


Community Games National Area, Volunteer And Media Awards 2016

On Saturday 26th November, over 350 Community Games volunteers from all over Ireland...


Rugby League’s All Ireland Grand Final

The McGettigans All Ireland Grand final will take place on Saturday 6th August at...


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

The European Amputee Football Games will be held at UL Sports Limerick...


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

The Irish Times is on the hunt for the Best Sports Club in Ireland: clubs with great...


Horse Racing Goes Dating at the Ploughing

Grade 1 Cheltenham race winning jockeys Bryan Cooper and Adrian Heskin and leading...


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News

European Investment Bank Backs Re-Development Of Limerick

Limerick’s economic resurgence took another giant step forward today as the European...


EIF And SBCI Triple New Financing For Irish SMEs

The European Investment Fund (part of the EIB Group) and the Strategic Banking Corporation...


Universal Children’s Day – A Day To Celebrate Childhood

Organisations working directly with children have come together with Ireland’s...


Fuel Prices Reach Highest Level Since March 2017 – AA

Fuel prices have hit their highest level since March 2017, recent research from AA...


Are you one of Laois’s Silver Surfers?

Open eir is delighted to announce that nominations are open for people in Laois to...


Delays With Apple Data Centre Demonstrates Problems With Planning System – Justin Molloy

The function of our planning system is to regulate our built environment in the interests...


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