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EPA survey indicates most people have taken steps to help the environment

February 21, 2020 · Comments Off on EPA survey indicates most people have taken steps to help the environment 

Research commissioned by the EPA to coincide with the publication of its EPA 2019 Year in Review  report found that 78 per cent of people surveyed said they have personally taken steps to help the environment, and that 87 per cent of adults in Ireland recognise the importance of the environment as an asset to the country. The Red C poll carried out in January 2020 explored attitudes towards environmental issues.  Interestingly, the research highlighted that – although people have taken steps to help the environment – only 23 per cent are willing to... [Read the full story]

GAA

Super Sunday coming up on TG4, with THREE games in full!

November 22, 2019 · Comments Off on 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 the 1st, with no less than THREE provincial finals to be shown in full on the channel. This is on top of the two provincial finals they will be showing this Sunday. 16 November 2019; Ballyhale Shamrocks manager Henry Shefflin during the AIB Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Club Championship semi-final match between Ballyhale Shamrocks and St Martin’s at Nowlan Park in Kilkenny. Photo by Matt Browne/Sportsfile The triple header begins in Omagh, live on air at 1.30pm, where the Ulster Football Championship... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Herstory on RTÉ: Telling the Stories of Ireland’s Great Female Trailblazers

February 4, 2020 · Comments Off on Herstory on RTÉ: Telling the Stories of Ireland’s Great Female Trailblazers 

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum has partnered with RTÉ, the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, Herstory, and Underground Films to bring the stories of Ireland’s greatest female trailblazers to Irish screens. Between St. Brigid’s Day, 1st February, and International Women’s Day on March 8th 2020, RTÉ celebrates the achievements of Irish women who broke new ground, and whose work changed the lives of others, and in many cases, the course of history. The season will centre around a new, landmark, six part documentary series on RTÉ One television, produced by award-winning production... [Read the full story]

Events

The Countdown is on for Féile ’19 taking place this weekend at Semple Stadium

September 18, 2019 · Comments Off on The Countdown is on for Féile ’19 taking place this weekend at Semple Stadium 

The final stage timetable has been confirmed for this weekend’s festival which will host a world beating range of Irish performers including Sinead O’Connor, The Stunning, Horslips and Sultans of Ping and some very special guests. Curated by Tom Dunne, FÉILE ‘19 will see one of the strongest Irish music line-ups ever assembled take to the stage at Semple Stadium this weekend. Iconic acts including Sinéad O’Connor performing the songs of Shane Mac Gowan Horslips, The Stunning, Eleanor McEvoy, The Fat Lady Sings, The Pale, Picturehouse, The Frank & Walters, Sultans of Ping,... [Read the full story]

Sport

Limerick Male USA Soccer Scholarship Event

October 11, 2019 · Comments Off on Limerick Male USA Soccer Scholarship Event 

Upcoming event: Sunday 29th October – The Pavilion, University of Limerick. Time – 12:45pm Registration. PASS4Soccer players are more in demand year on year with our continued success of placing players in quality universities in the USA who are making an impact all over the country. So far in 2019, FOUR P4S clients have signed professional contracts in the USA following completion of their studies. These players were previously overlooked by Pro clubs in Ireland & The UK and now have a university degree in their back pocket and an opportunity to play professional... [Read the full story]

Business

Starting a Farm Food Business – From Fork to Farm Seminar

February 10, 2020 · Comments Off on Starting a Farm Food Business – From Fork to Farm Seminar 

A seminar on ‘Starting a Food Business’ will take place in Kilkenny on Wednesday morning, 4th March. The event is organised by the Local Enterprise Office, in conjunction with Teagasc and Kilkenny Leader Partnership and runs from 10.45am – 1pm in the Springhill Court Hotel, Kilkenny. The event is targeted at people interested in diversification into artisan food production to complement their existing farming enterprise.  It is an opportunity to meet with local food producers as well as the agencies that support this sector. Speaking ahead of the event, Anne Ging, Chairperson... [Read the full story]

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EPA survey indicates most people have taken steps to help the environment

Research commissioned by the EPA to coincide with the publication of its EPA 2019 Year in Review  report found that 78 per cent of people surveyed said they have personally taken steps to help the environment, and that 87 per cent of adults in Ireland recognise the importance of the environment...

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Farmers key in tracking impacts of climate change on Ireland’s biodiversity

Frog spawn, a common sight in spring. Source: Pollydot (Flickr) The National Biodiversity Data Centre, based down in Co. Waterford, is inviting members of the farming community throughout Ireland to participate in a new recording scheme – Farmer’s Wildlife Calendar – Climate Tracker. The recently launched...

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European Parliament fails to back Green bid to reject EU fossil fuel projects

Last week, the European Parliament voted against a Greens/EFA group motion to reject a list of energy infrastructure projects eligible for EU funding. The list, known as the 4th PCI (projects of common interest) list, includes the Shannon LNG project and 54 other fossil fuel projects. MEPs Grace O’Sullivan...

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Last week, the European Parliament voted against a Greens/EFA group motion to...


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