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Blink To Re-release All 3 Of Their Critically Acclaimed Albums

December 7, 2016 · Comments Off on Blink To Re-release All 3 Of Their Critically Acclaimed Albums 

Blink have announced plans to re-release all 3 of their critically acclaimed albums in 2017 on their Garage Records label. To celebrate the re-release of “A map of the universe” on March 3rd they are releasing “Happy Christmas 22 (I still miss you) on December 18th. The band said “To mark the re-release of the entire Blink catalogue, the original Christmas song has been at long last been released as a single – 22 years behind schedule it would seem, although the title would suggest that this was the plan all along!? Never a band to run with the standard way of doing things, we’ve... [Read the full story]

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GAA Memorabilia Grabs Attention Under The Hammer

September 29, 2016 · Comments Off on GAA Memorabilia Grabs Attention Under The Hammer 

Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers conducted an exciting auction specialising in GAA memorabilia. The sale which was held in The Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel realised almost €245K, according to the records 82% of the 800 lots were sold.   The auction consisted of a collection of rare and historic GAA and sporting memorabilia, as well as other interesting collectors and literary items. The libraries of the late John Bradley (Historian and Archaeologist) and Officer Peter James Rankin, Order of the British Empire (OBE) were included in this specialist auction. John Bradley was said to be an “Inspirational... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Corrigan Brothers Ryder Cup Song “Come on Team Europe Lets do it again”

September 9, 2016 · Comments Off on Corrigan Brothers Ryder Cup Song “Come on Team Europe Lets do it again” 

President Obamas favourite Irish band the Corrigan Brothers have released a European Ryder cup song on September 15th. The brothers  are keen golfers and have charted all over the world with hits like ” theres no one as irish as barack obama ” as well as golf songs like ” the ballad of Rory mcilroy and their tribute to Andrew johnson called ” gotta love the beef”. The irish youtube sensations have reworked their obama song and called it ” come on team europe let’s to it again ” and are confident that their song will inspire the European... [Read the full story]

Events

Slieve Bloom Association 1916 Exhibitions Tour – Saturday 17th September

September 9, 2016 · Comments Off on Slieve Bloom Association 1916 Exhibitions Tour – Saturday 17th September 

The 1916 Exhibitions Tour is a day tour visiting numerous 1916 exhibitions in Dublin. Every year the Slieve Bloom Association hosts an Annual Tour. As this year marks the Centenary of the 1916 Rising, the Slieve Bloom Association are hosting a 1916 Exhibitions Tour on Saturday 17th September. The bus will depart Kinnitty at 8:30am with further pick-up points in Cadamstown, Clonaslee, Rosenallis, Mountmellick and Portlaoise. The tour will stop for refreshments at Newlands Cross before the first exhibit. 1916 Exhibitions Tour The first exhibition venue on the tour will be Revolution 1916 at... [Read the full story]

Sport

Community Games National Area, Volunteer And Media Awards 2016

November 30, 2016 · Comments Off on Community Games National Area, Volunteer And Media Awards 2016 

On Saturday 26th November, over 350 Community Games volunteers from all over Ireland attended the National Area, Volunteer and Media Awards in the Salthill Hotel in Galway. MC for the night was Tony O’Donoghue and distinguished guests included former Olympian Olive Loughnane, Minister Sean Canney, Deputy Mayor of Galway Pearce Flannery, County Galway GAA Chairman Noel Treacy, Former DTTAS Secretary Donagh Morgan, Councillor Peter Keane, Philp Gillen of the HSE, Brighid Carson of INM Group and Aidan Doyle of Kia Ireland. The Awards Ceremony is now in its 24th year and is one of Community Games... [Read the full story]

Business

93% Of Employees Want a Christmas Bonus- not a Party, Reveals Irishjobs.ie

December 2, 2016 · Comments Off on 93% Of Employees Want a Christmas Bonus- not a Party, Reveals Irishjobs.ie 

IrishJobs.ie Research Shows Private Sector as unhappy as the public sector on pay and getting ready to move on   93% want a Christmas bonus, not a party 56% of Irish job seekers haven’t had a salary increase this year 70% will be asking for a salary increase in the next 12 months 62% are not satisfied with their current salary 2017 will be the year of the job change 57% plan on looking for a new job in 2017 73% feel the job market has improved 61% will upskill in 2017, with 25% updating their IT skills In the run up the Christmas Party season, more than 90 percent of Irish employees would... [Read the full story]

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Blink To Re-release All 3 Of Their Critically Acclaimed Albums

Blink have announced plans to re-release all 3 of their critically acclaimed albums in 2017 on their Garage Records label. To celebrate the re-release of “A map of the universe” on March 3rd they are releasing “Happy Christmas 22 (I still miss you) on December 18th. The band said “To mark the re-release...

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Coping at Christmas after the Sudden Loss of Your Child

FirstLight, a charity supporting suddenly bereaved parents and families, would like to highlight that Christmas for people who have experienced the sudden death of a child or young person, is often far from a time of peace, happiness and goodwill. Margaret McGoldrick, Acting Head of Bereavement with FirstLight, believes...

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€70,000 Energia Get Ireland Growing Fund Now Open For Applications From Laois

GIY in partnership with Energia announce ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’ a €70,000 pool of funding available to community and voluntary organisations who can apply for grants until January 20th 2017 , which will enable them to start or further develop a community food-growing project in their area.    The...

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Blink To Re-release All 3 Of Their Critically Acclaimed Albums

Blink have announced plans to re-release all 3 of their critically acclaimed...


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€70,000 Energia Get Ireland Growing Fund Now Open For Applications From Laois

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A Dubliner’s good deed has helped raise funds for new technology at Cappagh National...


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For the first time in Ireland, completion of an apprenticeship will lead to the award...


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