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Stay Fulfilled This Summer With HB’s Happyful Yoghurt!

August 17, 2017 · Comments Off on Stay Fulfilled This Summer With HB’s Happyful Yoghurt! 

HB Ice Cream, Ireland’s leading purveyor of happiness, has today introduced a deliciously healthy sweet treat in association with the nation’s favourite vitamin and protein bar, Fulfil.   Available for a limited time only, The HB Happyful Yoghurt offers an irresistible combination of natural yoghurt layered with freshly cut fruit, creamy soft-served ice cream and topped with pieces of Fulfil’s best-selling flavour, Peanut and Caramel. HB Happyful Yoghurt Now in selected HB Happiness Stations nationwide*, the Happyful Yoghurt (RRP €3.50) provides the ultimate solution for snacking on-the-go,... [Read the full story]

GAA

The Camogie Association Launches Hurl With Me programme 2017

April 20, 2017 · Comments Off on The Camogie Association Launches Hurl With Me programme 2017 

The Camogie Association, in conjunction with The National Dairy Council, are pleased to announce that registration for the Hurl with Me programme is now open. This programme is aimed at 7-10 year olds and their parents/guardians in camogie clubs across the country. To register go to www.camogie.ie or our social media platforms and follow the link. Orla Cooper, Kilmacow, Co. Kilkenny was one of the participating mums last year and said “It’s fantastic. This whole scheme has introduced a whole group of parents that may not have ever had the opportunity to get involved with the club. It has... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Book Honours Memory Of Thomas Ashe Who Died On Hunger Strike

August 8, 2017 · Comments Off on Book Honours Memory Of Thomas Ashe Who Died On Hunger Strike 

On Monday 17 September 1917 a request was made by the Defence of the Realm prisoners in Mountjoy prison for prisoner-of-war treatment.  When this request was refused the prisoners began a hunger strike. At 5 p.m. on 25 September, Thomas Ashe was transferred to the Mater Hospital where he died at 10.30 p.m. An inquest into his death was opened at the Mater on Thursday 27 September by the city coroner, Dr Louis A. Byrne. It was resumed on the following day at the Coroner’s Court and developed into a long and dramatic inquiry which did not end until 1 November. During the inquest the prison... [Read the full story]

Events

Ed “Shearing” Comes To Tullamore Show!

August 14, 2017 · Comments Off on Ed “Shearing” Comes To Tullamore Show! 

  The buzz of the shears was heard at Agri Aware’s stand at the Tullamore Show last Sunday (August 13th 2017) as Celebrity Chef Edward Hayden mastered his first ever attempt at sheep shearing! Edward was on hand to officially open Agri Aware’s CAP exhibit at the Tullamore Show on Sunday, 13 August 2017. The exhibit was unmissable with it’s traditional hayshed as a centre piece home to the “Food for thought” CAP exhibit which helps visitors learn about the Common Agricultural Policy. The exhibit also boasted a “farm stage” with sheep shearing led by famed Kildare shearer... [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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Stay Fulfilled This Summer With HB’s Happyful Yoghurt!

HB Ice Cream, Ireland’s leading purveyor of happiness, has today introduced a deliciously healthy sweet treat in association with the nation’s favourite vitamin and protein bar, Fulfil.   Available for a limited time only, The HB Happyful Yoghurt offers an irresistible combination of natural yoghurt layered...

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ALONE – Need For Increase In Home Care Budget ’

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, is calling on the government to increase funding for homecare following the report that 90,000 bed days have been lost in the hospital system so far this year because of delayed discharges.  This is according to HSE figures provided to Fianna Fáil health...

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Food Companies Encouraged To ‘Think Digital’

Bord Bia today announced a partnership with the Digital Marketing Institute to offer Irish food and drink companies an opportunity to grow and develop their online presence with a view to increasing brand awareness and sales. Clonmel based company, O’Donnells Crisps was on hand to launch ‘Think Digital’, a 6-month digital...

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Stay Fulfilled This Summer With HB’s Happyful Yoghurt!

HB Ice Cream, Ireland’s leading purveyor of happiness, has today introduced a deliciously...


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