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​​New Book Celebrating Irish wildlife

January 20, 2017 · Comments Off on ​​New Book Celebrating Irish wildlife 

A new book featuring a collection of wildlife and nature writing by West Cork based author Calvin Jones celebrates the incredible diversity of life on and around the island of Ireland. Volume one of “The Irish Wildlife Collection” featuresting wildlife profiles and articles covering a wide selection of species from humpback whales to dandelions and a range of wildlife topics from whale watching to exploring the backyard jungle. According to the author the catalyst for compiling this first volume in the collection came from readers. “My series on Irish Wildlife has been running on... [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]

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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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​​New Book Celebrating Irish wildlife

A new book featuring a collection of wildlife and nature writing by West Cork based author Calvin Jones celebrates the incredible diversity of life on and around the island of Ireland. Volume one of “The Irish Wildlife Collection” featuresting wildlife profiles and articles covering a wide selection of...

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Deal Struck To Develop €220m Of Solar Projects In Ireland

A Dublin-based solar company has entered a joint venture to develop more than €220m of solar projects in Ireland. BNRG Renewables Limited and French renewable energy group Neon today announce their joint venture to develop, construct, own and operate a portfolio of solar projects in Ireland. The joint venture, BNRG...

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Public Sector Pay Must Reflect Needs Of Wider Economy, Not Just Public Sector Workers

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business,  said it understood the move by government to bring forward the terms of the Lansdowne Road Agreement, in line with the better than expected economic performance and the importance of maintaining industrial peace and a collective approach to pay in the public service....

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Community Games National Area, Volunteer And Media Awards 2016

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UK’s Aaggressive Brexit Approach Risks Damaging UK Irish Relations – IBEC

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State could be liable for illegal home repossessions if EU law is not correctly implemented

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