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Taoiseach Enda Kenny Officially Launches CQMS’17

March 27, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

CQMS’17 is Ireland’s Construction and Quarry Machinery Show and it takes place in Molloy’s Quarry, Tinnycross, Tullamore, Co Offaly on April 21st and 22nd 2017.  This demonstrative bi-annual show, supported by the Construction Industry Federation and AIB is a hub of innovation and new technology covering 100,000 square meters with 200 exhibitors, 8,000 expected visitors, 2 live demonstration zones, a new machinery launch zone, factory visits, the world famous JCB Dancing Diggers and much more.   Taoiseach launches CQMs Ireland is a hub of quarry equipment manufacturing and engineering. ... [Read the full story]

GAA

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

Like A Ticket To Ride? Asks Irish Ferries

March 10, 2017 · Comments Off on Like A Ticket To Ride? Asks Irish Ferries 

In partnership with Staffordshire’s Alton Towers Resort, Irish Ferries has announced a family-friendly deal to mark the reopening of Britain’s top theme park for the 2017 season on March 25th next. The offer, valid for travel until May 20th, sees two adults and two children under 10 enjoy a three-night stay with breakfast at the nearby Holiday Inn Express for just EUR439, inclusive of return car ferry crossing and one full day at Alton Towers. Two new children’s features – the interactive ‘Furchester Hotel Live Show’ and ‘Go Jetters Vroomster Zoom’ ride bring to 14, the... [Read the full story]

Events

The Environmental Protection Agency Calls On Secondary Schools To Tell – The Story Of Your Stuff

February 8, 2017 · Comments Off on The Environmental Protection Agency Calls On Secondary Schools To Tell – The Story Of Your Stuff 

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has teamed up with young photographer and music video director, Christian Tierney to launch an exciting new competition for secondary schools today themed The Story of Your Stuff.  Students are invited to choose an everyday object such as a pen, mobile phone or a water bottle and use a visual medium to illustrate its lifecycle, where it came from, how you use it and more importantly, where it’s going to end up! The competition is open to secondary school students up to and including 18 years. The prize is: €500 for the winning entry and €500... [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

One week to go to apply to Social Entrepreneurs Ireland for funding and support– another 5k up for grabs for bright ideas to change Ireland

March 23, 2017 · Comments Off on One week to go to apply to Social Entrepreneurs Ireland for funding and support– another 5k up for grabs for bright ideas to change Ireland 

8 winning social entrepreneurs will receive initial €300,000 in funding and support with potential for further investment and development opportunities 15 people with early-stage ideas will win a place at the Academy for Social Entrepreneurs PLUS the chance to pitch for up to €5,000   SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS IRELAND has reissued the call for ambitious individuals with ideas to tackle social problems, to apply to the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards 2017, supported by DCC plc at socialentrepreneurs.ie as the application deadline of March 29th approaches. With just one week left to apply... [Read the full story]

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny Officially Launches CQMS’17

CQMS’17 is Ireland’s Construction and Quarry Machinery Show and it takes place in Molloy’s Quarry, Tinnycross, Tullamore, Co Offaly on April 21st and 22nd 2017.  This demonstrative bi-annual show, supported by the Construction Industry Federation and AIB is a hub of innovation and new technology covering 100,000...

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Irish Musician Releases Powerful Song For Ibrahim Halawa

Ibrahim Halawa is an Amnesty International prisoner of conscience. He has been in prison without trial for over 3 years. His recent hunger strike has led him to end up in a wheelchair and his family say his life is now in immediate danger. The government has asked the Chief Medical Officer to nominate an Irish...

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First ‘Bumbleette’ Sees Expansion Of Children’s Ambulance Service Bumbleance

Bumbleance, the world’s first interactive children’s ambulance service has expanded its operations with the introduction of a new, smaller, regionally-based unit, appropriately named Bumbleette.   No less visible than Bumbleance itself – and finished outside and inside with the same cartoon-like ‘bumble...

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny Officially Launches CQMS’17

CQMS’17 is Ireland’s Construction and Quarry Machinery Show and it takes place...


Irish Musician Releases Powerful Song For Ibrahim Halawa

Ibrahim Halawa is an Amnesty International prisoner of conscience. He has...


First ‘Bumbleette’ Sees Expansion Of Children’s Ambulance Service Bumbleance

Bumbleance, the world’s first interactive children’s ambulance service has expanded...


Successful Project in Laois awarded funding from Energia Get Ireland Growing

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One week to go to apply to Social Entrepreneurs Ireland for funding and support– another 5k up for grabs for bright ideas to change Ireland

8 winning social entrepreneurs will receive initial €300,000 in funding and...


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“Ongoing delays and the failure by Government to adequately address the issue...


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