October 5, 2016 · Comments Off on Varadkar Divide & Conquer Strategy Unfair To Carers – MEP
The divide and conquer strategy of Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar which aims to create tension between state pension receivers and carers in the upcoming budget emphasised the valuable role of the independent political voice in government. This assertion by Independent MEP Marian Harkin related to a newspaper report that Minister Varadkar had warned that too much focus on a €5 pension hike could result in the disabled, carers and other vulnerable sections of society missing out. The Independent MEP who is founder and Co-chair of the European Parliament’s Carers Interest... [Read the full story]
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]
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]
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]
August 2, 2016 · Comments Off on Rugby League’s All Ireland Grand Final
The McGettigans All Ireland Grand final will take place on Saturday 6th August at the Carlisle ground, Bray. The final will be contested between the best of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland with their respective grand final winners the Rabbitohs (NI) and the Galway Tribesmen (ROI) duelling to become the island’s champion team. This year sees a changing of the guard in the competition with the Titans of Limerick, dominant for almost ten years ,not being finalists. Tribesmen after winning regional final From Northern Ireland the Rabbitohs of Ballynahinch will be looking to win their... [Read the full story]
OECD confirms Irish economy needs to increase support for local indigenous enterprise – Matt Carthy MEP
June 3, 2016 · Comments Off on OECD confirms Irish economy needs to increase support for local indigenous enterprise – Matt Carthy MEP
Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy has said an OECD report on the Irish economy released this week warns the Irish government that its support for multinational enterprises needs to be rebalanced towards local small and medium enterprises. The Sinn Féin MEP said: “The OECD has confirmed Sinn Féin’s analysis that the Irish economy needs to increase support for local indigenous enterprise rather than focus on tax breaks for multinationals in the knowledge-based sector if we want to reverse the downward trend of productivity growth. “Such growth is not taking place among local firms... [Read the full story]
The divide and conquer strategy of Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar which aims to create tension between state pension receivers and carers in the upcoming budget emphasised the valuable role of the independent political voice in government. This assertion by Independent MEP Marian Harkin related...[Continue reading: Varadkar Divide & Conquer Strategy Unfair To Carers – MEP]
Journalists from Norway, Sweden and Denmark have been exploring Ireland’s Ancient East, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. As a result of their visit, more than 870,000 Scandinavians will be reading all about Laois and Ireland’s Ancient East over the coming months. The special theme of the visit...[Continue reading: 870,000 Scandinavians Read All About Laois]
Casa Systems, Inc. (Casa), a worldwide leader in next-generation ultra-broadband access technology, announced today that it has established international operations in Limerick, creating 50+ new jobs over 3 years. The move will allow the company to support its continued growth internationally, bringing it closer...[Continue reading: Casa Systems Establishes International Operations In Limerick]
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