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One of the Great Books of Ireland, The Book of Lismore, returns home

October 30, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

15th century medieval manuscript donated to UCC by the Trustees of the Chatsworth Settlement Book contains some of the greatest masterpieces of medieval Irish literature #BookOfLismore The Book of Lismore, created in the late 15th century, has been donated by the Trustees of the Chatsworth Settlement to University College Cork (UCC). This major medieval manuscript, created at Kilbrittain, Co. Cork, in a golden age of Irish literature, is rightly considered as one of the Great Books of Ireland. The Book of Lismore, consists of 198 large vellum folios, and contains... [Read the full story]

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Unwrapping Ireland’s food waste: Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food, with 41% of people reporting they throw away bread

October 2, 2020 · Comments Off on Unwrapping Ireland’s food waste: Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food, with 41% of people reporting they throw away bread 

Food waste is an issue of high concern for Irish people and they are willing to take action.Main reasons for waste are food passing its Use-By date and forgetting to eat leftovers in time. After bread; vegetables, fruit and salad are the foods that are thrown out most often in the home.During the Covid-19 lockdown, 29% of people reported wasting less food. Ireland has committed to halving food waste by 2030 which requires a strong response along every step of the food chain from farm to fork. New findings from an EPA survey, show food waste is a high priority in Irish households,... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Dermot Bannon and Baz Ashmawy shake up RTÉ’s Sunday autumn/winter schedule

October 15, 2020 · Comments Off on Dermot Bannon and Baz Ashmawy shake up RTÉ’s Sunday autumn/winter schedule 

Dermot Bannon and Baz Ashmawy shape up for home improvement Sundays on 18th October on RTÉ One with two additions to the RTÉ autumn/winter schedule with series 3 of Dermot Bannon’s Incredible Homes and the brand-new DIY SOS: The Big Build Ireland.   Dermot Bannon’s Incredible Homes is back as Ireland’s best-known architect once again packs his bags and visits some of the most jaw-dropping houses around the world. Dermot travels to Canada to explore some of the most amazing houses to be found in the second-largest country in the world. He travels through... [Read the full story]

Events

Bord Bia invites the public to Bloom At Home this May

May 18, 2020 · Comments Off on Bord Bia invites the public to Bloom At Home this May 

This summer Bord Bia is encouraging the Irish public to come together and Bloom from their own homes on Sunday, 31st of May. Bord Bia’s Bloom At Home will feature a series of online events, including Q&As and talks, cookery demonstrations with quality assured, in season produce and entertainment from some of Bord Bia Bloom’s long-time participants, bringing a flavour of Ireland’s largest gardening and lifestyle festival into people’s homes this June Bank Holiday weekend. From preparing vibrant flower beds and much-loved house plants, to creating a wildflower meadow at home,... [Read the full story]

Sport

New Sports Club Funding Initiative Launched

October 2, 2020 · Comments Off on New Sports Club Funding Initiative Launched 

Legendary rugby international Donncha O’Callaghan to lead judging process Sports clubs of all kind within the county and beyond are the focus of a new club funding initiative just launched under the title Texaco Support for Sport for which a fund of EUR130,000 has been set aside for distribution on a twenty-six, county-by-county basis, with successful clubs receiving an equal amount of €5,000 in each case. Pictured at an event to launch the initiative is Donncha O’Callaghan with two enthusiastic young fans, Dubliner Hugh Donohoe and Katie Naughton from Spiddal Aimed at all clubs... [Read the full story]

Business

Fairphone’s upgraded camera modules prove you don’t need a new phone to get the latest specs

August 28, 2020 · Comments Off on Fairphone’s upgraded camera modules prove you don’t need a new phone to get the latest specs 

With the launch of two new camera modules, Dutch social enterprise Fairphone has once again taken an innovative approach to smartphone longevity and sustainability. Starting today, the camera modules will be available separately, for current users, or in the upgraded version of the Fairphone 3 for new users: the Fairphone 3+. This achievement is the company’s latest step in their journey to create fairer, long-lasting, high-quality devices. In the electronics industry, rapid technological advances have led consumers to believe that the next big thing is always just around the corner. However,... [Read the full story]

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One of the Great Books of Ireland, The Book of Lismore, returns home

15th century medieval manuscript donated to UCC by the Trustees of the Chatsworth Settlement Book contains some of the greatest masterpieces of medieval Irish literature #BookOfLismore The Book of Lismore, created in the late 15th century, has been donated by the Trustees of the Chatsworth...

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Former player becomes new presenter of TG4’s Peil na mBan Beo coverage

The TG4 Ladies Football Championship in association with the LGFA is back on our screens soon. Despite the Covid delays the championships promise high drama from the start, with everything on the line for the teams involved from the first game. As always, TG4 will be in the thick of the action, broadcasting...

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Bus Éireann and Expressway issue Level 5 travel advice for all services nationwide

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is advising customers of updated guidelines under Level 5 of Ireland’s Plan for Living with Covid-19 which will come into effect from midnight tomorrow, Wednesday, 21 October 2020. Under Level 5 restrictions Bus Éireann and Expressway services will operate at a...

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