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Prepare Now For Winter Motoring Conditions – Mitchelin Advises

September 29, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

Now is the time to prepare your car for the Winter conditions that lie ahead, tyre manufacturer Michelin advises.   Against the backdrop of survey results conducted by them showing that sixty per cent of motorists drive with tyres that are underinflated, it is noted that, with normal tyres, low temperatures can harden the tread, reducing grip on slippery surfaces. In winter, when temperatures can drop below 7˚C, the advice is that motorists would fit tyres designed specifically for winter conditions with compounds that remain flexible to improve grip and braking.   Fitting a Michelin... [Read the full story]

GAA

GAA Memorabilia Grabs Attention Under The Hammer

September 29, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

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]

Sport

Rugby League’s All Ireland Grand Final

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]

Business

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]

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Prepare Now For Winter Motoring Conditions – Mitchelin Advises

Now is the time to prepare your car for the Winter conditions that lie ahead, tyre manufacturer Michelin advises.   Against the backdrop of survey results conducted by them showing that sixty per cent of motorists drive with tyres that are underinflated, it is noted that, with normal tyres, low temperatures can...

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Shortage of Chefs threatens the success of Tourism Industry Recovery – Restaurants Association of Ireland

The Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) today launched its Pre-Budget Submission 2017, “Putting Tourism, Hospitality and Food at the Centre of Our Recovery.” The plan outlines the RAI’s key issues that need to be addressed for the Restaurant and Hospitality sector ahead of Budget 2017. Shortage of Chefs has...

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USI Support INMO Protest As 93% Of Student Nurses Think About Emigrating

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is supporting The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) in their protest outside the Dáil calling for the restoration of incremental credit for nurses and midwives who graduated between 2011 and 2015 on Tuesday the 27th September at 11:30am. According to survey...

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