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2020 Punchestown Festival Cancelled

April 1, 2020 · Comments Off on 2020 Punchestown Festival Cancelled 

Punchestown Racecourse today confirmed the cancellation of the 2020 Punchestown Festival which was scheduled to take place from Tuesday 28th April to Saturday 2nd May. Following consultation with Horse Racing Ireland and the relevant statutory bodies the Punchestown Festival has been cancelled in response to the ongoing threat to public health due to Covid-19. Punchestown Racecourse would like to take this opportunity to reassure all of their clients that they will be operating a full refund policy as a result of the event not going ahead. The Punchestown team will communicate directly with... [Read the full story]

GAA

Super Sunday coming up on TG4, with THREE games in full!

November 22, 2019 · Comments Off on Super Sunday coming up on TG4, with THREE games in full! 

TG4 have today announced a Super Sunday of AIB Club Championship action on December the 1st, with no less than THREE provincial finals to be shown in full on the channel. This is on top of the two provincial finals they will be showing this Sunday. 16 November 2019; Ballyhale Shamrocks manager Henry Shefflin during the AIB Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Club Championship semi-final match between Ballyhale Shamrocks and St Martin’s at Nowlan Park in Kilkenny. Photo by Matt Browne/Sportsfile The triple header begins in Omagh, live on air at 1.30pm, where the Ulster Football Championship... [Read the full story]

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CV-19: 20 Boredom busting ideas for kids (and parents!)

April 1, 2020 · Comments Off on CV-19: 20 Boredom busting ideas for kids (and parents!) 

Not sure what to do with the kids? Well for starters, don’t worry. As a parent, you are your child’s first teacher. Your home is a place where lots of learning is happening every day. Your most important job when it comes to your child’s learning is to show an interest and get involved. You make a difference every day when you talk to and listen to your child.  This is what helps your child the most. But if you’re running out of ideas check out the National Adult Literacy Agency’s website for parents called Help My Kid Learn.ie (www.helpmykidlearn.ie). It... [Read the full story]

Events

Energy in Agriculture 15th July 2020 – Focus on Rural Diversification

March 9, 2020 · Comments Off on Energy in Agriculture 15th July 2020 – Focus on Rural Diversification 

The Energy in Agriculture committee today announced their fifth consecutive year running Energy in Agriculture in Gurteen. Energy in Agriculture 2020 will focus on rural diversification, forestry and energy usage. We will hear from the champions of the sectors and their success stories. Paul Kenny CEO of Tipperary Energy Agency says ‘’Energy In Agriculture has always been about identifying the economic or environmental opportunities for farmers in the energy transition. This year, with solar installations in full flight and people more conscious of energy and carbon, we’re hoping... [Read the full story]

Sport

2020 Punchestown Festival Cancelled

April 1, 2020 · Comments Off on 2020 Punchestown Festival Cancelled 

Punchestown Racecourse today confirmed the cancellation of the 2020 Punchestown Festival which was scheduled to take place from Tuesday 28th April to Saturday 2nd May. Following consultation with Horse Racing Ireland and the relevant statutory bodies the Punchestown Festival has been cancelled in response to the ongoing threat to public health due to Covid-19. Punchestown Racecourse would like to take this opportunity to reassure all of their clients that they will be operating a full refund policy as a result of the event not going ahead. The Punchestown team will communicate directly with... [Read the full story]

Business

Enterprise Ireland approves €1.14m co-funding for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Competitive Challenges

March 4, 2020 · Comments Off on Enterprise Ireland approves €1.14m co-funding for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Competitive Challenges 

Enterprise Ireland (EI) have approved a total of €1.14m joint funding to drive collaborative projects, or ‘Challenges’, between innovative companies and the public sector. The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programme encourages businesses to explore and co-design unique solutions with public sector teams, through competitive Challenges. 23 applications from public sector bodies to participate in the SBIR programme were shortlisted to five Challenges. Pictured L-R: – Hilda Dowler, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital; Nuala Nevin, Department of Business, Enterprise and... [Read the full story]

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2020 Punchestown Festival Cancelled

Punchestown Racecourse today confirmed the cancellation of the 2020 Punchestown Festival which was scheduled to take place from Tuesday 28th April to Saturday 2nd May. Following consultation with Horse Racing Ireland and the relevant statutory bodies the Punchestown Festival has been cancelled in response to the...

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Two Economic Scenarios Tested in Response to COVID-19 Crisis – ROI GDP projected to contract by between 7.3% and 13.1%

EY – Two Economic Scenarios Tested in Response to COVID-19 Crisis – ROI GDP projected to contract by between 7.3% and 13.1% ‘Base Case’ Scenario: A high level of disruption until end of May 2020 and then business begins to return to normal.ROI GDP estimated to be 7.3% lower in 2020ROI job losses...

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Utilities Regulator (CRU) Extends Covid-19 Customer Protection Measures to Assist Consumers

The recent extension of government measures regarding Covid-19, the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU), along with Gas and Electricity Suppliers, has extended the moratorium on domestic electricity and gas disconnections to April 19. This measure was taken to provide appropriate protection and reassurance...

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2020 Punchestown Festival Cancelled

Punchestown Racecourse today confirmed the cancellation of the 2020 Punchestown...


Two Economic Scenarios Tested in Response to COVID-19 Crisis – ROI GDP projected to contract by between 7.3% and 13.1%

EY – Two Economic Scenarios Tested in Response to COVID-19 Crisis – ROI...


Utilities Regulator (CRU) Extends Covid-19 Customer Protection Measures to Assist Consumers

The recent extension of government measures regarding Covid-19, the Commission for...


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