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Stop Climate Chaos Coalition

September 25, 2017 · Comments Off on Stop Climate Chaos Coalition 

Individuals, NGOs and businesses from Ireland and around the world already have had the opportunity to voice their concerns to the Citizens’ Assembly through a major public consultation. The consultation was a great success with the Assembly receiving close to 1,200 submissions, which are available online. Speaking on behalf of Ireland’s Stop Climate Chaos Coalition, Jerry Mac Evilly commented: “This is a historic opportunity for Irish action on climate change. We have already seen the hugely positive impact of this type of examination by the Assembly, such as their previous consideration... [Read the full story]

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Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes

September 7, 2017 · Comments Off on Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes 

Tipperary Intermediate Team On Saturday last Tipperary Ladies Football found out their opponents in the All Ireland Final when the second All Ireland Semi Final was played in Cavan. Tyrone overcame Sligo in the Semi Final to earn themselves a place in the Final. Tyrone played in Division 2 in the Lidl National Football League so the teams have not met yet this year. Tyrone has enjoyed playing Senior for the last two years and this is something they will be hoping to achieve again. We would look forward to supporting Tipperary in their quest for Senior and All Ireland success in Croke Park on Sunday,... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Book Honours Memory Of Thomas Ashe Who Died On Hunger Strike

August 8, 2017 · Comments Off on Book Honours Memory Of Thomas Ashe Who Died On Hunger Strike 

On Monday 17 September 1917 a request was made by the Defence of the Realm prisoners in Mountjoy prison for prisoner-of-war treatment.  When this request was refused the prisoners began a hunger strike. At 5 p.m. on 25 September, Thomas Ashe was transferred to the Mater Hospital where he died at 10.30 p.m. An inquest into his death was opened at the Mater on Thursday 27 September by the city coroner, Dr Louis A. Byrne. It was resumed on the following day at the Coroner’s Court and developed into a long and dramatic inquiry which did not end until 1 November. During the inquest the prison... [Read the full story]

Events

Irish Ferries Scarefest Package Announced

September 25, 2017 · Comments Off on Irish Ferries Scarefest Package Announced 

Irish Ferries has unveiled a ‘fright-fully’ attractive family package to Alton Towers Resort annual Scarefest – likely to appeal brave parents and children seeking an action-packed break this October. Valid for travel until November 3rd, the €459 deal sees two adults and two children under 11 enjoy three nights with breakfast in the nearby Best Western Tillington Hall Hotel, inclusive of return car ferry travel and one full day’s entry pass to the theme park. Alton Towers Scarefest Coupled with spine-tingling favourites such as the House of Monsters, Rides at Dusk and the Freak Show... [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

Jerry Kennelly says graduates from Irish institutions ‘not job ready’ and has his say on Dublin-based tech giants

July 12, 2017 · Comments Off on Jerry Kennelly says graduates from Irish institutions ‘not job ready’ and has his say on Dublin-based tech giants 

Serial entrepreneur Jerry Kennelly was the speaker as 50 entrepreneurs from the West Cork area attended the inaugural Ludgate First Tuesdays event, an exclusive networking event for entrepreneurs on the 4th of July at the Ludgate Hub, Skibbereen. It was the first in a series of events to be held at the Hub. Kennelly, who sold his stock photography company, Stockbyte, to Getty Images for $135m in 2006, gave his insights on a number of topics including the Irish business landscape, education and the jobs market, and shared what he has learned over the years with the audience, which was comprised... [Read the full story]

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Stop Climate Chaos Coalition

Individuals, NGOs and businesses from Ireland and around the world already have had the opportunity to voice their concerns to the Citizens’ Assembly through a major public consultation. The consultation was a great success with the Assembly receiving close to 1,200 submissions, which are available online. Speaking...

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Laois Sports Clubs Get Fitness Monitoring Call

Sports clubs, coaches and athletes in Laois and beyond are invited to take part in a competition supported by fruit importers Fyffes for which prizes of a one year opportunity to use performance monitoring software devised by Dundalk-based specialists, Metrifit, are offered.   Said to be the latest innovation...

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Two Thirds Of Us Couldn’t Live Without Our Smartphone

Two thirds of Irish people could not live without their smartphone. That’s according to new research by Carphone Warehouse. The study of 1,000 Irish people was carried out by Coyne Research on behalf of Carphone Warehouse to celebrate the arrival of the highly-anticipated iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in Carphone Warehouse...

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The Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman Award for February: Paula Fitzpatrick (Rugby)

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Stop Climate Chaos Coalition

Individuals, NGOs and businesses from Ireland and around the world already have had...


Laois Sports Clubs Get Fitness Monitoring Call

Sports clubs, coaches and athletes in Laois and beyond are invited to take part in...


Two Thirds Of Us Couldn’t Live Without Our Smartphone

Two thirds of Irish people could not live without their smartphone. That’s according...


Bord na Móna launches move to Bioenergy

New business- ‘Bord na Móna Bioenergy’ will supply 1.5million tonnes of biomass...


Citizens’ Assembly to kick off ground-breaking examination of Ireland’s response to climate change

On September 30th, the Citizens’ Assembly will begin a ground-breaking process...


ITAA Statement On Cancellation Of Ryanair Flights

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has expressed strong concern over the...


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