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Olive Foley Struck By Goodness Of People On Receiving Limerick Book Of Condolences

February 8, 2017 · Comments Off on Olive Foley Struck By Goodness Of People On Receiving Limerick Book Of Condolences 

The wife of the late Anthony Foley has described the 10,000 signatures on Limerick City and County Council’s Book of Condolences presented to her this week as another reminder of the ‘amazing goodness of people’. Speaking after being presented with the Book of Condolences by Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Kieran O’Hanlon at City Hall, Olive Foley said that as overwhelming as her husband’s passing has been, the generosity of the public has still shone through at all times. “As dreadful as this has been, I cannot help, even at the most difficult of times, but see the... [Read the full story]

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GAA Memorabilia Grabs Attention Under The Hammer

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]

Entertainment

The High Kings Extend Grace And Glory Tour into March/April

February 1, 2017 · Comments Off on The High Kings Extend Grace And Glory Tour into March/April 

The High Kings, the true heirs of Ireland’s folk heritage, have just announced the addition of 13 new Irish shows on their hugely successful Grace & Glory Tour in response to the unprecedented demand for tickets on the current leg of the Tour, with most shows sold-out across the country in December and January. The High Kings The High Kings live shows are the stuff of legend around the world and have been enjoyed by many millions of live music fans over their 9 year career. Their unique brand of high-octane balladry and folk has won them numerous accolades and the new studio album is no... [Read the full story]

Events

The Environmental Protection Agency Calls On Secondary Schools To Tell – The Story Of Your Stuff

February 8, 2017 · Comments Off on The Environmental Protection Agency Calls On Secondary Schools To Tell – The Story Of Your Stuff 

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has teamed up with young photographer and music video director, Christian Tierney to launch an exciting new competition for secondary schools today themed The Story of Your Stuff.  Students are invited to choose an everyday object such as a pen, mobile phone or a water bottle and use a visual medium to illustrate its lifecycle, where it came from, how you use it and more importantly, where it’s going to end up! The competition is open to secondary school students up to and including 18 years. The prize is: €500 for the winning entry and €500... [Read the full story]

Sport

Community Games National Area, Volunteer And Media Awards 2016

November 30, 2016 · Comments Off on Community Games National Area, Volunteer And Media Awards 2016 

On Saturday 26th November, over 350 Community Games volunteers from all over Ireland attended the National Area, Volunteer and Media Awards in the Salthill Hotel in Galway. MC for the night was Tony O’Donoghue and distinguished guests included former Olympian Olive Loughnane, Minister Sean Canney, Deputy Mayor of Galway Pearce Flannery, County Galway GAA Chairman Noel Treacy, Former DTTAS Secretary Donagh Morgan, Councillor Peter Keane, Philp Gillen of the HSE, Brighid Carson of INM Group and Aidan Doyle of Kia Ireland. The Awards Ceremony is now in its 24th year and is one of Community Games... [Read the full story]

Business

Midlands Networking within Industry – Laois and Offaly Breakfast Meetings

February 3, 2017 · Comments Off on Midlands Networking within Industry – Laois and Offaly Breakfast Meetings 

The Midlands Regional Skills Manager Lorraine Danaher and Dermot O Neill from Irish Centre for Business Excellence (ICBE) will host a Networking within Industry Event in both Laois and Offaly as follows: –          Laois on the 10th February in The Killeshin Hotel & Leisure Club, Portlaoise. –          Offaly on the 17th February in The Tullamore Court Hotel.   This event will highlight the value of industry networking and the economic impact that training and innovation has on a company.   The Midlands Regional Skills Forum was created as part of the... [Read the full story]

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Olive Foley Struck By Goodness Of People On Receiving Limerick Book Of Condolences

The wife of the late Anthony Foley has described the 10,000 signatures on Limerick City and County Council’s Book of Condolences presented to her this week as another reminder of the ‘amazing goodness of people’. Speaking after being presented with the Book of Condolences by Mayor of the City and County of Limerick...

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David Hall, ICare Housing, welcomes mortgage-to-rent scheme changes

David Hall, CEO, ICare Housing and Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation: “Today’s announcement from Minister Coveney on the changes to the mortgage to rent criteria is very welcome. There are 35,000 families in mortgage arrears of greater than two years and many can’t afford their mortgage and face...

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Haven Holidays Makes a Splash With Major Pool Restyling for 2017

Haven Holidays is gearing up for the 2017 season with a £3 million refurbishment of the indoor swimming pool complex at their popular all-action park of Hafan Y Mor in North Wales.   The move forms part of a significant overhaul by Haven at two of their UK resorts, with the outdoor pool area at Devon Cliffs...

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Olive Foley Struck By Goodness Of People On Receiving Limerick Book Of Condolences

The wife of the late Anthony Foley has described the 10,000 signatures on Limerick...


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Haven Holidays is gearing up for the 2017 season with a £3 million refurbishment...


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