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French Travel Writers Pay Laois A Visit

April 19, 2018 · Comments Off on French Travel Writers Pay Laois A Visit 

Five top travel writers from France have been exploring Laois and Ireland’s Ancient East. They were here as guests of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and Ireland’s Blue Book.   Representing various print and online publications with a combined readership of more than 777,000 people – or potential French holidaymakers – the journalists were here to find out more about our superb visitor experiences in Ireland’s Ancient East and Laois. Gavin Radford, Tourism Ireland (left); tour guide Mick Langan (third right); and French journalists Catherine Abet, Laurence de Calan, Sylvain Grandadam,... [Read the full story]

GAA

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

“Tastes Like Home” TV Show Seeking Participants

March 27, 2018 · Comments Off on “Tastes Like Home” TV Show Seeking Participants 

Applications opened Monday 19th March to 29th April 2018   Building on the success of Series One and Two Catherine Fulvio’s top RTÉ One TV Show proudly sponsored by Londis, Tastes Like Home, is back for a third series and is looking for participants from around the globe. If you want to be the next TV foodie star and have a loved one living abroad then we want to hear from you.   Catherine Fulvio, together with proud sponsor Londis, has issued a call out for applicants who wish to star in the third season of the show  which will air on RTÉ One later in 2018. “Food... [Read the full story]

Events

GIY Offer Companies Top 5 Tips For National Workplace Wellbeing Day 2018

April 9, 2018 · Comments Off on GIY Offer Companies Top 5 Tips For National Workplace Wellbeing Day 2018 

Employers across Ireland are being urged to sign up for Ireland’s fourth National Workplace Wellbeing Day on Friday, April 13th 2018 an event which aims to improve employee well-being through promoting better exercise and nutrition in the workplace.   GIY (Grow It Yourself) know that time spent in the garden is good for your mental and physical health. GIY founder Michael Kelly says that their GIY@Work programme is resonating with companies that want to engage with their employees on issues of wellbeing.  “As well as promoting health in our own workplace in Waterford, we are... [Read the full story]

Sport

Munster A Team Name For Ospreys Clash

January 18, 2018 · Comments Off on Munster A Team Name For Ospreys Clash 

The Munster A team that will face Ospreys Premiership Select at Irish Independent Park tomorrow night has been named by Head Coach Peter Malone (7.45pm). A win will see current holders Munster A secure a place in the quarter-finals of the competition. There is just one change to the side that won 17-12 in Nottingham last weekend as Ronan O’Mahony comes in at full-back for his first start since returning from a fractured fibula injury. Fellow long-term injury absentees Dave O’Callaghan and Dan Goggin are both named among the replacements and are in line for a return to action. Calvin... [Read the full story]

Business

Construction Industry requires more female workers to solve Ireland’s housing and infrastructure crises

March 8, 2018 · Comments Off on Construction Industry requires more female workers to solve Ireland’s housing and infrastructure crises 

Survey shows just over 70% of construction companies recognise the need for more women in the industry Industry aims to increase proportion of female workers in the industry from 10% to 25% by 2030  A survey by the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has found that on average approximately only 1 out of 10 construction workers are female. The survey found that on construction sites, 99% of workers are male, whilst in offsite roles, 54% are male and 46% are female. Of those women working in construction roles considered ‘offsite’ the majority work in administration, finance, HR and marketing. The... [Read the full story]

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French Travel Writers Pay Laois A Visit

Five top travel writers from France have been exploring Laois and Ireland’s Ancient East. They were here as guests of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and Ireland’s Blue Book.   Representing various print and online publications with a combined readership of more than 777,000 people – or potential French...

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Music Generation Laois Harpists Wow Audiences At Edinburgh International Harp Festival 2018

The Music Generation Laois Senior Harp Ensemble did their county proud last Wednesday 4 April when they played support to the virtuosic Scottish trad duo Chris Stout and Catriona McKay at the 2018 Edinburgh International Harp Festival. The Music Generation Laois Senior Harp Ensemble is part of the Music Generation...

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Close Brothers Announces First Irish Sponsorship at Punchestown

Punchestown Racecourse has announced the news that Close Brothers, the leading UK merchant bank, is to join the sponsor ranks at the home of Irish Jump racing in what will be their first sponsorship deal in Ireland. The commercial partnership will see the banking group sponsor the Close Brothers Mares Listed Novice...

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