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Give the gift of freedom this Father’s Day with the ‘Go Anywhere Gift Card’ from Irelandhotels.com

June 10, 2021 · Comments Off on Give the gift of freedom this Father’s Day with the ‘Go Anywhere Gift Card’ from Irelandhotels.com 

With hospitality opening back up and most of us ready with bags packed eager to rediscover all that Ireland has to offer, what a thoughtful way to show your love this Father’s Day than with a ‘Go Anywhere Gift Card’? With so many missed celebrations to make up and plan for the ‘Go Anywhere Gift Card’ from Irelandhotels.com is the ideal gift this Father’s Day, June 20th. The ideal gift for golf breaks with long lost friends, staycations with family and celebration weekends away with loved ones. The Go Anywhere Gift Card is the perfect promise to make up for lost time in one... [Read the full story]

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Unwrapping Ireland’s food waste: Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food, with 41% of people reporting they throw away bread

October 2, 2020 · Comments Off on Unwrapping Ireland’s food waste: Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food, with 41% of people reporting they throw away bread 

Food waste is an issue of high concern for Irish people and they are willing to take action.Main reasons for waste are food passing its Use-By date and forgetting to eat leftovers in time. After bread; vegetables, fruit and salad are the foods that are thrown out most often in the home.During the Covid-19 lockdown, 29% of people reported wasting less food. Ireland has committed to halving food waste by 2030 which requires a strong response along every step of the food chain from farm to fork. New findings from an EPA survey, show food waste is a high priority in Irish households,... [Read the full story]

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TG4 to broadcast the BFI’s See Yourself on Screen Challenge for a second year calling on 4-18 year olds to create TV shows for the future

June 10, 2021 · Comments Off on TG4 to broadcast the BFI’s See Yourself on Screen Challenge for a second year calling on 4-18 year olds to create TV shows for the future 

The BFI has today unveiled their second See Yourself On Screen Challenge (SYOS), calling on young people aged 4-18 from across the UK and Ireland to create their own idea for a mini-TV show for the future, with winners seeing their show made with the help of a team of professionals and premiere on national television. Backed by TV personality and star judge Konnie Huq, winners will be paired with a celebrity mentor per channel who will help them bring their idea to life, before their short airs on a broadcaster later this year. TG4 is the Irish broadcaster participating in the iniative. Entries... [Read the full story]

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Bealtaine Festival brings arts celebrations to nursing homes this Friday

May 20, 2021 · Comments Off on Bealtaine Festival brings arts celebrations to nursing homes this Friday 

Nursing homes will be celebrating the creative talents of residents this coming Friday, 21st May, through the inaugural National Arts in Nursing Homes Day. The initiative is part of Age & Opportunity’s Bealtaine Festival and is taking place in partnership with Nursing Homes Ireland. Anne O’Loughlin Brown Nursing home residents have been busy creating artworks to display as part of exhibitions that will be taking place to collectively celebrate the artistic talents of nursing home residents and the intrinsic role the arts achieve in providing health and therapeutic benefits to... [Read the full story]

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Inland Fisheries Ireland opens 2021 Sponsorship Programme

June 11, 2021 · Comments Off on Inland Fisheries Ireland opens 2021 Sponsorship Programme 

Inland Fisheries Ireland is launching its Sponsorship Programme for 2021 this week and is open for applications at 9am this Friday, 11th of June from organisers of eligible angling events and initiatives nationwide. The programme, which is one of the main funding mechanisms of Inland Fisheries Ireland, awarded funding to 87 angling events and initiatives across the country during 2019, resulting in an investment of €30,000 to support novice anglers and angling tourism in Ireland. Newport sea angling club3 Due to public health guidelines around the Covid-19 pandemic, the Sponsorship... [Read the full story]

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€3 million Upcycling Initiative for Bicycles and E-Bikes

April 28, 2021 · Comments Off on €3 million Upcycling Initiative for Bicycles and E-Bikes 

Joe O’Brien TD, Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development and Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD have today announced the launch of a three-year pilot initiative for the provision of high quality up-cycled bicycles and e-bikes for those on low incomes and/or those who are most marginalised and disadvantaged. Funding of €3 million is being provided by the Department of Transport for this initiative over a three-year period and will be made available through the Department of Rural and Community Development’s Community Services Programme. Announcing... [Read the full story]

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Give the gift of freedom this Father’s Day with the ‘Go Anywhere Gift Card’ from Irelandhotels.com

With hospitality opening back up and most of us ready with bags packed eager to rediscover all that Ireland has to offer, what a thoughtful way to show your love this Father’s Day than with a ‘Go Anywhere Gift Card’? With so many missed celebrations to make up and plan for the ‘Go Anywhere Gift Card’...

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Complaints about public services remain high despite pandemic

Complaints to Ombudsman Peter Tyndall about public services, such as those provided by government departments, local authorities and the HSE, remained high in 2020 despite the pandemic.  The Ombudsman received 3,418 complaints from the public last year, a drop of 6% from the 2019 figures, but the highest number...

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Commencement of Leaving Certificate Examinations 2021 – Wednesday 9 June 2021

Some, 61,500 candidates are entered for the 2021 Leaving Certificate which comprises both examinations and Accredited Grades.  Candidates have been able to opt to sit their examinations, to receive Accredited Grades, or both on a subject-by-subject basis.  Candidates finalised their choices through the Candidate...

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Give the gift of freedom this Father’s Day with the ‘Go Anywhere Gift Card’ from Irelandhotels.com

With hospitality opening back up and most of us ready with bags packed eager to...


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Some, 61,500 candidates are entered for the 2021 Leaving Certificate which comprises...


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Chambers Ireland urges flexibility from business to support vaccination of staff

As the impact of the vaccine rollout continues to show promise, Chambers Ireland...


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