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Agri Aware urges consumers to support Irish Farmers and Food Producers this festive season

December 13, 2018 · Comments Off on Agri Aware urges consumers to support Irish Farmers and Food Producers this festive season 

This holiday season Agri Aware, the independent Irish agri-food educational body, is asking shoppers to think local and support Irish farmers and food producers when purchasing food this festive season. With 1 in 8 jobs in Ireland linked to the agri-food sector, shopping locally for your Christmas dinner helps rural communities survive and thrive. Ireland’s rich, green countryside allows for the finest and freshest quality of food to be available at our fingertips. The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), along with the passion and hard work of our farmers and food processors, helps to ensure a... [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

Biography of Eamonn ‘The Terminator’ Magee and debut by cross-Channel champ Tom Gregory tie in first William Hill Sports Book of the Year dead heat

November 30, 2018 · Comments Off on Biography of Eamonn ‘The Terminator’ Magee and debut by cross-Channel champ Tom Gregory tie in first William Hill Sports Book of the Year dead heat 

Award split between two winners for the first time in its 30-year history Tom Gregory’s “truly one-of-a-kind” debut A Boy in the Water becomes the first swimming title to win the Award Journalist Paul D. Gibson’s The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee – a “rivetingly raw” collaboration with the Irish boxer known as ‘The Terminator’ – is the fifth boxing title to scoop the prize   A Boy in the Water by Tom Gregory (Particular Books) and The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee (Mercier Press) by Paul D. Gibson have today, Tuesday 27th November, been jointly awarded the 2018 William Hill... [Read the full story]

Events

This Reuse Month Householders & Businesses are Encouraged to Reuse more, as less than 5% of disposed of items are reused

September 24, 2018 · Comments Off on This Reuse Month Householders & Businesses are Encouraged to Reuse more, as less than 5% of disposed of items are reused 

Reuse businesses, charities and organisation sustained more than 800 jobs, 350 job scheme training positions & 7,600 voluntary positions with a turnover of more than €80 million in 2017.  National Reuse Month takes place from October 1 to 31, 2018.     IT is estimated that Irish households reuse less than 5% of the amount of waste discarded every year, even though people continuously reuse certain items on a daily basis.    At the launch of Reuse Month 2018 in Roscommon, Denis Naughten TD, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment; with Michelle Fallon, Owner,... [Read the full story]

Sport

Munster Women Named For Winner-Takes-All Clash With Leinster

September 14, 2018 · Comments Off on Munster Women Named For Winner-Takes-All Clash With Leinster 

Munster Women’s Head Coach, Laura Guest, has named her squad to take on Leinster in a winner-takes-all Interprovincial clash at Energia Park this Saturday, 15 September (kick-off 7.30pm). There are changes to the side who defeated Ulster 40-20 at Portadown RFC last weekend, with Aine Staunton starting at outside centre and Laura O’Mahony switching places with Eimear Considine in the back-line. Munster Women, sponsored by Keane’s jewellers, v Leinster Women 15. Eimear Considine – UL Bohemian RFC 14. Laura O’Mahony – UL Bohemian RFC 13. Aine Staunton – UL Bohemian RFC 12. Laura... [Read the full story]

Business

10 crucial employment law and HR changes to look out for in 2019

December 5, 2018 · Comments Off on 10 crucial employment law and HR changes to look out for in 2019 

Advice by Peninsula Ireland Associate Director of Advisory Alan Hickey   From GDPR to widespread claims of workplace sexual harassment, 2018 has been a busy year in HR and employment law.   Although employers may hope for a quieter 2019, it’s looking likely that there will be a number of issues that are prevalent throughout the year, amid the ongoing uncertainty of Brexit. Below are just ten changes employers need to look out for:   Brexit   The nature of Ireland’s future trading relationship with the UK post-Brexit remains unclear. Business groups north and south of... [Read the full story]

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Agri Aware urges consumers to support Irish Farmers and Food Producers this festive season

This holiday season Agri Aware, the independent Irish agri-food educational body, is asking shoppers to think local and support Irish farmers and food producers when purchasing food this festive season. With 1 in 8 jobs in Ireland linked to the agri-food sector, shopping locally for your Christmas dinner helps rural...

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Irish Government must urgently intensify no-deal contingency plans

This week’s UK developments further increase risk of no-deal  The Irish Exporters Association today calls on the Government and the European Union to urgently intensify its no-deal contingency planning following this week’s developments in the UK. Monday’s decision by UK Prime Minister Theresa May to defer the...

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Irish people making it easy for burglars, warns AA, with over 26% hiding presents in wardrobes

The AA is warning Irish home owners to be more imaginative when it comes to hiding Christmas presents in order to reduce their risk of losing everything in the event of a burglary.   A recent AA Home Insurance study, found that over a quarter (26.6%) of Irish people hide Christmas presents in a wardrobe,...

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Agri Aware urges consumers to support Irish Farmers and Food Producers this festive season

This holiday season Agri Aware, the independent Irish agri-food educational body,...


Irish Government must urgently intensify no-deal contingency plans

This week’s UK developments further increase risk of no-deal  The Irish Exporters...


Irish people making it easy for burglars, warns AA, with over 26% hiding presents in wardrobes

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Toyota Ireland launches the 13th Annual Dream Car Art Contest for u15s

Young Irish artists aged 15 and under can enter their submissions by February...


Irish households and businesses need to improve their waste separation

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2018 Annual Transition Statement published by Minister Bruton

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