Ballet Ireland Brings Romeo and Juliet To Thurles

Based on Shakespeare’s tale of the star-crossed lovers, Romeo & Juliet is one of the greatest love stories of all time. Against a backdrop of ancient feuds and gang warfare, the ill-fated young couple falls hopelessly in love, but their families are bitter enemies.  ​Shakespeare’s tragic tale is transported from the streets of medieval Verona […]

“Face It Down” App Sees Drivers Rewarded By FBD

Use of mobile phones while driving is a big problem on Irish roads. Too many people still drive while on their phone to take a call, text, snap a selfie, update their social media channels or check an email. So, as part of Toyota Ireland’s brand promise of being ‘Built for a Better World’, it […]

European Investment Bank Backs Re-Development Of Limerick

Limerick’s economic resurgence took another giant step forward today as the European Investment Bank (EIB) confirmed a record commitment for an urban Ireland investment programme for the city. EIB Vice President Andrew McDowell travelled to Limerick for the announcement, which will see the bank commit to €85million in lending to Limerick City and County Council […]

EIF And SBCI Triple New Financing For Irish SMEs

The European Investment Fund (part of the EIB Group) and the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) have tripled their finance for Irish SMEs under the COSME programme in Ireland with a new increase to EUR 330 million.   Today’s deal means that from 2018, in total, an expected 10,000 companies in all sectors across […]

Universal Children’s Day – A Day To Celebrate Childhood

Organisations working directly with children have come together with Ireland’s leading children’s rights institutions, the Department of Children and Youth Affairs and Tusla to celebrate Universal Children’s Day on Monday 20th November. Individuals and organisations across the country are encouraged to get involved on this special day of celebration for children. Visit www.childrensday.ie to find out about events taking place […]

Fuel Prices Reach Highest Level Since March 2017 – AA

Fuel prices have hit their highest level since March 2017, recent research from AA Ireland has found. According to the motoring organisation’s latest fuel prices survey a litre of petrol currently costs 136.9c on average, up 2c since October. Meanwhile, a litre of diesel currently costs 126.1c, up 2.7c per litre on October’s prices. Both fuels are […]

Are you one of Laois’s Silver Surfers?

Open eir is delighted to announce that nominations are open for people in Laois to enter the 2018 open eir Silver Surfer Awards. This is the second year the company will sponsor these awards, which are run in conjunction with Age Action.  The awards recognise the online achievements of older people using technology as well as […]

Skoda Ireland Release Full Details Of The All New Karoq

ŠKODA Ireland have today revealed full details of the eagerly anticipated KAROQ, the second model in the brand’s SUV offensive. The ŠKODA KAROQ will make its debut on Irish soil this December and starts at just €27,715 for the very well-equipped Ambition model. New technologies including a digital information display and a new 1.5 TSI […]

Volkswagen Reveal New Polo Pricing

 The sixth-generation of the Volkswagen Polo arrives in Ireland in December in time for 2018 sales, and left-hand drive models can be seen in the majority of Volkswagen dealers nationwide. Now pricing has been revealed for the new model, with pricing starting at €16,795 for the 1.0-litre 65hp Trendline. The new Polo is dramatically larger […]

Audi Q5 Picks Up “Golden Steering Wheel” Award

 The Audi Q5 was crowned the best “Large SUV” at the annual “Golden Steering Wheel” awards ceremony this week in Berlin. One of the most coveted awards in Europe, the ceremony celebrates the best new cars to be launched in the past year. The winner was chosen by an international panel of experts from nominations […]

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