Stop Climate Chaos Coalition

Individuals, NGOs and businesses from Ireland and around the world already have had the opportunity to voice their concerns to the Citizens’ Assembly through a major public consultation. The consultation was a great success with the Assembly receiving close to 1,200 submissions, which are available online. Speaking on behalf of Ireland’s Stop Climate Chaos Coalition, Jerry […]

New Volkswagen T-Roc To Start From €24 750 In Ireland

Volkswagen’s new T-Roc crossover model has been drawing crowds at the recent Frankfurt Motor Show and closer to home, at the National Ploughing Championships in Tullamore. Now Volkswagen has revealed that the new model, which goes on sale in Ireland later this year, will have a starting price of just €24,750. The entry-level T-Roc specification is offered […]

Laois Dealer Welcomes New S-Class

Mercedes-Benz main dealer Michael Moore of Michael Moore Car Sales, Portarlington pictured at the launch of the new, S-Class, flagship model of the Mercedes-Benz range.   Described by him as ‘the new face of luxury motoring in Ireland’, the new S-Class is said to be the technological forerunner to other Mercedes-Benz models yet to come […]

Laois Sports Clubs Get Fitness Monitoring Call

Sports clubs, coaches and athletes in Laois and beyond are invited to take part in a competition supported by fruit importers Fyffes for which prizes of a one year opportunity to use performance monitoring software devised by Dundalk-based specialists, Metrifit, are offered.   Said to be the latest innovation in sports technology, the Metrifit system […]

Irish Ferries Scarefest Package Announced

Irish Ferries has unveiled a ‘fright-fully’ attractive family package to Alton Towers Resort annual Scarefest – likely to appeal brave parents and children seeking an action-packed break this October. Valid for travel until November 3rd, the €459 deal sees two adults and two children under 11 enjoy three nights with breakfast in the nearby Best […]

Irish Farmers To Get EU €250m Cash Flow Boost

The European Commission has agreed to increase the Basic Payment Scheme to Irish farmers from 50% to 70%. The payment, amounting to €250 million and due on October 16th, follows recent adverse weather that has caused cash-flow difficulties for 139,000 farming families. Speaking at National Ploughing Championships in Tullamore this morning, Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for […]

Two Thirds Of Us Couldn’t Live Without Our Smartphone

Two thirds of Irish people could not live without their smartphone. That’s according to new research by Carphone Warehouse. The study of 1,000 Irish people was carried out by Coyne Research on behalf of Carphone Warehouse to celebrate the arrival of the highly-anticipated iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in Carphone Warehouse stores nationwide.   […]

“Clocking” Surges In Ireland

1 in 10 second hand cars for sale in Ireland has a false mileage displayed according to the largest study of its kind ever conducted. The figure is even worse for cars imported from the UK where nearly 1 in 5 has an unreliable or questionable mileage reading. The study was carried out by Cartell.ie […]

Lamb Supplies Tighter – IFA

IFA National Sheep Committee Chairman John Lynskey said lambs are a bit tighter at the factories this week, and with sterling back at 88p/€, the influx and influence of Northern lamb imports will be less.   He said factories are looking for stock and paying from €4.70 to €4.80/kg with top-ups for groups and larger […]

Cattle Supplies Tighter As Beef Demand Remains Very Strong – IFA

IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said the beef trade is steady this week with the base price for steers at €3.80/kg and heifers making €3.90/kg. He said finished supplies are definitely tightening and demand remains very strong with some reports of top prices of €3.85 and €3.95/kg.   In our main export market, the […]

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