Acquired Brain Injury Ireland urges commuter cyclists to wear a helmet for all journeys, long or short

As commuter traffic gets ready to return to peak levels in September, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland is calling on anyone cycling to work to wear a helmet at all times, even on short journeys. According to the national charity which is the leading provider of neuro-rehabilitation around the country, wearing a cycle helmet dramatically reduces […]

Rehab Group pre-budget submission calls for increased social welfare and funding to help people with disabilities to enter the workforce, as a way out of poverty

A wide-ranging survey of people with disabilities carried out by the Rehab Group reveals the true scale of disability and poverty in Ireland. The survey of more than 300 people, supported by Rehab Group, revealed many are skipping meals, going without medicine, cutting back on heating, and cannot afford to go out because their disability […]

Reduced VAT Rate Results In New Jobs In Laois

In Q1 2018 alone, 171,700 workers were employed directly in the Accommodation and Food Services sector and the total gross annual wage paid to those workers was €3.98 billion. In Q1 2018, it is estimated that 3,058 workers were employed directly in the Accommodation and Food Services sector in County Laois. Total employment in the Accommodation and […]

Acclaimed new Irish documentary A Mother Brings Her Son to Be Shot set for nationwide cinema release on 14th September

What would cause a Derry mother to bring her son to be shot?  Sinead O’Shea’s acclaimed new Irish documentary asks that extraordinary question. Following sold out screenings at London, Dublin, Glasgow and Belfast International Film Festivals, CPH:DOX, Copenhagen, the Galway Film Fleadh, New Zealand and Sydney Film Festivals, the film is set for nationwide Irish […]

Almost 1 in 6 Question If They’ll Ever Own a Home

Almost 1 in 6 Irish people are sceptical of the likelihood that they will every own a home according to recent research. According to a recent survey of over 5,000 people from AA Home Insurance, 9.22% of respondents fully agreed with the claim that owning a home was something they felt that they were unlikely […]

‘Farming for Nature Awards’ celebrating farmers across Ireland who are managing their land and livestock in a way that benefits nature

A new initiative has been launched which aims to source, share and celebrate stories of farmers across Ireland who are considered to be managing their land and livestock in a way that benefits nature. The national Farming for Nature Award is sponsored by Bord Bia and supported by a wide range of farming and conservation interests including […]

€1 million in start-up funding for overseas entrepreneurs and experienced business professionals

The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced two new Competitive Start Funds (CSFs) totalling up to €1 million to support overseas entrepreneurs and start-ups led by experienced business professionals. The funds, which will run simultaneously, will be administered by Enterprise Ireland. Each fund will provide up to €50,000 in equity […]

Easter In Baden-Baden With The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Institute for CultureTravel, Ireland’s leading specialist in cultural tours, is offering the opportunity to see two outstanding performances by the world-famous Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in Baden-Baden next April 2019. The four-night tour departs on 19 April 2019 and includes return flight from Dublin, 4-nights bed and breakfast, lunch on arrival, walking tour of Baden-Baden, visit to the […]

Minor Drop In Fuel Prices Welcome News For Motorists

The average cost of a litre of both petrol and diesel has fallen for the time in over 3 months according to the latest fuel prices survey from AA Ireland. According to the motoring organisation, a litre of petrol currently costs 143.8c on average having fallen from an average price of 147.6c last month. Meanwhile, […]

Carnival Atmosphere As Thousands Enjoy Foynes Air Show

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