AA Ireland drives EV the full length of Ireland on one full charge

Drive took place on Wednesday, 11th of January Car completed 615km with 2% battery remaining AA Ireland’s Blake Boland and Paddy Comyn have driven from Mizen Head in Cork to Malin Head in Donegal, the two extremities of Ireland, without stopping to charge. The famous route is regularly undertaken by keen cyclists and runners, with […]

New Ibec report demonstrates role of Belfast/Good Friday Agreement in delivering prosperity

Report marks launch of major new “For Peace + Prosperity” campaign As the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement (BGFA) nears its 25th anniversary, Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, today published a new report that spotlights the significant economic and social prosperity that the landmark agreement has delivered for both the island of Ireland and Britain. Speaking […]

Approved Housing Body Federation Welcomes Government Approval of Building Defects Scheme

The Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) has welcomed Government’s decision today to approve the drafting of legislation to support a remediation scheme of apartments and duplexes with fire safety, structural safety and water ingress defects, constructed between 1991 and 2013. Speaking on foot of today’s announcement, ICSH CEO, Donal McManus, said: “As the national […]

Fuel prices remain steady across the state ahead of planned increases in March

Diesel prices dropped by 1.7% compared to December (€1.71 per litre). Petrol prices remain steady, with just a marginal 0.6% increase on average (€1.62 per litre). The ban on the importation of Russian fuel products into the EU comes into effect on February 5th. AA Ireland encourages the government to withdraw excise duty reductions on […]

Dept Confirm to IFA that Accelerated Capital Allowances on Slurry Storage will be available for Three Years

It has been confirmed to IFA that accelerated capital allowances on slurry storage will be available for three years, according to IFA Farm Business Chair Rose Mary McDonagh. The then Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, announced on Budget Day a scheme of accelerated capital allowances for the construction of slurry storage. In the Budget 2023, Tax […]

SOLAS Portarlington – Car Boot Sale & New Look Cafe

Car Boot Sale Sunday 22 January 2022 This Sunday 22nd January will see SOLAS host a car boot sale. Last time this event was held over 2,000 customers visited on the day – so we are really looking forward to welcoming the crowds back. The event is running from 10am-4pm so a great chance to come […]

Evidence shows consistent beliefs and attitudes on climate change across Ireland in both rural and urban areas. See what your County thinks about Climate Change

People’s beliefs, attitudes, policy preferences and behaviours on climate change are consistent across Ireland with no discernible difference between urban or rural dwellers. New interactive climate change opinion maps of Ireland allow the public to examine and view national, regional, and county level data about Irish people’s climate change beliefs, attitudes, policy preferences and behaviours. […]

Laochra Gael season 21 launched with 8 new GAA legends profiled

Eight legends who performed heroics on the field and who each have a unique and extraordinary story to tell. The definitive GAA sports series returns to TG4 this spring for a 21st series. The series hour-long format has proved a huge success, bringing each player’s personal stories to screen. The series features eight Laochra with genuine […]

Bank of Ireland donates €1 million to cost of living crisis response

Bank of Ireland is donating €1 million to organisations supporting those most at risk from cost of living pressures. The donation will be targeted to a range of groups including children and families at risk, older persons, those with disabilities, lone parents, international protection applicants, and low-income families. The Bank is making €500,000 available immediately with […]

Wild Youth release ‘We Are One’ and are aiming for Eurovision Victory

We Are One, written by Wild Youth’s prolific keyboard player Conor O’Donohoe, is the bands submission to be Ireland’s entry into Eurovision which takes place in Liverpool from the 9th – 13th May. We Are One is one of six songs that will be looking for votes from the public as well as the national and international panels […]

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