Runway Run To Honour Memory Of Capt. Dara Fitzpatrick

An airport runway is not the typical place to find runners but for a brief time on Saturday September 16th, the runway at Waterford Airport will be teeming with precisely such people for The Dara Fitzpatrick Memorial Run. The run is a 5k run for charity on the runway used by Dara for ten years while […]

Irish Ferries Set For Spraoi 2017

As Waterford gears up for the annual Spraoi Festival, which takes place in the city over the August Bank Holiday Weekend from August 4-6th next, Irish Ferries has announced it will once again be lending its support to the event.   Now in its twenty-fifth year, Ireland’s oldest city will host hundreds of performers, an array of […]

Lismore Castle Farm Silage Exhibition 2017

The Silage Exhibition 2017 will be taking place at Lismore Castle Farm, Lismore, Co. Waterford on Sunday 23rd July. The Exhibition will feature Vintage Silage Cutting, a Vintage Show, The Ford 100 Year Celebration, An Artisan Food Village and family entertainment.  There will also be the Tractor Pulling Championship with entertainment by Seamus Moore ‘the JCB […]

Dogs Trust Calling On Workplaces To Take Part In “Bring Your Dog To Work Day”

Have you always wanted to bring your dog to work with you? Well now you have the perfect excuse because June 23rd is Bring Your Dog to Work Day! As part of their exciting new campaign to make Ireland more dog-friendly, Dogs Trust, Ireland’s largest dog welfare charity, is celebrating ‘Bring Your Dog to Work […]

Cancer Survivor On 300-mile Cross Country Trek For Charity

 Redhead300, a charity fundraising walk in aid of the Irish Cancer Society, will see a Derry duo take on a 300 mile walk from Derry to Crosshaven, Co. Cork this summer. The challenge is the brainchild of Fergal Barr who will be joined by cancer survivor Keith Adair on the two week walk. The pair […]

Kids Munster Football Tournament 10th Anniversary Raffle For Barnardos

When:             Sunday, 28th May 2017 Where:            Douglas Hall Football Club, Co.Cork What:              Each year the Kids for Kids Munster Football Tournament is held in communities in which Barnardos is working to help make a real impact. 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of their fundraising efforts, with Kids for Kids raising an incredible €60,000 for Barnardos […]

National Biodiversity Week 2017 launches with 50 FREE events taking place all across Ireland

The Irish Environmental Network is delighted to announce the launch of Ireland’s National Biodiversity Week, which will take place from the 19th – 28th May 2017. Over the course of nine days, over 50 free events will take place all across the country, celebrating Ireland’s diverse species and natural habitats. From bat walks and urban beekeeping to […]

Places Fill For Laois Summer Camps

Children’s nationwide performing arts network Starcamp is reminding parents that places are filling up for its two summer camps which take place in Gaelscoil Portlaoise from 8-12th August next and Mountmellick Community Sports Centre from 31stJuly – 4th August next.   Now in its 10th year and supported once again by banana importers Fyffes, the […]

Ballyhoura Walking Festival

The Ballyhoura Walking Festival isn’t just Irelands oldest walking festival – It’s one of the most popular too. This May bank holiday weekend walkers from all over Ireland are expected to descend on Ballyhoura Country, covering an average distance of 20kms each. Now in its 24th year, the festival see’s guides from the Ballyhoura Bears […]

Lighthouse Festival To Shine A Light On Maritime Matters

A free fun filled festival set to shine a light on all things maritime will get underway at the world’s oldest intact working Lighthouse on the Hook Peninsula County Wexford this May bank holiday weekend.   An action packed weekend of festivities will get underway from Saturday, April 29th from 11am. Join in the fun […]

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