Irish researchers for Climate Action secure €12.9m in EU funding over 3 years

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supports and encourages the participation of the Irish Research Community under Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for research and innovation. The EPA today congratulates successful Irish researchers who have secured competitive funding of €12.9 million from the Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials (Climate Action) sub-programme of […]

Retail Ireland Announces New Chairman

Retail Ireland, the Ibec group that represents the retail sector, today announced Willie O’Byrne, Managing Director of BWG Foods, as its new Chairman. Mr O’Byrne will serve a two year term and replaces outgoing Chairman, Conor Whelan, Managing Director of Eason Group. Mr O’Byrne will be joined at the helm of the organisation by Brian […]

Irish Cancer Society Welcomes Review Of Car Parking For Cancer Patients

 The Irish Cancer Society has welcomed the news that the South/South West Hospital Group will review car parking policy for cancer patients across the six hospitals that offer cancer treatment.  This comes after the Chief Operating Officer at the South/South West Hospital Group, Mr. Ger O’Callaghan that the Group would “review what is going on […]

Irish Heart New Stroke Manifesto Launch

Irish Heart launched a new Stroke Manifesto setting out a 12 point blueprint to eliminate preventable death and disability without increasing the overall cost of stroke to the State in Buswells Hotel, Dublin. Chris Macey, Head of Advocacy with Irish Heart, officially unveiled the Manifesto and the launch was addressed by National Stroke Programme lead […]

Ibec calls For A Long Term Planning And Investment Strategy For Ireland

Ibec- the group that represents Irish business – has called for an ambitious long-term planning and investment strategy for Ireland to redress the growing imbalance between the regions and the greater Dublin economy. In their submission to the public consultation on the National Planning Framework, Ibec said that in order for the 2040 plan to […]

ICG Cuts First Steel For New €144 Million Irish Ferries Cruise Ferry

Eamonn Rothwell, Chief Executive of Irish Continental Group plc accompanied by Andrew Sheen, Managing Director of Irish Ferries today (Friday, April 7th 2017) visited the shipyard of Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesselschaft & Co.KG in Flensburg, Germany to oversee the cutting of the first steel plate for use in the construction of their new €144million cruise ferry, which […]

AA Now Offering Breakdown Assistance on Electric & Hybrid Vehicles

AA Ireland partners with Kia Ireland to provide AA Rescue cover to anyone purchasing a Kia Niro. Breakdown cover provider highlights that hybrid and electric vehicles develop similar breakdown issues to conventional vehicles. AA Ireland has today announced a partnership with Kia Ireland to provide breakdown assistance to those who purchase the new Kia Niro […]

Young Travel Writers Competition Opens to Students Across Ireland

A writing competition aimed at discovering Ireland’s best young travel writers has been announced by the organiser’s of the Immrama Festival of Travel Writing, which is set to take place in the heritage town of Lismore in county Waterford this June.   Young writers are now invited to write an 800-word short story about their […]

JCB’s Ten Tonne Ballerinas – The Dancing Diggers, Awesome Aerobatics and Mega Machines at Construction Quarry Machinery Show

April 21st and 22nd 2017 | Molloy’s Quarry Tinnycross, Tullamore, Co Offaly, Ireland #BackedbyAIB   For budding Bob the Builders during the Easter Holidays, CQMS’17 is coming up on April 21st and 22nd 2017 at Molloy’s Quarry, Tinnycross, Tullamore, Co Offaly.  CQMS’17 is a digger dreamlandcovering 100,000 square meters featuring the world famous JCB Dancing […]

Haven Resorts Summer Deal Announced

News for families seeking a deal on their Summer holidays is the recent announcement by Irish Ferries of an early booking offer that could see savings of up to €150 at a selection of UK Haven resorts.   Valid for reservations made by May 31st, one such example is a 7-night bargain break, inclusive of return car ferry […]

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