Reformulation Is Key To Reducing Obesity Levels In Ireland – Food Drink Ireland

Food Drink Ireland (FDI), the Ibec group that represents the sector, today welcomed the establishment of a National Reformulation Technical Working Group by Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, Minister of State for Health Promotion. Director of Prepared Consumer Foods at FDI, Kevin McPartlan stated: “The commitment of the food and drink industry to reduce the levels of fat, […]

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 […]

1 In 8 Damaged Home When Attempting DIY Job – AA Ireland

Just under 13% of Irish homeowners have managed to do some sort of damage to their property while attempting DIY, according to the results of the latest AA Ireland Home Insurance survey. The survey, which was carried out in April 2017, found that just over 1 in 8 admitted that their attempt at DIY had […]

Zeeko Confirms High Internet Usage In Ireland Among Young People

A new World Health Organisation report has suggested that a dramatic rise in the use of computers and social media is wreaking havoc on the health of young people. Zeeko (www.zeeko.ie), an Irish EdTech start-up which works with parents and children, believes that education is key to promoting a healthy balance for children in using […]

ISPCC Childline Launch Campaign To Get Children Talking

ISPCC Childline in partnership with Vodafone Ireland Foundation today launches ‘Headbomz’, a slightly gory, massively squelchy and ultimately standout schools programme, as part of a national awareness campaign aimed at children aged eight to ten years, to remind them that ‘Talking Makes Us Stronger’. The launch sees the roll-out of an innovative song and video […]

Dogs Trust Launches Nationwide ‘Be Dog Smart’ Education Campaign

Pulling his tail, sitting on him, disturbing his sleep and kissing his nose are just some of the antagonising ways children act around dogs according to a new survey released by Dogs Trust. The charity is urging parents to never leave a child alone with any dog as part of its ground breaking Be Dog Smart […]

Tipperary young people showcase their Youth Citizenship at National Event

The Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards took place in Citywest Hotel & Conference Centre on Saturday April 29th, 2017 where over 2300 young people from throughout Ireland showcased their work in the community. 204 groups took part in the awards with projects covering topics such as equality; homelessness; mental health; culture and much more.   […]

Irish Whiskey Distilleries to attract 158,000 visitors across Ireland’s Midlands and East

THE Irish Whiskey Association’s Midlands/East Regional Irish Whiskey Tourism Strategy was launched by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan on Monday evening [15th MAY] at the Tullamore D.E.W. Old Bonded Warehouse.   Minister O’Donovan said, “I am very pleased on behalf of the Government to launch the Midlands/East Regional Irish Whiskey Association […]

Euromillions Jackpot To Hit A Mega €100 Millions

Ireland is in the grip of EuroMillions fever with Tuesday’s EuroMilions Jackpot estimated to hit a bank-busting €100 million, the highest so far this year. A National Lottery spokesperson said today (Sunday) that retailers all over the country are reporting massive interest in Tuesday’s draw after Friday night’s bumper €90 million Jackpot was not won. […]

New online course for Prediabetes & Type 2

We developed an online educational course that people can follow from the comfort of their own home following a visit to their GP where they have been told one of 2 things : “you have Type 2 diabetes” or “if you don’t change your diet and lifestyle you will get Type 2 – you have […]

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