Machines Get Moving To Rewet Bogs

“These machines are like massive bog defibrillators” Bord na Móna deploys new excavators for bog rehabilitation work 200 hectares of bog rehabilitated in the last year Bog rewetting promotes carbon capture, biodiversity and habitats for native species New machines have been deployed on Bord na Móna lands as part of a plan to rewet thousands […]

Concern Around Motor Insurance Prices Growing Among Motorists

A majority of motorists are more concerned about the cost of their car insurance than they were at this point 12 months ago, according to recent research from AA Ireland. A survey of over 4,000 motorists undertaken by AA Car Insurance found that 50.71% of respondents ‘strongly agreed’ that they were more concerned about the […]

Homeowners Experience Difficulty Finding Affordable Home Insurance

Almost 1 in 3 Owners Experience Difficulty Finding Affordable Home Insurance Homeowners are being reminded of the important of shopping around at the time of renewing their home insurance, after recent research found many Irish people have had difficulties finding affordable cover. In response to a survey of over 4,000 homeowners undertaken by AA Home […]

Recognitions Of Qualifications Are A Barrier To Diaspora Construction Workers – CIF

“We should be building bridges not walls for the construction diaspora to return because the industry needs their skills and expertise to deliver housing and infrastructure” The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has identified a number of barriers deterring Irish emigrants with construction expertise from returning home. Since 2016, the CIF has highlighted a potential shortage […]

Business Blooming At Ireland’s Premier Floral And Food Festival

#Bloom2018 Bord Bia today hosted more than 200 national and international buyers for a trade breakfast in the Food Village at Bloom, Ireland’s largest gardening, food and drink festival created by Bord Bia. The breakfast event is just one of a number of business opportunities which Bord Bia’s Bloom offers to Irish companies exhibiting at the […]

Talented Laois Students Win Texaco Awards

Four Laois students have been presented with top awards in this year’s 64th Texaco Children’s Art Competition.   Rían Dooley (3), a pupil at Íosa Linn Pre-school, Ballybrittas, won a Special Merit Award in the competition.    James Twohig, Director Ireland Operations at Valero. presented him with the award. Other Laois winners, who also received Special Merit Awards at […]

Tara Flynn’s Rage-In: The Trolls and Tribulations of Modern Life Available Nationwide

Press Release -Tara Flynn’s Rage-In: The Trolls and Tribulations of Modern Life available nationwide. The world is a mess and bestselling author and comedian Tara Flynn is sharing her views. She’s shocked, bemused, irreverent and wondering where the kindness why the rage is now all the rage!  Rage-In: The Trolls and Tribulations of Modern Life […]

AA Life Insurance Research Finds ‘Time To Say Goodbye’ Is Ireland’s Favourite Funeral Song

‘Time To Say Goodbye’ by Andrea Bocelli is the preferred funeral song of most Irish people, according to recent research. A survey of over 4,000 Irish people undertaken by AA Life Insurance found that almost 1 in 5 of us (19.81%) would choose to have the Andrea Bocelli song played at our funeral. Also appearing […]

EPA’s climate figures highlight urgency of increased climate and renewables action by Government – IFA

IFA Environment Chairman Thomas Cooney has again restated IFA’s call on Government to introduce a robust climate activation programme to curb greenhouse gas emissions in Ireland, particularly the increases from the transport sector. Thomas Cooney said, “The EPA’s figures published today represent a real call to action. While emissions from agriculture are expected to increase […]

What A Catch! Sustainable Seafood Garden Hooks Overall Prize at Bloom 2018

Bord Bia announces a whopping 10 gold medals for Show Gardens at Bloom Garden designer Andrew Christopher Dunne from the coastal fishing village of Clogherhead in County Louth has been named as the overall Show Garden winner at Bord Bia’s Bloom 2018 for his ‘Sustainable Seafood Garden’ in association with Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM). Following a rigorous two-day […]

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