The Countdown is on for Féile ’19 taking place this weekend at Semple Stadium

The final stage timetable has been confirmed for this weekend’s festival which will host a world beating range of Irish performers including Sinead O’Connor, The Stunning, Horslips and Sultans of Ping and some very special guests. Curated by Tom Dunne, FÉILE ‘19 will see one of the strongest Irish music line-ups ever assembled take to […]

Income streaming service launches in Ireland – Instant access to earned wages before payday

Wagestream, the first income streaming app that allows employees to access a percentage of their wages before payday, has officially launched in Ireland. In partnership with Irish employers, Wagestream gives workers instant access to their own earnings at any time throughout the month and aims to remove the need for resorting to credit cards, overdrafts […]

Catch your first fish and learn about Ireland’s freshwater fish species at the National Ploughing Championships 2019

Inland Fisheries Ireland to bring the fisheries resource to the public Visitors to the National Ploughing Championships will be able to catch their first fish as Inland Fisheries Ireland returns with its interactive angling simulator suitable for novices as well as avid anglers! Inland Fisheries Ireland will be located within the Government of Ireland Village […]

Biggest climate protest in history – Dozens of events planned around Ireland

Student organizers and climate campaigners supporting the School Strikes for Climate have announced their plans for Ireland’s particiaption in the Global Climate Strike on Friday 20th September. Students have so far organized School Strike Rallies for 10 locations around Ireland from Tralee to Dundalk, as well as Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway. Adults have signed […]

Pieta Supports World Suicide Prevention Day on 10th September With ‘light A Candle’ Campaign

Pieta, Ireland’s leading suicide prevention service, is encouraging people to light a candle near a window at 8:00pm as a symbol of support for suicide prevention and in memory of loved ones lost to suicide Pieta is supporting the World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) ‘Light a Candle’ campaign on 10th September, encouraging people to light a […]

EY Economic Eye: GDP growth revised downwards based on gloomier global outlook but labour market continues to beat the odds

ROI GDP growth for 2020 revised downwards to 3.0% from 3.3% on the back of a weaker global economic outlook and continued Brexit uncertainty Growth is projected to further slow to 2.8% in 2021, assuming the avoidance of a hard Brexit A no-deal Brexit outcome could see 2020 GDP dip to 1.3% Tentative signs that […]

Funding Boost For Go Girls Karting Initiative Gives 1,000 Aspiring Female Drivers The Chance To Experience Life In The Fast Lane

Ireland World Cup hockey star and motorsport engineer Nicci Daly to lead schools programme which combines STEM subjects with motorsport driving More than 1,000 female secondary school students will get the chance to sample life in the fast lane after a joint initiative by Motorsport Ireland and Formula Female received funding of €35,000 from the […]

Opinion Piece on Insurance costs and the impact of the claim culture in Ireland

by Paul Hackett, CEO and Co-Founder of Click&Go It’s true that we have a great sense of humour in this country – it’s how we deal with things – but, all jokes aside, the fallout of the “Maria Bailey Swing in the Dean” incident is very, very serious. Let me put that into context, Click&Go […]

Ireland’s Moms and Dads are not benefiting from the States supports available to new parents

·      Taxback.com: “At least 75% of the people we deal with do not know of the financial assistance they are entitled to” ·      Paternity Leave is still broadly underutilised across the board Tax refund specialists Taxback.com say that it has come to their attention that new parents in particular are overwhelmingly unaware of the State […]

EU Commission to help workers in event of ‘no deal’ Brexit – Hogan

Statement by Phil Hogan, EU Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development This morning (4 September 2019), the European Commission adopted the latest in a series of Brexit Preparedness Communications, in which we reiterated our call to all stakeholders to prepare for a no-deal scenario. In order to help businesses that trade with the UK, we […]

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