Young Laois Artist To Represent Ireland At major Tokyo Exhibition

17-year old Lucy Deegan from Luggacurran, Co. Laois, will be representing Ireland when she attends a major exhibition in Tokyo at which her top prize-winning entry from this year’s 63rd Texaco Children’s Art Competition will be displayed.   Travelling at the invitation of Japan’s International Foundation for Arts and Culture, Lucy, accompanied by her Mother […]

Music Generation Laois Young Musicians Shine At International Conference

Young musicians from Music Generation Laois took centre stage on Friday evening, 23 June, when they performed for an audience of national and international delegates, including Guests of Honor His Serene Highness Prince Albert II, Sovereign Prince of Monaco, and An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the Gala Celebration of The Ireland Funds Worldwide Conference 2017 […]

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 […]

Enterprise Ireland Announces €750,000 In Start-Up Funding For Laois Female Entrepreneurs

Enterprise Ireland’s €750,000 Competitive Start Fund (CSF) for Female Entrepreneurs will open for applications on Wednesday 3 May. Up to €50,000 in equity funding is available to a maximum of 15 successful female applicants with early stage start-up companies. Last year, one in three companies who received CSF investment from Enterprise Ireland were female-led.   […]

Ireland’s Food Entrepreneur Competition

April 14th is the last chance for transition year students for secondary school students to enter the GIY and Cully & Sully ‘Give Peas A Chance’ food entrepreneur competition.   Students are invited to take part in the ‘Give Peas A Chance’ competition, which combines food growing and entrepreneurship in order to engage and inspire […]

New Cottage Market for Laois

20 Cottage Markets are set to open in towns across the country this year as a result of the ‘Cottage Market’ initiative unveiled by GIY and supported by Ulster Bank and The Ireland Funds.   Last month community groups from across the country were invited to apply to the initiative for funding in order to […]

Migraine Association Seminar On Migraine In Children And Adults

The Migraine Association of Ireland is delighted to announce a Free Public Information Seminar which will take place in Laois on Thursday, March 30th 2017. The seminar will take place in the Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise from 7 pm until 9 pm. This event will feature; Dr. Muhammad Tariq, Consultant Pediatrician & Childhood Headache Expert from […]

Wellness Coach Alison Canavan Wants To Get Laois Growing

Wellness Coach Alison Canavan is calling on people across to the country to get growing their own food in 2017. Alison has teamed up with GIY and Energia for the ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’ initiative which offers community and voluntary organisations the opportunity to apply to the €70,000 pool of funding which will enable groups […]

Macra na Feirme Delegation Visits The European Parliament

Independent MEP Marian Harkin met with a delegation from Macra na Feirme who came and visited the European Parliament for a discussion with MEPs on current problems facing young farmers.

Bord Bia Launches Farmers’ Market Training Workshops

Bord Bia is set to host a series of Farmers’ Market skills training workshops around the country this November to support new and existing members of the food market network. The ‘Skills Training for Selling at Farmers’ workshops, specifically designed by Bord Bia, will provide practical solutions to the challenges most frequently faced by market […]

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