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Donal Skehan announced as this year’s Great Irish Bake Ambassador for Children’s Health Foundation Crumlin and Temple Street

April 10, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

Children’s Health Foundation Ambassador Donal Skehan was joined virtually by CHI patients Adam King and Saoirse Ruane to celebrate the launch of this year’s Great Irish Bake for Crumlin and Temple Street taking place on 21st May, proudly supported by Gem. For many years the Great Irish Bake has raised some much-needed dough for sick children in CHl at Temple Street. This year, for the first time, Children’s Health Foundation’s Great Irish Bake campaign will be encouraging people in Co. Offaly and all around the country to raise funds and support sick children in CHI... [Read the full story]

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Unwrapping Ireland’s food waste: Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food, with 41% of people reporting they throw away bread

October 2, 2020 · Comments Off on Unwrapping Ireland’s food waste: Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food, with 41% of people reporting they throw away bread 

Food waste is an issue of high concern for Irish people and they are willing to take action.Main reasons for waste are food passing its Use-By date and forgetting to eat leftovers in time. After bread; vegetables, fruit and salad are the foods that are thrown out most often in the home.During the Covid-19 lockdown, 29% of people reported wasting less food. Ireland has committed to halving food waste by 2030 which requires a strong response along every step of the food chain from farm to fork. New findings from an EPA survey, show food waste is a high priority in Irish households,... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Síle Seoige – talks openly about miscarriage in TG4 documentary

April 7, 2021 · Comments Off on Síle Seoige – talks openly about miscarriage in TG4 documentary 

Síle Seoige: Deireadh TochtaTG4 Wednesday April 7th 9.30pm Síle Seoige explores the grief, hopes, fears, and frustrations of those who have gone through miscarriage and sets out to put an end to the culture of silence and stigma around this terrible loss that is experienced by so many. In this hour-long authored documentary, broadcaster and mother Síle Seoige meets with women, couples, doctors and service providers in an effort to investigate the medical, emotional, psychological, and sociological elements of miscarriage, to help society understand it better. In 2019, Síle decided... [Read the full story]

Events

Bord Bia invites the public to Bloom At Home this May

May 18, 2020 · Comments Off on Bord Bia invites the public to Bloom At Home this May 

This summer Bord Bia is encouraging the Irish public to come together and Bloom from their own homes on Sunday, 31st of May. Bord Bia’s Bloom At Home will feature a series of online events, including Q&As and talks, cookery demonstrations with quality assured, in season produce and entertainment from some of Bord Bia Bloom’s long-time participants, bringing a flavour of Ireland’s largest gardening and lifestyle festival into people’s homes this June Bank Holiday weekend. From preparing vibrant flower beds and much-loved house plants, to creating a wildflower meadow at home,... [Read the full story]

Sport

Niall Breslin launches ‘Marathon Mind’ exclusively available on Spotify Where Is My Mind? Podcast

March 2, 2021 · Comments Off on Niall Breslin launches ‘Marathon Mind’ exclusively available on Spotify Where Is My Mind? Podcast 

Today, Monday, March 1st, Niall Breslin launches a unique and ambitious project on the Where Is My Mind? podcast that will document the journey of four individuals as they train for one of the most testing of all endurance events, a Marathon. In 2021, Niall, alongside a team of passionate professionals, will be coaching, training and mentoring four individuals to complete a 26.2 mile marathon. The aim of the series is to train the mind to make the body strong, not the other way around – and to invite listeners to join on their own journey, too. Previously, Niall undertook a similar... [Read the full story]

Business

Social entrepreneurs invited to apply for funding and support from Social Entrepreneurs Ireland

March 25, 2021 · Comments Off on Social entrepreneurs invited to apply for funding and support from Social Entrepreneurs Ireland 

Just 2 weeks left to apply to SEI’s Ideas Academy or Impact Programme with total funding of €150,000 available Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) is making €50,000 seed funding available through its Ideas Academy to individuals who have an innovative idea to solve a particular social problem and are looking to take the first steps from idea to action. A further €100,000 will be awarded through its Impact Programme. The funding is part of a suite of supports on offer to social entrepreneurs on its Ideas Academy and Impact Programme, which are both currently accepting applications. Participants... [Read the full story]

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Donal Skehan announced as this year’s Great Irish Bake Ambassador for Children’s Health Foundation Crumlin and Temple Street

Children’s Health Foundation Ambassador Donal Skehan was joined virtually by CHI patients Adam King and Saoirse Ruane to celebrate the launch of this year’s Great Irish Bake for Crumlin and Temple Street taking place on 21st May, proudly supported by Gem. For many years the Great Irish Bake...

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Irish Water progressing with essential water main replacement works in Laois to safeguard the water supply and reduce high levels of leakage

Irish Water, working in partnership with Laois County Council, is progressing with essential water mains replacement works in Abbeyleix and Portlaoise to improve the security of supply and reduce high levels of leakage in the area. These essential works will be delivered in adherence with the HSE and government...

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Opinion Piece: ALONE call on Government to immediately begin planning for older and vulnerable groups return to society post-COVID

by Seán Moynihan, CEO ALONE Since the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ireland, older people have had to largely withdraw from society, with many postponing important and vital medical check-ups and appointments in order to protect themselves from the virus. Repro Free: Monday 11th January 2016. Picture...

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Donal Skehan announced as this year’s Great Irish Bake Ambassador for Children’s Health Foundation Crumlin and Temple Street

Children’s Health Foundation Ambassador Donal Skehan was joined virtually by CHI...


Irish Water progressing with essential water main replacement works in Laois to safeguard the water supply and reduce high levels of leakage

Irish Water, working in partnership with Laois County Council, is progressing...


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