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Europe in the palm of your hand: launch of a Citizens’ App

January 14, 2019 · Comments Off on Europe in the palm of your hand: launch of a Citizens’ App 

A new mobile application, designed by the European Parliament to help citizens to discover what the EU has done, is doing and plans to do, is now available.   With one eye on the upcoming European elections, the Citizens’ App enables everyone, everywhere to check the EU’s achievements, ongoing work, and future goals as well as explaining what the European Parliament’s does. It can find different initiatives of interest by topic and location and provides updates on their progress. It is searchable, shareable, can be personalised and is available in twenty-four languages.   It... [Read the full story]

GAA

Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes

September 7, 2017 · Comments Off on Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes 

Tipperary Intermediate Team On Saturday last Tipperary Ladies Football found out their opponents in the All Ireland Final when the second All Ireland Semi Final was played in Cavan. Tyrone overcame Sligo in the Semi Final to earn themselves a place in the Final. Tyrone played in Division 2 in the Lidl National Football League so the teams have not met yet this year. Tyrone has enjoyed playing Senior for the last two years and this is something they will be hoping to achieve again. We would look forward to supporting Tipperary in their quest for Senior and All Ireland success in Croke Park on Sunday,... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Biography of Eamonn ‘The Terminator’ Magee and debut by cross-Channel champ Tom Gregory tie in first William Hill Sports Book of the Year dead heat

November 30, 2018 · Comments Off on Biography of Eamonn ‘The Terminator’ Magee and debut by cross-Channel champ Tom Gregory tie in first William Hill Sports Book of the Year dead heat 

Award split between two winners for the first time in its 30-year history Tom Gregory’s “truly one-of-a-kind” debut A Boy in the Water becomes the first swimming title to win the Award Journalist Paul D. Gibson’s The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee – a “rivetingly raw” collaboration with the Irish boxer known as ‘The Terminator’ – is the fifth boxing title to scoop the prize   A Boy in the Water by Tom Gregory (Particular Books) and The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee (Mercier Press) by Paul D. Gibson have today, Tuesday 27th November, been jointly awarded the 2018 William Hill... [Read the full story]

Events

This Reuse Month Householders & Businesses are Encouraged to Reuse more, as less than 5% of disposed of items are reused

September 24, 2018 · Comments Off on This Reuse Month Householders & Businesses are Encouraged to Reuse more, as less than 5% of disposed of items are reused 

Reuse businesses, charities and organisation sustained more than 800 jobs, 350 job scheme training positions & 7,600 voluntary positions with a turnover of more than €80 million in 2017.  National Reuse Month takes place from October 1 to 31, 2018.     IT is estimated that Irish households reuse less than 5% of the amount of waste discarded every year, even though people continuously reuse certain items on a daily basis.    At the launch of Reuse Month 2018 in Roscommon, Denis Naughten TD, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment; with Michelle Fallon, Owner,... [Read the full story]

Sport

Munster Women Named For Winner-Takes-All Clash With Leinster

September 14, 2018 · Comments Off on Munster Women Named For Winner-Takes-All Clash With Leinster 

Munster Women’s Head Coach, Laura Guest, has named her squad to take on Leinster in a winner-takes-all Interprovincial clash at Energia Park this Saturday, 15 September (kick-off 7.30pm). There are changes to the side who defeated Ulster 40-20 at Portadown RFC last weekend, with Aine Staunton starting at outside centre and Laura O’Mahony switching places with Eimear Considine in the back-line. Munster Women, sponsored by Keane’s jewellers, v Leinster Women 15. Eimear Considine – UL Bohemian RFC 14. Laura O’Mahony – UL Bohemian RFC 13. Aine Staunton – UL Bohemian RFC 12. Laura... [Read the full story]

Business

Resilient Performance by Irish Food & Drink Exports in 2018, Creed

January 11, 2019 · Comments Off on Resilient Performance by Irish Food & Drink Exports in 2018, Creed 

Food exports to the UK grow despite continued uncertainty Irish butter sales surpass €1 billion for the first time   Despite a year of unprecedented global volatility, involving political uncertainty, extreme weather events and continuing currency fluctuations impacting competitiveness, the value of Irish food, drink and horticulture exports reached €12.1 billion in 2018, down just 4 per cent from a record high in 2017. Launching Bord Bia’s Export Performance and Prospects 2018/2019 report, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Mr. Michael Creed, said that last year marked... [Read the full story]

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Europe in the palm of your hand: launch of a Citizens’ App

A new mobile application, designed by the European Parliament to help citizens to discover what the EU has done, is doing and plans to do, is now available.   With one eye on the upcoming European elections, the Citizens’ App enables everyone, everywhere to check the EU’s achievements, ongoing work, and...

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Carbon tax will only work as part of a “Green New Deal” – NGO proposes 12-step programme to quit fossil fuels

Friends of the Earth has called on the Government not to increase the carbon tax as a stand-alone policy, but to include it in a comprehensive “Green New Deal” with Government taking the lead on cutting emissions and making less polluting choices affordable and accessible for people. The call comes as Minister...

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Energia Get Ireland Growing Fund calling on Laois for Applications

The Energia Get Ireland Growing Fund have now extended the application deadline by one week and groups and organisations now have from today until January 25th 2019 to apply for grants, which will enable them to start or further develop a community food-growing project in their area.   GIY and Energia are...

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Sport

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Europe in the palm of your hand: launch of a Citizens’ App

A new mobile application, designed by the European Parliament to help citizens...


Carbon tax will only work as part of a “Green New Deal” – NGO proposes 12-step programme to quit fossil fuels

Friends of the Earth has called on the Government not to increase the carbon tax...


Energia Get Ireland Growing Fund calling on Laois for Applications

The Energia Get Ireland Growing Fund have now extended the application deadline...


Laois Exhibitors take part in Holiday World Show’s largest ever Home Holiday Pavilion

Minister of State for Tourism launches pavilion for show in RDS Dublin, January...


Resilient Performance by Irish Food & Drink Exports in 2018, Creed

Food exports to the UK grow despite continued uncertainty Irish butter sales surpass...


Search To Find 2019 Texaco Childrens Art Competition Winners Launched

The search to find the young artists who will excel in this year’s Texaco Children’s...


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