Packie Bonner Calls on Laois Golfers to Support SBHI

Annual golf classic to take place on July 20th August 2010 – The 2011 US Open Championship may be over with Rory McIlroy taking home the gold but there is a solution for all your golf fans. The former Irish goalkeeper Packie Bonner recently launched the annual Packie Bonner SBHI (Spina Bifida Hydrocephalous Ireland) Golf […]

Influential Chinese Business Tourism Group Visits Co Laois

The group was here to find out more about the meeting facilities and accommodation on offer in this part of Ireland, as well as the great experiences business delegates can enjoy here on the sidelines of their conference or meeting.  Susan Li, Tourism Ireland China, said:“With the Government’s recently announced tourist visa waiver scheme making […]

Minister Rabbitte to Provide Eur1.6 Million For Basic Internet Training

Minister for Communications, Pat. Rabbitte T.D., today announced he is making €1,600,000 available in 2011 under the BenefIT 3 Grant scheme. The scheme will help provide basic internet related skills training to 30,000 people across the country who are least likely to engage with and use the internet of their own accord. Speaking on Monday […]

INMO Secures National Women’s Council of Ireland Support for Health Professionals in Bahrain

At a meeting of the National Women’s Council of Ireland, held on Thursday, 23rd June 2011, INMO President, Sheila Dickson, put forward the following emergency motion: –           That the NWCI support the call for an independent external investigation into the arrest of the healthcare workers some of whom are Irish trained, in light of recent […]

Portlaoise Rugby Club

Adult Men’s training commences in club on Tuesday July 8th under the direction of our new trainer Mr Des Rigney. All are welcome to attend. V W Rugby Summer Camp At Portlaoise Rugby Club Portlaoise Rugby Football Club are hosting a VW Leinster Summer Camp at their grounds at Togher, from Monday 18th July to […]

IFA President Tells Conference That Maintaining Cap Budget Vital to Underpin Irish Agricultural Growth

Addressing a major IFA Conference Driving Growth and Profit in Livestock in Tullamore this afternoon (Tues), IFA President John Bryan said Ireland must retain its full national envelope of funding in the Common Agricultural Policy after 2013, and active productive farmers must be supported by safeguarding the current direct payment system. The Conference was also […]

IFA President Attends G120 World Farm Leaders’ Debate

Speaking after his attendance at the G120 World Farm Leaders’ meeting in Paris, IFA President John Bryan has welcomed the commitment from the President of France Nicolas Sarkozy and the Minister for Agriculture Bruno Le Maire that agriculture will be at the forefront of global policies at the G20 discussion under the French Presidency in […]

Leinster Fleadh Launch a Huge Success

Traditional Irish music is a legacy that has never died; it is still growing, taught, and appreciated all over the world. It is this legacy that will be celebrated throughout the counties of Leinster in the upcoming Leinster Fleadh. The organising branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann is working hard to ensure a great weekend of […]

Spotlight on Ballyfin and Co Laois in India

DEBI, which was organised by VisitBritain in association with Tourism Ireland, is an important travel trade event for the Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMEA) region.  During the three-day event, which included meetings, seminars, networking events and group discussions, the participating tourism operators who travelled from around the island of Ireland met with over 200 […]

National FP7 Private-Public Partnership (PPP) Workshop June 23, Thomond Park, Limerick

Accessing EU R&D Funding For Your Business Energy Efficient Buildings, Factories of the Future and Green Car The workshop will provide guidance and information for companies and researchers on how to get involved with European R&D funded projects. As well as the funding, other direct benefits for companies include access to technologies and expertise that […]

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