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 […]

Motor Industry Low Risk High Value For Re-Opening

New car registrations for February were up 6.93% (13,834) when compared to February 2020 (12,937). Registrations year to date are down 10.6% (38,986) on the same period last year (43,587). Light Commercials vehicles (LCV) are up 53.05% (3,315) compared to February last year (2,166) and year to date are up 6.73% (8,339). HGV (Heavy Goods […]

Junior Eurovision is back! Applications are now open for 2021

Do you have a great singing voice? Are you between the ages of 9 and 14 years? This is your chance! Pic: Anna Kearney Adare Productions are putting a call out for talented young singers who will be aged between 9 and 14 years this Autumn. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for […]

TG4 documentary on a rebranding mission to give Peig the mother of all make overs

“Seanabhean is ea mise anois go bhfuil cos léi insan uaigh is an chos eile ar a bruach” a quote that fills many with fear. Peig Sayers – widely considered to be the most hated woman in Irish history has tormented young students across Ireland for decades with her memoir ‘Peig’. Described as boring, unrelenting, […]

Bank of Ireland Closure of Branches a Slap in the Face for Rural Ireland – IFA

IFA President Tim Cullinan said today’s announcement from Bank of Ireland is very disappointing news for farming and rural communities. “This comes as a slap in the face to farmers and rural communities who rely on local branches for banking services. We estimate that over 80% of the branches identified for closure are in rural […]

Macra na Feirme welcomes 20 additional Teagasc teaching positions

Macra na Feirme welcomes the recent announcement that the Department of Agriculture, have secured approval for 20 additional full time 2-year contract teaching posts for Teagasc to support Green Certificate education. “Education of young farmers is one of the reasons Ireland is a world leader in agriculture. The ongoing dedication to agricultural education by the […]

Proposed Microgeneration Scheme a Missed Opportunity

IFA Environment Chairman Paul O’Brien said the barriers to farm based microgeneration must be removed from the proposed Microgeneration Support Scheme (MSS). “The scheme as currently proposed won’t work. The scope needs to be widened,” he said. IFA has made a detailed submission in response to the request for consultation on the proposed new scheme.  […]

Additional resources to meet demand for Green Cert Courses – Teagasc Virtual College Open Days

Teagasc welcomes the recent announcement by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D., giving approval for the recruitment of 20 fixed term education staff to meet exceptional demand for Teagasc Green Cert courses. Commenting on the Minister’s announcement, Teagasc Director, Professor Gerry Boyle, said: “The provision of 20 additional staff will […]

Peter McVerry Trust Housing First Delivery in the Midlands

The national housing and homeless charity, Peter McVerry Trust, has announced that it has met its Housing First target in the Midlands for 2020. In its first year since signing the three-year contract, the charity has created 11 Housing First tenancies across the Midlands. Pat Doyle, CEO of Peter McVerry Trust said “We are delighted […]

Seven weekends of horseracing on TG4 in March and April

Irish horseracing will feature on TG4 for seven consecutive weekends as the channel today announced a significant increase in its racing coverage for 2021. TG4 have covered the annual Listowel Festival for the past 16 years and broke new ground with a live broadcast from Punchestown last Sunday. Beginning at Leopardstown on Sunday, March 7, […]

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