Farmers Encouraged To Apply For National Walks Scheme

IFA National Hill Committee Chairman Flor McCarthy has encouraged farmers to apply for the National Walks Scheme, which will double the number of national walks and benefit up to 2,000 farmers. The application process is now open to trail management committees, community groups and other similar entities. At a recent meeting with the Minister for […]

Support new housing in Midlands with Ireland’s First Peer to Peer Property Development marketplace Propertybridges.com

Ireland’s First Peer to Peer Property Development marketplace, Propertybridges.com, looks to support new housing development in the Midlands and throughout the country. One way to help solve the housing crisis is to stop blaming each other; this organisation, that government body, those vested interests, these money men, bad planning etc and instead get behind small […]

Family businesses ‘the backbone and fabric’ of Ireland’s indigenous economy

Family Business Ireland boss says generations that work together are more important to us than we think The Director of Family Business Ireland says Irish family business companies need to be better acknowledged, as they are the ‘backbone and fabric’ of Ireland’s indigenous economy. JJ O’Connell, Co-Chair and Director of Family Business Ireland made the […]

Second level students invited to create an experiment for testing in microgravity

Irish second level students are in with a chance to develop a science experiment for testing on a microgravity flight this October to help address the issue of sustaining life beyond this planet. Project PoSSUM (Polar Suborbital Science in the Upper Mesosphere) will fly a number of microgravity flights in Ottawa, Canada at the National […]

9% of Irish Homeowners Have Been Victims of Vandalism

9% of Irish homeowners have had their homes vandalised in the past 3 years Almost a quarter of homeowners know someone who’s home has been vandalised Broken windows accounts for almost a third of all acts of vandalism In the past three years, almost 9% of Irish homeowners have had their homes vandalised. This is […]

Laois Student Brings Colour To Art Competition

Texaco Children’s Art Competition adjudicator Eoin Butler pictured during judging of entries in this year’s competition, the results of which will be announced mid-April. In his hand is an entry by 14-year old Megan White, from Dunamase College, Portlaoise, entitled ‘My Daddy’. Some 625 students from the county are amongst those from all parts of […]

Two Projects in Laois awarded grants from the Energia Get Ireland Growing Fund

€75,000 granted to 86 projects across Ireland by ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’ The winners have been announced in the ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’ community growing fund created by GIY (Grow It Yourself) in partnership with Energia. A fund of €75,000 has today been awarded to 86 community food growing projects across the island of Ireland. […]

Laois Junior Entrepreneurs Complete their projects

6 schools in Laois are completing their projects for the Junior Entrepreneur Programme. They’re part of more than 600 schools throughout the island of Ireland who have signed up for the programme which was co-founded by Tweak.com founder and entrepreneur CEO Jerry Kennelly. The free nationwide programme gives children between the ages of 11 and […]

Laois Pupils Enjoy Children’s Fitness Initiative

Dáithí Ó Sé Invites Laois to Tea to Mark 25th Anniversary of Alzheimer’s Tea Day Campaign

RTÉ and Rose of Tralee presenter, Dáithí Ó Sé, is calling on the nation to host a Tea Day in aid of The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI).  Alzheimer’s Tea Day, the charity’s largest annual fundraising campaign, was launched today in The Maryborough House Hotel, Cork and takes place on Thursday 2nd May, 2019.  The ASI […]

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