AA Ireland Report Finds Major Jump In Cost of Running a Home

The cost of owning and maintaining a home in Ireland has risen to €17,393.25 per annum, an increase of over €1,000 compared to 2018. Average property asking price rises by over €25k from €243,000 in 2018 to €269,000 this year. Increase in mortgage repayments key driver behind increase in home running costs. The annual cost […]

How To Save The Planet, new book by Luke Eastwood

How To Save The Planet is the latest book from Luke Eastwood, who has previously had success with titles such as “Kerry Folk Tales”, “The Journey” and “The Druid’s Primer”. In 10 very short chapters Luke outlines why we are in a big mess and what we as individuals can do about it now, instead […]

Join Brain Injury Support Group for families in Laois

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland is encouraging families affected by brain injury to join their support group in Laois. Every year in Ireland an estimated 19,000 new brain injuries are acquired from causes including stroke, road traffic accidents, brain tumours, falls and assaults. According to the national brain injury charity, brain injuries can happen to anyone at […]

MEP Kelly Slams Trump Paris Withdrawal

MEP for Ireland South and leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament, Sean Kelly, has criticised the United States’ move to withdraw from the historic Paris Climate Agreement, and has urged the need for stronger international cooperation on Climate Action as a result. Speaking from the European Parliament in Brussels, Mr Kelly said: “Regrettably, […]

Teagasc National Equine Conference 14th November

Challenges and opportunities are to the forefront of this year’s Teagasc National Equine Conference which is taking place on Thursday, 14 November, at the Castletroy Park Hotel Limerick. Speaking in advance of the conference, Teagasc equine specialist Wendy Conlon said: “A variety of topics will be addressed including pre-purchase veterinary examinations, the potential role of […]

ONE HEALTH- Awareness to Action Antimicrobial and Anthelmintic Resistance Conference – Teagasc

Resistance to antimicrobials is one of the major current challenges facing the human population. It is estimated that by 2050, 10 million people will die annually due to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) unless major steps are immediately taken to reduce antimicrobial usage. A major scientific conference, ONE HEALTH – Awareness to Action, Antimicrobial and Anthelmintic Resistance […]

National Restaurant Voucher Launched Today!

The Restaurants Association of Ireland have today launched the RAI Gift Voucher. The RAI have teamed up with Fáilte Ireland to bring you the perfect gift this Christmas. The Restaurants Association of Ireland have teamed up with Fáilte Ireland for 2019 to bring you the RAI Gift Voucher ahead of the Christmas season. Members of […]

Gaelic Players Association launches Student Report 2019 – Lives of student inter-county players are a juggling act

The Gaelic Players Association (GPA) has revealed the latest insights into the lives of over a third of its members, who are third-level students. 63% of the GPA’s student-members are 21 – 24 years of age and 93% are full-time students, and all of them face the specific challenge of managing the demands of being […]

Free EU interrail tickets available to Irish teens

The leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament, Sean Kelly MEP, is urging Irish young people to apply for DiscoverEU travel passes before Thursday 28th November.   “Almost 50,000 young people have been awarded a travel pass since the first application round of DiscoverEU in June 2018, which was championed by the EPP,” noted […]

EPA warns that failure to carry out remediation work after testing high for radon gas is a serious health risk

Radon is invisible, colourless and odourless – and causes around 300 cases of lung cancer in Ireland every year About 5,000 householders in Ireland have taken immediate action and had their homes tested for radon following radon awareness campaigns in their area One in 6 of these were found to have high radon levels Too […]

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