Mileage Concerns Holding Motorists Back From Going Electric

A fear of running out of power while driving an electric vehicle is one of the main factors holding motorists back from replacing their petrol or diesel powered car, recent research from the AA has found. In response to a survey of over 3,000 motorists undertaken by AA Rescue, 48.41% of respondents agreed that concerns about […]

Fostering Fortnight 2019 with Fostering First Ireland

Fostering Fortnight has been running since Monday 4th March until Friday 15th March 2019. The aim is to promote public awareness of fostering, to celebrate the amazing work that foster carers do and to shine a light on how foster care can change the lives of vulnerable children. Anyone interested in learning more can attend one of […]

New Property Alert Service launched to help deter property fraud

The Property Registration Authority (PRA) has launched a new Property Alert Service to help property owners protect themselves against the risk of property fraud. Property fraud can occur where property is fraudulently sold or mortgaged.   The Property Alert Service is a new, free, online service available to the public that will allow property owners to monitor registered properties for possible fraudulent activity.Users of the service will receive email and/or text alerts when an application has been lodged with the PRA […]

Energia Family Business Awards open for applications

Hosted by Matt Cooper, the Energia Family Business Awards will highlight the work of family owned companies at a national ceremony on the 24th of May   Ireland’s first ever awards to celebrate generations of Irish family businesses across the island that work together has been launched by renowned business commentator Matt Cooper. Applications for […]

EPA partners with UCD for ‘The Story of Your Stuff 2019’ competition finale event for second-level students

Environmental scientist and Antarctic researcher Dr Tara Shine to give key-note address The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today announced that it will hold a national finale and prize-giving event for ‘The Story of Your Stuff’ competition at   University College Dublin (UCD)’s O’Brien Centre for Science on 09 April.   The EPA also announced that this year’s […]

Majority of adults value the environment, while climate change is seen as the most pressing environmental issue in Ireland

An overwhelming majority of adults (86%) recognise the value of the environment to the people of Ireland, recent research conducted on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has found. The EPA released the findings to coincide with the launch of its The EPA Year in Review 2018 report.  The Red C poll in November 2018 explored […]

IFA criticise Minister Madigan for failing to allow burning in March

IFA National Hill Farming Chairman Flor McCarthy has criticised the Minister for Arts, Heritage and Culture Josepha Madigan for not allowing managed burning of gorse to take place in March. “The Minister has failed to take account of how farmers manage their hill land responsibly and where land is burned, it is done in a […]

Minister’s inaction on Veterinary Service Exposes Farmers to Call Out Fees of €500

IFA National Animal Health Chairman Pat Farrell said the inaction by the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed in addressing the issues around the large animal veterinary service in the country, which IFA has raised since 2017, is now exposing some farmers to call out fees of up to €500.   Pat Farrell said the recent […]

Christy Moore opens up in revealing new interview

In an in-depth new interview with Ruairí McKiernan on the Love and Courage podcast the legendary folk singer discusses the loss of his father at a young age, receiving hate mail, songs, spirituality, sobriety, and why he’s determined to do more for the planet.     Folk singer and musician Christy Moore, once named  ‘Ireland’s greatest living musician’* has been entertaining […]

Ready, Steady…Grow! With Agri Aware’s Incredible Edibles programme

Minister of State for Health Promotion, Catherine Byrne T.D launches Agri Aware’s Incredible Edibles Healthy Eating initiative.   Agri Aware the Irish agri-food educational body have this week launched their healthy eating programme Incredible Edibles with the help of the Minister of State for Health Promotion, Catherine Byrne T.D. The project now in its 11th year […]

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