IFA Calls For Major Media Campaign On Responsible Dog Ownership

IFA National Sheep Chairman John Lynskey this week said much stronger action is required to address the dreadful problem of marauding dog attacks on sheep flocks.   He said with the darker evenings and nights this time of year, dog attacks increase and recent cases have been reported in Wexford, Kildare, Offaly, Galway, Dublin and […]

Foodwise Targets Dependent On Brexit Outcome – IFA

Speaking at today’s major conference on the Foodwise 2025 strategy for the agri-food sector, IFA President Joe Healy said the achievement of the 2025 targets would be very dependent on what happens in the Brexit talks over the coming days.   Joe Healy, a panellist at today’s conference, said, “This strategy and the targets it […]

Official Opening Of Ale Mercado’s Exhibition At The Source Arts Centre

‘1985’ is a graphic novel drama set in rural Ireland not that long ago; artist and illustrator Alé Mercado does his personal interpretation of Federico García Lorca’s classic The House of Bernarda Alba .Relocating the story to Ireland, we see a family in crisis following the death of their father as each struggles to come […]

November New Car Registrations Down

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that new car registrations for the month of November were down -9% (687) when compared to (754) November 2016, with new cars registrations year to date down -10% (131,200) on the same period last year (146,215). Registrations in the new Commercial vehicle sector seen […]

Tulsa To Further Develop And Enhance Services At St’ Joseph’s School, Ferryhouse

Tusla – Child and Family Agency has agreed plans to develop services provided to young people in St Joseph’s School, Ferryhouse into a more current and suitable setting. These planned developments will ensure that the services provided in St Joseph’s are of a high quality and based on the identified needs of children and young people […]

Birdhill Welcome For Komatsu Delegation

A delegation from Komatsu Forest recently visited Birdhill-based McHale Plant Sales in the wake of its appointment to distribute their range of timber harvesting and forwarding machinery in Ireland, north and south. Led by its president and chief executive officer, Mitsuru Ueno, the delegation viewed the company’s facilities and met with staff before engaging with […]

SPAR, Tipperary Town Plaza, Co. Tipperary Wins National Retail Award

Ireland’s top retailers and brands gathered at Dublin’s Royal Marine Hotel on the night of Wednesday 22nd November to attend the prestigious ceremony. Now in its 17th year, the C-Store Awards are the only comprehensive and independently judged business accolades for the convenience store sector. SPAR, Tipperary Town Plaza, Co. Tipperary was honoured on the […]

The Rediscover Of Ireland’s Pilgrim Paths

In 2012, Thurles man, John G O’Dwyer walked Ireland’s almost forgotten penitential trails when researching his book titled, Pilgrim Paths in Ireland. Since publication of this book, which is now in its third reprint, there has been a huge increase in footfall on the ancient penitential trails of Ireland. In an illustrated talk, by invitation […]

IFA To Intensify Campaign For Fodder Scheme At Major Meeting

IFA President Joe Healy has said the deepening fodder problems will have to be addressed by the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed. The fodder crisis will be discussed at a major IFA meeting in Claremorris, Co. Mayo.   Joe Healy has called on Minister Creed to indicate that he will introduce a scheme. He said […]

Seat Ibiza Wins Excellent Product Design Transportation Award

The new Ibiza most certainly has the best design SEAT has ever produced in the A0 segment. Solid proof of this is how successful the SEAT Ibiza has been in numerous international design contests. The most recent, and it’s fair to say it won’t be the last, is the “Winner, Excellent Product Design Transportation” prize […]

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