Borrisoleigh Science Teacher Wins Analog Devices Technology Educator Of Excellence Award

Borrisoleigh Science teacher Mary Gorey wins Analog Devices Technology Educator of Excellence award at BT Young Scientist of the Year Competition For the past 4 years Ms Gorey has encouraged large numbers of students from St Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh, to enter BTYSE and encouraged, guided and mentored them through the whole process. This resulted in […]

Fuel Prices End Year At Highest level For 2017

The average cost of a litre of petrol and diesel in Ireland continued to rise in December 2017, according to recent analysis from AA Ireland – with both fuels ending the year at their highest per litre cost. According to the AA’s monthly fuel prices survey a litre of petrol now costs an average of 138.3c, while […]

Tipperary Duo To Go On RTE One’s Winning Streak

More than €2.1 million has been won by players from all over Ireland to date on this season’s Winning Streak gameshow on RTÉ One, the National Lottery has revealed. One of Europe’s longest running game shows, Winning Streak returns to our screens this Saturday night, January 13th at 8.20pm on RTÉ One – with five […]

Tipperary Must Make Bid For Sugar Beet Industry Plans – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on Tipperary farming organisations and all interested stakeholders to consider making submissions for plans to revive the Beet industry within the agricultural sector. Deputy McGrath was speaking after a meeting of tillage farmers in County Wexford organised by Irish Grain Growers were informed of plans to construct a Beet […]

Argos reveals travel cup sales surge by 537 per cent as Ireland goes green

Sales of reusable coffee cups leapt five-fold last month according to leading Irish retailer Argos. The number of travel cups sold in December rose by 537 per cent year-on-year – influenced by consumers looking to reduce their waste consumption and avoid the proposed levy on disposable coffee cups currently being researched by the Irish government. […]

2017 New Car Registrations 10% Down

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the year 2017 finished, as anticipated at 131,356, -10% down on 2016 (146,649). Although new Commercial Vehicle registrations showed an increase for both Light and Heavy Commercial Vehicles during the final month of the year, with […]

Irish Musician Susie Q Releases Video With Power Message

The start of the new year tends to get most of us thinking about our hopes for the year ahead, for our own lives and for the world around us. Recent years have seen tremendous turmoil on the global stage – the war in Syria, Brexit, the election of Donald Trump, the rise of global […]

Workshop For Women To Boost Confidence and Empowerment

As New Year resolutions are being made throughout the country this week, a Limerick-based company is offering people the chance to acquire the tools to achieve their goals in 2018. S4U was founded in 2017 and specialise in providing wellbeing and empowerment training and team building programmes for corporates, individuals and educational bodies. And they […]

Vehicle Finance Levels Rise Again

Vehicle data expert CARTELL.IE reports that the proportion of vehicles offered for sale (across all years) with finance outstanding is 14.3% – up from 12.5% in July 2017 and 11.5% in January 2017. From a sample of over 5,906 vehicles offered for sale and checked via the Cartell.ie website in 2017 it was found that overall levels of finance […]

5.3% Increase In Car Breakdowns Reported In 2017

Dead batteries continue to be the number one cause of breakdowns Breakdowns now up almost 10% in past two years The number of Irish motorists experiencing a breakdown has increased by 5.3% year on year according to AA Ireland’s Annual Breakdown Review. This follows a 4.3% increase in the number of breakdowns record in 2016. […]

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