Delays With Apple Data Centre Demonstrates Problems With Planning System – Justin Molloy

The function of our planning system is to regulate our built environment in the interests of the common good and in line with our planning legislation. Using a hierarchy of planning guidelines and policies, that have gone through a public consultation process, we produce a series of development plans and guidelines that determine what we […]

Reflection And Remembrance: Pieta House’s ‘Misneach’ Event Returns This November

Pieta House’s annual ‘Misneach’ event returns for its second year to Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, and Edenderry on November 26th. Creating a space for us to both honour and celebrate those we have lost, and to reconnect with our loved ones, ‘Misneach’ is timed to fall between November, traditionally a time for remembrance and reflection, […]

Shorelines Arts Festival, Portumna, Co. Galway. September 14th-17th

The 10th Shorelines Arts Festival takes place 14th-17th September in Portumna, Co. Galway. The four-day festival has developed into a premier boutique festival on the shores of Lough Derg & the River Shannon. It’s a true community project with an extensive programme of literature, drama, art, music, film, workshops, as well as a schools arts […]

Ireland’s Cultural Cities Outperform EU Rivals

Ireland’s cities are ranked better than most of their European rivals in the EU’s new “Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor”. Of 168 European cities covered, Irish cities are some of the very best in Europe, with Cork coming in top place for “cultural vibrancy” among Small and Medium cities (50 000 to 250 000). In […]

New start-up SwitchingRooms.ie provides students with rent-free accommodation

www.switchingrooms.ie is a new online start-up that provides a solution to the housing shortage and escalating rents third level students face. Switching Rooms provides a platform for students to advertise the room they are leaving behind, on its database, search for a suitable match in the required destination and do a direct swap thus eliminating the crippling […]

CIF Western Region Gala Ball Returns

The CIF Western Region Gala Ball took place at the Westwood House Hotel in Galway City after a break of eight years. Money was raised on the night for the RNLI and the Croí Heart & Stroke Charity by over 200 members of the Construction Industry. Speaking at the event Chairman of CIF Galway Branch Paul Stewart […]

Tipperary Water Baby Honoured At Water Babies Little Heroes Awards

Water Babies, Ireland’s leading baby and toddler swim school, is delighted to announce the winners of their Little Heroes Awards, following a nationwide search to find Ireland’s most inspiring young swimmers.   Water Babies is thrilled to honour fourteen ‘Little Heroes’ who have battled illness and adversity including premature birth and Down Syndrome or have […]

Rugby League’s All Ireland Grand Final

The McGettigans All Ireland Grand final will take place on Saturday 6th August at the Carlisle ground, Bray. The final will be contested between the best of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland with their respective grand final winners the Rabbitohs (NI) and the Galway Tribesmen (ROI) duelling to become the island’s champion team. […]

Tipperary GAA Scene 24th February 2015

by Acting PRO Joe Bracken.   ALLIANZ HURLING LEAGUE DIVISION 1A – TIPPERARY V GALWAY A solid display by the Tipperary Senior Hurlers full of character and approach got their season back on track with victory over Galway in Round 2 of the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A last Sunday. Despite the difficult conditions, Tipperary […]

Tipperary Senior Hurling Team to play Galway on Sunday 22nd Feb

The Tipperary team to play Galway in Semple Stadium on Sunday in the Allianz Hurling League Roinn 1A round 2 has just been announced and sees manager Eamon O’Shea hand out a full league debut again this weekend. In comes John McGrath of Loughmore Castleiney, younger brother of Noel, who takes up position at top of the left. And having come on as a replacement in […]

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