News

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

November 12, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

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 of owning and maintaining a family home has risen by over €1,000 per annum according to the latest ‘Cost of Running a Home’ analysis from AA Home Insurance, with the average homeowner now spending over €17,000 on owning and maintaining their home. Cost... [Read the full story]

GAA

Tipperary GAA Scene 5th November

November 6, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

PRO Joe Bracken CLUB FIXTURES History was made on Sunday last when Borris-Ileigh rolled back the years by bridging a 33-year gap to claim the FBD Insurance County Senior Hurling Championship to lift the Dan Breen Cup following their 1-15 to 1-12 win over Kiladangan. Congratulations to Borris-Ileigh on their seventh county senior hurling title victory as joint captains Sean McCormack and Conor Kenny lifted the famous cup. Dan McCormack capped off a great day for the McCormack family when he was named man of the match. Dan and Sean were joined by brothers James and Ray on the Borris-Ileigh side. The... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

National Restaurant Voucher Launched Today!

November 8, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

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 the public can purchase the RAI gift voucher from today, and the voucher can be used in participating RAI member restaurants, cafes, gastropubs, and hotel restaurants. This initiative is supported by Fáilte Ireland as part of the Taste the Island campaign. Adrian Cummins,... [Read the full story]

Events

Some Frighteningly Fantastic and Ghoulish Goings-On in Limerick this Halloween #HalloweenInLimerick

October 25, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

If you fancy some Frighteningly Fantastic Family Fun or Ghoulish Goings-On for Grown-ups this Halloween, then the only place to be is Limerick! With more than fifty events taking place all across the city and county over the Halloween period, you’ll be spoiled for choice including: Samhain: Limerick’s Halloween Festival will celebrate local folklore and traditions with Halloween themed events, spooky storytelling, lantern making and Samhain swim in the River Shannon. The festival will culminate in a twilight lantern parade as families gather to watch The Bishop Lady rise once more to roam the... [Read the full story]

Sports

More Funding for Irish Sport is a Win for Everyone

October 15, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

“diversity” (CC BY 2.0) by istolethetv   Ireland is set to become sportier than ever thanks to new funding from the government. Part of Project Ireland 2040, the extra cash will go to improving sport across the country and developing world-class facilities for athletes. According to Minister for Sport, Shane Ross, the aim is to help the country’s elite improve their training and achieve success on the world stage. For former Olympic gold medallist Michael Carruth, the funding will be crucial for Ireland’s boxing stars. As a champion in the sport’s welterweight division,... [Read the full story]

Business

Minister Pat Breen T.D leads Enterprise Ireland High Tech Construction Trade Mission to the Netherlands

October 28, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

• High tech construction exports to the Netherlands more than double in 2018 as Irish companies deliver some of the Netherlands biggest data centre and pharmaceutical projects • Enterprise Ireland supported companies exports to the Netherlands exceed over €1bn for the first time – the Netherlands identified as key growth market for clients as part of Enterprise Ireland’s diversification Brexit response • 20 Enterprise Ireland supported companies with a focus on construction participating on the trade mission • Kirby Group Engineering, a leading mechanical and electrical engineering... [Read the full story]

News

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...

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Tipperary Girl Guides blaze a trail to Croke Park!

Eight Tipperary teenagers received the Trail Blazer National Guide Award – Irish Girl Guides’ highest award – at a special ceremony in Croke Park recently.   Gillian O’Dwyer, Katelyn Cronin, Holly O’Grady and Rachel Barry of Cashel Guides, Lara Timoney-O’Brien and Aoibheann Griffin of St Bridget Guides,...

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Hotel Minella joins Tourism Ireland at world’s largest travel fair

~ Tourism Ireland ramps up 2020 drive with record presence at world’s largest travel fair ~   A major tourism push for 2020 kicked off when a delegation of Irish tourism businesses – including Hotel Minella – joined Tourism Ireland in London, at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM). World Travel Market...

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South Tipp General among top five hospitals worst affected by trolley crisis – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said that he fears for the well-being of staff and the lives of vulnerable patients following confirmation from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) that South Tipperary General Hospital has experienced the fourth highest national level of patients waiting on trolleys...

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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 of...

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Entertainment

National Restaurant Voucher Launched Today!

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How Triumphant Grand Prix In Phoenix Park Helped Nascent Irish Free State To Emerge On The International Circuit

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