Utilities Regulator (CRU) Extends Covid-19 Customer Protection Measures to Assist Consumers

The recent extension of government measures regarding Covid-19, the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU), along with Gas and Electricity Suppliers, has extended the moratorium on domestic electricity and gas disconnections to April 19.   This measure was taken to provide appropriate protection and reassurance for electricity and gas customers during the current period of […]

Tipperary consumers and retailers urged to support local Irish Farmhouse Cheese producers with fears of 75% drop in sales

Cáis appeals to retail sector to stock Tipperary Farmhouse Cheese and for consumers to consider buying online   @CaisIreland #IrishFarmhouseCheese www.irishcheese.ie   Cáis, the Association of Irish Farmhouse Cheesemakers is appealing to the retail sector to continue to stock its product and encouraging consumers to support the industry at this time. A member survey carried […]

€3,000 Prize Fund for Energy Efficient Home Extension Designs

Sustainable Tipp is a partnership of Tipperary County Council, Tipperary Energy Agency and more to deliver Tipperary’s Sustainable Energy Action Plan to achieve a low carbon economy for citizens and communities. It is now accepting nationwide entries for the best design of a home extension to NZEB (Near Zero Energy Building) standard. A €3000 prize […]

Fyffes ‘Fit Squad’ Children’s Fitness Programme Goes Online

Banana importers Fyffes has taken its highly-successful primary schools ‘Fit Squad’ children’s fitness programme online in a series of short videos that can be viewed at home by pupils and parents at www.fyffesfitsquad.ie Each video is hosted by Irish fitness expert Tom Dalton, whose role over the past two years has been to represent Fyffes […]

Advice, farmers,covid 19, corona virus

To our farming community, we stand with you during this difficult time. As farmers ourselves we typically look forward to the spring months as it heralds the start of prime farming season, however this year we appreciate times are very different for all of our customers, manufacturers, dealers and the extended Farm Compare family. As […]

Govt invests in additional 5,000 eBooks and eAudiobooks in response to increased demand for online public library service

Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, has announced a fund of €200,000 to support the provision of an additional 5,000 eBooks and eAudiobooks in order to meet the significant increase in demand for access to the public library online service during the COVID-19 crisis. The funding is directed through the Local Government Management […]

Psychology expert gives advice on coping with an ‘anxiety pandemic’

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland’s Principal Clinical Neuropsychologist Dr Brian Waldron shares expert advice on coping with COVID-19 and the ‘anxiety pandemic’ that threatens alongside the national health crisis. Last week on St. Patrick’s Day, the nation heard An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar refer to ‘fear as a virus in itself’ and he urged the public to […]

My Bungalow Bliss – Casting Call Out for Homeowners

Animo TV & RTE One are on the hunt for homeowners across the country who are embarking on renovations to their beloved bungalow. In the 70’s bungalows began to pop up across Ireland thanks to readily available off the shelf plans. These bungalows have raised over three generations within their instantly recognisable walls. But many […]

Order of Malta mobilises volunteers to support HSE during COVID-19 emergency

The Order of Malta Ambulance Corps has announced that volunteers are now preparing to provide national support to the Health Service Executive (HSE) following the recent developments caused by COVID-19.   The Order of Malta is one of the largest providers of first aid and voluntary ambulance services in Ireland and is listed as a ‘Voluntary Emergency […]

Macra na Feirme Confirms Flexibility in Young Farmers Schemes

President Thomas Duffy has welcomed today’s decision by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine allowing flexibility for young Irish farmers who have applied for the Young Farmers Scheme and TAMS to arrange inspection interviews over the phone instead of in person interviews. The Department has confirmed that required documents can be posted to […]

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