Carzone predicts January 25th as the day that motorists are most likely to consider buying a car

With New Year’s resolutions in full swing and as we inch closer to pay day, it seems that January is also the time that many of us start to think about buying a new car.  Based on data from previous years and monitoring traffic visiting the site and apps, Carzone, Ireland’s trusted motoring marketplace predicts that […]

The Time is Now! ECO UNESCO are issuing their final call for students to take action and apply to the 2023 Young Environmentalist Awards

The final call for submissions to the ECO-UNESCO 2023 Young Environmentalist Awards (YEAs) is Tuesday, 28th February 2023. The Young Environmentalist Awards are a nationwide programme that recognises and rewards young people aged 10-18 who have taken environmental action in their school or community by generating creative solutions to solve environmental issues. Encouraging young people […]

Delays in Approval for Plantings Put Forestry Targets in Jeopardy

IFA Farm Forestry Chair Jason Fleming has said the delay in getting State Aid approval for the new Forestry Programme 2023 to 2027 means this year’s targets are unlikely to be met.   “We’re off to a bad start. The delay is going to have a huge impact on the afforestation programme in 2023, and […]

AA Ireland drives EV the full length of Ireland on one full charge

Drive took place on Wednesday, 11th of January Car completed 615km with 2% battery remaining   AA Ireland’s Blake Boland and Paddy Comyn have driven from Mizen Head in Cork to Malin Head in Donegal, the two extremities of Ireland, without stopping to charge. The famous route is regularly undertaken by keen cyclists and runners, […]

New Ibec report demonstrates role of Belfast/Good Friday Agreement in delivering prosperity

Report marks launch of major new “For Peace + Prosperity” campaign   As the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement (BGFA) nears its 25th anniversary, Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, today published a new report that spotlights the significant economic and social prosperity that the landmark agreement has delivered for both the island of Ireland and Britain. […]

Approved Housing Body Federation Welcomes Government Approval of Building Defects Scheme

The Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) has welcomed Government’s decision today to approve the drafting of legislation to support a remediation scheme of apartments and duplexes with fire safety, structural safety and water ingress defects, constructed between 1991 and 2013. Speaking on foot of today’s announcement, ICSH CEO, Donal McManus, said: “As the national […]

Fuel prices remain steady across the state ahead of planned increases in March

Diesel prices dropped by 1.7% compared to December (€1.71 per litre). Petrol prices remain steady, with just a marginal 0.6% increase on average (€1.62 per litre). The ban on the importation of Russian fuel products into the EU comes into effect on February 5th. AA Ireland encourages the government to withdraw excise duty reductions on […]

Dept Confirm to IFA that Accelerated Capital Allowances on Slurry Storage will be available for Three Years

It has been confirmed to IFA that accelerated capital allowances on slurry storage will be available for three years, according to IFA Farm Business Chair Rose Mary McDonagh.   The then Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, announced on Budget Day a scheme of accelerated capital allowances for the construction of slurry storage.   In the Budget […]

SOLAS Portarlington – Car Boot Sale & New Look Cafe

Car Boot Sale Sunday 22 January 2022   This Sunday 22nd January will see SOLAS host a car boot sale. Last time this event was held over 2,000 customers visited on the day – so we are really looking forward to welcoming the crowds back. The event is running from 10am-4pm so a great chance to […]

Evidence shows consistent beliefs and attitudes on climate change across Ireland in both rural and urban areas. See what your County thinks about Climate Change

People’s beliefs, attitudes, policy preferences and behaviours on climate change are consistent across Ireland with no discernible difference between urban or rural dwellers. New interactive climate change opinion maps of Ireland allow the public to examine and view national, regional, and county level data about Irish people’s climate change beliefs, attitudes, policy preferences and behaviours. […]

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