Lough Derg RNLI launched in back to back Shouts to vessels suffering engine failure during a thunderstorm

Earlier this afternoon, Friday July 23, Valentia Coast Guard requested Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat to launch to assist two people on a 26ft cruiser with engine failure southwest of Illaunmore.   At 3pm the lifeboat Jean Spier launched with helm Eleanor Hooker, crew Keith Brennan, Steve Smyth and Joe O’Donoghue on board. The lake developed […]

Ireland’s ambitious Climate Act signed into law

The journey to Net Zero emissions has begun The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has welcomed the signature by the President today of the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act 2021. Ireland is now on a legally binding path to net-Zero emissions no later than 2050, and to […]

Tipperary’s Glanbia CountryLife among Proud Plant Partners of RTE’s DIY SOS

Glanbia Ireland’s garden centres, Glanbia CountryLife, are the official plant partner of the RTE television series, DIY SOS The Big Build, for the coming season. The heart-warming programme sees the homes, gardens and ultimately the lives of deserving families utterly transformed.   Glanbia CountryLife will be making sure the gardening dreams of the families involved […]

Going the Distance – Tour de Munster ready to hit the road on August 5th

With the final countdown on to the 2021 Tour de Munster charity cycle in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland Munster branches, participants are adding the finishing touches to their training preparations as they gear up to tackle the 600km route across the six counties of Munster from August 5th to 8th. Celebrating its 21st year […]

Irish Travel Agents Association welcome reopening of international travel on Monday 19th July

The Association has stated that the swift rollout of EU Digital COVID Certificates will help to restart the travel and aviation industry.     The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) have welcomed the reopening of international travel on Monday 19th of July with the rollout of EU Digital COVID Certificate, allowing fully vaccinated individuals to travel […]

Special training bursaries for Tipperary teachers and youth workers

Second level teachers and youth workers in County Tipperary are being offered the chance to apply for a bursary to train online as a registered Story Exchange facilitator this summer. The acclaimed CPD training is being offered by national youth empathy education charity Narrative 4 and is based on an evidence-based methodology which teaches young […]

Save €700 per year by taking simple steps to reduce food waste

The average Irish family will save €700 per year by taking simple steps to reduce their food waste. Vegetables, fruit and salad are the foods that are thrown out most often in the home. Ireland has committed to halving food waste by 2030. Scientists estimate that food waste produces up to 10 per cent of […]

Minister Ryan announces package of supports to expand community energy revolution

Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has today launched a range of new of measures to ensure communities nationwide will benefit from renewable energy. The package includes: Targeted supports for communities who want to develop their own renewable projects Good Practice Principles that will ensure communities benefit from funds generated by […]

OK Who’s Next? App booking for Vaccination Rollout available to GP’s & Pharmacies right now

‘OK Who’s Next?’, a Galway based Enterprise Ireland supported business, is pleased to announce that it is placed to immediately support COVID19 vaccination rollout to the public with its online app-based appointment booking platform. OK Who’s Next? has been selected by Enterprise Ireland in conjunction with the Sunday Business Post as a Top 100 Start-Up […]

Bank of Ireland warns of ‘unprecedented spike’ in fraud

‘Phishing’ sites, double in one month – up to 20 new fraudulent sites appearing per day Highest ever number of new ‘phishing’ sites recorded this week 184% increase in number of customers targeted by fraudsters to date in 2021 Bank of Ireland has issued a warning to the public advising extra caution around fraudulent text […]

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