86 Tipperary households to remain in their homes through Mortgage to Rent Scheme

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD has welcomed the fact that there have been 86 Mortgage to Rent (MTR) applications approved in Tipperary since the scheme’s commencement with a further 23 applications currently active. The Minister urged anybody who is at risk of losing their home in Tipperary to consider […]

New company bringing the birds and the bees to households nationwide

A new Irish company aims to raise happiness levels by introducing the birds and the bees to households across Ireland. Studies have shown that using bird feeders and growing wildflowers increases people’s connection to nature, leading to feelings of wellness. Using their combination of bird and wildflower expertise, Connecting To Nature will enable people to […]

Average households to spend over €2,690 in shops this Christmas

Retail Ireland, the Ibec group that represents the sector, today published its Christmas Retail Monitor 2018 (see attached pdf) that predicts the Irish household will spend an average of €2,690 in shops this December, approximately €866 more than any other month of this year and roughly 3% more than Christmas 2017.   The monitor predicts […]

Keen to live green? Livegreen.ie online resource for householders and families launched today

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today launched the new Livegreen.ie online resource for householders and families.  Livegreen.ie provides trusted and reliable advice and guidance on a range of environmental and health matters, supporting the public in accessing up to date environmental information. Speaking at the launch Laura Burke, EPA Director General said: “Living green means […]