IPCC Synthesis Report underlines importance of the Government’s commitment to scaling and speeding up Ireland’s climate action

Statement from Minister Ryan   The stark report that has been released today by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) confirms that, with global warming having already reached 1.1°C above pre-industrial levels, climate change is causing widespread and increasingly-irreversible losses and damages. We have a rapidly-closing window of opportunity to maintain a liveable future […]

UFO Data Reveals Ireland is the European Country with the MOST Alien Visits

UFO Data Reveals THE European Country With The Longest Alien Visits Monaco is the European country with the longest duration of alien visits, with UFO sightings lasting an average of 45 minutes Liechtenstein, Latvia and Ukraine follow closely behind with the average sighting exceeding 20 minutes San Marino stands as the European country where UFOs […]

EU Commission: Ireland Still A Nation Of Rural Dwellers

Ireland has one of the highest shares of people (42%) living in rural areas of almost any other EU country. On average only 27% of EU citizens now live in rural areas with a low of 7% in Malta followed by 12% in the United Kingdom. 35% of Ireland’s population live in cities compared to […]

Ireland Moves Up Competitiveness Rankings in Latest Global Survey

IDA Ireland, today welcomed the news that Ireland ranks 7th of the 61 countries benchmarked in the 2016 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook.  This means that Ireland has moved up nine places in overall competitiveness from last year’s ranking. Ireland achieved top ranking position in a number of important sub factors as follows:- 1st for Real […]

Corrigan Brothers new Euro 2016 song ‘Off to France’

Corrigan Brothers the band from Puckane whose international hits include the multi million you tube hit ” theres no one as Irish as Barack Obama” , ” I’m Pebbles Boyle” , the song celebrating Susan Boyles cat as well as ” the Ballad of Rory McIlroy” will release their Euro 2016 song ” Off to France” […]

€79 million EU Investment for Ireland and Wales cooperation projects

€79 million EU Investment for Ireland and Wales cooperation projects €79 million for cooperation between Ireland and Wales has been approved by the European Commission. National contributions to the fund bring the total to nearly €100 million. €31.7 million EU funding will support 1.200 enterprises, leading to the creation of 35 new jobs €27.7 million […]

Sandbox Launches Search for Ireland’s Bright Young Things at the NDRC Launchpad in Dublin

SANDBOX LAUNCHES SEARCH FOR IRELAND’S BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS                       Bright young things from across Ireland gathered last night as Sandbox launched their search for Ireland’s emerging ones-to-watch.  Held at the NDRC Launchpad in Dublin, over 100 attendees came out to hear the perks of being […]

Prendergast Calls on Ireland to Exploit Agri-Food Opportunities

Labour MEP for Munster Phil Prendergast has welcomed the news that Irish food and drink companies achieved record exports of almost €9 billion in 2011. Irish agri-food exports preformed ahead of the Department of Agriculture’s schedule as laid down in the Harvest 2020 report and achieved exports of €8.9 billion in 2011. “The targets set […]

Ireland Now 3rd Most Popular Destination Worldwide On Facebook With 500,000 Fans

Tourism Ireland, the organisation responsible for promoting the island of Ireland overseas, has reached half a million fans on Facebook, making it the third most popular tourism board in the world on the popular social networking site, after Australia and the UK.  Tourism Ireland has grown its Facebook fanbase sixfold in the past twelve months, […]

Irish Youth Harp Orchestra play Nenagh this Saturday, 9th July

Launched in 2006, the Irish Youth Harp Orchestra is one of Ireland’s most innovative and vibrant concert troupes.  Comprising up to 20 harpers aged 10 upwards, all advanced players, many with championship titles, and many are multi-instrumentalists, singers or dancers, this is a concert celebrating all that’s great in Irish music.  Well used to international […]

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