New Youth Orchestra Triumphs At Spectacular Gala Concert In AIT

Following months of rehearsals, members of Music Generation Offaly/Westmeath’s developmental orchestral programme ‘Sinfonietta’ gave their first major public performance last Saturday, 21 April. The programme which was open to 11-19 year-olds in both counties was developed in partnership with Maynooth University Department of Music. The young ensemble worked tirelessly to prepare for the event with […]

IFAC Climbs In List Of Top Accountancy Firms

In the Finance Magazine annual survey of Ireland’s top accountancy firms published this week, IFAC has moved up to 9th on the list of top 20 firms following a year of strong growth for the accountancy and financial advisory firm.   IFAC provides financial advisory and accounting support to farmers and businesses in the agri, […]

Athlone Conference To Hear Findings Into Origins Of Our Brown Trout Populations

Inland Fisheries Ireland in collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast will present the findings of a three-year research study into the genetic make-up of Ireland’s brown trout and sea trout populations at a one-day conference at the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, on 17th October 2017. The main purpose of the conference is to report on […]

Heat 3 at Buddys Got Talent

Four more excellent and entertaining acts took to the stage on Friday last for the 3rd heat of Buddys Got Talent. First on was a band, I Am The Hero. The 5 individuals hailed from Offaly and Westmeath and gave a great performance with a lovely female vocalist. The judges in particular praised the standard […]

Tipperary GAA Scene

ALLIANZ HURLING LEAGUE 2011 – TIPP V KILKENNY The eagerly awaited clash between Tipperary and Kilkenny in the first round of the Allianz Hurling League takes place this Saturday evening, February 12 at 7.30pm under lights at Semple Stadium. The referee will be Brian Gavin of Offaly. We hope to see a large Tipperary following […]