Plenty of Irish Happenings in Finland during the month of April with Helsinki Harps GAA training starting up to Weekly Irish Dancing taking place. A part of Ireland in Suomi. 3 April at 6pm – Helsinki Harps GAA Helsinki Harps GAA first training session of the year takes place on Thursday, 3 April at Talin [...]
European Athletics is pleased to announce that former world javelin champion Tero Pitkämäki of Finland and two-time SPAR European cross country champion Fionnuala Britton of Ireland have been as the European Athletes of the Month for March. Pitkämäki, the 2007 world champion, had several good performances in early season competitions in South Africa and these [...]
Dublin student Kelly McCabe from Scoil Carmel Junior National School was named the overall winner of the sixth annual Doodle 4 Google competition. Beating off tough competition from 74 regional finalists, Kelly’s winning doodle will now be seen by millions of users when it appears on the Google Ireland homepage this Wednesday March 26th. Eight [...]
People living with cancer in Dublin and their families are invited to attend a unique public information day at the City North Hotel, Gormanston, on April 5.
The Living With Cancer Day
The Living With Cancer Day has been organised by the North East Cancer Research and Education Trust (NECRET) and will feature Irish celebrities talking about their cancer experiences as well as presentations from experts in the field.
Positive Outlook For Irish Agrifood If Sustainable Long Term Investment Can Be Achieved. Top food industry executives, banking strategists, and farming interests are gathered in Dublin today (Clyde Court Hotel, Lansdowne Road) to explore sustainable investment options for the future growth and development of Ireland’s Agrifood industry. The AgriFood Business Partners Conference is designed to [...]
New research from the National Children’s Research Center and supported by the Children’s Medical Research Foundation (CMRF) has identified a link between child obesity and decreased effectiveness in the innate immune system among obese children.
Abu Dhabi Irish Guineas Festival brings the emirate’s best to Ireland. Abu Dhabi arrived in Ireland last weekend for the Curragh’s eagerly anticipated Abu Dhabi Irish Guineas Festival meeting. Literally. Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA), created a centrepiece tented Arabian Village to show off some of the emirate’s cultural traditions, including falconry, henna design and [...]
James Joyce in Turku and Helsinki! Events on 14 & 15 November The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s James Joyce exhibition is touring Finland! The exhibition charts Joyce’s life and works and gives a wonderful and fascinating insight into one of our most celebrated and influential writers. It was displayed in Oulu during the [...]
Taste of Helsinki 13th June-16th June -Kansalaistorin puisto, Helsinki. Tickets: www.tiketti.fi Taste of Helsinki is the largest gourmet food and wine festival in Finland. It is run by Irish man Barry Mc Namara. Jane Hughes Art Exhibitions 12th June – 11th August – MUSTARINDA, Paljakantie 61, 89400 Hyrynsalmi,. See here for more information. 19th June [...]
The third ‘Dip in the Nip’ will take place on a beach in the northwest of Ireland on Saturday 25th June. This innovative fundraiser was the brainchild of Sligo woman Máire Garvey, who came up with the idea of a small sponsored all-female skinny dip, in 2009, in order to raise money for the Irish [...]