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Irish Life Invest in GAA Healthy Club

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Irish Life is to invest €1million in the GAA’s Healthy Club Project. The commitment will greatly enhance the project’s positive influence on the health and wellbeing of GAA clubs, their members, and the communities they serve. The investment has been made as part of Irish Life’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme to celebrate the company’s 75th anniversary of business in Ireland. [Read more…]

Event Management Student Awarded

Kay O'Mahony

Kay O’Mahony from Monkstown, Cork has been awarded the Irish Academy of Public Relations’ Event Management Student of the Year 2014.  Kay achieved the highest mark in the country after completing the course at UCC. [Read more…]

Ireland Pubs play role in Development

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The findings of an academic study conducted by the University of York and Newcastle Business School (Northumbria University) and prepared for the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland has revealed the central role that pubs play in creating economic development and social wellbeing in rural Ireland. Figures from the research show the significant contribution that the Irish pub makes to the economy with 50,000 employed by Irish pubs and how important the pub is to the local economy. [Read more…]

Economic Growth and Environmental Impact

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We Need to Live Better While Using Less – EPA Report Sets Out How to Break the Link Between Economic Growth and Environmental Impact

Millions of Euro per year can be saved right across the economy and society if people use water, energy and raw materials in a better way – through efficient production processes and less wasteful consumption.  If we want our society to be competitive and sustainable we need to live better while using less. [Read more…]

100 Years of Dubliners

James Joyce

Most people have heard how J K Rowling’s first Harry Potter book was submitted to 12 publishers, and how all rejected it. But few of us realize that Joyce’s Dubliners was submitted 18 times, over nearly a decade, to 15 different publishers before it was published in 1914. [Read more…]

Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition


InterTradeIreland is providing new and early-stage businesses with the opportunity to become investor ready and compete for a total cash prize fund of €280,000 through their All-Island Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition, the closing date for entries is Friday 30th May.  The competition, which supports start-ups and early stage companies, offers a share of the cash prize with no equity stake taken in the winning company. [Read more…]

Happy Snappers at Féile Na Tuaithe

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Don’t just go to Féile na Tuaithe this year, join in the festival by taking part in one of our free competitions and win yourself some very nice prizes. There’s a photographic angle to both, so get out your Smartphone, your SLR or your compact camera and get snapping! There are prizes for all age groups. [Read more…]

Make Mental Health A Priority

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A joint campaign by the national coalition Mental Health Reform and the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is asking Local Election candidates to commit to making mental health a priority locally, if elected. [Read more…]

May Day Customs in Ireland

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May on Our Doorstep is a National Museum of Ireland – Country Life project that celebrates the survival of traditional May Day Customs in Ireland. [Read more…]

Consumer Protection Commission to enforce Bill

Consumer Protection

The Competition Authority and National Consumer Agency today welcomed the publication of the Competition and Consumer Protection Bill which will merge the two organisations to form the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.  The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission will have a dual mandate to enforce both consumer protection and competition laws. [Read more…]