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“SI426: Finally EU Bureaucracy makes good business sense”

December 9, 2014 |

Most new laws receive little attention and Ireland’s adoption of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU) is no exception. On first viewing, the directive imposes yet more obligations on industry. However the intent should be seen as admirable and ultimately … Read More

Dún Laoghaire’s proposed urban beach finally given green light

December 1, 2014 |


Dún Laoghaire harbour’s proposed “urban beach” and outdoor swimming pool has finally received planning permission almost a year after the plan was lodged by Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company.

The proposed redevelopment was modelled on the Badeschiff facility in Berlin, … Read More

Launch of Film Mayo takes place today

December 1, 2014 |

Mayo County Council Arts Service is launching Film Mayo tonight at 6pm in Knockranny House Hotel in Westport. The events guest of honour will be renowned director Pat O’Connor. Mr. O’ Connor is a BAFTA and Jacob’s Award winner and … Read More

Civil Defence Volunteers honoured with Long Service medals

November 26, 2014 |

On Friday November 21st , Paul Kehoe T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Defence presented almost 300 Civil Defence Volunteers from across Ireland with long service medals in recognition of their service to the Civil Defence at an … Read More

Latvian cyclists use clever tactics to promote cycling

November 24, 2014 |


Latvian cyclists from the Let’s Bike It organisation celebrated International No Car Day last month by dressing their modifying their bicycles to resemble cars to show just how much space commuters waste when they travel to work in their … Read More

Medium level of physical activity reduces Parkinson’s risk

November 24, 2014 |


A new study has suggested that those of us who partake in even a medium amount of exercise could reduce the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease.

The progressive neurological disease symptoms include tremors, stiffness and slow movement. It is … Read More

Milford Hospice reduces its water consumption by 1,000,000 litres

November 10, 2014 |

Milford Care Centre, based in Limerick, is a healthcare facility providing services to patients and residents in the areas of specialist palliative care and older people. Milford House Nursing Home was established by the Little Company of Mary in 1928 … Read More

Limerick Motorists migrating to online payments

November 10, 2014 |


A recent survey carried out by Limerick City and County Council has shown that the number of vehicle owners across the county who are doing their motor tax business online is on the rise.

New statistics obtained for October … Read More

Insomnia increases road death risk, according to study

November 7, 2014 |



A new study has suggested that insomnia could actually be a significant factor major in road- deaths and other fatal injuries on Irish roads. Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder and results in people constantly having difficulties … Read More

Meath Enterprises Ready to take on the World

November 7, 2014 |

With an objective to showcase Meath to the world, a most eagerly awaited first ever Meath Enterprise Week, Conference and Exhibition will take place from 17th – 20th November. Focusing on three distinct … Read More

First health survey in seven years to be conducted by Department of Health

October 31, 2014 |

A new survey is to be launched by the Department of Health in order to discover how healthy we as a nation really are. The Healthy Ireland survey intends to cover issues such as such as smoking, alcohol consumption, nutrition, … Read More

Use of fluoride in water essential to prevent tooth decay

October 22, 2014 |



The only effective way of properly preventing dental decay is to use fluoridated water with a fluoride toothpaste. That is the opinion of dental expert Prof Denis O’Mullane, former dean of the Dental School in Cork and a … Read More