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Summer time means that it’s time to put away that anorak for another few months, and slip into something a little less woolly. With temperatures set to stay high over the next couple of months, you’re going to need a summer wardrobe that you look good and feel good in. We’ve compiled a brief list […]
Financial
From time to time, Amazon wants to clear some stock, and sells items at very, very low prices. Here’s a brief list of some items you can grab on the cheap right now. 925 Silver lever back earrings handmade with teardrop crystal from SWAROVSKI – €13.50 These earrings are usually 85 pounds, but right now they’re […]
Education
Carrying a bag full of books home from the shops is an exhausting experience. And book shops can be expensive! We’ve compiled a list of five of the best places to buy books online, so you can have your favorite author shipped directly to your door. Book depository By far the best website to order […]
News
The 2016 Gum Litter Taskforce (GLT) gum litter education campaign was launched in Templeogue, Dublin back on the 17th June, and has seen fantastic results. The campaign has seen success to date, with the National Litter Pollution Monitoring System results showing an overall decrease in people dropping gum from 26% when the campaign started in […]
Business
Tomorrow, July 21st, marks Farm Safety Awareness day. The event is part of the IFA’s Farm Safety Awareness campaign, and during this time all farmers, and farm families, are being asked to set aside some time to review safety on their farm. This year, 14 lives have been lost due to farm accidents. This is […]
Transport
The weather may be nice right now, but knowing Ireland, it won’t last for very long! With that in mind, it might be a good idea to book a few weeks away somewhere nice, to make sure that you’re guaranteed that extra couple of weeks of sunshine. Aer Lingus are offering a 25% discount on […]
Tourism
As the heat wave continues, temperatures have reached as high as 28C in parts of the country today! How are you spending your time in the rare Irish sun? Below , we’ve included a list of locations in Dublin for our readers to visit as they try to make the most of the Irish summer. […]
Tourism
Delegates from FEDETON (EU Federation of Nautical Tourism Destinations) were treated to a warm Donegal welcome when they arrived in Ireland for their General Assembly meeting earlier this month. The event took place in Donegal Town, County Donegal. The AGM, which was held in the Central Hotel, was hosted by Donegal County Council with assistance […]
Education
Eight volunteers from Donegal County Council were awarded with the 2016 Junior Achievement Ireland Awards last week. The programme sees volunteers from the Council giving 45 minutes of their time each week to deliver a six week course in different primary schools in their areas. Donegal County Council have been involved with the Junior Achievement […]
Education
While college is important, particularly in the information age, there is much to be said for the autodidact. In the age of technology, and the internet, it’s never been easier to educate yourself. Here, we’ve included our top 5 apps that will help with learning, for readers who are too busy to enrol this year. […]
Health
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. But music can help. From time to time, it helps to have a little bit of music in the background while hard at work. Here, we’ve included a list of the top five albums to listen to while on the job. 1. Back in Black […]
News
An 18-year-old man was fatally injured on Monday night when the car he was travelling in collided with a tractor. The accident happened at approximately 12.00 on Monday night, on the N4 at Cloonart, Bornacoola, Co. Longford. FThe man was brought to Mullingar Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Following the crash, the driver and […]
Financial
Dublin City Council is asking the public and interested parties about whether or not they think that the Local Property Tax (LPT) should be varied in Dublin city. The LPT is a tax charged on a percentage of the market value of all residential properties in Ireland. Section 20 of the Finance (Local Property Tax) […]
Tourism
Galway has been awarded European Capital of Culture in 2020, following a competition involving cities from across the island. The European Capital of Culture began in 1985 and has been awarded to more than 50 cities across the EU. Since its inception, every year the European Union designates one city in one European country to […]
Health
Summertime, and the living is easy… There is nothing like an impromptu weekend trip to the countryside to relax and unwind during the summer. With Irish weather a daily guessing game, wouldn’t it be great to jump into the family wagon and spin to leafy pastures for a few hours to revitalise? But steer clear […]
Business
Kilcoyne Tree Surgery is a fully licensed and insured Tree Surgery company based in Boyle, Co. Roscommon, and currently provide arborist services almost nationwide. Its catchment area is approximately 150 miles. Here, founder of the business Darren Kilcoyne shares some advice for any consumer in the market for an arborist, and says that when it […]
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It’s officially summer since the 20th of June and with children up and down the country nearly finished school until September many parents will be paying money to keep their children occupied during the holidays. On family farms it’s different however because from a certain age all youngsters growing up on farms become an extra […]