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Homeowners Call for Mica Redress Scheme

Homeowners Call for Mica Redress Scheme

Homeowners in Donegal have called for a Mica Redress Scheme to be set up and implemented ‘straight away’, to compensate those affected by defective concrete blocks. The call was made at a special Seminar in the An Grianán Hotel, in Burt, Co Donegal last night. Around 300 homeowners attended the seminar organised by the Mica…

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Accountant Online Wins Best Small Practice of the Year

Accountant Online Wins Best Small Practice of the Year

Accountant Online has won the Best Small Practice Award at last night’s Irish Accountancy Awards gala ceremony in The Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin. Speaking after the event, founder and director Larissa Feeney (on right in picture) said they “are thrilled to receive the award for Best Small Practice 2017. Winning an award like this makes me…

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Seminar on CE Markings & The Construction Products Regulations

Seminar on CE Markings & The Construction Products Regulations

The latest changes to CE Markings and Construction Products Regulations could cause serious confusion about standards and quality, says Damien McKay, of HD McKay Consulting Engineers. This is why Damien, who is a Chartered Engineer, is holding a special seminar on Wed 26 April from 09:15 to 13:00 at the Talbot Hotel Stillorgan in Dublin….

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BBC Children In Need funding for Derry Well Women

BBC Children In Need funding for Derry Well Women

Derry Well Women is delighted to announced that we are to receive funding of almost £63,000 from BBC Children In Need. The funding will support the delivery of child care services for children aged 0-4, whose mothers are receiving support from our centre.   “Mothers of young children who use our services, benefit from the…

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Demand exceeds supply as B&B bookings rise

Demand exceeds supply as B&B bookings rise

Demand for B&B Ireland bookings rose 15% last year, with the number of overseas visitors choosing an Irish B&B home stay also up 15% – exceeding the national figure of 10% growth in overseas visitors. That’s according to B&B Ireland, the leading body representing the sector, who say they are optimistic about greater growth in…

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New online look for Derry Well Women

New online look for Derry Well Women

Derry Well Women present a new face to the world online, with a revamped website to highlight all the services they have to offer in a clear and user-friendly format. “We’ve been providing health and wellbeing services for women in the north west since 1989”, says centre manager Susan Gibson. “Over all those years, we’ve…

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Foyle Sailability for Maritime Festival 6th & 7th July 2016

Foyle Sailability for Maritime Festival 6th & 7th July 2016

Foyle Sailability will be making sure that those of all abilities get their chance to take part in Derry’s Foyle Maritime Festival. The disability sailing and water activities organisation are staging a special 2 day Regatta at Foyle Port Marina on Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th July. This event is open to people with disabilities…

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Test Your Drink make Virgin Voom semi-finals

Test Your Drink make Virgin Voom semi-finals

Congratulations to Derry start-up Test Your Drink, who made it all the way to the semi-finals of the Voom – the UK and Ireland’s longest business pitch marathon.  Founder and owner Gary Bates said he was “very proud that we made it to the semi-final, putting us in the Top 20 of the original thousand plus…

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