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Inishowen Harpers Sweep The Boards at Fleadh 2018

Inishowen Harpers Sweep The Boards at Fleadh 2018

Young harpers from Inishowen won every single category of the U18 Harp Competitions at Fleadh Cheoil Dhun na nGall in Moville at the weekend. Fleadh organiser Clodagh Warnock says its proof that the Harp is experiencing a real-life revival in the peninsula. By 2010, there were only one or two harpers left in Inishowen, says…

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Daniel and Majella present B&B of the Year Award

Daniel and Majella present B&B of the Year Award

Daniel and Majella O’Donnell presented the B&B of the Year 2018 Award to Mrs. Mary McKenna, of Gallow’s View B&B in Bunratty, Co Clare, at the Ashling Hotel in Dublin earlier today.   Mrs McKenna said she was delighted to receive the award and thanked her guests for giving her such high praise in their reviews….

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Atlantic Villa Studio in Inishowen Opens This Weekend

Atlantic Villa Studio in Inishowen Opens This Weekend

Shrove artist George Gillespie is officially opening his own art studio in Shrove, Greencastle this weekend. Atlantic Villa Studio opens from 12.30pm until 6pm this Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th March. George hopes the studio will provide an “opportunity for visitors and locals to drop in and take a moment to reflect on our beautiful…

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B&B boost in “best year ever” for Irish tourism

B&B boost in “best year ever” for Irish tourism

B&B Ireland, the leading industry body representing the B&B sector in Ireland, reports its share of overseas visitors rose 18% to 361,084 on 2016. CEO Helena Healy said the B&B sector has performed well. She welcomed the latest increase in the overall number of overseas visitors to Ireland revealed by the new CSO figures. These statistics…

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Derry Well Women Antenatal Classes

Derry Well Women Antenatal Classes

Derry Well Women is delighted to announce that our next Antenatal Classes will begin on Tuesday 3rd October from 7pm – 9pm for 4 weeks. Courses co-ordinator with Derry Well Women, Patricia Villa, says these informative evening classes are for all pregnant women of 32 weeks and over, and their birthing partner.  “The classes are led by a…

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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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