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IFPO Statement on Ireland’s EU Membership and CFP
Aodh O Donnell, chief executive, Irish Fish Producers Organisation Issues Statement on Ireland's EU Membership and CFP: Ireland has a strong and enduring commitment to Europe and we are good Europeans in that regard. Participation in the EU project has been beneficial...
Irish Hotel Bookings Company AccuBook Expands into Asia
Irish hotel bookings company, AccuBook, say that almost 10% of their export sales now come from the Vietnam market and they aim to grow this to 16% by the end of 2024. The company launched their ‘GuestDiary’ system there over four years ago and have now logged almost...
Galway Traveller Movement Launch Anti-Racism Toolkit
Galway Traveller Movement has launched a new anti-racism toolkit to help members of their community take action against racism, discrimination and hate crimes.   The kit outlines Travellers legal rights under the law, and how they can respond to the racism they...
President to Address Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration
Over 500 people will join President Michael D. Higgins this afternoon at the Dublin Royal Convention Centre for the annual Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration. The ceremony is organised by Holocaust Education Ireland (HEI) in association with the Department of...
AccuBook Officially Open New Donegal Premises
Innovative Donegal hotel bookings company, AccuBook, have officially opened their new premises at the Donegal Town Enterprise Centre.  “Our team has more than doubled in the last four years to 16 staff today, so we needed more space,” says general manager, Gerry...
Sustainable Home Store Opens in Carndonagh
Spraoi agus Spórt social enterprise have announced the opening of a new sustainable home store on Newpark Road next Saturday 2nd December at 10am. Síoraí Home is set to “revolutionise the way we think about home furnishings,” says Spraoi Circular Economy Hub Lead,...
CARI Child Sexual Abuse Agency Face Closure due to €700k Funding Shortfall
Statement from CARI Chief Executive Presented to Emergency News Conference in Dublin This Morning Today, we at CARI (Children At Risk Ireland) find ourselves in an emergency situation. Without immediate Government funding, we face closure after 34 years as the ONLY...
Mattress Amnesty Day to Divert 10 Tonnes of Waste from Dump
Up to 10 tonnes of mattresses could be dropped off at a FREE Mattress Amnesty Day in Athlone this Saturday, 18th November. The mattresses will be collected and recycled by leading social enterprise Bounce Back Recycling (BBR) on behalf of Westmeath County Council. The...
Call for Ban on Factory Ships in Irish Fishing Waters
Irish fishing leaders have called for a ban on factory ships in Irish fishing waters. If non-EU countries want to fish in Irish waters, then they must face the same control and conservation regime as the Irish fleet, they say. Otherwise, all of the fish species they...
Warm Welcome for First Woman Hoof Trimmer
Katherine Buckley from Co Tipperary has become the first woman in Ireland to set up her own business as a cattle hoof trimmer.  It sounds like a tough job, but Katherine says she loves it. “I get great satisfaction from seeing a cow that was lame beforehand, walk...
Warm Welcome for First Woman Hoof Trimmer

Warm Welcome for First Woman Hoof Trimmer

Katherine Buckley from Co Tipperary has become the first woman in Ireland to set up her own business as a cattle hoof trimmer.  It sounds like a tough job, but Katherine says she loves it. “I get great satisfaction from seeing a cow that was lame beforehand, walk...

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