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IFPO PAYS TRIBUTE TO OUTGOING CEO
The Irish Fish Producers Organisation (IFPO) has paid tribute to outgoing chief executive, John Ward. Mr Ward has a lifetime association with the seafood sector and retires from his IFPO role at the end of March. IFPO chairman Niall Connolly, credits John for his...
Recycling Enterprise Plants 1000 Trees for Tree Week
Galway social enterprise Bounce Back Recycling (BBR) has planted 1,000 trees since January, to mark National Tree Week this week. “For every booking we had this year to date, we planted a tree,” says BBR manager, Martin Ward. “Our business is environmentally focused...
Free Support Programme for Rural Businesses Launched
Rural businesses can create tenfold increases in their audience size, with digital marketing technologies like virtual reality and 360° video. That’s according to Digi2Market, an EU programme who today launched a new campaign offering free marketing and networking...
Spraoi agus Sport go Global
Spraoi agus Sport online events for mums and babies are so popular, they’re attracting emigrants from as far away as Texas and Toronto. That’s according to the social enterprise centre's manager, Eimear McLaughlin, who says they are launching a new programme of events...
Bilingual Heritage Signs for Inch Castle?
Discussions are under way on historical information signs for Inch Castle to provide information on the monument’s heritage. The new signage would be bilingual and allow the public to engage with the castle from a safe distance. “We are delighted to be working with...
How To Blog On Facebook

If you have a business website, developing a blog can increase traffic to your site as much as traditional SEO techniques.

3 Easy Ways To Prepare For A Radio Interview

Even if you know your stuff inside out, you need to make time to prepare for a radio interview.

How to Issue a Press Release
How you issue a press release is just as important as what you write in it. If you issue a news release the wrong way, you have probably wasted your time and it is unlikely to get any media coverage. I spent 14 years working as a journalist in print and broadcast...
Call for End to Production of Ultra-Thin Dolls
Toymakers should stop making ultra-thin dolls, because they create poor body image in young girls which can lead to eating disorders. That’s according to leading Irish doll manufacturer, Ian Harkin of Lottie Dolls, who’s body-realistic dolls were part of a recent UK...
Meaningful Messages for Mother’s Day 2021
For the second year in a row, Ireland is facing Mother’s Day in lockdown, on Sunday 14th March. So, the challenge to mark the occasion in a meaningful way is a big one, says Roscommon artist Rita Oates. “On Mother’s Day, we need something really special for the women...
Beat the Blues with ‘Thriving Winter’ Programme

Beat the Blues with ‘Thriving Winter’ Programme

It’s been the darkest of winters for mental health, with the constant threat from Covid-19 and our restricted lockdown life.  But what if you could beat the blues by turning this dark season into a Thriving Winter instead? Inishowen fisherman, sailor and musician Luke...

Gap Coffee Shop Launch Baking Book

Gap Coffee Shop Launch Baking Book

If baking is your post-Covid addiction, then the Gap Coffee Shop, Bridgend have just the thing for you! They have launched a new recipe book of cakes, breads, biscuits and treats, which are favourites with their customers. The popular coffee shop has earned a great...

Revolution in Teaching of Traditional & Folk Music

Revolution in Teaching of Traditional & Folk Music

A revolutionary new system to support traditional & folk music teachers has been launched by Donegal fiddler, academic and traditional music teacher Dr. Liz Doherty.   I Teach Trad combines a specialised system with a customised set of resources for planning,...

Gap App to Boost Safety for Coffee Lovers

Gap App to Boost Safety for Coffee Lovers

Gap Coffee, Bridgend, Co Donegal is opening for business with closed doors and a new safety-focused online order & collect service this Thursday 28th May. “We’re launching our own app so people can pay and pick-up their favourite treats from a special new hatch...

Donegal Connect Wins Tourism Award

Donegal Connect Wins Tourism Award

The Donegal Connect 2019 project has won the Fáilte Ireland sponsored Best Tourism Initiative at the 2020 LAMA Awards, which took place in Dublin at the weekend. Inis Communications director Trish Hegarty says it's a great achievement for everyone involved. Inis...