April 4, 2020


Irish Life Invest in GAA Healthy Club

Irish Life is to invest €1million in the GAA’s Healthy Club Project. The commitment will greatly enhance the project’s positive influence on the health and wellbeing of GAA clubs, their members, and the communities they serve. The investment has been made as part of Irish Life’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme…
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2014 Doodle 4 Google Champion Crowned

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Dublin student Kelly McCabe from Scoil Carmel Junior National School was named the overall winner of the sixth annual Doodle 4 Google competition. Beating off tough competition from 74 regional finalists, Kelly’s winning doodle will now be seen by millions of users when it appears on the Google Ireland homepage this Wednesday March 26th. [Read more…]

Elephant-Astic Year For Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo is delighted to announce they have yet again broken their record for the number of visitors welcomed through the gates last year. The final footfall figure for 2012 surpassed last year’s 1 million reaching an all-time high of 1,029,417. This increase of 2.5% confirms Dublin Zoo’s status as the most popular family visitor [……
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Irish NGOs Welcome Repayment

Irish NGOs welcome the announcement by the Tánaiste that the €4 million of aid money that was misappropriated by officials in the Ugandan prime minister’s office last year has been paid back. Hans Zomer, Director of Dóchas, said: “The repayment by the Ugandan Government illustrates the importance the country attaches to good relatio…
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Air Libya Students Graduate In Dublin

A group of ten trainee pilots from Air Libya graduated from their flight simulation training in Dublin. Simtech Aviation, which runs the Aviation Centre of Excellence near Dublin Airport, won the contract with the Middle Eastern airline to deliver Jet Orientation Course (JOC) training to the group of aspiring pilots. Under the guidance of Captain […
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Global Game Jam 2013

The computing faculty at Griffith College Dublin will host their third annual Games Jam on campus from Friday, 25th January to Sunday, 27th January. The event is part of the world-wide Global Games Jam, which sees over 10,000 people participate, and tasks computer game experts to create and build a game in 48-hours. 52 gaming […]

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Conker Gets Investment

Startup, Conker, was chosen as the winner of NDRC’s (National Digital Research Centre) Lift Off Competition today (Thursday) and receives access to a €40,000 investment fund to enable it to accelerate its growth. Conker went head-to-head with 14 other promising startups in a pitching competition which was held in front of an audience of inv…
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The Chocolate Garden of Ireland

The Chocolate Garden of Ireland, owned by sheep farmers turned award-winning chocolatiers, Jim and Mary Healy will, this November, be the third ‘Your Business On TV’ competition winner to feature on Shopping from Home, the home shopping series on RTE One. The Chocolate Garden of Ireland has made premium chocolates, biscuits and ice-crea…
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Abortion Advice Scandal

  There were widespread calls in the Seanad on Wednesday for Health Minister James Reilly and Justice Minister Alan Shatter to answer questions on revelations that state-funded agencies, as well as employees of the Health Service Executive (HSE), had been giving women illegal and potentially life-threatening advice in relation to abortion. Fin…
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Published Accounts Awards Finalists 2012

The Chartered Accountants Leinster Society has announced the shortlist for its Published Accounts Awards for 2012. The Awards, sponsored by the Irish Stock Exchange, reward companies for excellence in financial reporting in Ireland and this year’s shortlist includes a total of 24 companies, not-for-profit organisations and charities. The winners …
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