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NEW IFA PIGS COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN CALLS ON PROCESSORS TO INCREASE PRICES

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberThe newly elected Chairman of the IFA National Pigs and Pigmeat Committee, Tom Hogan has called on the processors to immediately increase prices to producers in response to a rising EU market.  Tom Hogan said, “At the Agromek Agricultural fair last week, there was a real sense of positivity amongst our EU compatriots as prices across ...

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Rights of Children in Emergency Accommodation Being Breached – Report

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberThe ISPCC today released a statement, welcoming the annual report from the Special Rapporteur on Child Protection to the Oireachtas. Discussed in the report is the breach of children’s rights who are placed in emergency accommodation, the online “right to be forgotten” and concerns that the criminal justice system does not allow children’s voices to be heard. Cyberbullying ...

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IFA Announce Appointment Of Damian Mcdonald As Director General

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberFollowing an appointment process overseen by KPMG, and a meeting of the organisation’s Executive Council today (Wed), the IFA has announced the appointment of Damian McDonald as Director General. Mr McDonald will take up the role in the New Year. Damian McDonald (44) is currently Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Horse Sport Ireland, the Governing Body ...

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Semple Stadium Omitted From RWC Bid

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberTipperary TDs are questioning the IRFU’s decision to omit the historic Semple Stadium from the list of grounds put forward to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Labour TD Alan Kelly has been left perplexed at the omission, stating that it doesn’t add up, while Fianna Fáil TD Jackie Cahill as expressed his disappointment. County board ...

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8 GAA Grounds Included in Ireland’s Rugby Bid

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp Viber8 GAA stadiums have been included in Ireland’s proposal to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Alongside the regular rugby grounds, Croke Park, Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Casement Park, Pearse Stadium, Fitzgerald Stadium, McHale Park, Nowlan Park and Celtic Park join the bid to guarantee a unique atmosphere, with the IRFU claiming that the iconic Croke Park ...

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Claims that Limerick-Ballybrophy Route is Costing €550 per Passenger

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberA recent leaked memo has claimed that a railway line between Limerick and Ballybrophy (via Nenagh) is costing €550 per passenger to operate. Expanded by the Labour TD Alan Kelly in 2012, the route is now being reviewed under scrutiny, with Minister Shane Ross bringing it to the cabinet. Although the route itself has been accused ...

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Galway Short Film wins award from Irish Film London

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberAdulting is a short film based around the social anxieties that we all meet today and whilst fitting it into a traditional, rural, environment. Filmed in Galway City and Conamara, writer Linda Breathnach (Ros na Rún, Corp agus Anam) explained that “I wanted to do something that speaks for my generation and that shows the West ...

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The beauty of Coconut Oil

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberOk, I admit it, I was a bit skeptical about how coconut oil was going to be the answer to every health problem like every article out there right now claims – how it would soften my hair, cook my food better and generally leave me healthier than before. After wandering around Dunnes one day I ...

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The Importance of Childline in Tipperary

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp Viber“Hi, you’re very welcome to Childline….”. These are the first words that a child might hear when they call Childline, the listening service for children up to the age of 18. But with a 20% drop in funding since the beginning of 2014, they are now in danger of no longer being able to provide the ...

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