Entries by Anne Ryder

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Carers face further distress following Government cuts to housing adaptation and mobility grants

Family carers across the country have been targeted once again with further cuts announced today to the Housing Adaptation Grant for people with a disability, Housing Aid for Older People and the Mobility Aid grants. Carers learned this morning that changes to the grants will be implemented immediately and may affect many of the 187,112 […]

Local Musician launches Charity Christmas Gift Single ‘HOME’ in aid of The Carers Association

Local singer-songwriter, JP Ryan has launched a brand new Charity Christmas gift single, ‘Home’ which he has produced in support of The Carers Association for the festive season. The single is available now in a specially packaged Christmas Gift Card from selected local retail outlets and online from www.jpryanmusic.com Proceeds from the sale of the […]

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Festive Free Range

Carlow Free Range delivers thousands of turkeys this festive season With turkeys eaten by 94 per cent of Irish people around Christmas, free range artisan poultry farmers, Bertram and Celine Salter of Carlow Free Range have experienced a significant increase in interest and sales in free range turkeys this year. Carlow Free Range had sold […]

Destination store invests €100,000 into Christmas Experience

Destination and activity store, Rathwood, has invested €100,000 into its popular Christmas experience this festive season. Following the increasing success of its ‘Santa Train’, with 40,000 tickets sold this year, Rathwood has tripled its workforce for the Christmas season, this year recruiting a record 100 elves. Rathwood has invested €100,000 into providing a new Santa’s […]

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Neven Maguire opens first Cookery School

Award-winning chef Neven Maguire has fulfilled a long-held dream opening his first cookery school, the Neven Maguire Cookery School, in Blacklion, Co. Cavan. With Neven continually investing in MacNean House & Restaurant, employing a team of 50, the opening marks another significant investment into Blacklion. The state-of-the-art cookery school will feature a range of exciting […]

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Dublin Design Firm Win Top Digital App Design Awards

Vermillion Design awarded prestigious national award for Digital App Designs Dublin-based Vermillion Design have been awarded two prestigious national awards for Digitial App Designs at the recent Annual Institute of Designers of Ireland awards. The awards celebrate and recognise the very best of Irish design and showcase the excellence of the Irish design industry. Vermillion […]

Festive Fun at Dunboyne Castle Hotel’s Christmas Fair

Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa is gearing up to celebrate this holiday season in style. Free festive fun for the whole family, the hotel will host its renowned Christmas Fair from noon to 5 pm on Sunday, December 1st, featuring an array of attractions, handcrafted gifts and a free visit from Santa with a complimentary […]

Lynda Booth, founder of Dublin Cookery School, launches first cook book

Lynda Booth, founder of Dublin Cookery School, launches first cook book Lynda Booth, founder of the award-winning Dublin Cookery School*, has realised a long-held dream with the launch of her first book titled ‘From Lynda’s Table’. This beautiful presentation of over 140 recipes is full of Lynda’s culinary memories and depicts her personal journey through […]

Waterford’s Chia bia wins ‘Best Exporter’ at National Enterprise Awards

Waterford’s Chia bia wins ‘Best Exporter’ at National Enterprise Awards Ray Owens and Barrie Rogers, founders of Chia bia, were presented with their award as ‘Best Exporter’ by Minister of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton at the National Enterprise Awards Ceremony in Dublin Castle on Thursday, November 7th. Waterford-based health food company Chia bia, […]