Entries by Anne Ryder

Finalists Announced for the 2016 Kilkenny Business Awards

Kilkenny Chamber of Commerce, in association with the title sponsor Glanbia, has announced the finalists for the 2016 Kilkenny Business Awards. Having received over 250 nominations across the 20 award categories, Kilkenny Chamber of Commerce received a positive response from local businesses with over 40 per cent of candidates being nominated in the ‘Best Small […]

More than 15 local producers to feature at Savour Kilkenny

Four emerging local artisan producers launch their business at 10th anniversary festival Kilkenny’s local artisan food producers will be well represented at this year’s Savour Kilkenny 2016 – Festival of Food over the bank holiday weekend from October 28th to 31st. Celebrating a decade of delicious dining and demos in Kilkenny City over 30,000 people […]

Search for Kilkenny’s ‘Face of Mint 2016’ Beauty Ambassador

Mint by Pembroke Kilkenny, the Southeast’s new beauty experience has teamed up with Beat 102 103 to find Kilkenny’s ‘Face of Mint 2016’. The search is on to find an ambassador for the Beauty, Laser and Shop destination located at the city’s four star boutique hotel, Pembroke Kilkenny. The competition is open to both men […]

University of Limerick Launches First of its Kind Masters Programme

New automation programme addresses a skills shortage within the manufacturing industry The first of its kind in Europe, a new Masters in Mechatronics has been introduced at University of Limerick (UL). The programme was developed along with industry expert Shane Loughlin of SL Controls, a leading Irish Equipment Systems Engineering firm, to address a serious […]

Meath producers Irish Handmade ‘Sticky Toffee Pudding’ beats 10,000 entries to win major UK and Ireland Award

Meath producers, mother and son team, Catriona and Rory Flaherty, have won a coveted ‘Great Taste Golden Fork’ Award in London last night. They were chosen from 10,000 entries across the UK and Ireland. The Flaherty family won for their ‘Dunnes Stores Simply Better’ Irish Handmade Sticky Toffee Pudding, an exclusive recipe created by the […]

Nominations open for the Kilkenny Business Awards 2016

Kilkenny Chamber of Commerce and main sponsor, Glanbia Plc have opened nominations for the Kilkenny Business Awards 2016. Following last year’s phenomenal response and unprecedented number of award entries, nominations are now being sought for this year’s Kilkenny Business Awards for local businesses who demonstrate excellence within their sector. The awards’ process is free to […]

Family Carers Ireland call on Government to honour pre-election commitments and make carers count in Budget 2017

Family Carers Ireland presents Pre-Budget 2017 Submission Family Carers Ireland are presenting their Pre-Budget 2017 Submission, titled ‘Achieving Fairness for Family Carers’, to Government in Dublin today. Family Carers Ireland received a written commitment from each political party during Election 2016, that if elected, they would publish a refreshed National Carers’ Strategy, backed by dedicated funding […]