Entries by Bridget O' Dea

The Yeats Family Collection- The Final Chapter

Described as “the last significant tranche of items to ever go to auction from the Yeats family”, over 200 lots of items including paintings, letters and personal memorabilia, which offered a unique insight into Irish literary and artistic history through the eyes of the Yeats family were auctioned on November 14th in Fonsie Mealy’s Chatsworth Salerooms in […]


A weekend to Savour in Kilkenny

Foodie fans from across Ireland flocked to Kilkenny over the bank holiday weekend, October 27 – 30 for Savour Kilkenny in what proved to be one of the festivals biggest events to date. Over 100 events, 100 stallholders and a host of Ireland’s best known culinary personalities from Neven Maguire to Darina Allen, featured in […]

43 per cent of Government’s National Carers’ Strategy’s objectives have seen acceptable progress

43 per cent of Government’s National Carers’ Strategy’s objectives have seen acceptable progress Family Carers Ireland publishes final ‘Score Card’ on the National Carers’ Strategy 12/9/2017 Family Carers Ireland today launches its fourth ‘Family Carers’ Scorecard’ reviewing progress of the National Carers’ Strategy and appealing for a new, funded strategy in Budget 2018. Ireland’s first […]

So Many Cooks, So Many Recipes…

Here in Purcell Masterson we have worked with many household name chefs over the years. We are the first to savour the beautiful recipes our chefs have to offer, whether it’s Neven Maguire’s collection of yummy recipes, the coeliac friendly offerings from Gearoid Lynch of The Olde Post Inn and now the delectable desserts from […]

Kildare based tech firm launch new cyber security product

We recently worked with an exciting Kildare based tech firm, vCloud.ie who launched a new ‘secure7’ cyber security product. The Irish company also have bases in Kildare, Cork, London and Poland. They invested over €300000 in a new seven layered protection system, designed to protect operating systems and online facing services. Their new product can withstand […]

Mayo based company donates clothing to keep homeless warm ahead of coldest Winter in 100 years

With Winter 2014 set to be the coldest in 100 years, County Mayo based company Portwest are donating new winter-wear to three charities helping in the fight against homelessness. The Peter McVerry Trust, the Cork Penny Dinners Organisation and  Focus Ireland along with its newest charity store ‘Beloved at Focus’ are set to benefit from […]