Valentines Pet Portraits at Petmania stores in Navan and Tullamore

Petmania, Ireland’s leading specialist pet retailer, are giving pet owners a chance to have a professional photographs taken of their beloved animals. Read more


The importance of building good relationships with the Media

By John Masterson.

A contact is just that. A contact. It is someone you know personally or professionally.

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Do you want to hear the secrets of success behind some of Ireland’s top business speakers?

Do you want to hear the secrets of success behind some of Ireland’s top business speakers? while also supporting local in County Kilkenny.

Have you ever wondered how to be successful in Business? Some of Ireland’s top business people will be coming to County Kilkenny later this month. If you’re interested in rising to the top of your field, this is definitely an event you should attend.

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Fancy yourself as the next big thing in the culinary world?

Fancy yourself as the next big thing in the culinary world? There is an exciting upcoming venture in County Kilkenny that could help you do just that.

The School of Food, based in Thomastown, County Kilkenny is currently seeking applicants for their upcoming introductory Commis Chef Programme, ‘Modern Skills for Modern Chefs’.

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“Carers are in Crisis”, say Family Carers Ireland

Organisation calls on Government to support key health service resource

Following an extended Prime Time Special on December 5th 2017, Family Carers Ireland responded with the launch of a new campaign designed to highlight the critical situation of many of Ireland’s family carers.  This campaign will run throughout 2018 and will shine a light on the current gap in public data and supports for family carers.

According to the organisation, carers don’t want praise or pity, they want proper support to enable them to continue propping up our struggling health service*.  They are angry at a system which exploits and sometimes abuses their family bonds and only pays lip service to their needs to care safely for their loved ones.

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Carer of the Year and Young Carers of the Year Awards 2017

30 family carers from across Ireland honoured for their caring roles

Ireland’s Carer of the Year 2017 and four regional Young Carers of the Year were recently celebrated at a special ceremony in Dublin.

The CarePlus Pharmacy Carer of the Year 2017 is Paula Robinson from County Cavan. Paula (48), a mum of two, provides round-the-clock, full-time care for both her parents. Her mother Mary (87) and has Alzheimer’s disease and her dad Jimmy (92) is living with Bowel Cancer. Read more

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 Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny.


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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 the jam-packed programme of events, which were held across the City and County.

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Two out of three people say their weight affects confidence

A leading Carlow based Training Company have conducted a survey amongst a pool of 200 people to examine to effect which their weight has on their lifestyle and general well-being.

Barrow Training and Consultancy have launched a new course which will be the first of its kind in the country to take an all-encompassing approach to health and well-being.

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Over 30,000 visitors expected for a Festival of Firsts at the 11th Savour Kilkenny

Over 30,000 visitors are expected for this year’s Savour Kilkenny – Festival of Food 2017. The number of exhibitors has grown six-fold since the festival began in 2006. From just 15 stallholders there are now over 100, making Savour Kilkenny one of Ireland’s largest and most popular food festival’s. Read more