Entries by Anne Ryder


The Irish Men’s Sheds Association’s (IMSA) report entitled ‘The Sheds for Life Impact Report’ was launched virtually today Monday 14th June by Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD.

Golfing Getaway with Pembroke Kilkenny

Walk in the footsteps of the golfing greats on Kilkenny’s lush fairways and greens this summer with a refreshing golf getaway at Pembroke Kilkenny. Centrally located in the heart of Kilkenny City, the four-star boutique hotel has launched a range of overnight or weekend getaways with green fees included for Mount Juliet Estate or Gowran Park.

Paws up – Who needs a hairdo?

Photo: James Connolly Pictured at Petmania Sligo, the first of three new stores to open in the northwest is Rudy the Yorkshire Terrier with groomer Talita Madureira. The pooch is among the first to receive a much needed ‘do’ at the state-of-the-art pet store and grooming studio which officially opened this week. The Irish owned […]



THE digital sector in Ireland has experienced unanticipated growth during the pandemic according to Digital Marketeer, Dave McEvoy of Dmac Media. The Government’s decision in April 2020 to offer 90 per cent grant assistance to small businesses through the Trading Online Voucher scheme, available from Local Enterprise Offices, has been central to a significant boost […]

What should SMEs do to avoid a cyberattack?

Advice from a security expert, Paul Delahunty, CSO, Stryve A Carlow based Private Cloud and Cyber Security company, Stryve has shared its essential tips to help SMEs mitigate against a cyberattack. In the days following a serious ransomware attack on the HSE, many Irish companies are wondering what they should do to reduce their exposure […]

On the road again? Advice to avoid a ‘ruff’ ride!

With travel restrictions eased around Ireland this week and inter-county travel top of the to-do list now is the perfect time to plan this summer’s hot new travel trend – pet-friendly staycations! With plenty of pet-friendly hotels, BnB and campsites available there is no reason not to take your loyal companion on holidays with the […]

April 30th – Adopt a Shelter-Pet Day

Petmania appeal to people to consider older animals for adoption Friday (30.04.2021) is ‘Adopt a Shelter-Pet Day’ and Petmania is reminding people that every animal deserves a safe and loving home.  Petmania recommends that people think about adoption first when it comes to choosing a pet and to consider the benefits of adopting an older dog.