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Arts centre reports busiest year yet

Fri, Aug 22, 2014

 

2013 saw the highest ever number of events take place in Mullingar Arts Centre, with attendance also up on the previous number of years.

Some 127 separate events took place in the centre during 2013, up from 99 the previous year.


News

Co-working and innovation hub development planned for heart of Athlone town centre

Festival Director, Regina Bushell is pictured with her daughter Deirdre Frampton Bushell daughter-in-law, Tracey Frampton, during the RTE All Ireland Drama Festival opening ceremony in the Hodsonn Bay Hotel, Athlone

 
Plans for the development of a co-working and innovation hub in the heart of Athlone have been unveiled. ...


The Week

New €10.5m fund to support live music and broadcasting of the Irish language

Billy Roche, Garry Hynes and Aaron Monaghan of Druid Theatre Company

Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Deputy Catherine Martin, has announced €10.5m in additional funding for the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s (BAI) Sound and Vision scheme in 2022. ...


Motoring

All new electric Opel Combo-e cargo van soon to market launch

Opel has announced pricing and equipment for the new Combo-e Cargo light commercial vehicle in Ireland. It says that the 100 per cent electric Opel Combo-e compact van makes no compromises on functionality, comfort or safety.

Opel has announced pricing and equipment for the new Combo-e Cargo light commercial vehicle in Ireland. It says that the 100 per cent electric Opel Combo-e compact van makes no compromises on functionality, comfort or safety. ...


Business

Industry welcomes formal extension of reduced VAT rates

Andrew Kenny, Proprietor, Kenny’s Home Furniture

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has welcomed the announcement from Government today of an extension of the nine percent VAT rate for those operating in the Experience Economy. ...


Sport

Buccaneers RFC to host annual players’ awards presentation ceremony in Shearwater Hotel

Buccaneers captain Evan Galvin pictured with Dearbla Galvin, his mother, Bernie Galvin, Evanne Breslin, Jacinta Breslin and Ted Breslin following the recent play-off success over Queen’s University

Buccaneers Rugby Football Club celebrate a hugely successful season when their annual awards presentation ceremony takes place on this Saturday, May 14, in the Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe. ...


Lifestyle

Numerous positive health benefits of Maca root at Au Naturel

Hygeia Group, which has been manufacturing garden care, agricultural and veterinary products in Galway for over 80 years, was announced as the ‘Best Garden Care Product’ for their sustainable Nature Safe range at the Innovation Awards 2022 hosted by the Hardware Association of Ireland.

Maca, sometimes referred to as ‘Peruvian Ginseng’, is a root vegetable native to Peru. Very much like a radish, in Peru it is known as the ‘fountain of youth’ as it has a long traditional use for energy, stamina and fertility. ...


Opinion

Uncertainty of omicron variant a concern as Carty plays pivotal role in Connacht rugby victory

Hello to all the Advertiser readers.
As I am compiling this piece on Tuesday, we still do not know what the mysterious Omicron variant is capable of, or the details of it. ...


News

Plenty of history and heritage on show at Fore

Albert Reynolds 1932-2014

This Saturday, August 23, Fore is springing to life with a fantastic fun event for Heritage Week. ...

 

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