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Mayo Food producers are heading east

The National Crafts and Design Fair is taking place in the RDS Dublin from Wednesday, December 3 to Sunday, December 7. This annual event, running for many years, hosts visitor numbers of up to 30,000 over the five days. Through the co-ordination and support of The Enterprise and Investment Unit and Mayo Local Enterprise Office at Mayo County Council, a number of Mayo food producers are coming together to showcase and sell their products at The Mayo Quarter at The Spectacular Christmas Food Emporium which forms part of the fair.

Commercial vacancy rates in Mayo on the rise

The commercial vacancy rate in Mayo has increased from 12.4 per cent in quarter two of 2013 to 13.2 per cent in quarter two of 2014 according to new data published by GeoDirectory this week. For the first time the report includes an analysis of the commercial vacancy rate of industrial commercial property across the country. In total according to the report, 1,079 of the 8,183 commercial addresses recorded in Mayo in quarter two of 2014 were vacant and that the commercial vacancy stock in Mayo accounts for 3.7 per cent of commercial address points in Ireland.

Growing Galway Food to survey producers and buyers in the food sector

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Growing Galway Food is inviting small food producers as well as retail and hospitality food buyers to participate in an online survey of food production in Galway as part of its aims to develop a county wide strategy for food in Galway, to contribute to the future development of the sector by fostering cooperation and cohesion amongst food producers and to build relationships between food producers and buyers in the retail, catering and hospitality sectors.

Retailers warned that shoplifting is costing two million a month in Ireland

ISME, the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association, has warned retailers to be extra vigilant during the Christmas and New Year period as they are being targeted by organised gangs of shoplifters. The Association outlined that retailers are twice as likely to be victims of shoplifting over the Christmas, as the level of crime rises due to the greater opportunity and the recession.

Retailers warned that shoplifting is costing two million a month in Ireland

ISME, the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association, has warned retailers to be extra vigilant during the Christmas and New Year period as they are being targeted by organised gangs of shoplifters. The Association outlined that retailers are twice as likely to be victims of shoplifting over the Christmas, as the level of crime rises due to the greater opportunity and the recession.

Emerging technology can put Midlands at the heart of business

The Midlands could become a hub for business if technology take-up is maximised, participants at the Meeting in the Middle event last Thursday and Friday were told.

Moycullen market celebrates a successful five years

Moycullen’s award-winning country market celebrated its fifth birthday on Friday.

Consumers should avoid so called ‘diabetic’ foods say Diabetes Ireland

Diabetes Ireland is calling for food manufacturers to end using the term ‘diabetic’ or ‘suitable for diabetics’ on food products. “Labelling foods as being suitable for people with diabetes undermines important messages about healthy eating,” says Dr Anna Clarke from Diabetes Ireland.

Major award for Connacht Gold

Connacht Gold has been awarded the highest accolade of three stars for its Softer Butter at the prestigious UK and Ireland Great Taste Awards 2012.

Roscommon Lamb Festival 2012 programme of events launched

Roscommon Lamb Festival was launched recently in the Abbey Hotel. Chairman Gerry Browne in his address reiterated that the festival is rooted in the soil and landscape of county Roscommon and was pleased to note that it has now taken root in the hearts and minds of the population of the county. He said the festival will open as usual in the Roscommon Livestock Mart on Wednesday May 2 with a special sheep sale and this year there will be a reenactment of a traditional fair day scene courtesy of Tommy Murray and the Roscommon Drama Group.

 

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