These Are The Three Best Value Irish Mobile Operator Deals

What’s the best overall mobile deal out there? Right now, it’s the blockbuster €8-per-month deal for 100GB (and all calls) from 48, the ‘virtual’ operator owned by Three.

While it’s on offer, nothing can touch it. But for many people,… Continue reading

Six Steps To Setting Up A Paddock System

The efficient production of extra grass is critical for increased stocking

1 Get A Map Of The Farm With Areas For Each Field/Paddock

2   Decide On The Number Of Paddocks Required

Slurry Buffer Zones To Increase In N. Ireland From Next Month

New slurry spreading restrictions are set to come into force in Northern Ireland in just two weeks, with the spreading buffer area to increase for a two-week period.

The buffer along waterways will increase from 10m to 15m over the… Continue reading

Throwaway Culture Must Be Tackled By Business, Policymakers And People, Says EPA

Levels of municipal waste generation in Ireland continue to be closely linked to high consumption levels, as well as a single-use and throwaway culture, according to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Waste Statistics Summary Report 2018 , which includes the most recent… Continue reading

Ten Things You Can Do To Minimise Your Chances Of Catching Covid-19

Now that school is back, many of our households have increased contact with the world outside. Lenora Leonard on the what we can do to best stay safe

Keep a 2 metre distance where possible

As the numbers diagnosed with… Continue reading

‘I Asked For A Prostate Test At My Yearly Check Up – It Saved My Life’

One in eight Irish men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, but early detection can be a lifesaver. Two years ago Michael Kennedy (64) asked for a Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test as part of his general check-up and was… Continue reading

Minding Your Mental Health |

‘How to support a friend with their mental health’ – Joe O’Brien

The global pandemic has been a worrying time for us all. The uncertainty and danger surrounding us in our everyday lives has taken its toll on the vast… Continue reading

Donegal South Forum In Partnership With DLDC Host Free Event In The Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town

Donegal South Forum in partnership with DLDC are hosting an event – Our Community, Our Environment, Our Future on Friday 11th October 2019, in the Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town.

The event will look at:

Alternatives to conventional fuels.

Ways… Continue reading

Know The Legal Limits In The War On Crime

Rural crime is on the rise in Ireland. Farmers especially can be targeted because of the high value of machinery they possess, and the isolated nature of farms, writes Karen Walsh

Many farmers do not report crimes, and stolen property… Continue reading

Tips On Designing Races And Handling Cattle

Well-designed handling facilities provide a safe working environment on beef farms but infrastructure alone won’t make routine tasks easier and quicker for cattle and people.

Livestock handling expert Miriam Parker says understanding the behaviour of cattle is just as important… Continue reading

Rural Enterprise Skillnet

Rural Enterprise Skillnet

The Rural Enterprise Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.

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