AI-Powered Homecare Voice Assistant Startup Receives Major Funding Boost

A new startup company, based in ADAPT, the SFI Research Centre for AI-Driven Digital Content Technology at Trinity College Dublin, aims to improve the quality of life for individuals with mobility related illnesses.  The startup secured over half a million euros in funding through the Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Fund Programme.  This programme supports third-level researchers…

Barretstown Big Picnic 30th Birthday celebrations

Well-known Irish personalities joined thousands of visitors at Barretstown for a magical day to celebrate the charity’s 30th birthday at the annual Big Picnic event. Barretstown is Ireland’s largest provider of life-changing therapeutic programmes for children affected by cancer and other serious illnesses. This special 30th birthday themed ‘Big Picnic’, in association with Brady Family…

The Think Before You Flush campaign collaborates with Local Authorities to safeguard Blue Flag beaches and marinas across the country

2023 was the first year of collaboration between the Think Before You Flush campaign, Local Authorities from across Ireland and the Blue Flag programme, with the combined goal of educating beach goers around what should and should not be flushed down public toilets when visiting the coast during the summer months. 2024 has seen a…

GOAL’s annual Ball at the RDS attended by over 300 loyal supporters

Irish humanitarian aid agency GOAL hosted its annual black-tie Ball ,with over 300 supporters in attendance. Irish sports commentator and television presenter Marty Morrissey was Master of Ceremonies on the night . The highlight of the evening was a panel discussion titled ‘A Look Forward to a Summer of Sport.’ The panellists included Tham Nguyen, a 26-year-old weightlifting…

Voodoo Vogue at the Voodoo Rooms Raises €2000 for Cork ARC Cancer Support House

The Voodoo Rooms were transformed into a fashion haven last weekend for the highly anticipated “Voodoo Vogue” event, all in aid of Cork ARC Cancer Support House. The glamorous night, hosted by RTE Today Show Stylist Caroline Downey who stunned in a pink organza one-shoulder dress, and her co-host, Red FM’s Colm O’Sullivan, kept the…

Breast Cancer Ireland ‘Race for a Cure’ Race Day at Leopardstown Pavilion

This year’s Breast Cancer Ireland ‘Race for a Cure’ Race Day, proudly supported by Porsche Centre Dublin & Joe Duffy Group, was held today at Leopardstown Pavilion, Dublin 18. The high-profile and ever-popular fundraising event saw almost 600 friends and supporters of the Breast Cancer Ireland community gather together for the annual event to help raise vital…

Clean Coasts and Uisce Éireann urge students at the National Marine Environment Conference to Think Before You Flush and help protect our environment

The Think Before You Flush Campaign, operated by Clean Coasts in partnership with Uisce Éireann, had a presence at this year’s National Marine Environment Conference (NMEC) organised by Green Schools. The conference is a gathering of students and teachers from all over the country to learn more about how they can help in shaping our…

Padel Tennis Ireland announces sports partnership programme that will benefit 300 Cork charities and voluntary organisations

The multi award winning Padel Tennis Ireland campus at Fota Junction in Carrigtwohill has announced a new Sports Partnership Programme for 300 businesses and which will benefit 300 of Cork’s voluntary, social, civic, charitable and not for profit organisations. Padel Tennis Ireland has also announced the appointment of No.1 Media Group as its partner in…

Cork’s Hope Foundation name Jeremy Irons as Special Ambassador for their 25th Anniversary Celebrations

The Hope Foundation (HOPE) is delighted to announce the appointment of acclaimed Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons as Special Ambassador for their 25th anniversary celebrations. Jeremy, renowned for his distinguished career in film, television, and theater, is a long-standing advocate for HOPE’s work and will lend his voice once again to raise awareness and support for…