Funding support COVID19


As the funding supports and schemes available to help SMEs through this Covid period are changing all of the time, below is an updated list of some of the current supports and loans available which includes links to the respective websites / applications, which may be of some assistance when discussing with clients. Also attached […]

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Housing Assistance Payment (HAP)


Richie MacRitchie is an information officer with Welfare Appeals, who provide information and representation on social welfare, housing, employment and other issues.  They hold a weekly clinic with a Russian interpreter every Wednesday morning (currently by zoom).  For details, visit This week Richie will talk about Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) and some of the […]

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Personal Injuries Guidelines


What are the Personal Injuries Guidelines, what are the main changes and what impact will they have on claimants? Introduction In Ireland, injury or illness that has been caused by someone else’s negligence, may entitle the Injured Party to compensation. This type of relief is common in most jurisdictions with each country having their own […]

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Weather Warning for Hail Showers


The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising drivers to be aware of the dangers posed by hailstones. The advice comes as Met Eireann has forecast wintery showers of hail are expected this coming Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hail is a common but unpredictable occurrence in Ireland and can lead to slippery and dangerous driving conditions. […]

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Benefits of Using a Personal Injury Solicitor


The benefits of making a personal injury claim * with the assistance of a personal injury * solicitor are: You focus on your recovery If you have been injured in an accident, your first priority is to recover. Attempting to make a personal injury claim * alone, on top of your recovery, can be stressful […]

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New NCTS Centre to open in Tuam, Galway


New two-lane centre will have capacity to inspect over 20,000 vehicles annually Over time it will create an additional 12 jobs for the Tuam area.  The National Car Testing Service (NCTS) and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) have announced today Friday 26 March that a new National Car Testing Service centre will open in Tuam, […]

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Everyone Who’s Been Suffering


Our world has changed Like never before and it’s so sad Every day because our lives have changed So much in life today and so many families suffering Like never before and this killer virus is here to stay And we where all caught and unaware and it’s sadness In the air and Isolated from […]

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Welcome to Teddy Mission Spring Fairytale – Virtual Exhibition of Handmade Teddies & Friends – 7-21 April 2021


You are cordially invited to dive into a magic world of beautiful artist creations and visit Teddy Mission Virtual – our Exclusive International Exhibition of Handmade Teddy Bears, Soft Sculptures, Creatures & Dolls, that features only Original and One of a Kind works. Teddy Mission is a wonderful opportunity to find the most precious, unique […]

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Compatriots from Catlebar looking for help


Last night, Denis Prosvirnev tragically died (was hit on the road and abandoned). We need financial support for his family. The question of the place of burial is being decided. Parents – retirees live in Latvia. In Castlebar, Denis has a 5-year-old son, my godson. Do not be indifferent, please. Donations can be transferred to […]

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Orange and Yellow Weather Warnings for Strong winds


Wednesday 10 March 2021. The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads today as Met Eireann has issued Orange and Yellow weather warnings for strong winds. Met Eireann has issued an Orange Wind weather warning for Cork and Kerry from 8pm Wednesday to 12pm on Thursday. Southwest […]

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