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@KarenaGraham helps ITICA launch the 4th National Fish & Chips Day taking place on 29th May 2013

ITICA announces fourth annual National Fish & Chips Day Model Karena Graham encourages everyone to celebrate a tradition and pick up a ‘one and one’ this National Fish & Chips Day, Wednesday 29th May. Organised by the Irish Traditional Italian Chippers Association, the fourth annual National Fish & Chips Day will see all ITICA members throughout Ireland offer their customers half price fish & chips to celebrate the 128 year old tradition.

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@eircombusiness announce that Padraig O Murchu’s hot-metal-studio is the fifth winner of its Digital Boost initiative.

PIC SHOWS: (r to l) Padraig O’Murchu and Gary Disley, marketing director, eircom Business eircom announced that Padraig o murchu hot-metal-studio is the fifth winner of its Digital Boost initiative. Based in Ballymurrin, Co Wicklow, Padraig and his team specialise in hot and cold metal sculpturing incorporating metals such as copper, bronze, stainless steel, brass and other unusual metals. Digital Boost is eircom’s initiative to help SME owners increase their digital presence and maximise their online potential. As winners of Digital Boost, Padraig o murchu hot-metal-studio will benefit from a brand new state-of-the-art website, a strategy day with digital and

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Sculpture of DNA double helix unveiled at the National Botanic Gardens

Minister Hayes unveils Sculpture to mark discovery of DNA double helix Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW); Matthew Jebb, Director, National Botanic Gardens; James D Watson, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA ; and Sculptor Charles Jencks ; were in the National Botanic Gardens at the presentation to the Irish people of a sculpture, which celebrates the 60th anniversary of the discovery of the DNA double helix by James D. Watson and Francis Crick in 1953.

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@SuperValuIRL expects to sell €58M worth of @NDC_ie certified milk in 2013!

Pic Shows: Dalton Fitzpatrick (7 years) and Beau Rose Garratt (7 years) SuperValu, Ireland’s leading independent supermarket, is expecting to sell €58 million worth of National Dairy Council (NDC) Certified milk in 2013. This equates to over 65 million litres of NDC milk in 2013, sourced from seven creameries throughout the Republic of Ireland and supporting over 2000 local farming families. All of SuperValu’s Own Brand milk is NDC approved making it the ideal partner for National Dairy Week (April 29th – May 5th). The NDC Guarantee, featured on the carton, assures consumers that milk has been farmed and processed

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@creditunionie hosted their Annual General Meeting and @ImeldaOfficial dropped by…….

Singer and Credit Union member, Imelda May, was at the Irish League of Credit Unions Annual General Meeting for 2013, held at the University of Limerick, Limerick. The Irish League of Credit Unions, the representative body for 487 credit unions on the island of Ireland was holding its Annual General Meeting at University College Limerick.Over 2,000 delegates from North and South of the country travelled to Limerick for the two day event. The theme for the weekend’s conference is ‘Committed to Communities’ and discussions have been focusing on the new opportunities facing credit unions in a rapidly changing Irish economic

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@theraydarcyshow takes part in Job Shadow Day 2013 with @IASEmployment

PIC SHOWS: Presenter Ray D’Arcy and and Dessie Fitzgerald It’s move over Ray D’Arcy as Dessie Fitzgerald, who is supported by St. John of God Carmona Services, Dun Laoghaire, shows off his presenting skills during the sixth annual Job Shadow Day, taking place today Wednesday 24th April. The highlight of IASE National Supported Employment Week, Job Shadow Day sees hundreds of individuals with disabilities throughout Ireland take the opportunity to shadow a workplace mentor as he or she goes through a normal working day. Hundreds of employers throughout Ireland are involved to promote equal employment opportunities for people with disability through supported employment.

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Baggot St to Baguette st………

Irelands Biggest Baguette-20 Foot baguette lands in Baggot street as the street becomes Baguette Street…Pic shows brothers (left) 5 yr old Charlie and 3 yr old Max (right) Pender from Harolds Cross as they visit the new arrival. More men eat bread as sliced loaf gets panned by French baguette As Cuisine de France launches Say Bonjour campaign, new survey shows consumers eat 16 slices of bread every week More men than women eat bread, according to a new survey from bakers Cuisine de France, which found that almost as many consumers would prefer the French baguette over the

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DIGI Report shows decline continues in the pub and independent off-licence in Ireland

NEW DRINKS INDUSTRY REPORT SHOWS DECLINE CONTINUES IN THE PUB AND INDEPENDENT OFF-LICENCE SECTORS Picture shows Donall O’Keeffe, Secretary of DIGI ; Peter O’Brien, Chairman of DIGI ; report author Tony Foley, DCU ; at the launch of The Drinks Industry Group of Ireland (DIGI) annual Drinks Market Performance Report examining the consumption, product mix, price, and the value, volume and distribution of alcohol sales in bars and off-licences in Ireland.

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The Rugby League World Cup Trophy lands in Ireland

The World Rugby’s oldest trophy lands in Ireland PIC SHOWS: (l to r) Richard Wilson; Ballyfermot Bears, Richard Keatley; RLI,An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D., Ruth Adler; Australian Ambassador to Ireland , Brendan Guilfoyle – International Rugby Player and Wayne Finnerty Ballyfermot Bears. An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. today officially marked the arrival in Ireland of the Rugby League World Cup Trophy, the oldest trophy in world rugby. An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. officially marked the arrival in Ireland of the Rugby League World Cup Trophy, the oldest trophy in world rugby.Thomond Park in Limerick will be the only Irish

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@TasteaMemory appear on Dragons Den,@GavinDuffy invests and @SPARIreland announce they will stock their products nationwide, result!

Taste a Memory Foods Tastes Success – Taste a Memory Foods, the Cork-based producer of healthy ready meals who last night appeared on Dragon’s Den, have hit the big time after leading convenience retailer SPAR signed up to stock their products in stores nationwide. The local Irish company managed to secure a €100,000 investment from Dragon Gavin Duffy for a 22.5 percent share in the business and it is expected that sales of the product in SPAR will top €250,000 in the first 12 months. .Pictured are Anne Bradfield,Taste a Memory Foods,Willie O’Byrne,Managing Director BWG Foods(owners of SPAR),Gavin Duffy

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