Ireland this week

Another week, another list of Irish “news”

Eircom to change ownership………again

Kilkenny lose 2 All-Ireland finals on same day

Get Green Energy Advice at the National Ploughing Championships

10 Reasons for Cork to beat Kerry

Ireland gets a mortgage

Micko’Dwyer & Billy Morgan agree on who is the country’s best referee

GAA abandon on-field cup presentations in favour of Hogan Stand tradition


This week in Ireland – 11-Sept-09

Some stories that caught my eye this week;

Banks won’t profit from Nama according to Minister

Alf Smiddy joins the Moran / Bewleys Hotel Group

FAI sell tickets in Limerick to Italian game

Kilkenny win 32nd All Ireland 

Only a few this week……watch this space

No mistaking who Glanbia support with new Avonmore Kilkenny Pack

Avonmore "SuperCats" Kilkenny packFood Multi-National Group, Glanbia have firmly nailed their colours to Kilkenny for the upcoming All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final this weekend.

The special 2L packs of the Avonmore “SuperMilk” product, which are being sold in Kilkenny stores only, will celebrate a decade of hurling success for Kilkenny who have already won 6 All Ireland Titles since 2000 and are hoping to make it 7 on Sunday.

Kilkenny are striving for a historic fourth All Ireland Title in a row this Sunday, a level only ever achieved in the past by arch rivals Cork.

Hurling is a uniquely Irish game and is one that is only fully appreciated when seen live. Our Guests on Ireland Vacations who have had the privelege of attending a high profile game have never been disappointed. If you are planning a trip to Ireland on vacation, then why not plan around the hurling championship season which runs during the months from May to early September.