Archive for March, 2018

Just Energy is going Green for Spring

March 29th, 2018

Just Energy is going green this Spring. For new customers that sign up from Friday 30th March until Sunday 15th April, 100% of the electricity provided by Just Energy will be 100% green free of charge, sourced from renewable sources.


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All things Portuguese to be celebrated at Irish Travel Trade Show after-party

March 29th, 2018

Visit Portugal, Insight Vacations & Uniworld Boutique River Cruises to sponsor social event on 12th April

The Irish Travel Trade Show will take place in Hall 3 of RDS Main Hall Complex, Dublin 4, on Thursday 12th April 2018. Now in its fourth year, the show offers FREE registration to all Irish travel professionals.


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How will you pay rent when you retire?

March 27th, 2018

Vincent Browne launches ALONE housing campaign

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the hidden housing crisis among older people. The organisation is calling on the Government to provide funding towards developing a new, age-friendly model of housing and to update Rebuilding Ireland to reflect the needs of an ageing Ireland.


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John Spollen of Cassidy Travel nominated for the position of ITAA President

March 16th, 2018

John Spollen, of Cassidy Travel, has been nominated unopposed for the position of ITAA President.  He will replace the current ITAA President, Cormac Meehan. Similarly, Des Abbott of Des Abbott Travel has been re-nominated for the position of ITAA Treasurer unopposed. Their positions will be formally ratified at the forthcoming ITAA AGM to be held on the 12th of April at the RDS Main Hall Complex, Dublin 4.


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Unwrap fantastic Easter break packages at Castlerosse Hotel

March 16th, 2018

Discover the perfect Easter family getaway at the Killarney Resort

Family favourite Castlerosse Hotel is offering eggcellent Easter break packages this season. Providing an unrivaled combination of tranquil surroundings and a variety of activities and adventure, along with the hotel’s proximity to the iconic Killarney town, the whole family is guaranteed to enjoy their stay.


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“Just Energy’s fixed price tariffs offer an alternative to prepaid meters”

March 15th, 2018

The company responds to report on Fuel Poverty

Just Energy, Ireland’s newest retail energy provider, has commented on the increased dependence on pre-paid fuel meters by Irish consumers. The company highlighted the findings of a recent report by the Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS) on Fuel Poverty[1] which found that over half those surveyed in the areas of Ballyfermot, Palmerstown, Cherry Orchard and Chapelizod, went without heating in the last 12 months due to their dependence on pre-paid fuel meters.


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ALONE invites collaboration from other organisations to tackle loneliness

March 14th, 2018

Charity sets up Loneliness Taskforce in partnership with Senator Keith Swanick

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, has collaborated with Senator Keith Swanick to form the Loneliness Taskforce, an initiative to coordinate a response to loneliness and social isolation in Ireland. The Loneliness Taskforce intends to increase awareness about the issue and to produce a set of recommendations for Government, state agencies and all policy makers.

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Travel agents show the benefits of their service during Storm Emma

March 14th, 2018

ITAA member agents worked tirelessly to cater for customers’ changing travel plans 

Despite the immense disruption and disarray experienced by the travel sector during the Beast from the East and Storm Emma, members of the Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) worked tirelessly throughout the chaos to ensure that consumers were taken care of.


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Take to the streets in support of ALONE at this year’s VHI Women’s Mini Marathon

March 8th, 2018

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, is calling on women throughout the country to participate in the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon in aid of ALONE. The charity aims to raise money for the day to day running of vital services for older people throughout the country.


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ALONE call on public to remember older people affected by emigration this St. Patricks Day

March 7th, 2018

This St. Patricks Day, ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, is highlighting one of the lesser known effects of emigration. ALONE report an increase in the number of older people requiring their services as a direct result of their children and grandchildren emigrating.


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