Below are recent stories by John Donohoe
Last updated: 24 May 2013 19:23
With less than one week to go before paper filing deadline for Local Property Tax, just over 1 million LPT returns have now been submitted.
Last updated: 24 May 2013 17:26
Jimmy Deenihan, Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht, has turned the first sod on the Irish Military Park and Museum at Starinagh, Collon. The project was conceived by William Sullivan, a farmer/entrepreneur and a lifelong collector of military memorabilia. Mr Sullivan has decided to create a rural tourism project out of his collection.
Last updated: 24 May 2013 17:09
Leixlip-based Intel Corporation today announced details of the second phase of its research investment at Ireland’s leading ICT research Institute, the Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork.
Last updated: 24 May 2013 12:01
Pat Coldrick, hailed as one of the finest and most versatile guitarists in Ireland will play live at The Central in his native Navan on Friday 31st May.
Last updated: 23 May 2013 19:26
Dunboyne Castle Hotel will host comedian Dave Young for an exclusive one off show on Saturday 22nd June.
Last updated: 23 May 2013 19:22
In April 2012, a documentary entitled 'Our Woman's Hearts' was produced exploring how A Woman's Heart came about, why it became so popular, and the effect it has had on three generations of women.
Last updated: 23 May 2013 17:46
Bettystown Man, Gerard Fay is about to undertake his biggest challenge to date to raise much needed funds for Cystic Fibrosis.
Last updated: 23 May 2013 17:26
As he walked the busy corridors of the neo-natal ward in Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, it was all too obvious to the Wildman of Tara that the funds raised at the Tara Dawn Run were needed more than ever.
Last updated: 23 May 2013 23:10
Six Meath restaurants celebrated their success at the Leinster Regional Irish Restaurant Awards, and will now go on to represent their county for the national titles at the All-Ireland at Santa Rita/ LIFE Magazine Irish Restaurant Awards 2013.
Last updated: 22 May 2013 19:12
Burger King has established a new partnership with Clonee-headquartered Kepak Group to supply its restaurants in Ireland and the UK with 100 per cent beef burgers sourced from Irish and UK beef.
Last updated: 22 May 2013 17:26
Ireland’s Fittest Family is a new primetime RTÉ One entertainment show that will search the country for the fittest, fastest and strongest families. After physical and scientific testing, twelve families will qualify to enter the most extreme fitness competition ever.
Last updated: 22 May 2013 17:05
Tayto Park in Ashbourne has welcomed the arrival of not one but two new sets of newborns...
Last updated: 21 May 2013 19:30
Griffith College student Maria Lola Roche, from Baltrasna, Ashbourne, will showcase her fashion designs at the Griffith College Graduate Fashion Show this Wednesday, 22nd May.
Last updated: 21 May 2013 19:05
Now aged 74, and still filming and archiving craft footage, Shaw Smith, revisits six of the businesses and artisans he filmed in the original series to see how they’ve weathered the last 30 years, focusing on this new generation of craft workers.
Last updated: 21 May 2013 18:03
Film fans, filmmakers and film experts are set to gather in Dublin to honour and celebrate the legacy of John Ford, one of the world's most respected and influential filmmakers.
Last updated: 21 May 2013 17:51
Past and present Meath GAA stars are immortalised in the newly-refurbished GAA Museum at Croke Park featuring memorabilia such as All-Ireland jerseys from the likes of Trevor Giles and Colm O’Rourke.
Last updated: 22 May 2013 10:06
Saturday night’s heartbreaking result for Irish entry Ryan Dolan in the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo turned in their favour immediately after the event, Dolan’s Navan-based manager, Conor Mulhall said.
Last updated: 20 May 2013 19:07
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, today referred to the developments over recent weeks in tackling the current fodder shortage.
Last updated: 17 May 2013 19:58
From the team that produced the smash hit show, I Hear You Calling Me: The Story of Count John McCormack, Gumbleton Productions presents Blaze Away! The Incredible Story of Josef Locke, to Draiocht Blanchardstown on Saturday 15th June at 8pm.
Last updated: 17 May 2013 13:28
The Stunning is the headline act for the Tara Rocks! one day festival on 24th August next at Tara na Rí, Navan.
Last updated: 16 May 2013 18:42
Body&Soul at Ballinlough Castle in Clonmellon has announced more additions to the most diverse and eclectic line-up of the festival season – including two of the most influential and highly respected electronic producers of the last decade – James Murphy and Nicolas Jaar.
Last updated: 16 May 2013 13:14
The long running, very popular TG4 programme 'Comhrá' presented by Máirtín Tom Sheáinín Mac Donncha will feature Meath native Tom Marry
Last updated: 15 May 2013 17:26
Last updated: 15 May 2013 16:35
Bohermeen's champion flat jockey, Johnny Murtagh, is a mentor in a new RTE series 'The Family Project', a six-part series that follows families from around Ireland working together to overcome educational issues that affect their lives.
Last updated: 16 May 2013 11:59
Finbar Furey, recently back from a six week tour of Australia, makes an appearance in Trim's Knightsbrook Hotel for 'one night only ' on Sunday 26th May.
Last updated: 15 May 2013 11:07
Last updated: 13 May 2013 21:32
The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) has anounced a three-year sponsorship agreement with UK-based independent finance company Enterprise Target Solutions (ETS).
Last updated: 13 May 2013 10:56
Fianna Fáil's Seanad Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform, Thomas Byrne, says Minister Leo Varadkar has failed thousands of Bus Éireann passengers affected by today’s bus strike.
Last updated: 8 May 2013 21:38
This year’s event sees competitors representing ten different nations from as far as Japan, Australia, New Zealand, USA and Canada as well at the usually strong home representation.
Last updated: 7 May 2013 16:05
Since my election to the Dail in 2011, I have campaigned for this amnesty and pardon - they were essentially court-martialed by an Act of the Dail which forced many of them and their families into lives of penury.