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2015-04-24 12:26:01

THE DISTRIBUTION OF THIS COMMUNICATION IN CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS MAY BE RESTRICTED OR AFFECTED BY THE LAWS OF SUCH JURISDICTIONS.

2015-04-23 16:23:20

Ireland-Based Kingspan Group plc sees untapped potential in U.S.

2015-04-20 04:22:45

DUBAI, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The PEL Baby & Mega Jaws bottle crusher range reduces waste glass bottle bulk by 80% and diverts millions of bottles away from

2015-04-20 04:22:01

DUBAI, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The announcement comes as demand for fire vault storage soars Glenbeigh Records Management (GRM), Ireland's foremost

2015-04-15 04:20:54

KILDARE, Ireland and DUBAI, UAE, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pat O Donovan, assistant trainer in the Jim Bolger yard, has won the Irish Racing Excellence Award at the

2015-04-14 12:23:14

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Planning at the state and national level leads to more efficient investments in infrastructure, better resilience in the face of climate

2015-04-13 00:20:19

KILDARE, Ireland and DUBAI, UAE, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Soon-to-retire 19-time UK Champion National Hunt Jockey, AP McCoy, will present the trophies at the inaugural

2015-04-12 12:20:08

KILDARE, Ireland and DUBAI, UAE, April 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The short-list of nominees selected for the top five categories in the inaugural Irish Stud and Stable Staff

2015-03-26 23:04:20

ENTERTECH SYSTEMS has just announced the deployment of Suprema biometric access control in an exciting high-end residential application.


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Connemara Pony
2014-04-12 10:12:08

The Connemara Pony originated in Ireland and is believed to be bred from Scandinavian ponies brought to Ireland by the Vikings with another breed most likely the now extinct Irish Hobby. A legend states that a Spanish Armada in 1588 became grounded, the Andalusians aboard were set free and bred with the native horses to create the Connemara. During the 1700s, Arabian blood was added to increase the strength and stamina of the Connemara. Hackneys and Thoroughbreds were also introduced,...

2012-06-15 04:12:31

Symbol: MECO4 Group: Dicot Family: Sterculiaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, LA, MS, NC, SC, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta...

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2012-06-15 04:14:44

Symbol: MECA9 Group: Dicot Family: Melastomataceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: HI    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-18 09:04:53

Symbol: BLAU Group: Monocot Family: Hydrocharitaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:LA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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2008-09-11 16:12:32

The Eurasian Nuthatch (Sitta europaea), is a small passerine bird found throughout temperate Europe and Asia, although not in Ireland. It belongs to the nuthatch family Sittidae. This bird is the most common and most widespread nuthatch, and is often referred to just as the Nuthatch. It is a resident bird of deciduous woods and parkland, with some old trees for nesting. The Eurasian Nuthatch is 5.5 inches long and has the typical nuthatch big head, short tail and powerful bill and feet. It...

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Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.