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2014-10-01 08:40:57

Manufacturer of world's only True Colour, paper-based 3D printers adds two key new positions to propel continued extraordinary growth DUNLEER, Ireland, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mcor Technologies Ltd, manufacturer of the only line of desktop paper-based 3D printers today announced the appointment of Eoin Grindley as the company's Chief Financial Officer and the promotion of Bryan Ferrand to Vice President of Global Sales and Services. Fueled by staggering growth, both are new positions...

2014-10-01 08:32:59

DUBLIN, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company plc (NYSE: PRGO; TASE), a public limited company incorporated under the laws of Ireland (the "Company"), today announced the extension of its offer to exchange (the "Exchange Offer") up to $500,000,000 of its new 1.30% Senior Notes due 2016 (the "2016 Exchange Notes"), $600,000,000 of its new 2.30% Senior Notes due 2018 (the "2018 Exchange Notes"), $800,000,000 of its new 4.00% Senior Notes due 2023 (the "2023 Exchange Notes") and...

2014-09-30 08:42:01

Mcor IRIS offers sharper colours, higher quality colour on thin walls and reduced ink consumption DUNLEER, Ireland, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mcor Technologies Ltd today extended the possibilities of colour 3D printing with enhancements to the Mcor IRIS, already the world's most colour-capable 3D printer. The Mcor IRIS now offers: -- Increased colour edge definition, or sharpness. -- Improved colour quality on thin-walled models. -- A 10 percent reduction in ink usage,...

2014-09-25 12:28:52

LONDON, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -Damien English TD, the Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, to open two-day event, which is the gateway to inspiration and home of the latest developments around medical device technology- MEDTEC Ireland [http://www.medtecireland.com ] is set to return to Galway, the medical technology hub of Ireland, on the 1st and 2nd October 2014. The two-day event will be the perfect...

2014-09-22 23:12:41

Semilla Ventures LLC. announces the launch of Roady Guides: Ireland. Dublin, Ireland (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Semilla Ventures LLC., an angel investing venture fund based in New York, announces its first seed investment in Roady Guides: Ireland. Roady Guides is a self-drive guide tour app for the iPhone that provides over 100 short and insightful audio commentaries for Ireland’s most popular attractions — all based on your phone’s GPS location. Roady Guides was developed in its...

2014-09-19 23:03:20

Hidden Hearing Tinnitus Check from Hidden Hearing offers a wealth of special features, including: information on types of hearing loss and tinnitus, soothing sounds for tinnitus to make symptoms less annoying and more tolerable, ear health tips, and a handy clinic finder. There is also information on Hidden Hearings free ear wax removal service. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 People of all ages who are concerned about hearing problems, have been diagnosed with hearing loss, or...

2014-09-19 12:22:00

Project Agreement Executed with Dublin City Council; Project Financing Completed MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) ("Covanta" or the "Company") today announced that it has executed an agreement with the Dublin City Council ("Dublin") to build, own and operate a new 600,000 metric tonne per year, 58 net megawatt Energy-from-Waste facility in Dublin, Ireland (the "Dublin Waste-to-Energy Facility"). The Company also announced that...

2014-09-16 12:28:19

PBS Prepares For Return Of Major Pledge Special Around 'Angels Sing - Christmas In Ireland' CD & DVD NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, boychoir sensation LIBERA returns to the U.S. for two tours - October 25-November 2 and December 21-24 - in support of their smash hit 'ANGELS SING - CHRISTMAS IN IRELAND' album, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Classical Charts last year. One of the world's most accomplished and acclaimed boy choirs, the London-based group...

2014-09-16 00:20:18

91% of Western Europeans willing to make sacrifices to save money when flying; Travelers under 35 years of age more willing to forego perks and fly longer on LCCs LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Expedia.com®, the world's largest full service online travel site*, released the results of the Expedia® 2014 LCC Airline Index, a study conducted by Northstar that examined Western European traveler attitudes towards Low Cost Carriers (LCCs), a surging sector of the aviation...

2014-09-12 23:04:51

Córas Iompair Éireann boosts ROI and efficiency after switching over to PJ Technologies’ Goverlan, a leading systems management software solution. Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 PJ Technologies announced today that Córas Iompair Éireann (CIE) is using Goverlan to run Ireland’s critical transportation systems. At CIE, 13 technicians support 3,500 machines shore-to-shore – and offshore with an office in New Jersey – managing an average of 230 million...


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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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