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2013-06-04 12:22:18

DUBLIN, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable energy development, operations and energy storage group, Gaelectric, has announced the appointment of Ciaran O'Brien to the Board of Gaelectric Holdings plc as a non-Executive Director. Mr. O'Brien is a leading figure in the renewable energy business in the United States and Ireland having formerly founded Airtricity's US business, and latterly founded the US-based Wind Capital Group. Commenting on Mr. O'Brien's appointment, Brendan McGrath,...

2013-06-02 23:04:48

Audeo LLC has chosen Kim Power Stilson, national talk show host, author of “Choose Surthrival! Are you ready to go from surviving to thriving with a 21st Century home-based business?” to teach her “Surthrival Series” 5-Step course to honorary entrepreneurs with Audeo Academy. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Audeo LLC today announced, Kim Power Stilson will be teaching her “Surthrival Series” 5-Step course to the Audeo Academy honorary...

2013-05-28 04:20:06

LONDON, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The influential Alphabet Fleet Management Report, based on a survey of 250 fleet managers, reported last month that 'the number of dedicated in-house UK fleet managers is shrinking and those that remain are becoming increasingly focused on controlling costs.' Chris Allison, Managing Director of Auditel [http://auditel.co.uk/index.php ], the UK and Ireland's leading cost management specialists, confirms that many organisations in the...

2013-05-27 23:02:53

An Ireland-based company has officially opened what it describes as the first simple and speedy swapping website for both, businesses and individuals to save big on. Ireland, Cork (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 There´s an old adage that says nothing is this world is free, but thanks to the creation of a new platform called Bargain Barter, businesses and individuals across the globe will now be able to get what they need for free by using one of the world´s oldest methods: Bartering....

2013-05-24 12:24:01

Congressman Fattah Joins Patrick Kennedy in Ireland for Brain Research Conference WASHINGTON, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a long-time Congressional champion of brain research, travels to Dublin, Ireland this weekend to attend an invitation only conference on neuroscience. The invitation was issued by the Irish Presidency of the European Union and the European Commission to participate in the conference: Healthy Brain: Healthy Europe - A...

Cause Of The Irish Potato Famine Revealed
2013-05-21 11:53:17

Max-Planck-Gesellschaft An international team of scientists reveals that a unique strain of potato blight they call HERB-1 triggered the Irish potato famine of the mid-19th century It is the first time scientists have decoded the genome of a plant pathogen and its plant host from dried herbarium samples. This opens up a new area of research to understand how pathogens evolve and how human activity impacts the spread of plant disease. Phytophthora infestans changed the course of...

2013-05-15 16:27:50

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Invited by the 2013 Irish Presidency of the European Union and the European Commission, Congressman Fattah will be participating in an invitation-only conference: Healthy Brain: Healthy Europe--A new horizon for brain research and healthcare. Fattah's trip comes on the heels of an announcement from British Prime Minister David Cameron stating that Great Britain's presidency of the G8 will prioritize dementia research as an important...

2013-05-10 08:24:27

NEW YORK, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Care Medical Devices Ltd (OTCBB:LCMD) today announced the opening of their European subsidiary offices in Dublin, Ireland. Life Care Medical Devices Ltd, Ireland will manage all aspects of the company's European business. "With a strong, solid history in the medical device arena, Ireland, and Dublin specifically, was a logical choice for the European Base of operations," said Glenn Foley, Chief Executive Officer of Life Care Medical Devices Ltd....

2013-05-07 04:22:02

Irish Universities Association and Thomson Reuters solidify foundation for the evaluation and comparison of Ireland's global research output PHILADELPHIA, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced a renewed four-year commitment between the Irish Universities Association and Thomson Reuters to demonstrate the efficiency and...

2013-05-01 04:21:52

CALGARY, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Vermilion Energy Inc. ("Vermilion" or the "Company") (TSX, NYSE: VET) is pleased to report interim operating and unaudited financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2013. HIGHLIGHTS -- Recorded average production of 38,707 boe/d during the first quarter of 2013, compared to 36,265 boe/d in the fourth quarter of 2012. Quarter-over-quarter growth was primarily attributable to strong Canadian...


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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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