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2014-02-24 16:23:02

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Originally a religious holiday to honor St. Patrick, who introduced Christianity to Ireland in the fifth century, St. Patrick's Day has evolved into a celebration for all things Irish. The world's first St. Patrick's Day parade occurred on March 17, 1762, in New York City, featuring Irish soldiers serving in the English military. This parade became an annual event, with President Truman attending in 1948. Congress proclaimed March...

2014-02-24 16:21:44

CLEVELAND, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever Irish Gifts, an e-commerce site, today announced a distinctive way to celebrate a loved one's birthday, anniversary or marriage or to memorialize someone's life - plant a tree in Ireland in their honor or memory. "Planting a tree in Ireland is more than a gift," says Douglas Bell, president and co-founder, Ever Irish Gifts. "It contributes to a way of life. Living trees have played a central role in the practical and daily spiritual...

2014-02-24 08:21:18

Hertz and its longstanding franchise partner in Ireland, Ryan's Investments, have renewed their alliance for ten more years and extended it to include Dollar and Thrifty LONDON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE:HTZ), the world's leading general use car rental brand, has recently signed a new agreement with its franchise partner Ryan's Investments, which has been operating Hertz in Ireland since 1991. The new partnership agreement extends the alliance...

2014-02-24 04:20:35

LONDON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaelectric Energy Storage will present at CleanEquity Monaco 2014 on March 27(th) & 28(th) at the Sporting d'Hiver, Monaco. CleanEquity Monaco is an annual invitation-only event hosted by Innovator Capital, the London based specialist cleantech investment bank. Other partners and sponsors include Prince Albert II of Monaco's Foundation, Covington & Burling, Qualcomm, PR Newswire, Kwittken & Company, the Monte-Carlo SBM and Monaco...

2014-02-13 08:37:42

DUBLIN, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4ntbvn/ireland ) has announced the addition of the "Ireland Electronic Cigarettes Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The report on Ireland electronic cigarettes market includes: -- Quantification and analysis of the Ireland electronic cigarette market -- Current market size and forecast of the Ireland...

2014-02-10 08:26:53

DUBLIN, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Jazz Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced that it has commenced construction of a manufacturing and development facility to be located on a 17-acre site in Monksland, County Roscommon, approximately 75 miles east of the company's Dublin headquarters. This is the first manufacturing facility to be built by Jazz Pharmaceuticals. "Today marks a milestone for Jazz Pharmaceuticals as we break ground in Ireland and begin, for the first...

2014-02-07 08:22:10

DALLAS, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Gas Turbine Markets in the World to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts", "Gas Turbine Markets in Asia to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts", "Gas Turbine Markets in Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts", "Gas Turbine Markets in Eastern Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts" and "Gas Turbine Markets in Western Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts" to its...

2014-02-06 23:03:46

Ireland-based Company Brings European eCommerce Expertise to MWG Winooski, VT (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 MyWebGrocer today announced it has completed the acquisition of Buy4Now Limited, a private eCommerce software and services company based in Dublin, Ireland. This transaction builds upon MWG’s earlier acquisition of Buy4Now’s U.S. subsidiary in 2008, and provides MWG the technology platform, personnel, and client base to replicate its business model in Europe. Financial terms were...

2014-02-06 12:24:47

Drury Communications Joins Global Network NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global public relations leader Porter Novelli announced today that it has expanded its agency network in Europe through a partnership in Ireland with Dublin-based Drury Communications. Drury will join the agency's global network effective immediately, and will rebrand as Drury Porter Novelli. "We have had the pleasure of working with Drury for many years, as we share a number of clients across various...

2014-02-04 12:32:28

Infrastructure-as-a-Service OpenStack Software Platform CORK, Ireland, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Offering Public or private cloud operators greater choice and flexibility in the provisioning and management of enterprise applications, MPSTOR today announced a new VMware VMDK version of its Orkestra(TM) Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform based on the open-source operating system OpenStack(TM). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131022/NE02263LOGO) As an...


Latest Ireland Reference Libraries

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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