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The company has discovered a 30-mile gold district in Ireland running across Counties Armagh, Monaghan and Cavan.
The new report involved an analysis of the mineralogical characteristics of both the flotation bulk concentrate and rougher tailings, the company said. It shows that gold grade in the bulk concentrate was very high at 32.8 g/t with 3 g/t silver while that contained in the rougher tailing had a much lower gold grade of 0.25 g/t and 1 g/t of silver.
[Source: Sunday Business Post]
To celebrate the year of The Gathering, over 50 international brand representatives of Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey attended a three day “Brand Homecoming” event in the inspirational surroundings of the Tullamore D.E.W. Visitor Centre.
Tullamore D.E.W., the world’s second largest Irish whiskey brand, hosted the brand workshop with representatives from the U.S., Scandinavia, South Africa, Russia and Central and Eastern Europe. Attendees are responsible for the future growth and marketing of the Tullamore D.E.W. brand worldwide and will play a significant role in promoting the Visitor Centre and Tullamore as a tourist destination.
[Source: Offaly Express]
A new exhibition entitled “Landscapes From the History House” by Roscommon artist Lucy Brennan Shiel and poet Kieran Fury opened at the Backstage Theatre’s Atrium Gallery last Thursday.
Inspired by a collection of Furey’s poems called “The History House,” which is set against the backdrop of Strokestown House and the National Famine Museum, Brennan Shiel has produced a series of oil paintings and prints that continue her decade-long study of the Shannon-side landscape.
[Source: Longford Leader]
The Russians are coming to Sligo – but not President Putin.
The northwestern town is celebrating after a Russian delegation block-booked the Clarion Hotel in Sligo.
While the Americans will be using the Slieve Russell in Ballyconnell, County Cavan, and a number of Chinese staff-members have been booked into the Hillgrove Hotel in Co. Monaghan, Sligo and all her charms will be home to the large Russian entourage.
[Source: Irish Independent]
Minister of State for Public and Commuter Transport Alan Kelly has launched Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail’s new official app. The app is free to download and available now from the Apple and Android app stores.
Deputy Kelly said Kelly the app will be especially beneficial to Tipperary commuters who can have live and real-time access to information at their local station.
“This will greatly enhance the rail experience for Tipperary commuters. Technology has the ability to greatly improve the transport experience and this app represents an advance of those technologies,” he stated.
[Source: Tipperary Star]
The disappearance of life saving rings at a popular local beauty spot has been described as "despicable."
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