17August2017

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Teagasc and Pieta House to build a ‘Garden of Hope’ for Bloom

Teagasc and Pieta House to build a ‘Garden of Hope’ for Bloom

Teagasc, in association with the suicide prevention charity Pieta House, are delighted to be exhibit...


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Wildflower Growers Open Days in 2017

Design By Nature - Irish Wildflower Seed House presents:
Two Wildflower Growers Open Days in 2017

Master class: Farm and Crop Walk, Demo and Talk by Sandro Cafolla, 25 years growing wildflowers in Ireland

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    Curating the City. The Changing Nature of Public Space

    It's not easy to find a seat in the centre of Dublin. If you want to buy a coffee, there's plenty of choices. But if you fancy just sitting and dreaming or resting your legs while shopping, you'd better head for the boardwalk. Or at least be near a public park. Otherwise, there's not a seat in sight between Parnell Square and St Stephen's Green. It is hardly a pedestrian-friendly gesture, but the city council says there is a perception that benches attract people who don't move on, so they're not suitable street furniture.

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      Flowers Bring Art to Life - CAFRE

      The National Gallery and The Flower Council have won the 2017 UXB London Award for Best Use of Digital Channels. This is one of the Emcees Awards that aim to recognize excellence in arts and culture fundraising.

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        Pesticide residues in food: risk to consumers remains low | European Food Safety Authority

        Food consumed in the European Union continues to be largely free of pesticide residues or to contain residues that fall within legal limits, new figures show. The latest monitoring report published by EFSA reveals that more than 97% of food samples collected across the EU in 2015 were within legal limits, with just over 53% free of quantifiable residues. The figures are in line with those recorded in 2014.

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          Bloom 2017 Medium Garden - Despicable Me 3

          The ‘Despicable Me 3’ garden is a fun and exciting space that highlights the contrasting personalities of Gru and his twin brother Dru, who are coming to cinema screens across Ireland on 30 June. Dru is everything that Gru isn’t – wealthy, charming, sophisticated, with a head of fabulous golden hair.

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            Coillte announces record earnings of €98.3m for 2016 - Coillte

            Coillte, Ireland’s largest forestry and land solutions company, today announced its annual results for 2016. The company delivered record earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of €98.3m, up 10% on the previous year. Operating cash flow at €15.2m was up 130% on 2015 while operating profit (before exceptional items and revaluation gains) increased by 6.6% to €64.4m.

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              Bloom 2017 Large Garden - Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin Garden

              The garden – a composer’s retreat – is owned by a successful classical and film-score composer who is also a keen plants person. Having a particular love for tranquil and peaceful surrounds, the owner relishes the chance to reflect on compositions while undisturbed during summer evenings.

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