Archive for August, 2011

Elves wanted

31Aug11

45 positions for Christmas season Santa Claus is looking for 45 elves to join his Christmas team at Rathwood, the destination shopping and activity centre on the Carlow/Wicklow border. 55 part-time and full-time people are employed at Rathwood but this number goes up to over 100 during the months leading up to Christmas, when the […]


Irish horse charity IHWT (Irish Horse Welfare Trust) is launching a new Sponsor a Horse Scheme that will enable horse loving kids and families to participate in the rehabilitation work done by the charity at its farm in Woodenbridge, County Wicklow. “Our wish is to give people and families from all walks of life the […]


Brasserie le Pont believed to be first .mobi restaurant site for Dublin Brasserie le Pont, Dublin’s newest French restaurant on Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 2 has launched its mobile webpages or a .mobi site. Brasserie le Pont is the brain child of  restaurateur and General Manager Fiona Kelly and is also believed to be the first […]


Following the riots in Britain, many media commentators have pointed to technology and social media as not only mere tools used by rioters but even the ‘cause’ of the trouble. According to The Telegraph, technology ‘fuelled’ the riots and was used to ‘incite’ and film the violence. The Economist called them ‘The Blackberry riots’. You […]


Flight displays at Woodlands Falconry Destination shopping and activity centre Rathwood, in the Wicklow/Carlow border, will be for the first time running guided tours to Rathgall Hillfort in Coolkenno as part of the activities taking part around the county for Heritage Week. Running during Heritage Week, from Saturday 20th August to Sunday 28th August, a […]


Flooring projects in Clonakilty and Blarney worth €135,000 Wexford based flooring specialist Tom Doyle Supplies has been selected by retail and hospitality group Blarney Woollen Mills to supply flooring materials for three projects in the Cork area. The first project is the recently completed renovation of the Mill Room restaurant at Blarneys flagship store in […]


The Little Chefs Club at destination shopping and activities centre Rathwood, in the Wicklow/Carlow border, is hosting cooking classes for kids every second Saturday of each month, in addition to Rathwood’s Cookie Baking classes for the little ones. The Little Chefs classes are taught by head chef Jimmy and aimed at 5-12 year olds. They […]