Posts Tagged ‘training’

Ballybeg Greens – Eat What You Grow

Liz Riches, Manager Ballybeg CDP
Ballybeg Greens is a social enterprise supplying locally grown produce to restaurants and the food service industry in Waterford, which also provides accredited training courses in Horticulture. We spoke with Sean O’Driscoll (Co-ordinator Ballybeg Horticulture Initiative), Billy Phelan (Tutor), Liz Riches (Manager Ballybeg CDP) and John Keane (Primary Grower) to find out more about [...]

National Lifeguard Training Centre opens in Tramore

Crest of a wave: Debbie Smith and Tara O'Riordan pictured at Tramore's new National Lifeguard Training Centre. 							| Photo: Patrick Browne
Tramore’s National Lifeguard Training Centre ‘wouldn’t be out of place in Miami or Sydney’, according to Tramore-based politician and Irish Water Safety volunteer Lola O’Sullivan. The €500,000 on the Lower Prom, the first of its kind in the country, was officially opened on Monday. The new ocean-themed building was built through a partnership between Tramore Surf Lifesaving [...]