Author Archives: Antonina

Champion Athlete at Milk it! Awards

Champion athlete Derval O’Rourke relaxes with Antonina Ni Dhuinn after working for the day at the national finals of the NDC Milk it! Advertising Awards in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin.   April, 2011

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National Winners of NDC Milk it! Awards

Mount Temple Comprehensive School, Clontarf,  Dublin 3 are the overall winners of the NDC Milk it! Advertising Awards for 2011.  The winning team, calling themselves “The Udder Option” are 5th year students. Zoë  Kavanagh, NDC Chief Executive (centre) and broadcaster Mairead … Continue reading

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Health & Wellbeing

Sharon Ní Bheoláin, RTÉ Six-One News anchor; independent dietitian Paula Mee; Counsellor & Wellbeing Coach Fiona Hoban and Dr. Catherine Logan, Nutrition Manager, the National Dairy Council pictured at Inchydoney for a health and wellbeing evening organised by the NDC … Continue reading

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Milk it! Meeting of Judges

The national judging panel for the NDC Milk it! Advertising Awards reviewing projects from secondary school students – Michael O’Leary, National Co-ordinator, Transition Year Programme; independent dietitian Paula Mee; Richard Curran, presenter of Dragons’ Den & Deputy Editor of the Sunday … Continue reading

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Dail Canvass…for local dairy farmers

We’re behind our local dairy farmers – are you ? The new animated carton of milk from the National Dairy Council made his first public appearance at the entrance to the Dail, to canvass public support for local jobs in … Continue reading

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A Remarkable Resemblance…?

During a visit to Aras an Uachtarain by the Guild of Agricultural Journalists, Antonina Ni Dhuinn took this picture of John Caffrey, Pictures Editor of the Irish Farmers Journal…..looking remarkably similar to former Irish President Douglas Hyde on the painting. … Continue reading

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Guild Visit to Aras an Uachtarain

As a member of the Guild of Agricultural Journalists since the 1980’s, Antonina Ni Dhuinn (front row, second from left) joined members of the Guild for a special visit to Aras an Uachtarain to commemorate the anniversary of the Guild.

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George Hook at Bayer CropScience Launch

Broadcaster George Hook was a guest speaker at the Bayer CropScience launch for cereal merchants and technical advisors in Lyrath, Kilkenny, of a range of the “Aviator” and “Siltra” cereal fungicides in Ireland which use state of the art Xpro … Continue reading

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Experts Reveal Beneficial Role of Milk for Athletes

Health professionals were joined by rising tennis star Tom Farquharson at a conference held at Wimbledon to hear the latest research on the role that milk can play in re-hydration during exercise, fitness training and competitive sport.  Hosted by the … Continue reading

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Applying The Science of Nutrition to Sports

Sports coaches, personal trainers, fitness professionals, PE teachers and health professionals were amongst the delegates at a seminar in October 2010 to explore nutrition for athletes and the relationship between sport and dairy, sponsored by the National Dairy Council and … Continue reading

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