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Codex Office Solutions is now firmly recognised as Ireland’s largest independent contract office solutions company, a long-time supplier to the Government, HSE and Educational sector, and delivering a nationwide service with regional services in Cork, Galway and Mayo covering the four provinces of Ireland. The company’s Managing Director, Siobhan O’Connor outlines the
News Technology
Ed Parker of PA Consulting on how local authorities can use artificial intelligence (AI) to leverage sensible and cost effective solutions. First things first. This isn’t about robots. The day may come when robots take over caring for the vulnerable and cleaning the streets – but before then there’ll be a fundamental change in the […]
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As Budget 2018 announcements are underway by Minister Paschal Donohue in the Dail, here are a few changes that will be implemented: The economy will grow by 4.3 percent this year and 3.5 percent next year. A Rainy Day Fund is to be established in the coming year, with at least €1.5bn to be transferred to it […]
Education
The message to all as we draw closer to the end of October is to “Stay Safe And Enjoy Halloween”. It’s the motto at the forefront of South Dublin County Council’s Halloween Safety and Environmental Awareness Campaign 2017. As part of this initiative, “Bulbs Not Bonfires” is a reward scheme put in place by the Council […]
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Cork County Council has launched a new parking initiative aimed at helping older people get around the county more easily. The new plan will see a selection of parking bays designated as ‘age friendly’ spots – similar to the mother and child parking bays found in many supermarkets throughout the country. The council has said […]
Tourism
Spike Island, known as ‘Ireland’s Alcatraz’, has been named Europe’s leading tourist attraction at the 2017 World Travel Awards. The former prison was up against some of the world’s most well-known attractions including the Eiffel Tower, Roman Colosseum and Buckingham Palace, and its success makes it an unprecedented three in a row for Ireland, following […]
Financial
Dublin-based company bookapitch is delivering a web-based solution that makes booking and managing sports facilities easier. Bookapitch is a new online venture that enables organisations like schools, GAA or football clubs to advertise and rent out their sports pitches without spending their time speaking to each and every person making a booking – while allowing
Tourism
Earlier this month, Ireland’s first floating boardwalk was unveiled at Acres Lake in Co Leitrim. The 600m boardwalk – between Drumshanbo and Carrick-on-Shannon – will serve as the final leg of the Shannon Blueway, part of an expanding network of recreational trails that offer walking, kayaking, and cycling routes in lesser-known parts of the State. […]
Tourism
A new project aiming to bring back 10,000 years of Irish history through the restoration of raised bogs across Ireland has been launched by Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys. The Living Bog Project will see restoration measures take place on 12 raised bog special areas of conservation (SACs) in seven counties […]