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With Ryanair recently announcing it was going ‘plastic-free’ in the next five years, the airline became another voice in the debate surrounding the frightening levels of plastic contamination of the planet. So where does Ireland rank in terms of international comparisons regarding recycling and what are the options when it comes to a more sustainable […]
Feature Technology
There have been a series of concerted steps, particularly in the last half decade, to drive adaptation and acceptance of the opportunities afforded by Building Information Modelling to the broader construction environment. The Irish Construction Sector forms an increasingly important component of the overall Irish economy and according to the Building Information Modelling
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The Vaults, a new tourist attraction in Dublin City centre, is set to open its door on the 30th of June. The attraction will have six scenes spread across four floors of the old Augistinian St John’s National School in Dublin 8. Each of these scenes will feature 360° sets with state of the art lighting, […]
Financial News
Borrowers looking to access personal credit reports stored in the new national credit register cannot access them with the Government’s Public Services Card. RTÉ News has learned the Central Bank does not accept the card as a valid proof of identification or PPS number when people are applying to the Central Credit Register for their […]
Education News
The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, T.D., announced today the plan to establish 42 new schools over the course of the next four years, 2019 – 2022. This was prompted by national demographic exercises by the Department of Education into the current and future needs for primary and post-primary education places nationwide. These schools […]
Health News
Ireland is currently suffering from a measles outbreak, which began in Limerick January of this year, with forty confirmed cases. Measles is highly infectious, so much so that 90% of those who have contact with someone who is contagious are extremely likely to develop the disease. This is amid an Europe wide outbreak of the disease. The symptoms […]
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You may have heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, that vast swath of the Pacific Ocean which has accumulated a massive volume of discarded plastics, swept there by the ocean’s currents. A great deal of the plastics in this area of ocean are what are known as microplastics, plastic debris less than five millimeters […]
Transport
Extreme weather left drivers stranded and more roads impassable overnight across the UK – with another day of sub-zero temperatures, icy blasts and “blizzard-like” conditions to come. The Met Office has issued a red alert weather warning for parts of south Wales and the soutwest of England from 3pm today until 2am tomorrow morning. Storm […]
News
Met Éireann has extended its Status Red snow ice alert in Munster and Leinster to include the entire country It came into effect at 11pm and remains in place until 3pm tomorrow and means that people should take action to protect themselves and their properties as the weather continues to deteriorate. Further heavy snow showers […]
Housing News
Dublin City Council’s planning scheme for a Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) on Dublin’s Poolbeg Peninsula was declared winner of the overall award for excellence in planning in Ireland by the Irish Planning Institute (IPI) at the Institute’s biennial awards gala. The scheme plans for up to 3,500 residential units along with substantial new commercial development, […]
Health News
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has included County Clare in its Global Network for Age-Friendly Cities and Communities.The movement involves communities, cities and other sub-national levels of government that have pledged to meet the needs of their older residents. At present there are 541 cities and communities in 37 countries, covering over 179 million people
Business News
A stark warning regarding a ‘Hard Brexit’ was issued to Irish manufacturers at the National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference recently at the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin. The annual conference welcomed 3,000 manufacturing and supply chain industry professionals including over 200 speakers and 170 exhibitors. With the Brexit negotiations seemingly nowhere
Feature News
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