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Wild Atlantic Way listed among best drives in the world

August 23, 2017 |

If you are looking for an “epic” road trip look no further than the Wild Atlantic Way or the Causeway Coastal Route, according to Lonely Planet’s list of 50 ‘Epic Drives of the World’.

The travel … Read More

Smart light hope to lead to clever cycling in the city

August 15, 2017 |

Cyclists in the capital are being invited to get involved in an innovative smart light pilot scheme that will connect over 500 cyclists across the city.

As well as keeping cyclists safer on the road, the … Read More

Free scheme to recycle ‘end-of-life’ vehicles introduced

August 11, 2017 |

A new industry-funded scheme to recycle “end-of-life” vehicles has been set up by Minister for Environment Denis Naughten.

The end of life vehicle environmental scheme, known as ELVES (ELV Environmental Services), will operate like the Weee … Read More

€1m fund to remove over 750,000 dumped vehicle tyres

August 9, 2017 |

A €1 million fund to get rid of large stockpiles of waste tyres blighting the Irish countryside has been announced by Minister for the Environment Denis Naughten.

The level of illegal dumping of used tyres is … Read More

Ulster University-led energy storage project awarded €6.7m

August 8, 2017 |

Ulster University has launched a €6.7 million cross-border research project, funded by European Union, it aims to develop a range of consumer-owned energy storage resources.

The launch of Ulster University’s SPIRE 2 project follows the UK … Read More

Stand & Deliver: WannaCry Provides Wake-up Call for Cyber Security

July 31, 2017 |

The WannaCry ransomware attack provided a rude awakening for many organisations that were unprepared for the outbreak and fallout. Organisations must now ask themselves the same question, regardless of whether they were affected by WannaCry or not: How … Read More

“Promising Times Ahead For Irish Tourism” – Liam Griffin

July 31, 2017 |

A bright future lies ahead for Irish tourism and the time is ripe for a big focus on rural tourism. Another big government commitment will be required to make this a reality but amid the positivity, there are … Read More

Machine Translation & Future Preservation of the Irish Language

July 31, 2017 |

The future of the Irish language in 2017 might be unclear, Dr John Tinsley examines how Machine Translation holds the key to addressing some of the translation challenges, thus ensuring its preservation and future.

When reading … Read More

Parklife: Meet the Startup Hoping to Revolutionise Car Parking in Ireland

July 31, 2017 |

Dublin-based start-up Parkpnp hopes to provide a solution to Ireland’s parking problems as it aims to be the Airbnb of driveways.

“Please help me find a parking space” is the utterance of motorists in towns and … Read More

Graduate Recruitment in 2017: Trends and Analysis

July 31, 2017 |

With the public sector once again fully immersed in the graduate recruitment cycle, it is interesting to see current trends in the graduate recruitment landscape, both in terms of what graduates are expecting and what employers are seeking.

Every year, … Read More

More than half of under-30s considering ditching TV licence fee

July 31, 2017 |

A new online survey has revealed that 55% of TV licence holders aged 30 or under are planning or considering to stop paying their TV licence fee.

The survey was carried out by Censuswide on behalf … Read More

Donegal Tourism heading stateside for Trade Mission

July 28, 2017 |

This August will see Donegal reach across the Atlantic Ocean to extend a heartfelt Céad Mile Fáilte to its nearest westerly neighbours, friends and family.

As part of its ongoing marketing campaign aimed at increasing its … Read More

How to maximize your productivity in the workplace

July 27, 2017 |

Often times, a day at work can feel like eight hours of your life lost. You get there in the morning, you work for a whole day, and leave in the evening. Some days, you just can’t shake … Read More

Ireland leads European data centre market

July 26, 2017 |

A new report – Data Centres Ireland by BroadGroup – published this week has revealed that Ireland’s distinctive data centre market now leads the way in Europe.

The report suggests that Ireland has benefited from its … Read More

Ireland’s most popular tourist counties and attractions revealed

July 24, 2017 |

Tourism is Ireland’s biggest indigenous employer with visitors to the country spending €4.6 billion in 2016, according to Fáilte Ireland figures.

That figure is spread across all Ireland’s regions but the Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC) … Read More

National College of Ireland (NCI) and IBM collaborate on cybersecurity skills shortage

July 21, 2017 |

The National College of Ireland (NCI) and IBM are to begin collaborating to meet the growing demand for cybersecurity skills shortage in Ireland.

The new joint industry-academia initiative sees 50 IBM employees studying NCI certified Higher … Read More

BT rolling out innovative replacement of street payphones in the UK

July 20, 2017 |

Having fallen out of favour with the proliferation of mobile phones, settling on what to with old, disused or abandoned phone boxes on streets across the country has proved something of a conundrum. In the UK however, BT … Read More

85% of Irish offices experience connectivity problems

July 19, 2017 |

One in ten Irish employees experience connectivity issues while at work every day.

This is according to a new independent survey commissioned by WiredScore to highlight the benefits of efficient and reliable internet services for offices … Read More

Proposed M20 would open up economic corridor & create 5,400 jobs

July 18, 2017 |

Building the long-sought M20 motorway linking Cork-to-Limerick motorway could create up to 5,400 jobs and contribute €128 million to the State, a new report says.

The report commissioned on behalf of Cork and Limerick chambers of … Read More

Ireland’s Northern and Western region designated as EU European Entrepreneurial Region 2018

July 13, 2017 |

The European Union has named Ireland’s Northern and Western region as European Entrepreneurial Region (EER) 2018 recognising the “enormous strides” the region has taken to foster entrepreneurship and arrest decades of economic decline.

The counties coming … Read More