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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 […]
News
Phase 2 of The Ulster Canal Greenway (UCG) project is a pioneering move to develop the first sustainable transport alternative for cross-border commuters. The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD and the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, have launched the EU INTERREG VA funded €4.95m Ulster Canal […]
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An initiative of the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation, ‘Taking Care of Business’ will bring together up to 30 State bodies, agencies and units, and builds on the success of previous events in recent years, which have been attended by more than 2000 people from across the country. Businesses are being encouraged to register […]
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In the days of climate change, living environmentally friendly plays a key part in sustaining the current quality of the earth for future generations. Not only private households across Europe do their part in ensuring a greener future, the Governments of different countries have started to take action, by increasing recycling in their country or […]
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A six-year assessment of surface water quality between 2010 and 2015 by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has found “unwelcome declines in Irish water quality” in hundreds of water bodies around the country. Water in hundreds of rivers, lakes, estuaries, groundwater bodies and along our coasts is failing to reach acceptable quality standards. The findings […]