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 (l-r) Cian Forgarty and Jack Dooley of Greener Globe, participating in LaunchBox 2018, Trinity’s student accelerator. Photo courtesy of LaunchBox All the teams chosen to participate in LaunchBox summer accelerator have two things in common, says Programme Manager Alison Tracey: an idea with the ability to create impact, and the right team to make it […]
Feature Tourism Transport
During a ceremony at Dublin Port today, officials announced the ‘Linking People and Places’ investment plan, part of Project Ireland 2040, with details of the nearly €25 billion planned for investment in tourism, transport, and sport over the next decade. Thet plan was announced by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross T.D. […]
Business News
The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, has sought governmental approval to draft a bill placing a 5-year minimum expiry date on gift cards, she announced recently. Even though gift card expiration dates are typically covered under consumer protection laws, this will be the first legislation of its kind to specifically address them. […]
Housing News Technology
Futurologist Dr. Ian Pearson has big expectations for the future of construction. Now, in a new report commissioned by Virgin StartUp and Colmore Tang Construction, Dr. Pearson shares some of the potential changes to come. Dr. Pearson’s proposed future is environmentally friendly and efficient, featuring roofs made from recycled plastic bottles and 3D printed walls. […]
News
Inspirefest 2018 will be held from 21-22 June in Dublin’s Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.The two-day festival and conference brings together experts on STEM, the arts, blockchain technology and accessibility, among many other themes. Hosted by Silicon Republic, Inspirefest is expected to have more than 3,000 attendees from 30 countries and approximately 60 speakers. A majority
News Tourism
Ireland’s top tourist attractions, paid and free, have been revealed in Fáilte Ireland’s annual list of “Ireland’s most popular visitor attractions” for 2017. The Guinness Storehouse once again drew the most visitors, with 1,711,281 people coming through its doors this year. The National Gallery of Ireland, however, received the most significant