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At the beginning of November 2014 a small group of representatives from Norse Corp, a “threat- intelligence” firm in Silicon Valley arrived at Sony Pictures Entertainment in the Los Angeles suburb of Culver City. After a quick security check at the front gate the group walked straight into the unlocked first­floor offices of the information security department. […]
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According to new research by LinkedIn, there is an increasing influx of professional talent into Ireland, with 18% more professionals coming into Ireland than leaving the country in Q3 2015. The LinkedIn reseach analysed member updates between July and September, tracking movements and trends between countries and job sectors. It found that in Ireland the […]
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Wicklow County Council has made the decision to allow a 100% reduction in development contribution for film studio infrastructure. The decision will be a great boost to the film and television industry in Wicklow which is already host to two of the biggest television series in the world. The initiative will encourage further development of […]
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Donegal County Council’s role in promoting a major new tourist initiative received a major boost this week as its project website was formally launched.The Cool Route project investigates all aspects of the practical logistics and business potential to establish a bi-directional yacht cruising route along the western offshore areas of the Northern Periphery Area,
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Limerick City and County Council has confirmed its €6 million purchase of the former Dell plant in Castletroy – a massive, 350, 000 sf ft industrial complex located at Plassey Technological Park which the council hopes to see transformed into an international film studio and hub.  The move follows increasing interest in Limerick as a […]
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An in depth interview with Féidhlim Harty from FH WETLAND SYSTEMS Ltd. The Council Journal speaks to Mr. Harty regarding his new book as well as how best to use waste as a resource… Feidhlim, congratulations on the recent publication of your very well-received new book – Septic Tank Options and alternatives. The book has […]
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Flights on the Waterford-London Luton route are set to resume at the end of this month, with Belgian-based VLM Airlines to fly 12 times a week in each direction. Services to London will consist of twice-daily Monday-Friday flights, as well as a Saturday and a Sunday service. Operations began on Monday, April 27. VLM will […]
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It’s due to become one of the major political hot potatoes over the next couple of years, but many people don’t yet realise that Ireland has signed up to massive carbon reductions by 2020. In the 2007 Government White Paper, Delivering a Sustainable Energy Future for Ireland, a target has been set for a 20% […]