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The procurement function is now more strategic, more collaborative, more technology-driven, and these transformational trends are ongoing. With some €90 billion in works, supplies and services to be procured in Ireland over the next five years, it is timely therefore to assess whether procurement policy in Ireland is delivering value for money. By Dr Peter […]
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Today’s workplace is constantly changing, and that means challenges and opportunities for managers, administrators and employees. The millennial generation will soon make up 75% of the global workforce. Let’s take a look at these changing demographics and what challenges and opportunities the millennial generation represent. Today’s workplace will have employees and
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Do you remember this photograph? In the United States, people have taken pains to banish it from the record of September 11, 2001. The story behind it, though, and the search for the man pictured in it, are our most intimate connection to the horror of that day. In the picture, he departs from this […]
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It’s officially summer since the 20th of June and with children up and down the country nearly finished school until September many parents will be paying money to keep their children occupied during the holidays. On family farms it’s different however because from a certain age all youngsters growing up on farms become an extra […]
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When he passed away in 2013, Paddy O’Keeffe had been a iconic and legendary figure in Irish farming for many decades. Editor of the Farmer’s Journal for 37 years, O’Keeffe was a crucial figure in the modernisation of Irish farming, characterized by his love of new ideas and great passion for maximising farming practise through […]
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Sedicci has won high praise for their progressive technology. Their authentication software uses Zero Knowledge Proof (ZKP) to significantly reduce the risks when exchanging data online. We spoke to Richard Coady, who co-founded the company with Rob Leslie. Richard has vast experience in local and global technology sales and business development and has previously held
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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% […]
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Ireland has seen a substantial rise in flooding in recent years as coastal and rural towns have succumb to flood waters costing councils, residents and business owners thousands of euro’s in repairs. The bad weather in recent years has meant that Ireland has had to get used to dealing with flooding and has also meant […]
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How the introduction of greenery such as planters can rejuvenate urban areas County council’s strive to make their cities and towns as visually appealing as possible. There are different ways to go about achieving this aim, one of which is through the addition of street furniture. Practical and visually appealing street furniture is an essential […]