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Council.ie | November 18, 2017

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Human Resources

How to boost your creativity

August 25, 2017 |

Have you ever noticed that giving advice to a friend is easier than solving your own problems?

This is because you are “psychologically distant” from your friend’s problem, meaning that the issue is not occurring in … Read More

Widening gap between motivation levels in private and public sectors

July 5, 2017 |

Employee motivation levels have increased by 6% over the last year according to accounting and consulting firm Mazars, who published the third annual Employee Motivation Survey.

The survey revealed that 87% of employees are motivated in … Read More

Poll finds office staff feel meetings are not productive

June 20, 2017 |

We’re all a bit guilty of zoning out during meetings, equally management can be guilty of overkill on the meeting front too.

It can be difficult to concentrate the entirety and they can be viewed as … Read More

Emotional intelligence and how it can power your performance

November 2, 2016 |

Emotional intelligence and how it can power your performance.

A concept that is already established in many successful organisations, the development of emotional-intelligence is becoming fundamental for both leaders and those who wish to enhance their performance, whatever environment you … Read More

LinkedIn Research Shows Growth in Inbound Talent to Ireland

December 1, 2015 |

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 … Read More

International Day for Biodiversity: Celebrating Dublin’s Biosphere in a Weekend of Events.

May 21, 2015 |

This Friday (22nd May) is International Biological Diversity Day – an annual UN-sanctioned event which is designed to celebrate the richness and diversity of our shared biosphere.  This year, the celebration is designed to stress how interconnected our … Read More

World Champion boxer Andy Lee named 2014 Limerick Person Of The Year

March 26, 2015 |

WBO middleweight champion Andy Lee has been announced as the 2014 Limerick Person of the Year at a ceremony in which rugby legend Tony Ward was made an honorary Limerickman.

The announcements were made today at a gala awards lunch … Read More

Minister English announces winners of Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) Impact Awards

March 26, 2015 |

UCD and Waterford Institute of Technology swept the boards at the annual Knowledge Transfer Ireland Impact Awards presented by Damien English, T.D., Minister for Skills, Research & Innovation in Dublin on Wednesday 23rd March 2015.

UCD and its technology transfer … Read More

The public can make a difference!

March 23, 2015 |

Donegal County Council’s litter wardens have praised to proactive approach of a number of communities in the war against litter.

 

Warden Brian McBrearty points to recent successful clean up operations at Trusk Lough outside Ballybofey and at Doneyloop near … Read More

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Student Entrepreneurs Reach Croke Park Final

March 18, 2015 |

Student entrepreneur’s from three local secondary schools ( Loreto Abbey, Dalkey, St. Raphaela’s, Stillorgan and St. Andrew’s College, Blackrock) will represent Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County at the Student Enterprise Awards National Final in Croke Park on Wednesday, 22nd April. Co-ordinated … Read More

European Week against Racism Sports Blitz 16 – 23 March 2015

March 10, 2015 |

As part of European Week against Racism, South Dublin County Council’s Social Inclusion Unit and Sports and Recreation Office with the F.A.I. Football in the Community Development Officers, Rugby Officer and Cricket Officer will hold a Sports Blitz. The event … Read More

Dublin companies shortlisted in Irish Times Innovation Awards

March 4, 2015 |

Dublin companies have seen huge success in the Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards as seven of them have been included on the shortlist of 18 nominations. The list is made up of six different industry categories and includes entries from … Read More

HSE report confirms scale of challenge for older patients “trapped” in delayed discharge beds

March 3, 2015 |

The scale of the challenge facing older people in delayed discharge hospital beds who are trying to either go home, move into a nursing home or receive other rehabilitation or respite service, is highlighted in a report published today.

Age … Read More

Invitation to the Launch of the Sligo Age Friendly Programme

February 4, 2015 |

Where: Clarion Hotel, Sligo

When: Wednesday 11th February, 2015

Time: 2pm – 5pm

A chance to have your say in shaping Sligo as an Age Friendly County

Keynote Speaker: Brian Leyden

The Age Friendly Programme is now running in all … Read More