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A major survey on coastal erosion is expected to get underway this year in the country’s largest county, which will involve the deployment of drones hi-tech radar. Cork County Council is in talks with a third level institution to help it undertake the comprehensive survey which, when completed, will be analysed to identify areas in […]
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In this podcast we spoke to Will O’Brien of Zipp Mobility. Will is Vice-President for Growth and Government Affairs at Zipp Mobility, the Irish e-scooter sharing operator. Will previously worked in strategy consulting and business analytics and now leads Zipp’s relationships with a number of local authorities in the UK where Zipp run shared e-scooter […]
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Global agriculture mainly relies on fossil resources for covering most of its energy needs and supporting agricultural productivity in both open-field crop production and controlled environment agricultural constructions. The high fossil fuel use and the deterioration of natural carbon sinks have been related with the anthropogenic impact causing climate change. Novel
Culture News Technology
As remote working looks set to continue, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar says it’s vitally important that ‘an appropriate work-life balance is struck’. Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar, TD, has welcomed a public consultation on a new code of practice that will give employees in Ireland the right to disconnect. “It’s really […]
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Noel Rock is a former Fine Gael politician who served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin North-West constituency from 2016 to 2020. He previously served as Chair of the Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government from 2019 to 2020. In this discussion, which was carried out (virtually) earlier this week, Noel along with one of our Council.ie representatives spoke
Business News Technology
Salesforce, an American cloud-based software company has recently published a report which provides five insights that companies can use to connect their brand, purpose, and relevance to the consumer. The following was sourced from their online platforms in early December: In early 2020, almost overnight, people were confronted with radical shifts to their day-to-day
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A Q&A with Tommy Carr from PalletXpress In a discussion held on the 15/12/20, Tommy Carr along with one of our Council representatives discussed topics ranging from Freight Forwarding to the need for organisations to adapt constructive teamwork. Tommy Carr, as many of you might recall was a former intercounty Gaelic footballer for Dublin. He has also […]
Education News Technology
University College Dublin (UCD) launched C-Space, the UCD Centre for Space Research, the first dedicated hub of excellence for interdisciplinary collaborative space-related research, innovation and education in Ireland. By building on nationally leading projects such as EIRSAT-1, Ireland’s first satellite, C-Space will be a key national resource for space expertise and
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Cork City Council has saved just over €17,000 per annum by going paperless for meetings. At last night’s full council meeting it was revealed that since the introduction and implementation of Cork City Council’s electronic council documentation system, Cork City Council has made savings of approximately €1,500 per month, equating to just over €17,000 per […]
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South Dublin County Council with support from Amazon Web Services (AWS)  and Fortum eNext create Ireland’s first publicly owned, not-for-profit energy company South Dublin County Council (SDCC) has established Ireland’s first publicly owned, not-for-profit energy company, to provide low carbon heat to local community buildings. Trading as Heatworks, the company will