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Business News
2023 marked a turning point for artificial intelligence with the rapid rise of new generative Al technologies such as ChatGPT and incredible advances in image and video generation technology. It’s already beginning to change different areas of our everyday lives, but how will it impact retail? Cian Kelliher, Management Consulting Partner at KPMG Ireland explains. […]
News Tourism
A major new plan to develop the tourism potential of the Glendalough and Wicklow Mountains region, Glendalough and Wicklow Mountains National Park Visitor Experience and Management Masterplan, has been launched by Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works, Patrick O’Donovan TD, with Councillor Aoife Flynn Kennedy, Cathaoirleach of Wicklow
Council Partners Housing News
The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Frank O’Flynn has welcomed the signing of a contract with Malachy Walsh and Partners marking the first stage of the development of a Flood Relief Scheme which will protect eight residential properties located close to Ballinhassig Village. The successful consultant was identified following an extensive tender process. […]
Council Partners Environment News
South Dublin County Council (SDCC) have opened the Community Climate Action Programme (CCAP) for expressions of interest. The application window is open for 12 weeks from Wednesday 13th December and will remain open until 6th March 2024. Funding of €1.073m is available for local, not-for-profit community groups and organisations over an initial 18-month period to
Environment News
SEAI has published two separate energy reports, the Energy in Ireland 2023 report and the first report from the Behavioural Energy and Travel Tracker. The annual Energy in Ireland report profiles trends in the supply and demand of energy and energy related CO2 emissions in 2022 and 2023. The Behavioural Energy and Travel Tracker (BETT) looks at survey responses to
Business Financial News
The Minister for Finance, Michael McGrath TD, and the Minister for Public Expenditure, National Development Plan Delivery and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, welcomed the publication of the IMF’s assessment of the Irish economy, the Staff Report for the 2023 Article IV Consultation. Ireland’s 2023 Article IV Consultation was set against the backdrop of Budget 2024, […]
Business News
IDA Ireland reported strong annual results for 2023 showing an increased number of investments, steady levels of employment across the FDI sector, robust regional investment and strong performance across key transformation areas of research development and innovation, sustainability, digitalisation and talent development. The organisation reported an increase in the number