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Education News
University College Cork (UCC) has appointed Professor John O’Halloran as the sixteenth President of the University with effect from 30 August 2021. Professor O’Halloran has been Interim President since September 2020, leading the University through the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to his appointment as President of UCC, Professor O’Halloran
Culture News
Loud and colourful celebrations will mark the return of Pride Week to the streets of Galway this week. Starting from Monday, Galway Community Pride will be celebrating its 32nd year marking the LGBT+ in Galway and the West of Ireland at large. Last year’s Pride Week celebrations had to go virtual due to the pandemic, […]
Business News
As organisations continue to pivot in the face of the global pandemic, a few new realities are becoming increasingly apparent. It has become imperative for leaders to have characteristics that make them truly accountable. We need our leaders to continue to step up in extraordinary ways to help drive strategy execution, inspire employees and manage […]
Culture News Tourism
Cork Heritage Open Day which is organised by Cork City Council in partnership with the Heritage Council, is a wonderful celebration of the built heritage in the city. To mark the start of National Heritage Week, the Open Day will take place virtually on Saturday August 14. The website www.corkheritageopenday.ie will go live on Saturday August 14 […]
Business Financial News Technology
Dublin’s business-friendly tax regime, favourable economy and educated workforce have proved alluring to big names in tech including Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Airbnb, Twitter and Amazon, all of which have their EMEA headquarters in the city. Their presence helped Dublin rank within the top ten of the most recent European Digital City Index, with the authors […]
Culture News
The Kilkenny Arts Festival is taking place from the 5th to the 15th of August.  There is a mixture of live performances, installations, screenings, and exhibitions. There are free and paid events. Since it started in 1974, Kilkenny Arts Festival has gathered many of the world’s finest musicians, performers, writers and artists in Ireland’s medieval city. […]
Education News Tourism
A new suite of third-level education programmes has been launched to encourage the retention and recruitment of talent for the tourism and hospitality sector. Recent research from Fáilte Ireland indicates that almost one in four staff employed this summer are expected to be new to the tourism industry therefore a focus on training and upskilling […]
Environment News Transport
The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, has approved the publication of EU (Energy Performance of Buildings) Regulations 2021 for Electric Vehicle recharging infrastructure. These regulations transpose requirements under the EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). The Directive aims to support the European Union’s
Business News Technology Transport
Leading Irish ‘smart scooter’ technology company Luna has announced a partnership with US based company JUMPWatts with the aim of combining teleoperation and computer vision technology, to improve the safety and operational efficiency of shared electric scooter fleets for riders, pedestrians and operators in smart city. The companies are planning to work together on a […]