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Business Environment News
Climate action offers huge economic opportunities for business and enterprise, a conference organised by the local government sector will hear today. The conference is part of a research and policy initiative driven by local authorities in collaboration with Maynooth University, which has analysed EU and national policy and identified 10 key areas with significant
Business Environment News Transport
Chambers Ireland, the voice of business throughout Ireland, has welcomed the Government’s revised National Development Plan which was launched this week. Supporting the increased ambition in the plan, the organisation acknowledges the need for Government catch up on the lost decade of investment over the 2010s. In the medium to long-term, it believes that investment […]
Education Environment News
Dublin City Council is pleased to continue its ongoing support of the Picker Pals Programme for primary school children. As part of this, the Lord Mayor, Alison Gilliland revisited her previous teaching school, Our Lady Immaculate Junior National School in Dublin 17. Using upcycled and fully reusable packaging, Picker Pals provides classrooms with bespoke story […]
Environment News Technology
Every summer, millions of people across the country stay indoors to keep cool and stay healthy. In a summer where temperatures skyrocket, there’s nothing more satisfying than the feeling of a crisp, air-conditioned room. These are the reasons we should love water batteries. But heat is not just inconvenient; it can be dangerous, especially because of the […]
Council Partners Environment News
Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Colm Kelleher visited Greenmount National School to launch a new programme to tackle litter for the city’s primary schools called Picker Pals.  The programme, run by environmental NGO VOICE (Voice of Irish Concern for the Environment) and supported by Cork City Council’s Waste Enforcement section, motivates and equips children with […]