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The Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications and the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment intend to seek proposals from the research community on the social, economic and environmental implications of reduced working time to a four day working week. Similar research has been carried out in other jurisdictions to give consideration to how, […]
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Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris today (Monday, 21 June 2021) awarded the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Future Innovator Prize to a project that will help a dairy farm achieve net-zero emissions by 2027. The prize also awards €2 million to the winner, Professor Kevin O’Connor and his Farm Zero C […]
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On Wednesday 9th June 2021, the Meenamulligan Bridge was officially opened by Charlie McConalogue TD, Minister of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, and Cllr Rena Donaghey, Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council with Cllr Albert Doherty, Cathaoirleach of Inishowen Municipal District in attendance. During the torrential flooding in Inishowen in August 2017, the
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Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris and Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan announced funding of €12 million for the second call of the Energy Efficiency and Decarbonisation Pathfinder Programme (EEDPP) for the higher education sector – a 50% increase on the first call last year. […]
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Feature image courtesy of catazul via Pixabay Ammonia emissions have been non-compliant for 7 out of the last 9 years, driven by growth of the agriculture sector. Ireland can achieve compliance with the 2030 ceiling for ammonia through full implementation of planned ammonia reduction measures. Ireland is compliant for 2019 with the emissions ceilings under […]
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Electric Ireland and Tipperary Energy Agency have today announced a new joint venture, ‘Electric Ireland SuperHomes’, with the ambition of delivering 35,000 deep home energy upgrades by 2030. The partnership will directly create 200 jobs over the next five years as well as supporting the development of hundreds more jobs indirectly through building contractors and […]
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Ireland’s largest renewable energy industry has a new leader with the announcement by the Board of Wind Energy Ireland that Noel Cunniffe has been appointed the trade association’s new CEO. Mr Cunniffe joined Wind Energy Ireland in March 2019 as the organisation’s Head of Policy and has served as Acting CEO since the departure of […]
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Irish manufacturing and exporting companies have an important role to play in reducing emissions and building a more sustainable future and Enterprise Ireland has a range of green supports to help them. Recently launched by the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, and the Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications and […]