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The PURE project – Protecting Upland and Rural Environments (PURE) – is a regional partnership initiative which aims to combat illegal dumping and fly tipping in the Wicklow/ Dublin region. It is gets support and co-ordination of resources from all stakeholders who are affected by illegal dumping in the Wicklow/Dublin uplands. The project has a […]
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The BRIDE Project (Biodiversity Regeneration In a Dairying Environment) is an innovative agri-environment project based in the River Bride catchment of north-east County Cork and west Waterford, Ireland. The project is co-funded by the European Union and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine through the European Innovation
Business Environment Feature News
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) and Geological Survey Ireland (GSI) have announced €1M in Government funding towards innovative research projects targeting geothermal energy. The three projects were awarded funding under the 2019 SEAI National Energy Research, Development and Demonstration Funding Programme, with strategic co-funding support from GSI.
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The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) today published its Energy- Related CO2 Emissions in Ireland report. The report shows that energy-related CO2 emissions declined slightly in 2018, even as energy use increased. This was due to changes in the mix of fuels used, particularly for electricity generation, where more renewable energy and less coal […]
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Local Enterprise Week 2020 has been launched by the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Cork City. This year the schedule is packed with events from a walking networking session on South Mall to a food event on sustainability. Local Enterprise Week 2020 will take place from Monday 2nd March to Friday 6th March, 2020. All of […]
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Fingal County Council has presented an update on the Rogerstown Estuary Coastal Flooding and Erosion Risk Management Study to the Fingal Coastal Liaison Group. The Study, which is being carried out by RPS engineering consultants, examines the options available to address coastal flooding and erosion risk in Rush and Portrane. Preferred options have emerged in […]
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Five half day Climate Action workshops for South County Dublin communities These three hour workshops for individuals and community groups in South County Dublin will help communities better understand the need for climate action at a local level and build local climate knowledge in the community.. To book a place on one of the workshops […]
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800 representatives from public bodies and government departments today attendedthe fourth annual Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) public sector conference at the Helix in DCU to advance their energy efficiency gains. This year’s conference focused on accelerating leadership in the public sector towards the Government’s energy efficiency and CO2 reduction
Business Environment News
€140 million invested by Government in sustainable energy actions across a range of sectors in 2019, securing total investment of €400 million 24,700 homeowners, 4,700 car owners, and more than 800 businesses are using less energy, have lower energy bills and are better placed for carbon tax increases 2.5 million tonnes of CO2 will be […]