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CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork will be heading the celebrations of the 50thAnniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. There will be a number of different activities throughout the weekend such as a “Moon Walk”, planetarium shows, workshops, and guest speakers like Leo Enright, Dr Niall Smith and Dr Niamh Shaw. RTÉ are broadcasting […]
Feature Housing News
The country’s largest Approved Housing Body (AHB) closed on the purchase of two schemes, delivering almost 100 social houses across Galway and Cork. In both cases, Clúid worked with a number of stakeholders to deliver high-quality, long-term housing solutions for people on local authority housing waiting lists. “Our entire team is committed to delivering sustainable […]
Council Partners Feature News Technology
As part of the Velo-City 2019 cycling conference held at the Convention Centre Dublin last week, the Smart Dublin initiative put forward the Smart Pedal Pitch challenge. Companies were given the task of pitching market ready and innovative tech solutions for smart cycling in cities. Smart Dublin is a programme put on by the four […]
Business Feature
Just as our waistlines accumulate flab, and ships collect barnacles, organisations need ongoing “maintenance” and “scrubbing” to stay “fit.” Get a Workout! One of the best “physical fitness” programmes for organisations is a methodology known as the GE Workout.  Developed at General Electric during the Jack Welch¹ era, Workout provides an approach for confronting the […]
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A recent report by leading global consultancy McKinsey, dealt with the difficult question of why many public policy implementations struggled to deliver on their promises. The McKinsey Center for Government (MCG) is a global hub for research, collaboration, and innovation in government productivity and performance. MCG is part of McKinsey’s Public and Social Sector
Business Feature
Dave A. Barry, founder of Conexion explains how the importance of exploring the right ‘people analytics’ is crucial in the modern hunt for talent. As a HR leader, I consider myself very fortunate to have worked with both Eli Lilly (biopharmaceutical) and Trend Micro (cybersecurity) during periods of significant organisational transformation. Between 2009 and 2011, […]
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Local government plays an important role in creating and supporting environments that enable the community to achieve optimal health and wellbeing. Reducing gender inequity for women is a key strategy in achieving this goal. Definition: Gender Bias – ‘The often unintentional and implicit differentiation between women and men by placing one gender in a hierarchical