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Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, TD, has announced a total of €8.24 million in grants to 95 enterprise centres throughout the country under Enterprise Ireland’s Enterprise Centres Fund. Grants will range in size from €10,000 to €150,000. The funding is considered crucial for the future of the enterprise centre sector […]
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Tom Ferris is a consultant economist. He was formally the SeniorEconomist at the Department of Transport. He is a former president ofthe Chartered Institute of Transport in Ireland. Tom has wide experience of the public sector and the private realm. Hehas undertaken consultancy projects for the World Bank, USAID, theOECD, a number of Irish Government […]
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The EPA report on Urban Waste Water Treatment in 2019, released today (12th November), highlights that delays in upgrading treatment systems around the country are prolonging risks to the environment and public health.  Some improvements in performance were evident in the past year, with the removal of the raw sewage discharges from one town and […]
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1. Tell me about the Project Carlow 2040 strategy? E.g. When was it proposed, who has been responsible for its draft, when will we see it begin to take place? Project Carlow 2040 is an ambitious Regeneration Strategy for Carlow Town which contains transformational and aspiring ideas for the economic, social and environmental benefit of […]
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Waterford confirms allocation of €80,600,000 Urban Regeneration Development Funding and €30,000,000 National Transport Authority funding which secures North Quays Strategic Development Zone key infrastructural developments Waterford City and County Council welcomes the announcement of €80,600,000 funding from the Urban Regeneration Development Fund by the Department of
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“Going paperless” is no longer just a trend; bullet point on organisation’s sustainability plan or sticker on young millennial’s recycled backpack (yes, it’s a thing). Reduction of paper waste and bad practices associated with handling important documents in hard-copies is becoming necessity. The new technologies enabling storing, sharing and updating documents in digital
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Researchers have made transparent glass panes that darken in the sun’s glare and also act as solar panels. The smart windows, reported in the journal Nature Communications, could reduce a building’s air-conditioning demand while also while generating electricity. Color-changing glass is used in transition eyeglass lenses that become tinted in sunlight. It
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Donegal Digital partner Údarás na Gaeltachta has announced that the European consultancy firm Pangea is to establish its operational hub for Finance, Humans Resources and Operations in the Donegal Gaeltacht, where it will create 10 new jobs in coming years as it establishes its Irish presence.  The gteic network of digital & innovation hubs continues forging links