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Above: Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD. Image courtesy of Twitter Social Enterprises are businesses whose core objective is to achieve a social, societal, or environmental impact rather than maximising profit for the business owners or shareholders. Like other businesses, Social Enterprises pursue their objectives by trading in goods and
Education News Technology
Established back in 1592, Trinity College Dublin is Ireland’s oldest higher education institution and one of the seven “ancient universities” in the territory of the UK and Ireland. It’s the only constituent college of the University of Dublin, and was modelled after the colleges of Oxford and Cambridge. Today, Trinity College Dublin is
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Image courtesy of Unsplash Thanks to support from the Irish Government’s initiative ‘Enterprise Ireland’, a steadily growing venture capital firm and angel investor community, and a high ranking on the European Digital City Index, Ireland is currently a base for 80% of the world’s global tech companies such as Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, AirBnb, Eventbrite, Twitter […]
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From reinvented shopping malls to pedestrianised suburban neighbourhoods and a growing role for technology, ‘microcities’ are changing. A new study from ABI research has identified at least 13,000 microcities around the world. It is the first time the analyst firm has quantified these dense urban developments, which include the areas in and around large airports,
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Image courtesy of Micheál Martin Via Twitter Taoiseach Micheál Martin met members of the North West Strategic Growth Partnership and North West Regional Development Group by video call today to discuss regional growth priorities for the North West City Region. The Taoiseach also updated the Group on the Government’s Shared Island initiative including the commitment […]
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Image courtesy of www.fitzroviait.com Hiring more than 70 Republic of Ireland-based roles. BT Sourced, the innovative new procurement arm of global communications provider BT, is kicking off a recruitment drive for more than 70 roles, based in central Dublin, as it gets ready to open for business in April.BT Sourced is a new, standalone procurement […]
Culture Environment Health News
Image courtesy of benefitsbridge.unitedconcordia.com On this National No Smoking Day (Wed, 17th February) County Clare is launching our ‘Not Around Us’ campaign. The initiative is being led by Clare County Council’s Healthy Clare team in partnership with a range of stakeholders including the HSE’s QUIT-Mid-West team, Clare Comhairle na nÓg, Clare Children and Young
Environment News
The EPA employed a range of tools to assess compliance at licensed sites during 2020 and throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, including the innovative use of Remote Compliance Assessments. Odour complaints about licensed facilities rose dramatically in 2020, peaking in April.  Overall, there was a 92% increase in complaints received by the EPA. The EPA continued […]
Culture News Tourism
Image courtesy of www.travelandleisure.com via Getty Images Minister Martin commits up to €1m in programme funding for new virtual celebration. The Department has worked with Festival organisers and across Government to help bring six great virtual days and nights of superb events to Ireland and the world. The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport […]
Environment News Podcasts Transport
In last weeks discussion we spoke to Robert Burns who is the Director of Infrastructure, Sustainable Mobility and Climate Change at Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. In this podcast, Robert along with Jack Mullen, spoke about a variety of different, yet interrelated topics. Developments in walking, cycling, public transport, e-mobility were discussed by Robert.
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Image courtesy of www.chemistanddruggist.co.uk County Site Name Site Address Carlow The Seven Oaks Hotel Athy Road, Carlow Cavan Kilmore Hotel Dublin Rd, Killygarry, Cavan Clare West County Hotel Limerick Road, Ennis, Co Clare Cork Páirc Uí Chaoimh The Marina, Cork City Cork City Hall Cork City Hall, Anglesea St. Centre, Cork City Cork MTU Campus […]
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Image courtesy of Dublin Cycling Campaign 468 sustainable transport projects will provide high quality facilities for cyclists and walkers across the country. The National Transport Authority has today announced a total of €240m to support sustainable transport projects across the country. This year’s allocations have increased by just over €130m as compared to last year’s