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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
Environment News
Biggest reduction in CO2 emissions from fossil fuels energy use since 2011 Continued improvement in electricity, but little progress in heat or transport CO2 emissions from fossil fuels used for energy fell by 4.5% in 2019, according to the latest figures from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) released today. This marks the biggest yearly
News Technology
Local authorities are being asked to deliver in a way that they have never done before, and they have met that challenge in a wholesome and committed way, Darragh O’Brien, Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage said at a seminar focused on sharing good practice across local authorities. At the ‘Good Practice in Local […]
News Podcasts
Sea swimming’s explosion in popularity during the Covid-19 pandemic has led scientists to call for more rapid, detailed and year-round testing of bathing water quality. In this Podcast, we spoke to Nadia Jones. Nadia, along with her father Gerry initiated The Save Our Sea (SOS) campaign in Dublin Bay. This campaign which has gathered over […]
Feature News
Public Service-wide Innovation Week takes place from today (Monday 19th) until 23rd October. The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael McGrath TD, today (Monday) launched Public Service Innovation Week. Innovation Week provides us with an opportunity to highlight the importance of continuous improvement in our Public Service. For Ireland to succeed we need a
Health News
Dysautonomia is a term that you may never have heard about before, and that’s why Dysautonomia Awareness Month is so important! The purpose of this occasion is to increase the support that people with this condition receive in their communities, as well as lowering diagnostic delays. Read on to discover more about Dysautonomia Awareness Month […]
News Podcasts
Fiona Cormican has over 20 years’ experience in the delivery of social housing projects in a senior management capacity. She currently holds the position of Director of New Business with Clúid Housing, Ireland’s largest housing association with a portfolio of assets in excess of €600 million and a three year new business pipeline of projects […]
Environment News
The local authority has a €15 million plan for Ireland’s first data centre-based ‘district heating system’. SOUTH DUBLIN COUNTY Council will use excess heat from Amazon’s new data centre in Tallaght to warm nearby homes and businesses in Ireland’s first public system based around one of the power-hungry facilities. The local authority recently called for […]
Culture News
Has your primary school signed up for the free ‘Heritage in Schools’ virtual programme?  Primary schools in County Donegal have until Wednesday, October 14th to participate in this pilot programme run by The Heritage Council in partnership with the Donegal Education Centre and the County Donegal Heritage Office, Donegal County Council. “This is an exciting
Environment Housing News
The MATCH-UP project aims to improve low carbon interchanges at local level to improve public transport by learning from our Interregional partners. The Southern Regional Assembly is delighted to release the MATCH-UP project 10 Minute Town Video and the MATCH-UP 10 Minute Town Framework full report which was inspired by learnings from the Interregional partners […]