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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 […]
Feature News Technology
The public can now view all the activities of the Four Dublin Local Authorities on their Public Trello board. From Smart Mobility Hubs, to Way-Finding Apps, Smart Street Furniture to Connected Life Buoys, a wide variety of smart projects are now live, helping to improve services and quality of life for Dubliners.  The Smart Dublin […]
Feature News Transport
Community Car scheme is an initiative aimed at involving volunteers in their local communities, helping community  members, through the provision of supported transport. The Volunteer Driver will provide, using their own car, essential door to door transport for passengers identified, who have difficulties accessing public or other forms of transport. Recently
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Organisations must develop a cyber strategy and culture that considers the human element if they are to minimise the associated financial, legal and reputational consequences of potential security breaches, writes Sarah Hipkin of Mazars Top-level executives are fully aware of the harm cybersecurity breaches can inflict on an organisation, and that having the right
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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Forum to target supports at the most vulnerable At the request of Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government,  Eoghan Murphy a Covid-19 Community Response Forum (CRF) is being put in place in Cork City and will be co-ordinated by Cork City Council. From this morning, Monday a dedicated community support helpline will be running from 9-5pm […]
News Technology
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council launched the world’s first solar powered smart bench which includes cycling equipment on 10 September in the Smart Sandyford Business District.  An Cathaoirleach, Councillor Shay Brennan said “dlr have consistently shown leadership by being a national test-bed for a wide range of energy innovations, from internal systems to public
Feature News Transport
It is Fingal County Council’s first project constructed under the Rebuilding Ireland’s Local Infrastructure Housing Activation Fund (LIHAF) to be completed. The Donabate Distributor road runs an easterly direction from the R126 Hearse Road on the south-west of Donabate village, across the Dublin-Belfast railway line, before heading in a northerly direction to reconnect