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Image courtesy of @HHumphreysFG Via Twitter The Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys, TD, has today confirmed that funding under the School Meals Programme will continue during the upcoming mid-term break. Minister Humphreys said she wants to reassure parents and school authorities that this vital support for pupils will continue despite the break in the […]
Environment Health News
Image courtesy of environmentalpillar.ie The EPA today published its EPA 2020 Year in Review report which highlights key activities throughout the year. This was accompanied by results of an EPA/Red C poll to measure attitudes toward the environment. This survey found that 89 per cent of adults agree that the environment is a valuable asset for the […]
Business News
Image courtesy of SEAI Public bodies have achieved €1.55 billion in energy savings and avoided 5.2 million tonnes of CO2 emissions between 2009 and 2019. The Annual Report on Public Sector Energy Efficiency Performance covering 2019 shows that the public sector was 29% more energy efficient and on course to achieve its 33% energy efficiency target […]
Environment News
Snow and Ice Warning issued by Met Eireann with widespread snow and freezing temperatures forecast for Ireland Widespread snow with accumulations in places are to expected over Thursday and Friday according to the latest weather forecast from Met Eireann. The national forecaster says that the weather will remain cold and unsettled with more widespread falls of […]
Business Financial News
Pictured above: CEO of Enterprise Ireland Julie Sinnamon. Image courtesy of Enterprise Ireland The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD yesterday announced €160m for measures to help businesses during the pandemic. These were agreed by cabinet on Tuesday evening. The Government has put in place a comprehensive package to help
Environment News Technology
Pictured above: An Cathaoirleach, Cllr Una Power. Image courtesy of Una Power Via Twitter. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council exceeds its 2020 energy efficiency target, as first Climate Change Action Plan is published. Following the February meeting of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, the first Annual Progress Report of the Climate Change Action Plan 2019-2024,
Business Education Financial News
Interim President Professor John O’Halloran with AIB CEO and alumnus Dr Colin Hunt announcing the AIB Chair in Sustainable Business. Image courtesy of UCC AIB has announced a partnership with UCC which will see the bank fund The AIB Chair of Sustainable Business, the first of its kind in Ireland. AIB has pledged €1.25 million […]
Business News
Donegal County Council is pleased to announce the launch of Letterkenny 2040 – a process to develop a regeneration strategy for Letterkenny town centre.   This exciting project is funded by the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund (URDF), a flagship initiative of Project Ireland 2040 and led by Donegal County Council’s Regeneration and Development Team. The
Business News Podcasts Technology
Pictured Above: Matt Graves, Director at Kalypso, a Rockwell Automation Company Matt Graves, Director at Kalypso, a Rockwell Automation Company simplifies this topic for us. Rockwell Automation, is an American provider of industrial automation and information technology. Brands include Allen-Bradley and FactoryTalk software. In this discussion, Matt, along with one of our
Education News Technology
Image courtesy of @kclr96fm Institute of Technology Carlow is to receive funding for a number of strategic initiatives to provide greater access and engagement for its students with a disability. Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has announced the allocation to IT Carlow of over €52,000 for the […]