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Fáilte Ireland has released details of its €50 million Tourism Business Continuity Programme for 2022 at a virtual event for industry attended by over 2,500 tourism and hospitality providers.  The €50 million allocation was secured by Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport, Gaeltacht and Media, Catherine Martin T.D. in Budget 2022 and Fáilte Ireland is […]
Business News
Infosys BPM, the business process management arm of Infosys, has announced that it is expanding its presence in Ireland, creating 250 jobs locally with the development of a new delivery center in Waterford. Infosys BPM started its Ireland operations in Dublin in 2014, delivering exceptional service offerings across telecommunications, manufacturing, social media,
Health News
The Healthy Ireland Survey 2021 has been published by the Department of Health, showing the general landscape of Irish people’s health across a range of categories. Smoking 18% of the population are current smokers, a decline of 5 percentage points since the first wave of this survey in 2015 and roughly equivalent to smoking levels […]
News Transport
The Dart +West programme has been given government approval to enter the planning system, which is a crucial milestone in expanding and transforming the rail network in the Greater Dublin Area. Government today also approved the preliminary business case for the wider DART+ Programme. DART+ will: Double passenger capacity per hour to 52,000 and treble […]
Council Partners News Technology
Mayo County Council was successful in securing €60,000 under the WiFi4EU project. This European funding was matched funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development. The WiFi4EU Project provides a free outdoor public Wi-Fi service in 9 locations in County Mayo.  The service is installed in public places such as main streets, public parks […]
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Ireland’s capital remains one of the leading European tech cities, just behind London and Paris. So it’s encouraging that the latest Financial Times’ Tech Cities of the Future rankings described Dublin as a “thriving hotspot for start-ups”, and Enterprise Ireland’s support structures for early-stage entrepreneurs play a huge part in the city scoring highly.
Environment News
The Countdown to Christmas has well and truly started! Christmas is a time to enjoy with family and friends, but you can also care for the environment. Here are some eco-friendly tips to help us have a green(er) Christmas. Trees– Buy a real tree locally or where possible rent a Christmas tree.– If you have […]
News
With the country in the midst of Storm Barra today, the Department of the Taoiseach have published ways that everyone can stay safe during the storm: Stay away from all coastal areas for the duration of the Met Éireann warnings. All road users should be aware of the hazardous traveling conditions, and only necessary journeys should […]
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The Science Foundation Ireland research centre in smart manufacturing, which is hosted at UL’s Park Point complex in Castletroy, will be transformed into a showcase that, across Thursday and Friday, will give a flavour of the wave of innovation surging across Limerick as the European Commission’s ‘Smart City’ programme takes hold. LIVE is part of […]
Business News
Minister of State for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation, Robert Troy, led a one-day trade visit to Liverpool. The visit, organised by Enterprise Ireland, will further strengthen Ireland’s relationship with the North West of England and in particular, Liverpool City Region which is home to the UK base of a growing number of Irish […]
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Chambers Ireland, the voice of business throughout Ireland, is concerned about the challenges businesses are experiencing due to uncertainties around Covid-19 supports. In light of the reintroduction of restrictions, it is clear that we are not in the recovery scenario that underpinned Government decision-making regarding Covid-19, and Budget 2022. However, above-profile
Council Partners Financial News
The latest Dublin Economic Monitor (DEM), published this morning by the four Dublin Local Authorities, shows that the recovery in the Capital is gathering momentum and providing a much-needed stimulus for many sectors of the economy. Dublin’s IHS Markit Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) shows that private sector business activity in Dublin continued to expand in […]
Business News
Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced funding of €680,000 for 50 social enterprise projects under a new initiative designed to raise awareness of the positive role played by these organisations. The Awareness Raising Initiative for Social Enterprise (ARISE) Scheme 2021 was set up to provide grants to Social Enterprises to […]
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A new cross-border partnership established to foster economic growth along the key strategic route between Dublin and Belfast has announced its inaugural political leadership team who will help drive employment opportunities, address barriers impacting trade and encourage the delivery of better transport infrastructure. Cllr Pete Byrne from Newry, Mourne and Down District