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Image sourced from @YouTube. Thanks to three remarkable teenage girls and their amazing mentor, there’s a brand-new app on the horizon specifically designed to help Dementia patients and caregivers better navigate the confusing waters of the disease. While STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and math) have long been considered a traditional boys’ club, with
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Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon and Transport Minister Rachel Maclean have welcomed the first hydrogen-powered double decker buses entering service in Northern Ireland. The arrival of the three new Hydrogen Fuel Cell Buses is the culmination of an exciting zero emissions bus pilot project powered by “Green” renewably produced hydrogen. The buses emit only water and
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Fintech companies such as Revolut and Luno are experiencing a dramatic surge in demand from customers who are rushing to invest in Bitcoin (BTC) and other digital currencies amid record-breaking and unprecedented cryptocurrency price increases. Fintech app providers that offer crypto trading, like Revolut, eToro, and Luno, are witnessing a sharp rise in demand for
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Presidio, Inc., a leading North American IT solutions provider, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Arkphire, headquartered in Dublin. Arkphire is a leading IT product procurement and IT services company serving customers internationally across more than 90 countries. The combined capabilities from Presidio and Arkphire create a new global IT solutions
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As remote working looks set to continue, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar says it’s vitally important that ‘an appropriate work-life balance is struck’. Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar, TD, has welcomed a public consultation on a new code of practice that will give employees in Ireland the right to disconnect. “It’s really […]
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Noel Rock is a former Fine Gael politician who served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin North-West constituency from 2016 to 2020. He previously served as Chair of the Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government from 2019 to 2020. In this discussion, which was carried out (virtually) earlier this week, Noel along with one of our Council.ie representatives spoke
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Salesforce, an American cloud-based software company has recently published a report which provides five insights that companies can use to connect their brand, purpose, and relevance to the consumer. The following was sourced from their online platforms in early December: In early 2020, almost overnight, people were confronted with radical shifts to their day-to-day
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A Q&A with Tommy Carr from PalletXpress In a discussion held on the 15/12/20, Tommy Carr along with one of our Council representatives discussed topics ranging from Freight Forwarding to the need for organisations to adapt constructive teamwork. Tommy Carr, as many of you might recall was a former intercounty Gaelic footballer for Dublin. He has also […]
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University College Dublin (UCD) launched C-Space, the UCD Centre for Space Research, the first dedicated hub of excellence for interdisciplinary collaborative space-related research, innovation and education in Ireland. By building on nationally leading projects such as EIRSAT-1, Ireland’s first satellite, C-Space will be a key national resource for space expertise and
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South Dublin County Council with support from Amazon Web Services (AWS)  and Fortum eNext create Ireland’s first publicly owned, not-for-profit energy company South Dublin County Council (SDCC) has established Ireland’s first publicly owned, not-for-profit energy company, to provide low carbon heat to local community buildings. Trading as Heatworks, the company will
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Award-winning Irish software company Pharmapod, has announced today that it is in the final stages of developing a cloud-based solution for the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine globally. This important work is supported by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), who will continue to collaborate as Pharmapod makes this solution available on an international