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The successful applicants under the €3 million pilot bike and e-bike upcycling initiative has been announced. Following the recent introduction by the Department of Rural and Community Development, in conjunction with the Department of Transport, of a pilot initiative to develop a scheme for the provision of high quality up-cycling bikes and e-bikes, the successful […]
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Motorists are being advised to drive with more care in the hot weather as it’s revealed you’re more likely to suffer from road rage or to have a crash in summer. As summer temperatures rise, so do people’s tempers. For decades, researchers have observed a correlation between hot weather and increases in violent, aggressive behavior. […]
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The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced an increased investment to €21 million for upgrade works on non-public roads in rural communities. The announcement doubles the original €10.5m budget which had been allocated for investment under the 2021 Local Improvement Scheme (LIS). This will improve access to rural homes and […]
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Feature image courtesy of Cityswift – Ireland via Flickr  The National Transport Authority (NTA) in conjunction with Bus Éireann has today unveiled three new hydrogen-fuel-cell-electric double-deck buses that will initially be used on commuter services in the Greater Dublin Area. The three vehicles were recently purchased by the NTA and will go into service next week on
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Picture above: Mervyn O’Callaghan In this week’s exclusive podcast we had the pleasure of speaking to the Co-Founder and CEO of CameraMatics, Mervyn O’Callaghan. CameraMatics provides cutting-edge, award-winning SaaS technology for fleet and driver risk management. The company helps customers reduce accidents, improve operational efficiencies and manage
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Are there benefits of an e-bike? For many cycling purists, the notion of adding an assisted motor to a bicycle is a form of cheating that doesn’t offer the same type of physical and mental benefits as a traditional bike. Sure, riding an electric bike (e-bike) might not be as difficult as tackling that monster […]
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Taoiseach Micheál Martin has announced €3m euro in funding from the Shared Island Fund to progress work on the Narrow Water Bridge. The money will see the project brought to tender stage, based on the current design of the bridge and existing planning permission. Further funding will be allocated from the Shared Island Fund, once […]
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Pictured above: Members of the Bonner Family at the official opening of the Joe Bonner Link Road together with Cllr. Rena Donaghey, Cathaoirleach, Donegal County Council,  and Cllr.Donal Coyle, Cathaoirleach, Letterkenny-Milford Municipal District On Friday the 18th of June the Joe Bonner Link Road was officially opened by Cllr Rena Donaghey Cathaoirleach of Donegal County
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Image courtesy of @Feljin_J via Twitter Allocations for the new ‘Additional Outdoor Infrastructure Fund’ have been announced by Minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan T.D. The fund, which will help ensure a Safe Outdoor Summer, will support 234 projects across 30 local authorities to the tune of over €13 million. Local authorities were invited to apply […]
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June 11, 2021 – Thermo King, a brand of Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT) has today announced its collaboration with Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), the development of a Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) in Automation and Robotics, building STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) skills in the local community. The initiative
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Irish Sea Contractors has been selected by Dublin Port Company as the provider of diving services on their single party framework agreement. Dublin Port Company is responsible for operating and developing Dublin Port which is the largest freight and passenger port in Ireland, handling almost 50% of all trade in the Republic of Ireland. The […]