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Background In December 2019 the Department published Remote Work in Ireland, a report on the prevalence and types of remote working solutions in Ireland, the attitudes towards them and influencing factors for employees and employers when engaging with these solutions. The report found that there is a need for national guidance for employers and employees seeking […]
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Exporters anticipate boost of up to 8% by end of 2021 as global markets reopen Enterprise Ireland approved €198m in Covid-19 funding to more than 1600 companies, including Sustaining Enterprise funding of €181m, protecting more than 27,500 jobs Enterprise Ireland, the state agency responsible for helping Irish companies start, grow and scale in international markets, […]
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Pictured above: Paschal Donohoe TD Via Twitter The Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, TD, has today (Thursday) confirmed that two important business supports, namely the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) and Covid Restriction Support Scheme (CRSS), will remain in place until 30 June 2021. Minister Donohoe has today (Thursday) called on all businesses who are […]
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The EPA employed a range of tools to assess compliance at licensed sites during 2020 and throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, including the innovative use of Remote Compliance Assessments. Odour complaints about licensed facilities rose dramatically in 2020, peaking in April.  Overall, there was a 92% increase in complaints received by the EPA. The EPA continued […]
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Image courtesy of www.travelandleisure.com via Getty Images Minister Martin commits up to €1m in programme funding for new virtual celebration. The Department has worked with Festival organisers and across Government to help bring six great virtual days and nights of superb events to Ireland and the world. The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport […]
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Image courtesy of www.chemistanddruggist.co.uk County Site Name Site Address Carlow The Seven Oaks Hotel Athy Road, Carlow Cavan Kilmore Hotel Dublin Rd, Killygarry, Cavan Clare West County Hotel Limerick Road, Ennis, Co Clare Cork Páirc Uí Chaoimh The Marina, Cork City Cork City Hall Cork City Hall, Anglesea St. Centre, Cork City Cork MTU Campus […]
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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,
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The headwinds of COVID-19 have altered nearly all aspects of people’s future across the globe, and have plunged the world’s financial markets into a fast-moving state of disruption and uncertainty. For the financial services industry, the consequences of the pandemic have compressed a decade’s worth of change into less than a year, proving itself the […]
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4site, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Indigo Telecom Group Limited, a global provider of telecom and data centre network support services, today announced it will be recruiting more than 100 people, over the next three years, to support its plans for international expansion. With open-location and office-based roles across Ireland, the roles will span from Fibre […]
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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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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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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