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The foster mum who gave one refugee family a chance for a brighter future

June 21, 2022 · Comments Off on The foster mum who gave one refugee family a chance for a brighter future 

There are so many millions of people fleeing conflict, persecution and natural disaster that it is easy for society to see them as a faceless mass. But behind every cold statistic is a real person, full of hopes and fears. Now, on World Refugee Day (June 20), one young refugee reveals his daunting journey to Ireland and how, with the help of a devoted foster mum and a state agency, he and his family were given a chance for a brighter future. Brighter Future: From left, Anwar, Abdullah, Naomi and Mirwais Mirwais left war-torn Afghanistan when he was just 14 years of age, and he did so alone.... [Read the full story]

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Unwrapping Ireland’s food waste: Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food, with 41% of people reporting they throw away bread

October 2, 2020 · Comments Off on Unwrapping Ireland’s food waste: Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food, with 41% of people reporting they throw away bread 

Food waste is an issue of high concern for Irish people and they are willing to take action.Main reasons for waste are food passing its Use-By date and forgetting to eat leftovers in time. After bread; vegetables, fruit and salad are the foods that are thrown out most often in the home.During the Covid-19 lockdown, 29% of people reported wasting less food. Ireland has committed to halving food waste by 2030 which requires a strong response along every step of the food chain from farm to fork. New findings from an EPA survey, show food waste is a high priority in Irish households,... [Read the full story]

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TUS LSAD Students win First Frame Best Documentary for Second Year in a Row

March 4, 2022 · Comments Off on TUS LSAD Students win First Frame Best Documentary for Second Year in a Row 

President of TUS Professor Vincent Cunnane has congratulated the second year TUS LASD (Limerick School of Art and Design) Creative Broadcast and Film Production students who won the First Frame Best Documentary award at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2022. This is the second year in a row that students from the acclaimed TUS LSAD have won this national award. TUS LSAD Film Win: At the First Frame Best Documentary left to right Tania Notaro, VMDIFF First Frame Programmer; Mark Griffin, Lecturer, Creative Broadcast and Media Production LSAD; Muireann de Barra, Co-Programme... [Read the full story]

Events

MyMind mark 15 years and are encouraging the public to actively support their mental health

September 22, 2021 · Comments Off on MyMind mark 15 years and are encouraging the public to actively support their mental health 

On Thursday, September 23rd at 11 am, Mental Health Service Provider MyMind will celebrate its 15th anniversary of providing affordable mental health services in Ireland by hosting a live webinar event to mark the occasion, share their insights and celebrate their achievements over the last 15 years. During this time MyMind has supported over 34,900 people to better mental health through its services. This webinar is open to the public and will look at the mental health landscape in Ireland during this time and how social enterprises have developed to deal with and solve social problems, including... [Read the full story]

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Major €80m Funding Boost for Sports to recover, grow and attract people nationwide

December 14, 2021 · Comments Off on Major €80m Funding Boost for Sports to recover, grow and attract people nationwide 

€73.6 million in COVID-19 related funding €5.3m for Sport Equipment Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, and Minister of State for Sport and Gaeltacht Affairs, Jack Chambers T.D, together with Sport Ireland, have announced almost €80m for the sport sector under two separate support programmes. Some €73.6m in Covid funding is being allocated under five separate streams to help sports organisations to recover and grow post pandemic, support our grassroots network of clubs and local sports partnerships, and ensure people of all ages... [Read the full story]

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Irish Companies Embrace Transformative Impact of Cloud and Data Technologies

June 21, 2022 · Comments Off on Irish Companies Embrace Transformative Impact of Cloud and Data Technologies 

Irish organisations believe data and analytics and cloud technologies will deliver most value over the next two yearsEmerging technologies including Internet of Things (IoT) and AI and Machine Learning are increasingly being viewed as the foundational technologies to unleash long term value for organisations Data and analytics, together with further investments in the cloud, are among the top priorities for Irish businesses when it comes to their planned transformation objectives over the next two years. The latest EY Tech Horizon Report, which explores how the intersection of technology and... [Read the full story]

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The foster mum who gave one refugee family a chance for a brighter future

There are so many millions of people fleeing conflict, persecution and natural disaster that it is easy for society to see them as a faceless mass. But behind every cold statistic is a real person, full of hopes and fears. Now, on World Refugee Day (June 20), one young refugee reveals his daunting journey to Ireland...

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EU to strengthen tools to tackle breaches of UK trade agreements

Seán Kelly MEP has been appointed lead author (Rapporteur) for the European Parliament’s International Trade Committee in drafting legislation aimed at strengthening the EU’s hand in responding to breaches of obligations under the post-Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and the Trade and Cooperation Agreement with...

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Irish Companies Embrace Transformative Impact of Cloud and Data Technologies

Irish organisations believe data and analytics and cloud technologies will deliver most value over the next two yearsEmerging technologies including Internet of Things (IoT) and AI and Machine Learning are increasingly being viewed as the foundational technologies to unleash long term value for organisations Data...

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Major €80m Funding Boost for Sports to recover, grow and attract people nationwide

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Seven weekends of horseracing on TG4 in March and April

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The foster mum who gave one refugee family a chance for a brighter future

There are so many millions of people fleeing conflict, persecution and natural disaster...


EU to strengthen tools to tackle breaches of UK trade agreements

Seán Kelly MEP has been appointed lead author (Rapporteur) for the European Parliament’s...


Irish Companies Embrace Transformative Impact of Cloud and Data Technologies

Irish organisations believe data and analytics and cloud technologies will deliver...


“No waiting lists!” – National Mental Health Charity urges public to use its services following ESRI report which classified 55% of young women and 40% of young men as ‘depressed’

Turn2Me, a national mental health charity, has urged the public to use its free...


Ireland sees 70% reduction in chewing gum litter since 2007

Gum litter now accounts for only 8% of all litter compared with 2007 – Gum...


New €1.5 billion flagship agri-environment scheme called #ACRES (Agri-Climate Rural Environment Scheme) launched today

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, today...


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