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Measures to speed up climate transition approved by Government

June 12, 2024 · Comments Off on Measures to speed up climate transition approved by Government 

New Accelerating Renewable Electricity Taskforce Implementation Plan focused on speeding up delivery of Ireland’s renewable electricity Amendment to Environment Bill 2024 will streamline and speed up EPA licence consents The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan, has received government approval for two memos which focus on streamlining and speeding up Ireland’s delivery of renewable energy and key climate infrastructure. The first is the Accelerating Renewable Electricity (ARE) Taskforce Implementation Plan, which sets out nearly 70 actions, many... [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]

Entertainment

Last-minute Summer Deals with Neville Hotels

June 19, 2024 · Comments Off on Last-minute Summer Deals with Neville Hotels 

Neville Hotels has a selection of last-minute packages in its hotels for families to enjoy this summer. It’s never too late to book an Irish staycation, and whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or quality time together, a range of exciting deals await you. The Tower Hotel is the perfect destination for a South East summer getaway with its Family Summer Adventure Package. Located in the heart of Waterford city, the waterfront hotel is on the doorstep of an abundance of summer activities for all of the family. Enjoy a 2-night stay with breakfast each morning, before... [Read the full story]

Events

Biodiversity Week 2024 – time to connect with nature

May 14, 2024 · Comments Off on Biodiversity Week 2024 – time to connect with nature 

More than 200 events over 10 days to celebrate nature and biodiversity Ireland’s nature and wildlife will take centre stage from 17-26 May, with over 200 events scheduled across the country for National Biodiversity Week . As well as highlighting the importance of biodiversity, National Biodiversity Week is also about experiencing the fun, enjoyment and spectacle of the nature that surrounds us. The annual 10-day celebration of nature and wildlife offers a variety of free events and activities for the whole family. Organised by the Irish Environmental Network... [Read the full story]

Sport

Tipperary’s Nicole Drought Wins At Donington Park

April 23, 2024 · Comments Off on Tipperary’s Nicole Drought Wins At Donington Park 

Nicole Drought and Justin Roberts took on two different races at Donington Park last weekend. They entered the EBC Brakes Honda Civic in the Trackdays Championship race on Saturday and managed to qualify third of the 35 entries. In the race itself, Justin started the race and handed over to Nicole at the half way mark still in third place. Nicole held off a prolonged attack from a BMW 130i for the duration to claim a podium position for the delighted duo in their first UK race of 2024. On Sunday morning, they returned to the track to qualify for the Trackday Trophy race and they posted... [Read the full story]

Business

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2024 finalists revealed

April 22, 2024 · Comments Off on EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2024 finalists revealed 

More than 200 nominations received – the highest ever in programme’s history 24 finalists collectively generating revenues of more than €700M and employing over 4,000 people The finalists of the 2024 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Ireland programme have been revealed today. The 24 shortlisted entrepreneurs span a range of sectors including consumer, health tech, pharmaceutical, energy and engineering. Collectively this group of world class business leaders are already generating annual revenues of more than €700M and employ over 4,000 people. Pictured at EPIC The Irish... [Read the full story]

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Measures to speed up climate transition approved by Government

New Accelerating Renewable Electricity Taskforce Implementation Plan focused on speeding up delivery of Ireland’s renewable electricity Amendment to Environment Bill 2024 will streamline and speed up EPA licence consents The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan, has received...

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Public drinking water fountain scheme announced

Scheme aims to reduce plastic bottle use and provide public access to drinking water. A public drinking water fountain scheme was launched today by the Minister of State with special responsibility for Communications and Circular Economy, Ossian Smyth TD, and the Minister for Housing, Local Government and...

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Embrace FARM hosts its Annual Remembrance Service for bereaved farm families #EmbraceFARM

On Sunday, June 30th, Embrace FARM will hold its Annual Ecumenical Remembrance Service, inviting farm families to remember loved ones lost within their community. Over the past decade, this service has become an important event, honouring those who have died suddenly and providing comfort for their...

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Tipperary’s Nicole Drought Wins At Donington Park

Nicole Drought and Justin Roberts took on two different races at Donington Park...


Former Professional Football Player and Manager Roddy Collins and Bohemians FC Captain Keith Buckley Discuss the Future of Irish Football on New Episode of ‘Under Construction with Chadwicks’ Podcast Series

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Sports Capital & Equipment Programme 2023 receives Record Number of Applications

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin...


Ireland Rugby Team Depart For France With Aer Lingus

Today the Ireland rugby squad jetted off to France on a specially chartered Aer...


Laochra Gael season 21 launched with 8 new GAA legends profiled

Eight legends who performed heroics on the field and who each have a unique and...


Sport Highlights on TG4 this week

TG4 feature two huge GAA club fixtures this weekend with the Ulster Football final...


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Measures to speed up climate transition approved by Government

New Accelerating Renewable Electricity Taskforce Implementation Plan focused on...


Public drinking water fountain scheme announced

Scheme aims to reduce plastic bottle use and provide public access to drinking...


Embrace FARM hosts its Annual Remembrance Service for bereaved farm families #EmbraceFARM

On Sunday, June 30th, Embrace FARM will hold its Annual Ecumenical...


Historic first for Ireland as European School Chess Championships get underway at UL

History was being made at the weekend with the hosting of the European School Chess...


Cabinet told that climate is reaching tipping points

Minister Ryan outlines stark overview of the rapid rate that climate is breaking...


Nuffield Ireland calls for agri-leaders for 2025 scholarship

Nuffield Ireland is now seeking applications for the 2025 Scholarship programme....


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