A Just Transition has to be Circular, Members of the European Parliament agree

The European Parliament’s plenary vote yesterday made clear that a circular economy is a precondition for a just energy transition in Europe – a positive step that couples climate solutions with zero waste solutions and points towards stronger circularity in the future. Yesterday’s vote by the European Parliament (1) narrowly avoided presenting incineration and Waste-to-Energy as a […]

Connect Through Culture, Le chéile trí Chultúr – Culture Night on TG4

Culture Night (September 18th) on TG4 2020 will celebrate the arts in Gaeltacht communities in conjunction with Ealaín na Gaeltachta, and a tv premiere of bilingual film ‘Cumar’; a love letter to Galway from its arts community. ‘Tearmann’ (meaning Sanctuary) is an insightful documentary film featuring new and innovative work from various Gaeltacht artists will […]

Listowel Races live on TG4

The Listowel Races will be live on TG4 for the annual Harvest Racing Festival. The race meeting will be held behind closed doors this year but TG4 will be there to bring you all of the action from Co.Kerry. We will be live from the racecourse from Monday the 21st to Saturday the 26th of […]

Young Drivers Struggling To Meet Costs Of Getting On The Road

Almost 60% of people in Ireland believe that delays in tackling insurance reform are making it more difficult for young people to get on the road, a new survey has found. In response to a survey of over 7,000 people undertaken by AA Car Insurance, almost 6 in 10 respondents (57.92%) stated they strongly believe […]

New arrival could change Irish mortgage market – expert

The arrival of Avant Money could change the way that the Irish mortgage market is structured, according to a mortgage expert. With the announcement of the first sub 2% rate in the market since trackers were available, Avant Money will bring rate cuts, increased choice and long-term value to Irish consumers, according to mortgage expert […]

Shannon Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import project suffers second set-back in one week

Last Thursday, 10th September, New Fortress Energy, the company behind the controversial Shannon LNG project, suffered a second blow in a week to its plans to bring US fracked gas to Ireland. US Governors have blocked the company’s plans to build an export terminal in New Jersey. See full press release on this below, released by Catskill Mountainkeeper, an […]

The Irish Ladybird Research Project calls on the public to help log records

Fota Wildlife Park along with the Irish Research Council co-fund the Irish Ladybird Research Project and the project scholar, Gill Weyman, is based at Fota Wildlife Park and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences in University College Cork. Gill is now calling on the public in the Glanmire, Ballincollig and Cork City areas to […]

TG4’s Underdogs series is looking for players

Fota Wildlife Park along with the Irish Research Council co-fund the Irish Ladybird Research Project and the project scholar, Gill Weyman, is based at Fota Wildlife Park and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences in University College Cork. Gill is now calling on the public in the Glanmire, Ballincollig and Cork City areas to […]

High Consumption and throwaway culture must be tackled by business, policymakers and people, says EPA

Ireland generated 14 million tonnes of waste in 2018 across all sectors. Municipal waste, from household and commercial sources, amounted to 2.9 million tonnes in 2018, up 3.5 per cent on 2017. Ireland’s waste management practices have changed significantly in the past two decades: Landfill disposal has fallen sharply to 14 per cent in 2018, […]

Professional Development Workshop Series for the Film and Screen Industries

Offaly County Council Arts Office (FilmOffaly), in collaboration with Laois and Offaly Education and Training Board (LOETB), is pleased to announce the introduction of two new Professional Development Workshop Series for the Film and Screen Industries for autumn/winter 2020. Have you ever wanted to work in film? Are you finding it difficult getting your foot […]

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