5 tests for the Government’s new climate plan: ‘A New Departure on the path to zero climate pollution’

Government climate plan must signal a New Departure on the path to zero climate pollutionCampaigners set out 5 tests for Government’s new climate plan due next week (detailed briefing)> Is the new 2050 target net zero emissions, like the UK just announced?> Will the key oversight and accountability provisions be put into law?> Will the […]

CRNI Urges Climate Action through Repair, Reuse and Recycling

The calls for urgent climate action were heard loud and clear during the election. As the Government draws up its All of Government Plan on Climate Disruption, now is the time for Ireland to act to reduce the climate impact of our resource consumption. Recent studies have found that up to 40% of global emissions […]

Vicky Phelan reveals how surviving tragic accident gave her strength she needed

In an in-depth new interview with Ruairí McKiernan on the Love and Courage podcast cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan discusses the car accident in which she lost her friends; how she had to fight for proper treatment following the accident; her advocacy for her daughter; and how she channels anger into activism. Cervical cancer campaigner […]

New Vehicle Registrations Up for May but Market Down Overall

Official statistics released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that total new car registrations for the month of May are up 4.7% (6,341) when compared with May 2018 (6,055). New car registrations year to date are down 7.6% (79,343) on the same period last year (85,868).  New Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) registrations are […]

EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Projections show that Ireland has more to do to meet its 2030 targets

Ireland faces significant challenges in meeting EU 2030 reduction targets for Greenhouse Gases.  Progress in achieving targets is dependent on the level of implementation of current and future plans. Agriculture emissions are projected to increase with an expansion of animal numbers. Continued growth in emissions from the transport sector is projected in the short term, […]

Tusla to host first ever Open Day to recruit social workers on June 14th

Starting salaries of over €40,000 on offer to professionally qualified social workers Tusla-Child and Family Agency is to host its first ever national recruitment open day, to hire additional social work staff, on Friday, June 14th. The organisation currently has opportunities for graduate and experienced social workers, and the open day initiative is being undertaken […]

Award-winning Author & Journalist Rosita Boland set to host for Immrama Festival Literary Breakfast

The 2019 Immrama Festival of Travel Writing in Lismore County Waterford is set to host senior features writer and author Rosita Boland for the festivals annual Literary Breakfast. Rosita Boland is Senior Features Writer, specialising in human interest stories. She was a 2009 Nieman Fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. She’s […]

Final Call for Applications for the Innovation Arena at the National Ploughing Championships 2019

The application deadline to exhibit at the Enterprise Ireland Innovation Arena and to be nominated for the Awards at the National Ploughing Championships, in conjunction with the National Ploughing Association (NPA) is now extended to the 7th June 2019. Irish agri companies are invited to apply to showcase their products and innovations at the Innovation […]

Junior Eurovision 2019 – Could you be the next winner?

We are NOW seeking applications for THE JUNIOR EUROVISION SONG CONTEST 2019. Could you be the next winner? https://grabyo.com/g/v/yi33kz7t9ox   This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to represent Ireland at this year’s Junior Eurovision and sing to millions of viewers! If you’re aged between 9-14 on the 24/11/19 then it could be you […]

Social media platforms and web services, used by millions of Europeans, have joined the effort to remind citizens to cast their votes in European elections

Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Twitter are among the platforms offering extra services to make sure Europeans cast their vote, and that the elections are not compromised online.Google offers special features to candidates and reminds people to vote. Candidates’ profiles are more visible on YouTube as well.Facebook has been reminding its users of the elections in the run-up, and features […]

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