Agri Aware Takes To The Skies At Dublin Airport This Spring

Agri Aware, Ireland’s independent agri-food educational body has today announced the launch of a new advertising campaign in Dublin Airport this Spring. The campaign entitled “My land, your land – Ireland”  is perfectly timed with the airport set to be thronged with revellers heading to the ever popular Cheltenham Festival and the large influx of diaspora set […]

Dogs Trust Launches Nationwide Campaign ‘The Big Scoop’

Dogs Trust Ireland launched “The Big Scoop” dog fouling awareness campaign which aims to encourage dog owners to take responsibility and pick up after their dogs, thus reducing the amount of dog poo being left in public spaces. In an effort to encourage communities across the country to tackle the issue of dog fouling in […]

Energia Get Ireland Growing Funding Granted To Projects in Laois

The community food growing fund ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’ created by GIY (Grow It Yourself) in partnership with Energia has awarded a fund of €75,000 to food growing projects all across Ireland. The teams behind 86 community projects will each receive funds for their unique projects. The recipients include community groups, schools, NGOs and Not for […]

EPA Welcomes Increase in Composting and Anaerobic Digestion of Waste

The EPA welcomes the increase in composting and anaerobic digestion of biodegradable waste – the quantity recycled increased by 15 per cent between 2015 and 2016. Kitchen & canteen food waste and park & garden waste accounted for most of the waste accepted for treatment in 2016 (65 per cent). Composting rather than anaerobic digestion […]

Leo Lets Us All Down On Climate Change In Effort To Cosy Up To Trump

Friends of the Earth has accused Leo Varadkar of dropping a diplomatic clanger on climate change in his effort to cosy up to Trump. While speaking publicly in the U.S. today, the Taoiseach said he was “happy to take credit” for the rejection of a planning application for a wind farm near Trump’s Doonbeg golf course […]

Oireachtas Literary Competitions announced as An tOireachtas and TG4 seek Bestseller as Gaeilge

Are you the Ken Bruen of Irish-Language writing? Could you be the next Maeve Binchy? Or, do you have talent that would rival that of Máirtín Ó Cadhain? If so, An tOireachtas and TG4 want to hear from you!   An tOireachtas, in conjunction with TG4, today (Tuesday, 13 March 2018) announced a new addition […]

VOICE and REPAK launch Community Grant to support Recycling Ambassador Programme

A new grant has been rolled out to help dislodge any remaining confusion about what goes in our recycling bins and will support local communities to do their part in meeting our national recycling responsibilities. The grant scheme is part of a campaign to re-engage the public in recycling and will be run by VOICE […]

30% Of Travel Insurance Claims Made Before Departure – AA

Almost 1 in 3 travel insurance claims made by Irish customers are lodged before the holiday has even begun, recent research has found. In an analysis of its own claims data since 2012, AA Travel Insurance found that on average 30% of claims made each year are lodged as a result of the holiday-goer needing to cancel […]

57% Of Entrepreneurs Say Recruitment Is A Challenge

The EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ Alumni Network directly employs 241,744 people, a 59% increase in the last five years 79% have increased headcount in last 12 months, 84% plan to increase in next 12 months Combined revenue of €18.8bn Dublin, 12 March 2018: Recruiting experienced staff has been the biggest challenge over the last 12 months […]

11 New Family Resource Centres Revealed As Funding Increases By 21%

The number of Family Resource Centres in Ireland is set to grow from 109 to 120, with the addition of 11 new centres this year. Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, and Tusla’s Chief Operations Officer, Jim Gibson, today announced the locations of 11 new centres during a visit to the Hill […]

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