LIT and AIT Confirm Move to Form Technological University Consortium

New TU to have “regional focus with a national reach and an international outlook” LIT has confirmed that it is forming a consortium with AIT to develop a new Technological University (TU) for the Mid-West and Midlands. The governing bodies of both institutions met last week and formally confirmed the formation of a new TU […]

ALONE reaction to Budget 2020: By not increasing supports, we are leaving thousands of older people vulnerable

Moynihan, CEO of ALONE Older people across the country will be frustrated at this year’s Budget, which has given very little back to older people experiencing financial, health and housing difficulties, and left them vulnerable to the impact of Brexit. While the Budget addressed issues such as climate change, we at ALONE believe that it […]

Teagasc Annual Report and Accounts for 2018

Excluding the Net Deferred Funding for Pensions, Teagasc income in 2018 was €195 million (2017 income – €187 million). There was an increase of €6.432 million in Grant in Aid compared to 2017. Research income increased by €1.924 million (6.3%), including increases of €1.835 million in externally funded research grants, €481,000 in analysis fees and […]

Brexit-related storage of additional chemicals prompts safety concerns

Irish firms, who may be increasing their stocks of chemicals ahead of the Brexit deadline on October 31st, are reminded to take the necessary steps to ensure all chemicals are stored safely. Speaking on behalf of the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) today (October 10th), Assistant Chief Executive Yvonne Mullooly has urged companies to fulfil […]

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum invites people of Irish heritage all over the world to bring their family name back to Irish shores #EPICmuseum

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum announced the launch of a major new exhibition inviting people from all over the world to pay tribute to their Irish ancestors who emigrated, by adding their names to the museum.   People are invited to be among the first to include the names of their ancestors and the details […]

€4.2m research programme into driverless vehicles launched

–       €2 million contribution by Government through Science Foundation Ireland –       Ireland can be major global centre for autonomous vehicle research –       Lero-led programme combines Irish academia, global automotive and Irish firms Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation, today launched a Science Foundation Ireland backed €4.2m research collaboration on driverless vehicles led […]

AA Urges Homeowners and Motorists To Take Precautions Ahead of Storm Lorenzo

AA Ireland is advising homeowners across Ireland, particularly those living in counties along the west coast, to prepare their homes accordingly ahead of Storm Lorenzo which is currently expected to hit Ireland on Thursday. Ahead of the high winds and heavy rainfall, AA Home Insurance has advised home-owners to carry out some basic storm-proofing tips […]

Forestry licensing and its impact on our climate change targets to be discussed in Dail

Forestry licensing and its impact on our climate change targets will be discussed in the Dáil today under Topical Issues. The issue is being raised with the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine by Deputy Jackie Cahill.   Topical Issues are scheduled for discussion today from 17.17pm to 18.05pm. It’s one of the Topical […]

How to trial flexible working in your workplace – advice by Alan Hickey, Associate Director of Advisory at Peninsula

For businesses, flexible working can help tackle a wide range of issues including increasing diversity, recruiting millennial talent and closing the gender pay gap. Despite these positives, many businesses are still reluctant to embrace flexible working. While Irish employees do not currently have any legal right to request flexible work arrangements, employers may decide to […]

Primary Schools have an opportunity to win a School Garden with GIY’s ‘Know It All’ Championship

GIY’s Michael Kelly and Dig in Diner’s Muireann Ní Chíobháin have joined forces with award-winning illustrator Fatti Burke to launch a riotous, fully-illustrated kid’s allmanac guide to growing and cooking food through the year. It is called ‘GIY’s Know-it-Allmanac’ and is a month-by-month guide to growing, cooking and eating food for all the family. To […]

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