How has Covid-19 has impacted older people’s groups?

Covid-19 restrictions have been devastating for older people’s groups and fear of getting Covid-19 is the biggest barrier to recommencing group activities, including physical activity, according to a report released by Age & Opportunity today. The report examines The impact of Covid-19 on physical activity in older people’s groups. Age & Opportunity is the national […]

Tusla to offer Careers to all Final-Year Social Work Students before Graduation

 Tusla has today announced that it is to offer employment to all final-year social work students who wish to work in the child and family sector.  While focusing on graduates in recent years, this is the first offer of its kind in the sector.  It is one of a number of steps to improve recruitment […]

Cryptocurrency Study Reveals Ireland is the 18th Country Most Intrigued

Cryptocurrency refers to digital currencies such as Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum. Despite being launched in 2008, cryptocurrency has become of significant global interest over the last few years, seeing a 203% Google trends increase over the last year alone! Since its launch, cryptocurrency has been surrounded by a lot of skepticism, arguably demonstrated by 696,000 Google searches occurring […]

Nationwide search for 15 talented teenage writers to take part in the second annual Edna O’Brien Young Writers Bursary 2021

The Museum of Literature Ireland, MoLI is launching a nationwide search for 15 talented teenage writers to take part in the second annual Edna O’Brien Young Writers Bursary. The Edna O’Brien Young Writers Bursary is an immersive, week-long writing programme running both online and onsite in MoLI from Monday, 19th July, until Friday 23rd 2021 (subject to public health guidelines).    The winning students will have their work […]

Enable Ireland Launches New Online Garden Centre

Enable Ireland, the national organisation providing services to children and adults with disabilities, has recently launched its brand new online garden centre. Customers can now get all their gardening needs under one roof at www.enableirelandgardencentre.ie Enable Ireland’s Garden Centre stocks everything you need for your garden. They have a great range of planters, trees, seeds, […]

Covid-19: Hospitality task force needed to coordinate recovery – Kelly

Seán Kelly MEP is calling on the European Commission to establish a task force to ensure the hospitality sector is prioritised in Covid-19 recovery plans across the EU, having experienced “severe hardship” throughout the crisis. Writing to the Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, the Ireland South MEP stressed the “unprecedented pressure” that the outbreak […]

More action is needed by Local Authorities to protect Air and Water Quality warns EPA

The EPA has today released its report on local authority environmental enforcement activities for 2019. There has been an increase in local authority inspection and enforcement activities relating to waste and litter. Further action and coordination are needed to ensure compliance with air legislation, with a focus on fuels that are on sale and in […]

Dr. Bronner’s Announces Donation to VOICE Ireland in Support of Environmental Conservation as Part of New “All-One Ireland Initiative”

Dr. Bronner’s, the global top-selling organic and fair trade soap and body care brand, is proud to announce its new All-One Ireland Initiative with a donation to environmental conservation organisation, VOICE Ireland. The initiative is a local-to-Ireland branch of Dr. Bronner’s All-One International Initiativethat seeks to ensure mission-aligned advocacy is supported in the markets that […]

A European Citizens Assembly

Today, EP President Sassoli, Prime Minister of Portugal Costa and Commission President von der Leyen signed the Joint Declaration on the Conference on the Future of Europe. This paves the way to launching a series of debates and discussions that will enable people from every corner of Europe to share their ideas to help shape […]

Foreign Affairs Committee issues letter to EU parliaments on tenth anniversary of Syrian conflict

The Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence has issued a letter to parliamentarians across Europe urging them to ensure continued humanitarian assistance to the people of Syria. The letter – which coincides with the 10th anniversary of the Syrian conflict – also urges parliaments throughout the European Union to ensure governments and the entire […]

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