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Chambers Ireland calls for accelerated action on the SDGs during 76th UN General Assembly

September 22, 2021 · Comments Off on Chambers Ireland calls for accelerated action on the SDGs during 76th UN General Assembly 

Along with Heads of State, Chief Executives, and social and business leaders, Chambers Ireland joined the UN Global Compact’s ‘Uniting Business Live’ summit at the 76th UN General Assembly and called for greater ambition and accelerated action on the SDGs ahead of COP26. Speaking this afternoon, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot outlined the importance of SMEs to future economic growth and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals: “Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) account for an overwhelming majority of private sector business and economic activity in... [Read the full story]

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Unwrapping Ireland’s food waste: Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food, with 41% of people reporting they throw away bread

October 2, 2020 · Comments Off on Unwrapping Ireland’s food waste: Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food, with 41% of people reporting they throw away bread 

Food waste is an issue of high concern for Irish people and they are willing to take action.Main reasons for waste are food passing its Use-By date and forgetting to eat leftovers in time. After bread; vegetables, fruit and salad are the foods that are thrown out most often in the home.During the Covid-19 lockdown, 29% of people reported wasting less food. Ireland has committed to halving food waste by 2030 which requires a strong response along every step of the food chain from farm to fork. New findings from an EPA survey, show food waste is a high priority in Irish households,... [Read the full story]

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Why Women Kill – season 2 on TG4

September 1, 2021 · Comments Off on Why Women Kill – season 2 on TG4 

From creator Marc Cherry (“Desperate Housewives,” “Devious Maids”), season two of WHY WOMEN KILL which starts on TG4 on the 7th of September at 10.30pm features a new ensemble cast and storylines set in 1949 that will explore what it means to be beautiful, the hidden truth behind the facades people present to the world, the effects of being ignored and overlooked by society and the lengths one woman will go in order to finally belong… WHY WOMEN KILL is produced by Imagine Television Studios and CBS Studios. Cherry also serves as executive producer alongside Imagine’s Brian Grazer... [Read the full story]

Events

MyMind mark 15 years and are encouraging the public to actively support their mental health

September 22, 2021 · Comments Off on MyMind mark 15 years and are encouraging the public to actively support their mental health 

On Thursday, September 23rd at 11 am, Mental Health Service Provider MyMind will celebrate its 15th anniversary of providing affordable mental health services in Ireland by hosting a live webinar event to mark the occasion, share their insights and celebrate their achievements over the last 15 years. During this time MyMind has supported over 34,900 people to better mental health through its services. This webinar is open to the public and will look at the mental health landscape in Ireland during this time and how social enterprises have developed to deal with and solve social problems, including... [Read the full story]

Sport

Summer up and running as Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps underway

July 1, 2021 · Comments Off on Summer up and running as Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps underway 

Kilkenny camogie star, Grace Walsh was on hand with local kids in Bruff GAA Club, Limerick to mark the first day of this year’s Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps with numbers of over 130,000 expected to attend across 1,242 camps the length and breadth of the country. The 2021 Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps offers children a healthy, fun and safe summer outdoor activity at locations nationwide, and will continue until the end of August. Following the successful health and safety measures from last year, similar guidelines will be implemented and built on again. Despite unprecedented demand for this year’s... [Read the full story]

Business

€625,000 funding opportunity for innovative Irish businesses in the Circular Economy

June 17, 2021 · Comments Off on €625,000 funding opportunity for innovative Irish businesses in the Circular Economy 

 The EPA’s Green Enterprise: Innovation for a Circular Economy fund worth €625,000 is now open for applications.Applications for project funding in the range of €50k to €100k are invited, to support Irish businesses develop circular solutions in product and service design, production, distribution, use of resources – including raw materials and waste reduction.The fund is aimed at business-ready innovative projects targeting the areas of food; plastic; construction and demolition waste; and resources & raw materials.Circular business models contribute to a climate-neutral,... [Read the full story]

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Chambers Ireland calls for accelerated action on the SDGs during 76th UN General Assembly

Along with Heads of State, Chief Executives, and social and business leaders, Chambers Ireland joined the UN Global Compact’s ‘Uniting Business Live’ summit at the 76th UN General Assembly and called for greater ambition and accelerated action on the SDGs ahead of COP26. Speaking this afternoon, Chambers...

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5 National Youth Organisations launch the “Youth Climate Justice Challenge”

A consortium of 5 youth organisations, led by ECO-UNESCO, Ireland’s environmental education and youth organisation is launching the second #YouthClimateJusticeChallenge, with partners Gaisce The President Award, The No Name Club, Irish Girls Guides & Young Irish Film Makers. The Youth Climate Justice Challenge...

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New research commissioned by Circle K reveals over half of Irish motorists believe they will be driving electric vehicles by 2030

Over half (53%) of Irish motorists say they will be driving an electric vehicle (EV) by 2030 to reduce CO2 emissionsTwo in five would consider switching to an electric vehicle within the next three years, with almost two thirds (64%) of 18-24-year-olds considering the switchOver two fifths (43%) will rely on forecourts...

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Summer up and running as Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps underway

Kilkenny camogie star, Grace Walsh was on hand with local kids in Bruff GAA Club,...


Inland Fisheries Ireland opens 2021 Sponsorship Programme

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Niall Breslin launches ‘Marathon Mind’ exclusively available on Spotify Where Is My Mind? Podcast

Today, Monday, March 1st, Niall Breslin launches a unique and ambitious project...


Seven weekends of horseracing on TG4 in March and April

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New National Hunt Racing Series on TG4 – Laochra Na Rásaíochta

TG4 and Touchline Media are delighted to announce that a new horseracing series...


The 2020 round of the Sports Capital & Equipment Programme is now open for applications – deadline extended until 5pm Monday 1st March

The Sports Capital & Equipment Programme (SCEP) is operated by the Department...


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Chambers Ireland calls for accelerated action on the SDGs during 76th UN General Assembly

Along with Heads of State, Chief Executives, and social and business leaders, Chambers...


5 National Youth Organisations launch the “Youth Climate Justice Challenge”

A consortium of 5 youth organisations, led by ECO-UNESCO, Ireland’s environmental...


New research commissioned by Circle K reveals over half of Irish motorists believe they will be driving electric vehicles by 2030

Over half (53%) of Irish motorists say they will be driving an electric vehicle...


Tonight’s €17 million (est) Lotto jackpot will be the second highest of all time!

Lotto fever continues to grip the country as tonight’s Lotto jackpot heads towards...


Applications now open for community funding in Tipperary, Cork, Laois, Mayo & Offaly

ChangeX in partnership with Greencoat Renewables announces €175,000 worth of Community...


EPA publishes Green Public Procurement: Guidance for the Public Sector

Minister Ossian Smyth today launched the EPA’s revised Green Public Procurement:...


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