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To the Moon, Mars and Beyond: NASA talks living on the moon at Dublin Tech Summit Virtual #DTS21

June 18, 2021 · Comments Off on To the Moon, Mars and Beyond: NASA talks living on the moon at Dublin Tech Summit Virtual #DTS21 

The Artemis Programme was top of the agenda for Dr. Douglas Terrier, Chief Technologist of NASA, at today’s Dublin Tech Summit Virtual. Along with discussing the programme, Dr. Terrier touched on sustainable exploration and the future of living on the Moon and Mars, and how close they are to that becoming a reality. Over 5,000 attendees turned out today for the second virtual summit which focused on tech, cybersecurity, digital transformation, entrepreneurship, investment, and more.  The summit brought together business leaders, experts, and world-renowned speakers to discuss the current... [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]

Entertainment

TG4 to broadcast the BFI’s See Yourself on Screen Challenge for a second year calling on 4-18 year olds to create TV shows for the future

June 10, 2021 · Comments Off on TG4 to broadcast the BFI’s See Yourself on Screen Challenge for a second year calling on 4-18 year olds to create TV shows for the future 

The BFI has today unveiled their second See Yourself On Screen Challenge (SYOS), calling on young people aged 4-18 from across the UK and Ireland to create their own idea for a mini-TV show for the future, with winners seeing their show made with the help of a team of professionals and premiere on national television. Backed by TV personality and star judge Konnie Huq, winners will be paired with a celebrity mentor per channel who will help them bring their idea to life, before their short airs on a broadcaster later this year. TG4 is the Irish broadcaster participating in the iniative. Entries... [Read the full story]

Events

Bealtaine Festival brings arts celebrations to nursing homes this Friday

May 20, 2021 · Comments Off on Bealtaine Festival brings arts celebrations to nursing homes this Friday 

Nursing homes will be celebrating the creative talents of residents this coming Friday, 21st May, through the inaugural National Arts in Nursing Homes Day. The initiative is part of Age & Opportunity’s Bealtaine Festival and is taking place in partnership with Nursing Homes Ireland. Anne O’Loughlin Brown Nursing home residents have been busy creating artworks to display as part of exhibitions that will be taking place to collectively celebrate the artistic talents of nursing home residents and the intrinsic role the arts achieve in providing health and therapeutic benefits to... [Read the full story]

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Inland Fisheries Ireland opens 2021 Sponsorship Programme

June 11, 2021 · Comments Off on Inland Fisheries Ireland opens 2021 Sponsorship Programme 

Inland Fisheries Ireland is launching its Sponsorship Programme for 2021 this week and is open for applications at 9am this Friday, 11th of June from organisers of eligible angling events and initiatives nationwide. The programme, which is one of the main funding mechanisms of Inland Fisheries Ireland, awarded funding to 87 angling events and initiatives across the country during 2019, resulting in an investment of €30,000 to support novice anglers and angling tourism in Ireland. Newport sea angling club3 Due to public health guidelines around the Covid-19 pandemic, the Sponsorship... [Read the full story]

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€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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To the Moon, Mars and Beyond: NASA talks living on the moon at Dublin Tech Summit Virtual #DTS21

The Artemis Programme was top of the agenda for Dr. Douglas Terrier, Chief Technologist of NASA, at today’s Dublin Tech Summit Virtual. Along with discussing the programme, Dr. Terrier touched on sustainable exploration and the future of living on the Moon and Mars, and how close they are to that becoming a reality....

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€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,...

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Worrying Shortfall of Important Nutrients among Irish Teenagers

The Irish Universities Nutritional Alliance (IUNA) have just released new findings from their latest study, which reported on the dietary intakes of 428 Irish teenagers aged 13-18 years. Inadequate intakes of a number of important nutrients were reported, with a particularly high percentage having inadequate intakes...

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Inland Fisheries Ireland opens 2021 Sponsorship Programme

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New National Hunt Racing Series on TG4 – Laochra Na Rásaíochta

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To the Moon, Mars and Beyond: NASA talks living on the moon at Dublin Tech Summit Virtual #DTS21

The Artemis Programme was top of the agenda for Dr. Douglas Terrier, Chief Technologist...


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

 The EPA’s Green Enterprise: Innovation for a Circular Economy fund...


Worrying Shortfall of Important Nutrients among Irish Teenagers

The Irish Universities Nutritional Alliance (IUNA) have just released new findings...


Give the gift of freedom this Father’s Day with the ‘Go Anywhere Gift Card’ from Irelandhotels.com

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Complaints about public services remain high despite pandemic

Complaints to Ombudsman Peter Tyndall about public services, such as those provided...


Commencement of Leaving Certificate Examinations 2021 – Wednesday 9 June 2021

Some, 61,500 candidates are entered for the 2021 Leaving Certificate which comprises...


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