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NGOs call on the next Government to radically transform the Global Fashion Industry

January 23, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

World Vision Ireland and the Irish Environmental Network have joined forces with the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) to call on the next government to radically transform the fashion industry. The coalition group is calling on Irish and EU leaders to take urgent action and put restrictions on the global fast fashion industry, to make it more eco-friendly. The coalition said that more clothing is being produced, consumed, and thrown away than ever before, putting immense pressure on our planet and the industry’s 60 million-strong global workforce.“The textile industry is one of the biggest... [Read the full story]

GAA

Super Sunday coming up on TG4, with THREE games in full!

November 22, 2019 · Comments Off on Super Sunday coming up on TG4, with THREE games in full! 

TG4 have today announced a Super Sunday of AIB Club Championship action on December the 1st, with no less than THREE provincial finals to be shown in full on the channel. This is on top of the two provincial finals they will be showing this Sunday. 16 November 2019; Ballyhale Shamrocks manager Henry Shefflin during the AIB Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Club Championship semi-final match between Ballyhale Shamrocks and St Martin’s at Nowlan Park in Kilkenny. Photo by Matt Browne/Sportsfile The triple header begins in Omagh, live on air at 1.30pm, where the Ulster Football Championship... [Read the full story]

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Will the Midland’s become Ireland’s Rust Belt? New TG4 documentary ‘Gan Fód’ finds out

January 23, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

Tabú – Gan FódWednesday 5th February 9.30pm, TG4 ‘Gan Fód’ is a one-hour documentary for TG4 that tells the story of a changing Ireland and of our unique relationship with the bog. We ask what matters more people and jobs or sustainability and the environment? By 2027 Bord na Móna will cease peat harvesting. But with Climate change on everyone’s mind and Ireland facing massive fines with carbon tax this has been brought forward to 2020. With a “just transition” leaving workers in limbo, what does this actually mean for the 1,500 employees that are left? Set... [Read the full story]

Events

The Countdown is on for Féile ’19 taking place this weekend at Semple Stadium

September 18, 2019 · Comments Off on The Countdown is on for Féile ’19 taking place this weekend at Semple Stadium 

The final stage timetable has been confirmed for this weekend’s festival which will host a world beating range of Irish performers including Sinead O’Connor, The Stunning, Horslips and Sultans of Ping and some very special guests. Curated by Tom Dunne, FÉILE ‘19 will see one of the strongest Irish music line-ups ever assembled take to the stage at Semple Stadium this weekend. Iconic acts including Sinéad O’Connor performing the songs of Shane Mac Gowan Horslips, The Stunning, Eleanor McEvoy, The Fat Lady Sings, The Pale, Picturehouse, The Frank & Walters, Sultans of Ping,... [Read the full story]

Sport

Limerick Male USA Soccer Scholarship Event

October 11, 2019 · Comments Off on Limerick Male USA Soccer Scholarship Event 

Upcoming event: Sunday 29th October – The Pavilion, University of Limerick. Time – 12:45pm Registration. PASS4Soccer players are more in demand year on year with our continued success of placing players in quality universities in the USA who are making an impact all over the country. So far in 2019, FOUR P4S clients have signed professional contracts in the USA following completion of their studies. These players were previously overlooked by Pro clubs in Ireland & The UK and now have a university degree in their back pocket and an opportunity to play professional... [Read the full story]

Business

What annual leave are Irish workers entitled to over Christmas? – advice by Alan Price, CEO and HR expert at BrightHR

December 5, 2019 · Comments Off on What annual leave are Irish workers entitled to over Christmas? – advice by Alan Price, CEO and HR expert at BrightHR 

As the festive season approaches, workers across Ireland will be looking forward to spending some quality time at home with their friends and family. While most staff will be entitled to enjoy some time off over Christmas, this will differ depending on their employer’s approach and their contractual terms. Three public holidays span the festive period; Christmas Day, St Stephen’s Day and New Year’s Day. Workers often believe that they have the statutory right to paid time off work on these days. However, this isn’t necessarily the case. Instead, this will depend on their... [Read the full story]

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NGOs call on the next Government to radically transform the Global Fashion Industry

World Vision Ireland and the Irish Environmental Network have joined forces with the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) to call on the next government to radically transform the fashion industry. The coalition group is calling on Irish and EU leaders to take urgent action and put restrictions on the global fast fashion...

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Calling all election candidates – avoid political jargon and use plain English

With the general election set for Saturday 8 February, we will be hearing a lot more about fresh mandates, manifestos, swing voters, fiscal space, building an Ireland for all and a future to look forward to – but not before the Government is dissolved – just like an aspirin! In response to all this...

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Local authority environmental enforcement activities are increasing, but challenges remain in waste, farm and air quality inspections

Local authorities increased environmental enforcement activities in 2018 and met their overall performance target. Further improvements are required in aspects of their enforcement work and local authorities need to:make sure waste is segregated at source by businesses and householders to improve recovery;improve...

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