The Time is Now! ECO UNESCO are issuing their final call for students to take action and apply to the 2023 Young Environmentalist Awards

The final call for submissions to the ECO-UNESCO 2023 Young Environmentalist Awards (YEAs) is Tuesday, 28th February 2023. The Young Environmentalist Awards are a nationwide programme that recognises and rewards young people aged 10-18 who have taken environmental action in their school or community by generating creative solutions to solve environmental issues. Encouraging young people […]

AA Ireland drives EV the full length of Ireland on one full charge

Drive took place on Wednesday, 11th of January Car completed 615km with 2% battery remaining AA Ireland’s Blake Boland and Paddy Comyn have driven from Mizen Head in Cork to Malin Head in Donegal, the two extremities of Ireland, without stopping to charge. The famous route is regularly undertaken by keen cyclists and runners, with […]

New Ibec report demonstrates role of Belfast/Good Friday Agreement in delivering prosperity

Report marks launch of major new “For Peace + Prosperity” campaign As the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement (BGFA) nears its 25th anniversary, Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, today published a new report that spotlights the significant economic and social prosperity that the landmark agreement has delivered for both the island of Ireland and Britain. Speaking […]

Approved Housing Body Federation Welcomes Government Approval of Building Defects Scheme

The Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) has welcomed Government’s decision today to approve the drafting of legislation to support a remediation scheme of apartments and duplexes with fire safety, structural safety and water ingress defects, constructed between 1991 and 2013. Speaking on foot of today’s announcement, ICSH CEO, Donal McManus, said: “As the national […]

SOLAS Portarlington – Car Boot Sale & New Look Cafe

Car Boot Sale Sunday 22 January 2022 This Sunday 22nd January will see SOLAS host a car boot sale. Last time this event was held over 2,000 customers visited on the day – so we are really looking forward to welcoming the crowds back. The event is running from 10am-4pm so a great chance to come […]

Evidence shows consistent beliefs and attitudes on climate change across Ireland in both rural and urban areas. See what your County thinks about Climate Change

People’s beliefs, attitudes, policy preferences and behaviours on climate change are consistent across Ireland with no discernible difference between urban or rural dwellers. New interactive climate change opinion maps of Ireland allow the public to examine and view national, regional, and county level data about Irish people’s climate change beliefs, attitudes, policy preferences and behaviours. […]

Bank of Ireland donates €1 million to cost of living crisis response

Bank of Ireland is donating €1 million to organisations supporting those most at risk from cost of living pressures. The donation will be targeted to a range of groups including children and families at risk, older persons, those with disabilities, lone parents, international protection applicants, and low-income families. The Bank is making €500,000 available immediately with […]

The Final Day of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2023 gets underway as students eagerly await winner’s announcement

The atmosphere is electric at the RDS, as the final day of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2023 gets underway. All eyes are on this evening’s awards ceremony, where the winner(s) of the 59th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition will finally be announced! The panel of expert judges are doing their last rounds […]

SOLAS – Fitness Swap, Great Food & new look Cafe

Fitness Equipment Swap Sunday 15 January This weekend’s sports equipment swap and fitness event at SOLAS has really taken off with over 15 different clubs, gyms and Personal trainers booked in on the day.  David Maher explains “SOLAS has organised a series of FREE fitness workshops on the day including yoga, Zumba, Jiujitsu & bubble […]

Primary Science Fait gets underway at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exibition 2023

The search for the BT Young Scientist & Technologist(s) 2023 continues in earnest at the second day of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE), with judging scheduled throughout the day. Yesterday, more than 1,100 students from 212 schools across Ireland set up their projects and made their first pitches to the more than […]

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