Growing Interest in Once A Day Milking

Interest in the practice of Once A Day (OAD) milking continues to grow.  The practice is sometimes considered as an option in situations where labour is in short supply, the farm layout means that cows have long walks to and from the parlour, or where reducing the number of milkings carried out is attractive from […]

€100 Billion for Regions Impacted by Transition from Fossil Fuels

The European Commission has published a plan for €1 trillion in green investments. It’s money which, says the Green Party, could play an important part in transitioning Ireland into a Greener future. The plan, which includes a Just Transition Mechanism worth around €100 billion, is designed to support EU regions most affected by the transition […]

UL to remove seven million plastic water bottles a year from circulation on campus

A plan to dramatically reduce single-use plastic waste from the University of Limerick campus could take seven million water bottles out of circulation every year. As part of its drive to maintain its position as a leader in environmentally-friendly university management and gain the Foundation for Environmental Education’s internationally recognised Green Campus accreditation, UL has […]

Green MEPs welcome European Parliament vote on Green Deal

Ireland’s Green MEPs Ciarán Cuffe and Grace O’Sullivan today welcomed the European Parliament’s vote to endorse a Greens/ EFA-initiated resolution to strengthen the European Green Deal. The deal, presented by new President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen in the European Parliament in December, sets out the Commission’s plans for a green transition. […]

EPA warns that poorly constructed wells and inadequate monitoring of private water supplies are putting health at risk

EPA warns that poorly constructed wells and inadequate monitoring of private water supplies are putting health at risk One million people in Ireland get their drinking water from a private supply and many more drink water from private supplies in their daily lives. E. coli was found in 62 small private water supplies serving commercial […]

Motoring – Self-charging Hybrid Vs. Mild Hybrid – what is the difference?

Over the last few months there has been a lot of noise in the motor industry about Mild Hybrid cars, which is adding to the overall confusion that new car buyers are facing.  Toyota Ireland, which is the leader in self-charging hybrid (full hybrid), has set out to dispel the myths and provide clarity for new car […]

Knight’s Londis Clara proud to support Operation Transformation

Knight’s Londis Clara has been chosen to represent Londis’ ongoing support of the latest season of the hugely popular RTE show Operation Transformation for the 2020 Series.   Londis has been long-time supporters of the inspiring show. Now in its 13th Series, Operation Transformation is, first and foremost, a television show designed to entertain but, […]

Waterways Ireland Event Programme for 2020 has opened to applications from communities across the inland waterways

The Waterways Ireland Event Programme for 2020 has opened to applications from communities across the inland waterways. Taking place annually for the past 13 years the Programme has supported competitions, learning experiences, community, historical and educational events for people with and without disabilities across 100’s of waterway communities nationwide. Involving angling, canoeing, rowing, sailing and […]

70% of motorists plan to buy an electric or hybrid car in the near future

70% of motorists plan to buy an electric or hybrid car in the near future Key findings Nearly half of motorists say insurance costs have increased in the last year A quarter of motorists don’t have a good understanding of car finance options 31% of motorists change their car every 2-3 years 70% of respondents […]

Seminar focuses on supporting the social enterprise sector

The Department of Education at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) recently hosted a seminar exploring the role of higher education in supporting the emerging social enterprise sector in Dunhill Multi-Education Centre, Co Waterford. WIT offers a level 7 Certificate in Social Enterprise Management commencing in January 2020 and the seminar, supported by the National Forum for Teaching […]

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