Fáilte Ireland announces sponsorship of RTÉ Weather to drive recovery of tourism sector

“Domestic tourism is the foundation stone of Ireland’s tourism sector, and it will be critical to its recovery.  Fáilte Ireland’s strategic sponsorship of RTÉ Weather will enable our central message of holidaying at home to reach hundreds of thousands of viewers every week.”  – Paul Kelly CEO Fáilte Ireland    To help accelerate the recovery of Ireland’s tourism […]

Does Mentoring Matter?

Does Mentoring Matter? “I would say yes, absolutely!  But for reasons that may not be the first ones to come to mind!” So says Sven Spollen-Behrens, Small Firms Association Director, who is currently recruiting candidates for the remaining MentorsWork places available in 2021. MentorsWork is a free Government-funded scheme that provides SMEs with professional mentors to […]

Grant Thornton Economic Cost of Cybercrime report reveals €9.6bn cost of cybercrime to Irish economy in 2020

New research carried out by Grant Thornton Ireland has revealed the overall cost of cybercrime to the Irish economy in 2020 to be €9.6bn. The Economic Cost of Cybercrime report published by Grant Thornton’s Cyber Security team estimates the direct and indirect costs incurred due to cyber-attacks against businesses, individuals, and government. The 2020 research […]

COP On – Go Green for a Sustainable Economy!

Champion Green rallies Support for Local with Green Friday Launch One in Four expect to Spend More this Christmas Turn your back on Black and make it a Green Friday on November 26th next, is the message from Champion Green this holiday season. The support local campaign has launched shopper promotions and advertising to encourage consumers […]

New company bringing the birds and the bees to households nationwide

A new Irish company aims to raise happiness levels by introducing the birds and the bees to households across Ireland. Studies have shown that using bird feeders and growing wildflowers increases people’s connection to nature, leading to feelings of wellness. Using their combination of bird and wildflower expertise, Connecting To Nature will enable people to […]

€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 […]

€3 million Upcycling Initiative for Bicycles and E-Bikes

Joe O’Brien TD, Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development and Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD have today announced the launch of a three-year pilot initiative for the provision of high quality up-cycled bicycles and e-bikes for those on low incomes and/or those who are most marginalised and disadvantaged. Funding […]

Social entrepreneurs invited to apply for funding and support from Social Entrepreneurs Ireland

Just 2 weeks left to apply to SEI’s Ideas Academy or Impact Programme with total funding of €150,000 available  Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) is making €50,000 seed funding available through its Ideas Academy to individuals who have an innovative idea to solve a particular social problem and are looking to take the first steps from idea […]

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2021 Programme Seeking Entrepreneurs

Now in its 24th year in Ireland, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2021 programme officially opens today for nominations. Entrepreneurs from emerging businesses to established international groups, across all sectors, are invited to submit their nominations between now and 16th March. Roger Wallace, Partner Lead for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Ireland said: “We are delighted to be launching the […]

Indigo Telecom Group announces plans to recruit 100 people to its International Fibre Centre of Excellence in Limerick

 4site, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Indigo Telecom Group Limited, a global provider of telecom and data centre network support services, today announced it will be recruiting more than 100 people, over the next three years, to support its plans for international expansion. With open-location and office-based roles across Ireland, the roles will span from Fibre […]

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