Ireland’s ambitious Climate Act signed into law

The journey to Net Zero emissions has begun The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has welcomed the signature by the President today of the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act 2021. Ireland is now on a legally binding path to net-Zero emissions no later than 2050, and to […]

Irish Travel Agents Association welcome reopening of international travel on Monday 19th July

The Association has stated that the swift rollout of EU Digital COVID Certificates will help to restart the travel and aviation industry.     The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) have welcomed the reopening of international travel on Monday 19th of July with the rollout of EU Digital COVID Certificate, allowing fully vaccinated individuals to travel […]

Save €700 per year by taking simple steps to reduce food waste

The average Irish family will save €700 per year by taking simple steps to reduce their food waste. Vegetables, fruit and salad are the foods that are thrown out most often in the home. Ireland has committed to halving food waste by 2030. Scientists estimate that food waste produces up to 10 per cent of […]

Minister Ryan announces package of supports to expand community energy revolution

Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has today launched a range of new of measures to ensure communities nationwide will benefit from renewable energy. The package includes: Targeted supports for communities who want to develop their own renewable projects Good Practice Principles that will ensure communities benefit from funds generated by […]

OK Who’s Next? App booking for Vaccination Rollout available to GP’s & Pharmacies right now

‘OK Who’s Next?’, a Galway based Enterprise Ireland supported business, is pleased to announce that it is placed to immediately support COVID19 vaccination rollout to the public with its online app-based appointment booking platform. OK Who’s Next? has been selected by Enterprise Ireland in conjunction with the Sunday Business Post as a Top 100 Start-Up […]

Bank of Ireland warns of ‘unprecedented spike’ in fraud

‘Phishing’ sites, double in one month – up to 20 new fraudulent sites appearing per day Highest ever number of new ‘phishing’ sites recorded this week 184% increase in number of customers targeted by fraudsters to date in 2021 Bank of Ireland has issued a warning to the public advising extra caution around fraudulent text […]

Development organisations call for urgent changes to Climate Bill’s definition of “Climate Justice”

In a letter published today, the organisations said it would be better to have no definition of “climate justice” than to use the Bill’s current, misleading definition  Leading international development organisations, Oxfam Ireland, Christian Aid Ireland, Concern and Trócaire, have today published a letter [1] to all TDs and senators, seeking an urgent change to the definition […]

Fixing septic tanks that fail inspection is a priority, says EPA

Over half (54%) of septic tank systems failed inspection in 2020. Three quarters of systems failing inspection since 2013 have been fixed, but failure to resolve older cases is a concern. Grants of up to €5,000 are available to fix systems. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the report Domestic Waste Water Treatment System Inspections […]

EV Home Charger Grant now available to Company Car Users

SEAI today announced that company car users can now apply for the EV Home Charger Grant. This now means that electric passenger vehicles owned or leased for an employee are eligible for the grant. The current scheme provides a grant up to the value of €600 towards the purchase and installation of a home charger […]

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 […]

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