EPA publishes Green Public Procurement: Guidance for the Public Sector

Minister Ossian Smyth today launched the EPA’s revised Green Public Procurement: Guidance for the Public Sector at the EPA’s Circular Economy Conference 2021. Green Public Procurement is a process where public authorities seek to source goods, services or works with reduced environmental impact. Annual public sector purchasing accounts for up to 12 per cent of […]

The Beach Clean 2021 is kicking off this weekend in Tipperary

After a break in 2020, over 100 volunteers have signed up for Clean Coasts’ Big Beach Clean 2021 and are ready to tackle marine litter at its source in County Tipperary. The event will be launched on Friday 17th of September and will run until the 19th of September, the same weekend as International Coastal […]

Social media savvy seniors: Ireland’s first-ever course to help the over 50’s safely navigate the online world launches

Ireland’s only learning facility for the over 50’s, Renaissance Academy has, today, launched Ireland’s first-ever social media for seniors course. The new programme will enable students to enhance their technology skills through learning how to share and post, identify malicious/scam accounts and fake news. Based in Leopardstown, County Dublin, Renaissance Academy promotes lifelong learning among […]

Launch of the NCEI – the representative organisation for the Community Owned Energy Generation Sector in Ireland

September 1st saw the launch of Nationwide Community Energy Ireland CLG (NCEI) the representative association of the community owned energy generation sector in Ireland. NCEI’s mission is to maximise the number of 100% community owned energy generation projects in the upcoming State power auctions. NCEI will advocate for policies which advance and buttress the community […]

Recycling Changes announced as Soft Plastic Waste, that is clean, dry and loose, can now be placed in Irish Household Recycling Bins.

All plastic packaging waste – including soft plastic – can now be placed in Irish household recycling bins as long as it is clean, dry and loose. Making the announcement, Minister of State with special responsibility for Communications and Circular Economy, Ossian Smyth TD said soft plastic can be placed in the household recycling bin […]

Ifac advises Tipperary farmers to get protected against income loss

Ifac, Ireland’s farming, food and agribusiness specialist professional services firm, is advising Tipperary farmers and farming families to consider and plan valuable protection so that their farm and family are cared for. When you’re running a busy farm it’s not always easy to see how a change might affect you or how you can protect […]

Lough Derg RNLI crew member Chris Parker becomes a Trauma Risk Management practitioner

The RNLI, mindful of the potential psychological effects of attending traumatic or distressing call outs, initiated a Trauma Risk Management Programme (TRiM) in 2016. The programme evolved from a Stress Trauma Project in the UK Royal Marines and aims to provide support and assistance for volunteers who wish to access it. The programme is completely […]

August New Car Registrations Up 25%; Budgetary measures need to build on momentum of lower emitting vehicles

6,013 new cars registrations for August compared to 4,808 in August 2020 (+25.1%) and 5,088 in August 2019 (+18.2%). 96,309 new cars registered year to date compared to 78,864 for the same period in 2020 (22.1%) and 110,527 in 2019 (-12.9%). The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) today released their official new vehicle […]

Why Women Kill – season 2 on TG4

From creator Marc Cherry (“Desperate Housewives,” “Devious Maids”), season two of WHY WOMEN KILL which starts on TG4 on the 7th of September at 10.30pm features a new ensemble cast and storylines set in 1949 that will explore what it means to be beautiful, the hidden truth behind the facades people present to the world, […]

Virgin Media TV presenter Martin King and beauty expert and entrepreneur Pamela Laird issue final rallying call for Virtual Alzheimer’s Memory Walk fundraiser

Virgin Media TV presenter Martin King and beauty expert and entrepreneur Pamela Laird have issued a final rallying call for the public to make every step count for the second successive Virtual Alzheimer’s Memory Walk, proudly supported by Iceland, which is taking place nationwide on Sunday, 19th September during World Alzheimer’s Month 2021.   Alzheimer’s […]

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