Young Tipp farmer wins RISE Community Fund cash grant for entrepreneurial use of technology

The RISE Community Fund supported by National Broadband Ireland (NBI) and Granahan McCourt has awarded a €1000 cash grant to Darragh Haugh, a young farmer from Borrisokane, in recognition of his entrepreneurial use of technology to improve the operations and outputs of local farms. In partnership with Macra na Feirme, the RISE Community Fund ran a national competition to find entrepreneurial […]

Funding Boost For Go Girls Karting Initiative Gives 1,000 Aspiring Female Drivers The Chance To Experience Life In The Fast Lane

Ireland World Cup hockey star and motorsport engineer Nicci Daly to lead schools programme which combines STEM subjects with motorsport driving More than 1,000 female secondary school students will get the chance to sample life in the fast lane after a joint initiative by Motorsport Ireland and Formula Female received funding of €35,000 from the […]

ESB Science Blast Takes Off in Tipperary as Parents of Primary School Kids See Science as Key to Their Future

Limerick and Belfast event follows successful and well-received Dublin event Entire 3rd to 6th classes involved in a non-competitive education programme investigating the science behind a simple question Research with Munster parents reveals: o 77% believe basic scientific knowledge gives their children an advantage in life o 95% want their children to learn science to develop critical thinking and […]

Ibec Welcomes Increase In Number Of Lleaving Certificate StudentsTaking Hhigher Level Mathematics

Ibec welcomes increase in number of leaving certificate students taking higher level mathematics Government should incentivise key subjects and move towards inquiry and experiential based learning to match skills to business needs Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has welcomed the continued increase in the number of leaving certificate students taking higher level mathematics […]

AgTech Symposium in the South East highlights major strengths and opportunities where Agriculture and Technology collide!

The Local Enterprise Offices of the South East Region, including Tipperary, Kilkenny, Carlow, Wexford and Waterford, coordinated a forward thinking AgTech Symposium held in Thurles on Thursday. The inaugural Agricultural Technology initiative has been funded under the Action Plan for Jobs LEO Competitive Funds. Other key stakeholders involved in the event include Enterprise Ireland, Teagasc, The […]

IDA Half-Year Results Very Strong Despite Global Investor Uncertainty

Investments approved by IDA in the first half will lead to the creation of over 11,000 (9,100 in 2016) jobs as companies roll out their plans over the coming months and years. Ireland won 114 projects in the first six months of the year. While the investment figure is at the same level as the first half […]

Borrisoleigh Students Exhibit Projects In SciFest At School 2017

On Wednesday, 15th of February, over 80 students from St. Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh exhibited projects in SciFest@School. Students demonstrated their knowledge of science, technology, engineering and maths through their creative and innovative projects.   We had 4 top awards that were sponsored by the Parent’s Council, the school and by SciFest. Joseph O’Donoghue was awarded […]

Daniel Flynn IT Services brings professional IT support to homes and SMEs

A new IT Services business is bringing professional IT support to homes and small to medium businesses in counties Tipperary, Offaly and Galway. Daniel Flynn IT Services operates with the belief that everyone should have access to affordable and personal, yet reliable and professional IT support.   Daniel Flynn started his own business in December […]

New collaborative Internet of Things (IoT) course launched at Waterford Institute of Technology

A new course which explores the disciplines, technologies, tools and business opportunities in connecting people, places and things has been developed by WIT and world renowned research group, Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG). The Bachelor of Science (Hons) in the Internet of Things will prepare graduates for the next wave innovation in computing. The […]

Online Technology Suite Launched at Waterford Airport

New Online Check-In, Mobile Website, Live Flight Information and Free WiFi Waterford Airport launched a passenger friendly suite of online and technology services last Sunday, September 18. The South East’s Airport today launched a new Mobile Website, Online Check-in Service, Online Live Flight Information and free WiFi in the terminal building. Commenting on the announcement, […]

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