Monthly Archives: November 2017

New Recycling List for Ireland

Introducing the new nationally agreed household recycling list for Ireland: Download pdf list

It’s easy, if it’s not on the list it doesn’t belong in the bin. Please make sure that all items are cl…

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Enterprise Ireland Agile Innovation Fund


As part of the EI Corporate Strategy 2017-2020, The new Agile Innovation Fund allows companies to access up to 50% in support for product, process or service development projects with a …

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FoodCloud and Webio Selected for Silicon Valley Accelerator Programme

Irish start-ups FoodCloud and Webio have been selected as two of sixteen global start-ups to participate in Blackbox Connect programme in Silicon Valley, California.

FoodCloud is a social enterpris…

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Ireland Ranks Worst in Europe for Action on Climate Change

The 2018 Climate Change Performance Index recently ranked Ireland 49 out of 59 countries for taking action on climate change in a report issued by Germanwatch, the NewClimate Institute, and the Climat…

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SEAI Award Winners Announced


Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland Award Winners for 2017 have been announced. The winners are as follows:

Large Business Energy Project, sponsored by Gas Networks Ireland
Astellas …

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Galway Green Leaf City – Water Themed Events

Irish Water, working in partnership with Galway City Council, have organised water themed events over the month of November to celebrate Galway City’s designation as European Green Leaf City 2017….

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Statement from Minister on conclusion of Citizens’ Assembly discussions on Climate Change

​Statement from Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten TD following conclusion of the Citizens’ Assembly discussions on ‘How the State can make Ireland a leader in …

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Coffee Cup Levy Considered to Reduce Waste

A new so-called ‘latte levy’ is being considered for Ireland whereby each disposable cup for takeaway hot beverages will be subject to a 10-15c additional cost.

The levy would operate on a basis co…

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Donegal County Council Achieves Improved Energy Performance

This year alone Donegal County Council has achieved savings in the region of €14,000 in electricity usage in the Council’s 5 public service centres and in the County House in Lifford representing …

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Minister Announces Two New Projects to Tackle Food Waste

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D. announces that two projects will receive funding this year from his Department’s Rural Innovation and Development Fund, for initia…

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