Monthly Archives: May 2018

Save the Date – Tipperary Energy Citizens Leading the Energy Transition Conference September 12th 2018

As part of their 20th anniversary celebrations, Tipperary Energy Agency will host a one day conference entitled “Citizens Leading the Energy Transition”. This event will take place on September 12th 2…

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Restaurant Association of Ireland (RAI) calls on its members to cease use of plastic straws

The Restaurant Association of Ireland (RAI) has a membership of over 2,500 including restaurants, gastro-pubs and hotels.

The Restaurants Association of Ireland encourages its members to lead the c…

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Scheme for Small and Medium Businesses to Save up to 90% on Lighting Costs

SMEs are invited to apply for grants towards the cost of smart lighting through a government funded grant scheme administered by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). SEAI is now accepti…

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Call for contributions to the EU Pollinators Initiative

The EU Business and Biodiversity Platform invites you to share your business action on pollinators!

To participate, share your examples of business actions and ideas via email to Lars.Mueller@ec.eu…

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Winners at The SEAI Energy show

Over 4,200 visitors were welcomed to the SEAI Energy Show. The Show, which took place in the RDS on April 18th and 19th, showed the vibrancy of the energy sector and the pace of innovation, as new ene…

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The National Implementation Plan for the Sustainable Development Goals 2018-2020 is announced

On Thursday 26 April at the Institute for International and European Affairs, Denis Naughten, T.D., Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten TD, launched Ireland’s Su…

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Circular Ocean invites entries to its 2018 Innovation Competition

It is estimated that up to 8 million tonnes of plastic enters the sea each year, causing serious damage to our ocean environment and marine ecosystems.

Experts believe that lost and discarded fishi…

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Green Business to assist Lean programme to support Irish pig producers

Bord Bia secured funding from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to support Irish pig producers by applying ‘Lean’ principles, in order to further enhance efficiency levels and thereby…

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Minister announces that there will not be a tax on single-use coffee cups in Ireland

The Irish government is looking at recommendations in the new EU Plastic Strategy for national administrations to see what can be delivered in the short term. The previously dubbed ‘latte levy’, a tax…

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