FIRST HOTEL GROUP IN REPUBLIC OF IRELAND TO ADOPT JAM CARDS

Trigon Hotels hopes to make everyday interactions a little easier for customers with hidden disabilities. The Cork based company is the first hotel group in the Republic of Ireland to become Just A Minute (JAM) Card friendly.   The small plastic card allows people with a learning difficulty, autism, hidden disability or communication barrier to…

Ministers Humphreys and Browne announce commencement of the main provisions of the Personal Insolvency (Amendment) Act 2021

Act makes practical changes to ensure that borrowers have effective access to personal insolvency legislation Measures will help borrowers at risk of losing their homes Act removes a barrier to borrowers applying for court review, if creditors refuse a personal insolvency proposal that includes their home mortgage arrears Act removes obstacle for people on very…

Government to research the potential and impacts of a four day working week

Research call on Social, Economic & Environmental Impacts of Reduced Working Time The Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications and the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment intend to seek proposals from the research community on the social, economic and environmental implications of reduced working time. Similar research has been carried out in other…

Element Distribution and Element Pictures have received a total of 22 nominations in the 2021 Irish Film and Television Awards.

Lenny Abrahamson’s world renowned NORMAL PEOPLE has been nominated for 15 awards; with Paul Mescal receiving a nomination for the Lead Actor Drama award, Lenny Abrahamson is nominated for Best Director and the series itself has been nominated for Best Drama. Phyllida Lloyd’s highly anticipated HERSELF received 6 nominations; including a nomination for Best Actress…

Rebuilding the hospitality sector’ Irish Hospitality Institute welcomes Brian Bowler FIHI as 29th President

The Irish Hospitality Institute (IHI), the professional body for managers within the hospitality and tourism industry in Ireland, is delighted to announce the appointment of Brian Bowler FIHI as the 29th President of the organisation, leading through the next era of hospitality, after what has been a critical time for the industry.   Brian has…

Bags of Sustainable Style from Artist Kelly Hood

The Ultimate Arty Shopper for Animal Lovers, Eco-Fans and Fine Art Aficionados A Kelly bag may be the Hermès handbag of choice!  But for sustainable street cred and serious joy, look no further than Kelly’s Art Bag. Three new printed tote bag designs from the celebrated Wicklow-based artist, Kelly Hood, are the funky, fashionable and…

Finding Your Style Your Story

As life’s horizons broaden again and we look forward to a return to socialising, and even to workplaces, a new Kildare business is helping women find their style mojo and create handy sustainable capsule wardrobes. Founded by Sharyn O’Hagan, YourStyle YourStory is an online styling and shopping service to actively support clients in understanding which clothes suits…