P.J. O’Driscoll & Sons Conference to tackle key issues in housing crisis

Photo: David Creedon Photography P.J. O’Driscoll & Sons Solicitors will host a conference entitled Housing Affordability and Supply – Delivering Solutions on Thursday September 20 at the Fota Island Resort from 2pm to 5pm. The conference will address the key issues affecting the housing crisis, including the affordability and supply of housing and what solutions can…

KILKENNY CHAMBER CHALLENGES CLAIMS SOUTH EAST ‘RECOVERY HAS RUN OUT OF STEAM

Kilkenny Chamber of Commerce has challenged claims made in the recent South East Economic Monitor report that the region’s “recovery is running out of steam”. The Chamber, which represents 250 member businesses across Kilkenny City and County, said challenges outlined in the report must be acknowledged – but stressed equal attention must also be paid…

The 25th anniversary celebrations of the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association in Hotel Kilkenny

Kilkenny’s Clodagh Cassin, part of the Irish women’s hockey team with ICSA operations manager Laura Sternes at the ICSA’s 25th anniversary celebrations in Kilkenny on Friday PICTURE: HARRY REID The 25th anniversary celebrations of the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association in Hotel Kilkenny last Friday was a star- studded affair. RTE’s Marty Morrissey was…

Liadh Ní Riada, MEP – ‘Government must act to slow plastic disaster’

Liadh Ní Riada and her Sinn Féin colleague, Lynn Boylan, have welcomed the European Parliament´s successful vote today on passing the EU Strategy on plastics. Both have been working with environmental NGOs and scientists in playing a front role in raising awareness and fighting against the widespread pollution of plastics. Ní Riada, who sits on…

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Minister of State Ciarán Cannon launch dialogue on Ireland’s new international development policy

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, and Minister of State for Diaspora and International Development, Ciarán Cannon TD, will host a series of regional public consultation on Ireland’s new international development policy, starting in the City Hall in Cork on Thursday September 13 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. The public…

West Cork businesswoman Caroline Murphy of West Cork Eggs represents West Cork at Network Ireland National Awards final

Caroline Murphy, owner at West Cork Eggs, will represent Network Ireland West Cork in the Emerging New Business category at the national Network Ireland Businesswoman of the Year awards final on Friday September 14, 2018, in The Galmont Hotel & Spa, Galway. Speaking ahead of the final, Caroline Murphy said: “My journey from city chic to…

MINISTER CREED ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR FOOD WASTE REDUCTION AND AGRI-FOOD TOURISM PROJECTS

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D. has announced the projects that will receive funding this year from his Department, under the Rural Innovation and Development Fund, for initiatives aimed at reducing food waste generated by food businesses, retailer/wholesalers, or suppliers in rural areas and for initiatives to promote and develop…

Waterford-Based Virtual reality company, Immersive VR Education, represent Ireland at prestigious Venice Film Festival

Ireland was represented at the Venice Film Festival Awards Ceremony held this weekend by Immersive VR Education, an Irish virtual/augmented reality software outfit, run by Sandra and David Whelan. 1943: Berlin Blitz, a VR experience film created by the company was just one of 28 films to be nominated for the Virtual Reality Film Award (Linear…

Minister Denis Naughten announces €8 million for innovative Energy Research Projects

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten T.D., is pleased to announce the allocation of €8 million in Government funding for 45 innovative and varied Energy Research Projects across Ireland. The Energy Research Projects aim to develop solutions that will deliver cleaner energy in our homes, businesses and communities. The Sustainable Energy…

Ross and Griffin issue call for €53 million funding for Nationwide Greenways

The Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Shane Ross T.D. and the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin T.D. today announced that applications are open for the National and Regional Greenways Funding Call. €53m is available for Greenway projects over the years 2019 to 2021. Minister Ross said – “Greenways are one of…