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Aramark wins facility management contract with Enterprise Ireland

17 December 2014

Aramark Workplace Solutions, the facilities management division of the country’s leading integrated services provider, Aramark Ireland, today announced that it has been awarded the contract to provide facilities management services to Enterprise Ireland. The four year contract, which is worth over €400,000 per year will see Aramark provide reception, security, cleaning and general maintenance services [...]

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MINISTER COVENEY ANNOUNCES MORE THAN 80 JOBS IN MARINE ENERGY SECTOR

12 December 2014

Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney, T.D. today announced the creation of more than 80 new jobs in the marine energy sector for Cork Harbour today. The US ocean energy company, Resolute Marine Limited, will create 80 new jobs over the next 5 years, as it establishes its European headquarters in [...]

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Minister Alex White pledges Irish action on climate change

11 December 2014

Addressing the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru, today (Wednesday), Minister for Energy Alex White, TD, said Ireland was accelerating its actions to combat climate change. He said Ireland was playing an active part in meeting collective EU targets and global aspirations for reduced carbon emissions through energy efficiency, renewable energy, afforestation, improved [...]

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400 jobs for west Dublin in giant pharma investment

10 December 2014

PHARMACEUTICAL FIRM Bristol-Myers Squibb is to invest an estimated €720 million on a new factory in Dublin that will employ 400 people when completed. The facility in Cruiserath in west Dublin will create about 1,000 jobs as part of its four-year construction which is expected to be completed in 2019. IDA Ireland says that the [...]

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€40 million research investment in pharma sector

10 December 2014

Mr Richard Bruton TD, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and Mr Seán Sherlock TD, Minister for Research and Innovation today (Monday) announced funding, through the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, of €30 million to support world-class research at the Synthesis & Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre (SSPC) based at the University of Limerick. This [...]

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National greenhouse gas emissions lower in 2013

09 December 2014

Greenhouse gas emission increases were recorded across the Agriculture, Transport and Household sectors in 2013. Greenhouse gas emission decreases were recorded across the Energy and Industry & Commercial Services sectors in 2013. Emission increases highlight the challenge that Ireland faces in meeting EU and international targets and in moving to a low-carbon economy. Key emissions [...]

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UN climate change conference in Lima

09 December 2014

Ministers from dozens of countries, including Minister for Energy and Natural Resources Alex White, arriving in Lima for the final week of UN climate negotiations face the daunting task of bridging wide gaps on the shape and content of a global deal. These divisions between developed and developing countries resurfaced as the Philippines was hit [...]

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Ground-breaking water control system showcased at major European exhibition

09 December 2014

A ground-breaking system in Water Control and Management developed at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) was showcased at the European Utilities Week 2014 in Amsterdam recently and will be a highlight at the Enterprise Ireland Big Ideas exhibition in the National Convention Centre in Dublin this week. The Water Control and Management System (WCMS), which [...]

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LEADING MARINE ENERGY EXPERTS TO CONVENE IN CORK

09 December 2014

A major energy conference entitled “Cork Harbour – Energising the Region”  will be held in Cork this week, to discuss the opportunities and challenges in terms of energy, industry and tourism for the Harbour. Providing more than one third of Ireland’s energy requirements, the Harbour region is a vital element of Ireland’s energy infrastructure and [...]

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Repak Announces Fee Rebate to Members

09 December 2014

Repak has announced a fee rebate system to compliant member companies, commencing in 2015. For members who supply packaging statistics, rebates will be payable subject to the following criteria being satisfied: Packaging statistics being supplied by the due date; Invoice paid by the due date. Invoices for Half 1 2015 Repak fees are being issued [...]

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VAYU SIGNS €250,000 GREEN ENERGY DEAL WITH AB GROUP PACKAGING

08 December 2014

Irish energy supplier Vayu has signed a gas and renewable electricity deal with AB Group Packaging, one of Ireland’s biggest manufacturers of packaging products for the retail and food sectors. Valued at €250,000 per annum, the agreement will see Vayu supply AB Group with gas and 100% green electricity to meet the year-round energy requirements [...]

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Natura 2000 Awards: call for entries now open!

08 December 2014

The call for applications for the second edition of the European Commission’s Natura 2000 Awards is now open. The Natura 2000 Awards celebrate and promote best practice in nature conservation. Specifically, the awards recognise excellence in the management and promotion of the Natura 2000 network. The initiative is all about bringing the success of the [...]

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