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enet awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification

enet, Ireland’s largest wholesale network operator, is delighted to announce that it has been awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification. Demonstrating its  commitment to being at the forefront of best practice  in the telecommunications sector, enet is among the first companies in

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GoCar welcomes inclusion of car-sharing in Draft Design Standards for New Apartments

GoCar has today welcomed the Department Of Housing’s inclusion of car-sharing schemes as part of the solution to delivering sustainable car-free developments. With Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy identifying a removal of the need for parking in today’s new draft guidelines

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Ireland needs to wake up and wake up soon or face massive EU environmental fines – Commissioner Hogan

European Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner, Phil Hogan issued a stark warning that Ireland will face massive fines unless it improves its environmental performance. Speaking at the Department of Agriculture’s Food Wise conference in Dublin, Hogan said Ireland needs to

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Carlsberg aims for zero carbon emissions after Trump’s Paris pullout

Carlsberg has unveiled plans to reduce its brewery carbon emissions to zero, singling out Donald Trump’s withdrawal of the US from the Paris climate agreement as a motivating factor. The Danish brewer, whose beers also include Holsten Pils and San

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Dublin tests Smart Solutions to address City Flooding

Smart Dublin, an initiative of Dublin City Council and the other Dublin Local Authorities, has partnered with the CONNECT Centre, a Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre at Trinity College Dublin, and INTEL to deploy low-cost sensors across the capital to

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Tipperary on Track to Achieve 33% Energy Reduction Target by 2020

Tipperary on Track to Achieve 33% Energy Reduction Target by 2020 Council signs Energy Partnership with Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland Tipperary County Council has signed up to an energy partnership with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) to

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OxyMem Named in the 2017 Global Cleantech 100

Dublin and Athlone, Ireland, 25 January 2017, OxyMem (www.oxymem.com), a fast growing Irish cleantech company, has been named in the prestigious 2017 Global Cleantech 100. The company has been named in the Global Cleantech 100 list, which is produced by

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Coveney Launches €240M Development Programme for Ireland Seafood Sector

The Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, today launched eight schemes to commence implementation of Ireland’s new €240 million EMFF Seafood Development Programme for the period up to 2020 and beyond, co-funded by the Exchequer and

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Bad weather in 2015 ranks Ireland 3rd in wind energy usage

With all the news of Ireland’s bombardment with wind and rain in 2015, it’s perhaps not surprising that it was enough to see us rise to third in the world rankings of countries that used wind energy to generate electricity.

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Plan to build Tipperary hydro-plant

A company whose backers include construction groups Sisk and Roadbridge is planning to build a large-scale electricity generating plant in a disused mine. Siga Hydro will next week detail plans to convert part of a disused mine close to Silvermines village in Tipperary into a pump-storage

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