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RiverRidge Achieves Gold at Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey

LEADING waste management specialist RiverRidge achieves Gold in the highly renowned Business in the Community’s Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey, a key driver for corporate environmental management and improvement. The survey assesses the extent to which environmental business practices have

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Energia powering ahead

Energia is the fastest growing energy supplier for the second year running, according to new figures released by the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU). The CRU report looks at the number of households switching supplier in Ireland’s home energy

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HOW THE STATE CAN MAKE IRELAND A LEADER IN TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE

The Citizens’ Assembly has concluded its consideration of the topic ‘How the State can make Ireland a leader in tackling Climate Change’ and as outlined in the terms of reference establishing the Assembly, the members made recommendations that will now

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Athlone businesses get energised about increasing efficiency

Energia training businesses on energy efficiency 2nd November 2017 – Athlone businesses have been finding out about the latest ways to cut their energy costs at a special energy efficiency briefing held by competitive energy provider Energia. The briefing held

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World leading research for industry showcased at Tyndall Technology Days 2017

Wednesday, 25 October, 2017: Up to 300 delegates and speakers from some of the world’s most innovative companies, as well as researchers and scientists at the cutting edge of new technologies attended Tyndall Technology Days 2017, Tyndall National Institute’s annual

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Cork County Council launches international start-up competition for Life Sciences

Cork County Council launches international start-up competition for Life Sciences, Medical Technology and Digital Health Companies.  Cork County Council, endorsed by Enterprise Ireland and Health Innovation Hub Ireland, has today unveiled its ground-breaking partnership with MassChallenge TM, the world’s largest

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AventaMed to achieve FDA clearance with help of €1.8M HBAN-backed funding

HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment and a joint initiative of Enterprise Ireland and InterTradeIreland, today announces a €1.8 million investment in Cork-based medtech company, AventaMed. The investment – which

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NEW STUDY FINDS NATURE IS VITAL TO BEATING CLIMATE CHANGE

Washington DC, USA and London, UK, 16 October 2017 – Better stewardship of the land could have a bigger role in fighting climate change than previously thought, according to the most comprehensive assessment to date of how greenhouse gas emissions

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Ireland undermines EU action on climate change

Minister Naughten’s support for a series of loopholes in EU climate legislation shows lack of commitment to the Paris Agreement EU Environment Ministers meeting today failed to deliver on their commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement.The emissions reduction target in

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SEAI says Budget 2018 shows a new urgency to deliver a cleaner future

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) today welcomed the increased funding allocated to it in Budget 2018, which it says highlights Ireland’s commitment  to invest in energy efficiency,  deliver greater change at community level, and  to further decarbonise our

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