Minister Bruton Moves to Make Rented Properties Warmer and More Energy Efficient

“We must include rented properties in our drive to upgrade 500,000 homes to a more energy efficient standard by 2030, making them warmer and cheaper to run for renters”, the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton, T.D. said today (6th of December 2019) announcing a consultation around options to encourage energy efficiency upgrades…

Future growth slows on capacity constraints – Ibec

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, today published its new Quarterly Economic Outlook Q4 2019, which forecasts GDP growth of 3.1% in 2020. The Outlook says that while the Irish economy has experienced several years of strong growth, significant capacity constraints right across the economy are now impacting companies’ enlargement plans and limiting the potential for economic expansion. As a result, we are likely to…

Government approves key design features of first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction 30% Increase in Renewables Expected in Round One

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, T.D. today (Monday the 2nd of December) announced details of the first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction which has received Government approval. The Climate Action Plan, published in June of this year, is the Government’s plan to give Irish people a cleaner, safer and more sustainable future. The…

Network Ireland West Cork Final Meeting for 2019

L to R Nollaig Hurley, Jellyfish Surf Shop, Ciara Byrne NIWC President and Sarah Devoy, Craniosacral Therapist. WEST CORK NETWORK BUSINESS WOMEN ATTEND THE LAST EVENT OF YEAR 2019 The Network Ireland West Cork November event entitled “Fearless Leadership” with two incredible and inspirational panel speakers; Siobhan Sweeney, AIB and Deborah Somorin, PWC Empower the…

Doing Business in the European Union 2020 – Greece, Ireland and Italy

Fitzgerald & Partners were delighted to reference this report in Doing Business In Kinsale and also be part of the private sector contributors for this . The report produced by the World Bank Group in association with the European Commission compares business regulation for domestic firms in 24 Cities in Greece, Ireland and Italy with 187…

Minister Bruton Targets Illegal Dumping with Map of All Legal Waste Collectors

Mywaste.ie interactive map identifies all registered waste collectors The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton T.D. today (Thursday the 28th of November) launched a new interactive map on mywaste.ie, identifying all legal waste collection companies, in further efforts to tackle illegal dumping.   Minister Bruton said,   “Illegal dumpers are a scourge on communities across…

Launch of the Women’s Little Christmas Afternoon Tea in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research

Fashion stylist Grace Keane, broadcaster Deirdre O’Shaughnessy and beauty expert Mary-Jane O’Regan Spoil the ladies in your life this Christmas with Afternoon Tea in aid of cancer research Treat yourself and the ladies in your life to the perfect gift this Christmas, an afternoon of fashion, glamour and pampering at the Women’s Little Christmas Afternoon…