Is Energy Storage with Artificial Intelligence the future of increasing renewable energy from Solar farms

The IERC is exploring ways to reduce the amount of time that renewable energy plants have to stop producing energy, due to curtailments or constraints.   Researchers will examine the full potential of PV plant and battery energy storage systems working side by side. 2 August 2022: Have you ever driven past a wind farm on a…

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Hydrogen: Securing Ireland’s Green Energy Future

Minister Eamon Ryan to address Ireland’s first hydrogen conference in November Ireland could benefit as global demand for hydrogen to double by 2030 Current events affecting Ireland’s climate and economy mean now is the time to realise the wide-ranging benefits offered by hydrogen. That’s according to Hydrogen Ireland, an all-island organisation that works to raise…

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ÓR-REAL IRISH BUTTER SHORTLISTED FOR IRISH FOOD AWARD

Ór-Real Irish Butter, which is produced by North Cork Creameries, has been named as a finalist at the Irish Quality Food & Drink Awards 2022. It is one of only two finalists in the Butter category.   The awards recognise and celebrate the best in food and drink products available in Ireland across retail, wholesale…

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Fota Wildlife Park announces three new critically endangered Black and white ruffed lemur babies

Fota Wildlife Park announced the birth of three critically endangered Black and white ruffed lemur babies (Varecia variegatea) to 20-year-old mother Cloud and 10-year-old father Paraic.    The three baby lemurs, whose gender is still unknown, were born on the 19th of June after a gestation period of 102 days.    All lemurs are endemic…

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WOMEN IN CYBERSECURITY ACADEMY ‘A VALUABLE INDUSTRY ASSET’

Minister for Public Procurement, eGovernment and Circular Economy Ossian Smyth today launched Smarttech247’s next intake for its Women in Cybersecurity Academy. The Irish firm is offering sixty places for a free intensive course which helps develop skills for a future in cybertech and security. It’s the second time the leading managed security service provider has…

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PAT LAWLESS SETS OFF FROM CORK ON SOLO ROUND-THE-WORLD TRIP ON ‘GREEN REBEL’

Pat Lawless GGR Departure, leaving Dingle, Bay Co Kerry, Ireland. Photography credit: Kieran Ryan-Benson Pat aiming to become first Irish person to sail solo nonstop around the world in the “loneliest sporting event of the planet” Irish sailor Pat Lawless has departed from Crosshaven in Co Cork on his mission to become the first Irish…

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PAT LAWLESS SETS OFF FROM CORK ON SOLO ROUND-THE-WORLD TRIP ON ‘GREEN REBEL’

Pat aiming to become the first Irish person to sail solo nonstop around the world in the “loneliest sporting event of the planet” Irish sailor Pat Lawless has departed from Crosshaven in Co Cork on his mission to become the first Irish person to sail around the world non-stop as part of the Golden Globe…

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Cork hospitality group to open trendy €4m bar Mabel Lane in Carrigaline this Wednesday

The fourth bar in the Emporium Company family brings investment in the Cork region to a total of €12m and 180 jobs Main Street in Carrigaline will be getting a new bar this week as The Emporium Company has announced their €4m bar in the heart of Carrigaline will open its door for the first…

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Landmark Circular Economy Act signed into law

The Circular Economy and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2022, which was signed by the President and has become law, underpins Ireland’s shift from a “take-make-waste” linear model to a more sustainable pattern of production and consumption, that retains the value of resources in our economy for as long as possible and that will to significantly reduce…

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