Minister Ryan announces €5m additional funding for litter prevention and cleaning as Ireland prepares for an outdoor summer

2020 National Litter Pollution Monitoring System Results show cigarette litter, packaging litter, food-related litter and plastic litter to be the main causes of litter in our communities     Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD has today (5 May 2021) announced €5m in additional funding for litter infrastructure and awareness campaigns…

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SmartOffice, a Cantec Group company announces the appointment of Donagh Maher as Solutions Architect

Donagh Maher has been appointed as Solutions Architect with SmartOffice, a Cantec Group Company. As a Solutions Architect, Donagh’s new role will see him deliver efficient and sustainable document automation and workflow solutions to clients across Ireland. Donagh will be responsible for designing and leading all software projects and extending the SmartOffice product offering to…

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Port of Cork Secures Further Direct Freight Service Linking Cork and Antwerp

The Port of Cork are pleased to announce that the Grimaldi Group will offer a twice weekly direct Ro-Ro service from Cork to Antwerp beginning the second week of May. This new service builds on Grimaldi Group’s reputation and their continued investment. Conor Mowlds, Chief Commercial Officer, Port of Cork said: ‘The decision by the…

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Cork International Choral Festival kicks off online for the first time ever tomorrow

The world-renowned Cork International Choral Festival takes place online for the first time ever this year from Wednesday April 28th – Sunday May 2nd, featuring 82 choirs from across Ireland and around the globe. Tickets are available to book for the festival’s specially curated and keenly priced online concerts, events and FREE interactive workshops which…

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Innowatts’ European expansion to create 40+ energy transition jobs at newly established EU HQ in Cork

Innowatts, the leading artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled SaaS platform for global energy providers, today announces plans to create more than 40 new energy transition jobs to drive its European expansion. The company, which has operated in Europe since 2019, sees enormous potential to empower electricity suppliers and grid operators to gain unrivalled insights that will support…

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START-UPs GRADUATE FROM IGNITE PROGRAMME READY TO GROW THEIR BUSINESSES

Start-ups ranging from a smart sleeping mask to helping people secure basketball scholarships in the US have graduated from the IGNITE programme at UCC. Seven entrepreneurs have become the first founders to complete the IGNITE programme entirely online this year. IGNITE nurtures start-ups from an idea to commercial reality and this is the 13th group…

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Ballydehob Jazz Festival – May Bank Holiday Weekend (30th April – 3rd May)

Ballydehob, has against all the odds this year, are rolling out another outstanding festival programme featuring some of Ireland’s finest contemporary Jazz artists.   While they will not be taking to the streets this May Bank Holiday Weekend, or piling into venues to watch live music, Ballydehob Village have been working hard to plan events…

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