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Irish Life Invest in GAA Healthy Club

life health

Irish Life is to invest €1million in the GAA’s Healthy Club Project. The commitment will greatly enhance the project’s positive influence on the health and wellbeing of GAA clubs, their members, and the communities they serve. The investment has been made as part of Irish Life’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme to celebrate the company’s 75th anniversary of business in Ireland. [Read more…]

Ireland Pubs play role in Development

ireland pubs

The findings of an academic study conducted by the University of York and Newcastle Business School (Northumbria University) and prepared for the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland has revealed the central role that pubs play in creating economic development and social wellbeing in rural Ireland. Figures from the research show the significant contribution that the Irish pub makes to the economy with 50,000 employed by Irish pubs and how important the pub is to the local economy. [Read more…]

Economic Growth and Environmental Impact

development and sustainability

We Need to Live Better While Using Less – EPA Report Sets Out How to Break the Link Between Economic Growth and Environmental Impact

Millions of Euro per year can be saved right across the economy and society if people use water, energy and raw materials in a better way – through efficient production processes and less wasteful consumption.  If we want our society to be competitive and sustainable we need to live better while using less. [Read more…]

Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition

intertrade

InterTradeIreland is providing new and early-stage businesses with the opportunity to become investor ready and compete for a total cash prize fund of €280,000 through their All-Island Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition, the closing date for entries is Friday 30th May.  The competition, which supports start-ups and early stage companies, offers a share of the cash prize with no equity stake taken in the winning company. [Read more…]

Shackleton Lounge Opened by Innovation Academy

UCD Innovation

The Shackleton Lounge a new purpose-built innovation space was opened by the Innovation Academy, UCD on Friday.    Located in the O’Brien Centre for Science at the heart of the Belfield campus, the new innovation space will act as a catalyst for innovation and will be the home of students of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise at the Innovation Academy. [Read more…]