Bibi Baskin: WHAT IS HAPPINESS?

The start of the year and into the spring is for many a time when they struggle to accept and be happy around the short days. So it’s a good time to contemplate the very essence of what happiness is and what contributes to it. What is happiness and where do you find it? Two…

Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan T.D., Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. and Minister David Stanton T.D. announce a significant Decade of Centenaries programme for 2020

The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan T.D. today announced a significant Decade of Centenaries programme in 2020, including a major commemorative programme in remembrance of the significant events that occurred in Cork City and throughout the county in 1920. Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration, David Stanton, T.D.  also…

Self-service bag tag and drop kiosks installed at Cork Airport as part of continuous improvement programme

Pictured are, from left: Jim Rogers, Manager Business Systems, Aer Lingus; Peter O’Shea, Ground Operations Manager, Aer Lingus, Cork; Dorothy Coffey, Operations & Safety, Cork Airport and Niall MacCarthy, Managing Director, Cork Airport    Cork Airport and its airline partner Aer Lingus have launched new self-service platforms for the airport following a €200,000 capital investment.…

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…

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…

94% of professionals believe salaries in their business will increase in 2020 – Recruiters.ie

Recruiters.ie surveyed more than 1,000 professionals across various industries in Ireland as part of its 2020 Salary Predictions Guide. Visit: recruiters.ie/salary-guide-2020/ for more information.   According to the Recruiters.ie 2020 Business Outlook Survey, only 6% of respondents believe there will be no salary increases in their business in 2020. At a department level, 89% of…