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Young Scientist organisers call for an early approach to meet increasing demand for STEM graduates

Organisers of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, have suggested that Ireland needs to take an early, more rounded, approach to fostering an interest in STEM with students. This comes as this year’s Leaving Cert results show an increase, under the new marking scheme, of student securing top level marks in STEM subjects such as physics, chemistry, biology, technical graphics, and maths.

Naughten confirms increase in Back to School allowances

Independent Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten has confirmed that at its meeting this week the Cabinet approved an increase of 25 per cent for the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance.

Ocean Wealth Summit to explore innovation in Ireland’s marine economy

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The annual Our Ocean Wealth Summit will feature a host of national and international thought leaders, policy makers and business experts debating the future of Ireland’s marine economy on Friday 30 June at NUI Galway.

Historic Aer Lingus flight to New York departs from Ireland West Airport

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A group of men and women from the west of Ireland, led by Fr Richard Gibbons, Rector of the Knock shrine, have set out to re-inter the remains of John Curry, the youngest person to witness the Knock apparition of 1879.

Historic Aer Lingus charter to New York takes to the skies from Ireland West Airport

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Monday was a remarkable day for the people of Knock and the Irish diaspora in New York as Fr Richard Gibbons, PP and rector of Knock Shrine, led a group out from Ireland West Airport to New York on Aer Lingus, in glorious sunshine.

Historic Aer Lingus charter to New York takes to the skies from Ireland West Airport

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Yesterday was a remarkable day for the people of Knock and the Irish diaspora in New York as Fr. Richard Gibbons, P.P., and Rector of Knock Shrine led a group out from Ireland West Airport to New York with Aer Lingus in glorious sunshine.

Enterprise Ireland announces €750,000 in start-up funding for female entrepreneurs

Enterprise Ireland’s €750,000 Competitive Start Fund (CSF) for female entrepreneurs has just opened. Up to €50,000 in equity funding is available to a maximum of 15 successful female applicants with early stage start-up companies. Last year, one in three companies who received CSF investment from Enterprise Ireland were female-led.

Eir confirms fibre roll out for Annaghdown/Corrandulla to be completed by summer 2018

Cllr James Charity has received confirmation that 1,654 houses in Annaghdown/Corrandulla which are serviced on the Corrandulla exchange will benefit from the fibre optic deployment programme underway and all are included in the first 100,000 premises to be completed by Eir in provision of its Fibre to the Home technology (300,000 are earmarked nationally).

Positive year for Shannon Group as a driver of regional tourism

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Shannon Group’s role as a key driver of regional economic growth has been underlined by increases in 2016 passenger and visitor numbers to Shannon Airport and Shannon Heritage, respectively.

Enterprise Ireland client companies created 836 jobs in Galway in 2016

Enterprise Ireland, the Government agency responsible for developing Irish business globally, reported that Enterprise Ireland client companies based in Galway created 836 jobs in 2016, bringing total employment by Enterprise Ireland clients to 7,294.

 

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