Minister Bruton Launches New Scheme for On- Street Charge Points for Electric Vehicles

Minister Bruton Launches New Scheme for On- Street Charge Points for Electric Vehicles

1,000 Extra Charge Points to be Supported over the Next 5 Years Government takes measures to combat ‘range-anxiety’ The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D. today (Monday 26th August) announced funding to support the rollout by local authorities of up to 1,000 on-street public charge points for ...

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Minister Madigan announces support for development and expansion of Youth Theatre in Ireland

Minister Madigan announces support for development and expansion of Youth Theatre in Ireland

Support from Creative Ireland Programme will see new partnerships and local Youth Theatre groups being established. Josepha Madigan, TD, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht today announced a pilot initiative by Youth Theatre Ireland to support the roll-out of a new nationwide structure for the development, training and start-up ...

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Irish Defence Forces invest in new Toyota Land Cruisers

Irish Defence Forces invest in new Toyota Land Cruisers

Toyota Ireland have announced that the Land Cruiser has been selected as the vehicle of choice for the Irish Defence Forces for the next four years. The Defence Forces have confirmed an order for 280 new Toyota Land Cruisers, with first vehicles arriving in late 2019. The Toyota Land Cruiser, ...

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Co-operation Ireland Diplomatic Dinner Launch

Co-operation Ireland Diplomatic Dinner Launch

The Consular Corps/Association of Northern Ireland (CA-NI) is pleased to announce that Invest Northern Ireland has been agreed as Event Sponsor of the Diplomatic Dinner due to be held in Belfast later in the year. The peace-building charity Co-operation Ireland is delighted to have been nominated as co-organiser and beneficiary ...

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Minister Creed announces call for rural female entrepreneurs to join the latest cycle of ACORNS

Minister Creed announces call for rural female entrepreneurs to join the latest cycle of ACORNS

There has been an increase in early-stage female entrepreneurs in Ireland over the past year and the call is now open for those with new businesses or well-developed ideas to join ACORNS 5. ACORNS is the highly successful development initiative to support female entrepreneurs living in rural Ireland, who wish ...

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