Category: News

Rural Regeneration: Burren Enterprise Centre facilitates SmartWorkers

3rd December 2018 Off

Week THREE of our Rural Regeneration series is fast approaching! And I have loved every minute of it. I guess you could say this series came about half accidentally half deliberately when I began sourcing information for our SmartVillages initiative. This initiative promotes Rural Regeneration and I came across both uplifting and inspiring stories about…

By Chloe Sullivan

Rural Regeneration: SmartWorking Carrick On Shannon company wins Great Place to Work

26th November 2018 Off

Rural Regeneration x SmartWorking What do we mean? SmartWorking refers to a method of working that promotes employee agility whilst tailoring your work method to your needs, location and skill set. The World of Work and the way in which we work is changing. As a result of technological advances, it is becoming less and…

By Chloe Sullivan

Today is World Mental Health Day 2018

10th October 2018 Off

Today we celebrate World Mental Health Day, a day dedicated to spreading awareness about and promoting positive mental health. This year’s theme, as set by the World Federation of Mental Health, is ‘Young People and Mental Health In a Changing World.’ We’re always talking about the benefits of our rapidly changing world. From being more…

By Thomas Murray

The UN Climate Change Ultimatum

8th October 2018 Off

According to a landmark UN report published today, a future of worsening droughts, forest fires and floods awaits us unless we act now. The report asks nations around the world to make drastic changes regarding carbon emissions and to keep global temperatures within the 1.5C-2C range over the next decade. “It’s a line in the…

By Thomas Murray

Ireland’s Neglected North West

12th September 2018 Off

When it comes to government funding and investment, the north west of Ireland has always come dead last. Many people thought this would change with the announcement of the Wild Atlantic Way, the initiative designed to attract tourists and revitalise those counties in dire need of support. Despite its success over the last four years,…

By Thomas Murray