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FOSS Responders: The Free & Open Source Community comes together to support struggling contributors & organisations

A collective raises $115,000 to support the community during the COVID-19 crisis and asks all users of free and open source software to join them for a funding event on ...
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Smart home discounts increase as An Post Insurance offers complimentary alarm system

Householders who opt to make their homes smarter can avail of up to 18% off their insurance and a complimentary Smartzone Home Alarm System worth €699 thanks to a new ...
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Laois Primary School Students Awarded Top Engineering Honour

Students from Arles National School, Co. Laois have been awarded the STEPS Young Engineers Award today for their ‘Let’s All Play Together’ project entry which sought to develop an inclusive ...
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Small & medium businesses must be treated as a standalone priority sector as Ireland enters Day One of Reopening Society and Business

It is essential that the SME sector is at the forefront of the Government’s National Recovery Plan as small businesses are crucial to Ireland’s economic recovery Small and medium enterprises ...
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Novel Nanoscale Biological Imaging Technology Project at University College Dublin Awarded a €500,000 SFI Future Innovator Prize

Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, TD, recently announced that a special Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Future Innovator Prize of €500,000 has been granted to University College Dublin ...
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EML Board and Executive Changes

EML Payments Limited (ASX: EML) is pleased to advise the following changes to the Board and Executive team effective 18 May 2020. George W. Gresham – Appointment as Independent Non-Executive ...
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Four University College Dublin Teams Shortlisted to Compete for Science Foundation Ireland Future Innovator Prizes of €5 million

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphrey TD, today announced the twelve (12) teams from across Ireland which have been shortlisted to progress onto the next phase of the ...
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PFS Experiences 107% Increase in Prepaid Business Current Account Usage

Prepaid Financial Services has added a premium business current account product to its prepaid offering which is also available through Fitbit Pay, and Google Pay. Between February and April 2020, ...
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Output Sports Launches the #OutputSoapbox Showdown Competition

With an increasing number of sports science conferences postponed or cancelled this summer due to COVID-19, Output Sports, the NovaUCD-headquartered sports technology start-up, has today launched the #OutputSoapbox Showdown Competition ...
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Hector is back on TG4 with a lockdown series

'From his shed in Galway, Hector along with an eclectic mix of guests will entertain the nation in these surreal times. It is Hector like you've never seen him before ...
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CeADAR Technology Portfolio Available for Free Licence to Support COVID-19 R&D Activities

Pictured is Dr Edward McDonnell, Director, CeADAR CeADAR, Ireland’s Centre for Applied AI, today announced that its portfolio of technology demonstrator projects will now be freely available to license by companies and ...
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Five University College Dublin Led Research Projects Awarded COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, today announced that five (5) University College Dublin (UCD) led research projects have been awarded funding under the newly-established national, coordinated ...
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Initiative Ireland Launches Housing 2020 Report with Focus on Homelessness & COVID-19

Pictured at NovaUCD are; Sinead Byrne, COO, Initiative Ireland and Padraig W. Rushe, CEO, Initiative Ireland, authors of the Housing 2020 Report. Initiative Ireland today published its third annual housing report, entitled Housing 2020 ...
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Electric Ireland & Pieta launch urgent Darkness Into Light ‘Sunrise’ appeal for funds

Electric Ireland call on the public to support Pieta’s urgent appeal for donations and join together for ‘Sunrise’ on May 9th to mark the postponed Darkness into Light event  Today, Tuesday ...
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Output Sports Technology Helping Athletes and Coaches to Optimise Remote Training and Coaching

Ireland and Leinster rugby player Dave Kearney performing a countermovement jump using the Output // Capture system. (Source: Adam Byrne). With gyms and training grounds remaining closed in response to ...
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University College Dublin Researchers Discover New Method to Generate Substantial Volumes of Nanobubbles in Water

Researchers at University College Dublin (UCD) have discovered a new energy-efficient method to generate and release substantial volumes of metastable, nano-scale gas bubbles in water, in excess of natural solubility ...
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I-Form Uses 3D Printing to Bridge Personal Protective Equipment Gaps in Fight Against COVID-19

I-Form, the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Manufacturing (www.i-form.ie), is using its expertise in additive manufacturing (3D printing) to provide much-needed PPE (personal protective equipment) to frontline staff working across ...
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InvoiceFair Trading Platform Enables Cosmetic Creations to Significantly Ramp up Production of Hand Sanitisers in Ireland

InvoiceFair (https://invoicefair.com), which runs an innovative receivables trading platform, has supported leading Irish manufacturer Cosmetic Creations in accessing working capital to enable it to significantly ramp up production of hand ...
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PFS Closes Deal to Complete Acquisition by EML

Photo: Back row, left to right; Paul Wenk, Group General Counsel at EML, Valerie Moran, Head of Operations & Client Relations at PFS, Tom Cregan, Managing Director & Group CEO ...
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University College Dublin Professor of English Awarded €2.5 million in European Research Funding for Study of Migration and Culture in Victorian Britain

Professor Gerardine Meaney, an expert on the application of new digital methodologies to humanities research at University College Dublin (UCD), has today been awarded a prestigious European Research Council (ERC) ...
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