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University College Dublin Partnering in Ireland’s First National Preclinical Imaging Centre to Enhance Medical Research

MRI diffusion tensor imaging reveals the direction of brain fibre tracts. (Source: UCD Conway Institute). A new National Preclinical Imaging Centre (NPIC) which will provide enhanced research data to inform ...
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Love in the Time of Lockdown- new series on TG4’s platform Bloc

Tune into Le Ceangal (Fit to be Tied) On YouTube BlocTG4 & IGTV BlocTG4 Fridays from 26th June at 1pm Le Ceangal, a Zoomcom! is an 8 x 5-minute new ...
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InvoiceFair Facilitates €30 million in Working Capital Funding for Personal Protective Equipment Orders

Pictured is Helen Cahill, CEO and co-founder, InvoiceFair (Source: InvoiceFair) InvoiceFair, which specialises in working capital finance, today announced that over the last three months it has facilitated €30 million ...
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Engineers Ireland welcomes Programme for Government and rebuilding stimulus

Engineers Ireland welcomes the Programme for Government, Our Shared Future. The representative body for engineers, whose membership represents the full spectrum of the engineering profession in Ireland, backed the Programme’s ...
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Campaí Cúla4 starting 29th June at 10am on TG4

When 'Cúla4 ar Scoil' finishes up at the end of the month and summer holidays officially begin, TG4 will broadcast five weeks of ‘Campaí Cúla4’ to keep kids busy and happy ...
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Daniel sa Bhaile

TG4 Sunday 14th June 6.40pm ‘Daniel sa Bhaile’ brings the nation into the Donegal home of one of our national treasures, Daniel O’Donnell, and is the perfect respite for the ...
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UCD Spin-Out Awarded €4.5 million in European Innovation Council Accelerator Pilot Funding to Help Tackle the Coronavirus

SiriusXM, a University College Dublin (UCD) spin-out, has been awarded just over €4.5 million in blended (grant and equity) funding from the European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator Pilot programme which ...
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Two COVID-19 Research and Innovation Projects at University College Dublin Receive Science Foundation Ireland Funding

Pictured (l-r) at I-Form, the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Manufacturing at University College Dublin are; Professor Wim Meijer, UCD School of UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science; Minister ...
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The innocent big knit 2020

innocent are giving away hundreds of knit kits  to get people knitting for Age Action Age Action has adapted its services to ensure that older people in Ireland can stay ...
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Eleven Early Stage Ventures Commence NovaUCD’s 2020 Start-up Programme for Student Entrepreneurs

The 2020 NovaUCD Student Enterprise Competition, an intensive 4-week mentoring programme for student entrepreneurs, has kicked-off today with eleven (11) early-stage ventures and a total of 30 participants. The entrepreneurship ...
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Launch of New €16 million EU and Industry Supported International Research Consortium Which Aims to Improve Obesity Treatment

SOPHIA (Stratification of Obese Phenotypes to Optimize Future Obesity Therapy), a new €16 million EU and industry supported international research consortium was launched this week. SOPHIA, which includes twenty-nine leading ...
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Researchers Observe Protons ‘Playing Hopscotch’ in a High-Pressure Form of Ice

Discovery of protons ‘on the hop’ in high-pressure ice by researchers in Ireland and Canada has the potential to improve our understanding of high-pressure water dynamics in the Universe An ...
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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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