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Only 16% of coastal areas and waterways are clean

While the majority of our towns are clean, our beaches and waterways are not, according to the latest litter survey by business group Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL). A study…

Call for women to give it a spin and drive a bus

Irish motor racing legend, Rosemary Smith, takes to the wheel of a Dublin Bus and calls on all women to have a go at driving one for themselves. Boarding the…

SuperValu to introduce 100% compostable reusable bags

SuperValu has announced that from 9th September 100% compostable & reusable shopping bags will be available in our stores. A first for any Irish retailer, the introduction of these bags…

Selfies needed for a new anti-racism campaign

A new anti-racism campaign on public transport has been unveiled today featuring commuters from across Ireland who are standing in solidarity against all forms of racism. Hundreds of selfies donated…

NTA begins procurement process for 600 hybrid buses

NTA has commenced the procurement process for up to 600 double-deck hybrid buses, as a key element of the BusConnects programme. NTA intends to enter into a Single Supplier Framework…

SIPTU: Severe staff shortages in Dublin Fire Brigade

SIPTU members in the Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) have today (Thursday, 11th July) have raised serious concerns at the number of fire engines taken out of service due to severe…

New DLR Council has an almost 50:50 gender balance

Last Friday, following the Local Elections that took place on the 24th of May, with tens of thousands of votes cast by the people of the area, the new Council…

Seconds could change your life: a message from Luas

Luas Operator Transdev launches its appeal to motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists to remember that only seconds could change their life. ↓ Video below ↓ Luas trams travel on a fixed…

Scheduled opening date of Skellig Michael deferred

The OPW has today confirmed that, owing to recent poor weather and sea conditions off the South west cost, the scheduled opening date for visitors to Skellig Michael has been…

Eircode is central in the roll out of Property Marking

Property Marking Ireland, a not-for-profit company, works with local communities to run events where people can get their property marked with their Eircode. The property marking machine uses a tungsten…

Weather forecast increases the risk of water drownings

The 22°C warm weather forecast for the bank holiday weekend increases the risk of drownings as warmer air temperatures can tempt people to go swimming in waters that are still…

Supermac’s to remove plastic straws from all outlets

Supermac’s has announced that it is to remove all plastic straws from its 116 outlets and replace them with paper ones. The announcement was made by the Minister for Communications,…

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