The Celtic Interconnector is the name of a project aiming to hook Ireland up with the European electricity grid using an undersea cable to France.
Capitalising on the visit of French President François Hollande today (21 July), the Irish government has revealed plans for the €1bn Celtic Interconnector.
With a planned capacity of 700 megawatts, apparently enough to power 450,000 households, EirGrid and its French counterpart…
Have what it takes to be a chief wombat cuddler, director of cat meme creation or chief birthday officer? No, we didn’t make those up. The notion of a dream job can differ from person to person. As the adage goes, if you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life – but we all love different things. Even so, we think…
It’s no secret that the tech sector is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. Staying relevant and, indeed, staying ahead of the curve, can be a challenge.
Part of the challenge facing any tech sector company is finding and developing the talent that will help you grow a successful business. An even bigger challenge is retaining them.
Though, according to Accenture’s chief leadership and…
Time: 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 25 July, 2016
Location: Dublin Zoo
Category: Kids / Family
Summer Camp (Weeklong)
WhenMon, 25 July, 10:00 – 14:30
DescriptionDublin Zoo’s week-long camps introduce children to the wild and wonderful world of animals and science. There will be a range of fascinating activities to enjoy, all age-appropriate and designed to appeal to many different learning styles. But, most…
Thursday 28 July, 2016
Sunday 31 July, 2016
Time: Times Vary
Location: Iveagh Gardens
The Vodafone Comedy Festival
28 - 31 July 2016
Venue: Iveagh Gardens
It’s back. The feel-good event of the summer returns to the Iveagh Gardens and this time round it will feature over eighty hilarious comedians. Our favourite funny people from around the globe will perform at…
Culture Night will take place on Friday, September 16th, a night of entertainment, discovery and adventure across the country as arts organisations and cultural and historic houses open their doors until late with thousands of free events for all to enjoy.
In Dublin a record 250+ venues will open their doors for Culture Night including Christ Church Cathedral, the National Museum of Ireland, the Science Gallery…
Ireland’s ability to navigate the choppy waters of change following the UK’s dramatic Brexit from the EU will depend on three things: keeping the 12.5pc corporate tax, keeping costs low and the ability to recruit from a pool of 500m people.
PricewaterhouseCoopers’ 2016 CEO Pulse Survey of Irish CEOs found that, aside from Brexit, key concerns include a lack of availability of key skills, which is at…
The team behind Pokémon Go, the augmented reality (AR) game that has broken all app records, has revealed it plans to open up the game to advertisers allowing for ‘sponsored locations’ within the game.
The world has gone Pokémon Go mad. Even though the app is yet to officially hit app stores in many countries, it has already broken nearly every record imaginable.
Since its launch, we’ve…
We may have spent decades getting ourselves into the mess that is the depletion of the ozone layer, but now new research suggests it’s on the healing path thanks to our concerted effort to reduce harmful gases.
It has been almost 30 years since nations around the world signed the Montreal Protocol to ban the use of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) from products like aerosols and refrigerators to…
Wednesday 20 July, 2016
Sunday 24 July, 2016
Time: Times Vary
Location: RDS DUBLIN
The 143rd Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show takes place in July 2016 and it's one of Ireland's biggest annual sporting and social events which attracts over 100,000 visitors both domestic and foreign.
From live music and family entertainment, fashion events, a shopping village, restaurants, bars and snack…