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Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards


L to R: Peter Byrne, South Dublin Chamber - Michael McAdam, SDCC - John Kearns, Partas - Amanda Mills, SDCC –Neill O’Reilly, Bank of Ireland

South Dublin County Council is pleased to announce that Tallaght has won the Regional Award in the Large Town Category of the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town Awards 2018.


Building on an impressive performance in 2017, South Dublin County Council Local Enterprise Office (LEO) entered Tallaght into the Large Town Category of the Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards 2018.

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Ecosystems to dominate agenda at 2019 National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition Green manufacturing at the heart of this years event


Green manufacturing at the heart of this years event
 
DUBLIN, IRELAND- Ecosystems and the environment are set to top the agenda at this years National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition. The green event which takes place at the Citywest Convention Centre on the 17th of January will attract senior management, established practicing engineers and researchers among others.
Over 4,000 key decision makers,150 speakers, 300 exhibitors and 100 investors are expected to turnout to the conference and exhibition which highlights developments in manufacturing technology and practise.

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Cathaoirleach congratulates Letterkenny as Ireland’s most Enterprising Town

Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council Cllr. Seamus O’Domhnaill has congratulated Letterkenny on winning the overall title in the Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards held last night in the Lyrath Hotel in Kilkenny.

Letterkenny came out top in the regional, national and overall categories and Cllr. O’Domhnaill believes that this is a great accolade for Donegal’s largest town to achieve and congratulated everyone involved saying “we, in Donegal County Council, are proud of our longstanding collaborative approach to working with all stakeholders in Letterkenny including the Letterkenny Chamber and the business community and we are committed to continuing with this positive work.  Letterkenny is our largest town and plays an extremely important role in the economic growth and prosperity of our county and we will continue with our drive to promote Letterkenny and indeed Donegal as a great place to live, to visit, to work and do business”.

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South Dublin County Council's innovative Tallaght District Heating Scheme is one of seven major climate change projects to receive funding through under the Government's new Climate Action Fund.

The Taoiseach, Mr Leo Varadkar T.D., the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Mr Richard Bruton T.D. and the Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform Mr Paschal Donohoe T.D. today (Wednesday the 28th of November 2018) announced that South Dublin County Council's innovative Tallaght District Heating Scheme is one of seven major climate change projects to receive funding through under the Government's new Climate Action Fund.

The Climate Action Fund received 97 applications by the October 1st deadline for submissions, with South Dublin County Council chosen as one of seven successful applications for funding. The call was open to larger scale projects – seeking grant funding €1 million or more – that are scheduled to commence development in 2019 or 2020.

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Lean Construction Ireland Book of Cases Launch

L to R: Tom Parlon (CIF), Richard Fitzpatrick (LCi) & Darrin Taylor (WIT)

Monday the 19th of November the Lean Construction Ireland Book of Cases was launch in Dublin at the McCann Fitzgerald building on Sir John Rogersons Quay. The new annual LCi Book of Cases will provide examples from across the Irish Construction sector where organisations and companies, both public and private, have delivered real tangible value and benefits by adopting Lean thinking and practices as part of the project delivery process.

Each Case within the LCi Book describes the project where Lean was adopted, the challenge or opportunity that led to Lean thinking and practice being implemented, and describes how this has resulted in successful outcomes and value for all stakeholders.

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