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The cost of a family home retrofit is as individual as the family itself
Amii McKeever
Home energy retrofits, prescribed by the Climate Action Plan will predominantly be paid for by home owners. Amii McKeever spoke to David Flannery, senior adviser with Electric Ireland Superhomes.
24 November 2021 Features
Between climate guilt and energy bills a retrofit could being peace of mind
Emissions from our homes must reduce to between 3.5-4.5 Mt CO2eq by 2030. Retrofitting will be key to achieving this. Amii McKeever speaks with Electric Ireland Superhomes about what this means.
1 September 2021 Features
Travel: Sea of Potential – making use of what you have
The seaweed centre in Lettermullen came into being pre-COVID-19 when the community came together. Paudie Mac Diarmada is the Údarás na Gaeltachta tourism officer charged with ‘getting it going’.
The Mayo village that fundraised half a million
In 2005 the community in Aghamore, Co Mayo, set about building a community campus to host their school, childcare, sports field, hall and more. In recent years it all came to fruition.
25 August 2021 Features
Kellie Harrington, the pride of Portland Row… and beyond
Fresh from her Olympic gold medal fight, Kellie Harrington sits down with Anne O’Donoghue to discuss pride of place, funding for athletes and just how far she has come.
25 August 2021 Living Life
Enterprise Ireland releases €1m in funding to Irish start-ups
Enterprise Ireland’s Competitive Start Fund (CSF) is a great opportunity for Irish start-ups nationwide.
12 May 2021 News
Funding climate change initiatives a central function now for McGuinneses
Stepping into the position of Irish Commissioner in the finance portfolio is no easy move but Mairead McGuinness has never been one to shirk from a challenge. Writes Amii McKeever.
3 March 2021 Features
Building restoration and farm diversification in Tipperary
Blackcastle Farm rears Piedmontese cattle, but now farm tours and craft clinics are also core parts of the business. This is with thanks to the farm buildings meticulously restored by the Commins'
7 February 2021 News
Carving out a niche at Blackcastle Farm
Blackcastle Farm rears Piedmontese cattle, but now farm tours and craft clinics are also core parts of the business. This is with thanks to the farm buildings meticulously restored by the Commins'
3 February 2021 Features
‘When poverty sets in, climate degradation follows soon after’
With almost all of the world’s coffee exported before roasting, two Irish entrepreneurs embarked on a mission to keep profits in the country of origin. Niall Hurson reports.
30 December 2020 Features
Funding increase for the music industry
Funding under the Music Industry Stimulus Package has increased by €700,000 due to demand.
30 October 2020 Living Life
The parish needs a government to lead, but not parish pump politics
A new government ushered into existence, under a cloud of negativity. With small business still positive but struggling, the responsibility to get on with it, is palpable. Writes Amii McKeever
1 July 2020 Amii