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The first of the funding schemes under the EU Just Transition Fund has been launched. A new scheme through Zero Emission Vehicle Ireland (ZEVI) is available in Ireland’s EU JTF territory to install Electric Vehicle chargers in community facilities. The €15 million scheme provides grants, with the support of the EU Just Transitions Fund which… Continue Reading First EU JTF call! Apply now for the EU JTF Community Facilities EV Charging scheme
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Launch of TU Rise Scheme
Minister for Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD today launched TU Research and Innovation Supporting Enterprise (TU RISE), an €83.68 million scheme co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund. The TU RISE scheme will support research capacity building in higher education… Continue Reading Minister Harris launches €83.68m TU RISE scheme
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A visit to the The Robert Emmet Community Development Project (RECDP) features in the latest episode of the Stories from the regions series. The Community Development Project is based in Dublin’s South West Inner City and was founded in 2003 to work with local individuals, voluntary groups and other stakeholders. The project supports conditions for… Continue Reading Robert Emmet Community Development Project
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The Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Simon Coveney T.D and Minister of State for Trade Promotion and Digital Transformation, Dara Calleary T.D. together with Enterprise Ireland and the Regional Assemblies announced €47 million of funding for the continuation of the EU co-funded EI Technology Gateway Programme until 2029. Charged with increasing the levels of… Continue Reading Launch of new EU co-funded Technology Gateway Programme
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The goal of the SFI ARC Hub Programme is to establish a new model for regional innovation and entrepreneurial training, that will catalyse a step-change in the translation of cutting-edge publicly-funded research toward impact at a regional level. The SFI ARC Hub Programme will enhance and accelerate the commercialisation of research to create new products,… Continue Reading Launch of EU co funded SFI ARC Hub Programme
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Today the Salmon Weir Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge Project in Galway was officially opened. The project, which received a contribution of €3.5 million from the European Regional Development co-funded Border, Midland and Western Regional Operational Programme, is the first bridge to be built over the river Corrib in over 30 years. Situated next to the… Continue Reading Official Opening of the Salmon Weir Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge in Galway
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A gold, blue and green logo that reads "Ireland Euro 50"
Europe Day 2023: Celebrating 50 years of the EU with Independent.ie Europe Day takes place each year on the 9th May.  It was on this date in 1950 that the Schuman Declaration was signed to secure long-term peace for Europe in the aftermath of the Second World War. This signing marked the beginning of what… Continue Reading Europe Day 2023: Celebrating 50 years of the EU
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Ministers launch the EU Just Transition Fund
Kenagh, Co. Longford, 28 April 2023 – Irish communities have the potential to ‘reimagine and transform’ themselves after the ending of commercial peat production and peat-fired power generation. Cllr Robert Power, Cathaoirleach of the Eastern and Midland Regional Assembly (EMRA), made the comments at the launch of the Programme for the EU Just Transition Fund, which… Continue Reading Ministers endorse Programme launch for the EU Just Transition Fund
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in a group of five people standing in front of the Irish and EU flags we can clearly make out Ms Sukova and Mr de Castro. There are banners and vaious other small displays pinned to a board behind them.
The Deputy Director General of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (DG EMPL), Ms Andriana Sukova, visited Ireland on 21 and 22 March. As part of her visit, Ms Sukova was welcomed by Priory Youthreach for a tour of their centre. Ms Sukova was accompanied by colleagues from DG EMPL and… Continue Reading Priory Youthreach Visited by Deputy Director General Sukova
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Secretary General Jim Breslin, Minister Simon Harris, and Commissioner Andriana Sukova stand beside a banner with the title European Social Fund Plus, which features images of beneficiaries of ESF+ funding.
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today announced a €1 billion co-funded investment in employment, skills, social inclusion and poverty in Ireland.  The funding is a joint investment by the Irish Government and the European Union under the European Social Fund Plus with €573 million coming from… Continue Reading Launch of Employment, Inclusion, Skills and Training Programme 21-27
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