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Weird world of celebrity speak gets worse when we take notice

Irish Independent 19 Sep 2021
The celebrities have never been less OK ... Online discourse blew up ... Read More. Shane Coleman ... Even Boris Johnson got involved. I am all for wasting the time of the British government — since, after all, they kept Ireland waiting for 800 years — but why do famous artists receive this level of response when they deign to weigh in on public health? ... .
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Liam Scales knows his Bhoys history but has to avoid falling victim to recent Celtic curse for Irish talent

Irish Independent 16 Sep 2021
In the summer, Ireland U-21 manager Jim Crawford expressed his frustration with the regression of Connell, who had been training with the senior Ireland squad under Mick McCarthy, labelling the player’s time at Celtic as “two years wasted”.
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Google joins Microsoft and Facebook by pledging to replenish more water than it consumes by 2030

Computer Weekly 13 Sep 2021
A new paper on sustainable ICT published by Defra in conjunction with the IT industry has identified the areas of e-waste that need urgent attention ... “In Ireland, we optimise water use by employing cooling using outside air.
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Plastic revolution: Advances in recycling promise a cleaner future

The Irish Times 11 Sep 2021
However, entrepreneur Billy Costello is now developing a series of products that could see today’s casually discarded waste finding a new use that could last 100 years ... Each kilometre of motorway would require barriers that would consume 500 tonnes of waste plastic, adds Costello ... Most of the waste comes from Tesco.
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James Horan accepts that Mayo were well below par when it mattered most

The Irish Times 11 Sep 2021
James Horan has come to face the press four times now after All-Ireland finals and has always worn the same face ... There’s no such thing as a good All-Ireland defeat ... It’s another missing four goal chances and wasting a world of possession, never really getting your legs under you.
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EPA seeks end to ‘unnecessary packaging’ as waste grows by 11%

The Irish Times 10 Sep 2021
Ireland generated more than 1.1 million tonnes of packaging waste in 2019, an increase of 11 per cent on 2018 ... Sharon Finegan, director of the EPA’s Office of Environmental Sustainability, said Ireland needed to implement measures “at policy, industry and individual level to halt the rise in packaging waste”.
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Amount of waste packaging in Ireland grew by 11% in 2019 – EPA

The Irish Times 10 Sep 2021
Ireland generated more than 1.1 million tonnes of packaging waste in 2019, an increase of 11 per cent on 2018 ... Sharon Finegan, director of the EPA’s Office of Environmental Sustainability, said Ireland needed to implement measures “at policy, industry and individual level to halt the rise in packaging waste”.
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EPA calls for halt to rise in packaging waste

RTE 10 Sep 2021
Each person in Ireland is now generating 229kg of waste packaging per year, which includes paper, cardboard, plastic, glass, wood and metal packaging ... 62% of Ireland's waste packaging was recycled, much of which took place abroad.
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Most recyclable plastic going to incineration – and rate is growing annually

Irish Independent 10 Sep 2021
Most plastic packaging disposed of in Ireland is being incinerated rather than recycled ...Less than one third, 28pc, of Ireland’s plastic packaging waste was recycled in 2019, with almost all remaining plastic packaging being sent for incineration,” the EPA said.
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Less than one third of plastic waste in green bins is recycled

The Times/The Sunday Times 10 Sep 2021
Less than one third of plastic waste in Ireland’s green bins is recycled each year, a report by an environment watchdog has found ... While Ireland.
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Frustration at slow pace of change forms backdrop to Sláintecare resignations

The Irish Times 10 Sep 2021
However, the HSE has been of the view that now is not the time for such change. Waiting lists ... Amount of waste packaging in Ireland grew by 11% in 2019 – EPA Sally Rooney’s novel is this year’s best-selling after three days, Waterstones says Average rate of Covid-19 infection falls by 14% in two weeks ... Structural upheaval ... The progress report says ... .
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Garbage out, garbage in: How Europe’s e-waste problem is a burden

B & FT Online 09 Sep 2021
Over the last decade, Agbogbloshie – the roughly 20-acre scrapyard in the heart of Accra – has become a symbol of graveyard for Europe’s e-waste. a serious crisis facing e-waste disposal globally, and a threat to the environment ... Young men at the dump site at Agbobloshie, Accra, burning e-waste to recover copper.
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Transmission in schools similar to before summer - HSE

RTE 09 Sep 2021
On RTÉ's Morning Ireland Dr Abigail Collins ... He said it is a waste of vaccines here in Ireland giving people that are "low responders" (those who are older or with underlying health conditions) just two doses because most likely a lot of them are not protected.
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HSE to assign extra staff to Covid-19 helpline for school principals

The Irish Times 08 Sep 2021
Isolation ...School principals are very concerned that they have had this long wait getting through to the HSE helpline,” said Michael Gillespie, general secretary of the TeachersUnion of Ireland. “They see it as a lot of wasted time and some of the time they are just looking for answers.” ... ‘Logistical chaos’ ... .
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Switzerland clash not a revenge mission for Northern Ireland, says Steven Davis

Belfast Telegraph 07 Sep 2021
Steven Davis believes Northern Ireland would be wasting their energy if they spent any time thinking of Wednesday’s crunch World Cup qualifier against Switzerland as a revenge mission ... Get quick and easy access to the latest Northern Ireland news, sport, business and opinion with the Belfast Telegraph App.

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