Climate Conversations: grant aid to make your home more energy-efficient
Anne O'Donoghue
In the last instalment of the Climate Conversations series, Anne O’Donoghue looks at grant aid available to retrofit homes to make them more energy efficient.
19 January 2022 Features
The cost of a family home retrofit is as individual as the family itself
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.
5 January 2022 Features
Rehashing the Rights of Way law
One of our most talked about legal queries of 2021 was pertaining to the changes in the law surrounding Rights of Way. Agri solicitor Aisling Meehan recaps what you can do to register a RoW
Old farmyard get new lease of life in Wexford
The traditional farm outbuildings have been repaired and look very appealing.
22 December 2021 Property
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.
24 November 2021 Features
Travel: take a walk on the wild line
There are two types of people on holidays, those that can do nothing and those that, well, cannot. If you fall into the latter Galway could be the right county for you. Writes Amii McKeever
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’.
1 September 2021 Features
Old Wexford farm buildings repaired with care
The buildings on the Long family's farm, near Enniscorthy, were repaired using traditional skills and local materials.
30 December 2020 Property
Going to College 2020: tips and tricks
With CAO offers around the corner, we look at some of the best tips and tricks to prepare you for your college years.
9 September 2020 Education
SUSI open for applications for 2020-21 academic year
SUSI, the national grant awarding authority, has opened its online application system for academic year 2020-21.
27 May 2020 Education
Sports clubs: avoiding common funding mistakes
Sporting clubs are the backbone of many rural communities and are constantly on the hunt for funding. Odile Evans speaks to consultant Darren McMahon from 2into3 to identify pitfalls to be avoided
27 November 2019 News
€15m fund for rural food businesses
A €15m fund represents a significant opportunity for rural food businesses, writes Maria Moynihan.
1 May 2019 Features