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InterTradeIreland – Opportunities for SMEs after COVID-19

Professor Alan Ahearne, Director of the Whitaker Institute, has been featured in a blog post from InterTradeIreland. The piece outlines the opportunities for SMEs that are ready to adapt amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more here.

Peatlands and People

The European Commission funded project Peatlands and People is a major national initiative that will contribute to the long-term implementation of Irelands Climate Action Plan. The plan aims to engage people in Ireland and across the European Union with the benefits of peatlands restoration, in particular to realise the power of peatlands to effect positive climate… | Read on »

Irish Peatlands central to a new EU-funded Climate Action Initiative

NUI Galway is the leading academic partner for the EU LIFE Peatlands and People Project Tuesday, 2 February, 2021: The European Commission has announced the funding of €10million towards a project to highlight the power of peatlands to effect significant climate action wins. The EU LIFE Peatlands and People project is co-ordinated by Board na… | Read on »

Negotiating Intercultural engagement in Ireland: Irish immigration policy and its impact on the day-to-day lives of migrants

On 27 January, the Whitaker Institute was delighted to host Negotiating Intercultural engagement in Ireland: Irish immigration policy and its impact on the day-to-day lives of migrants by Dr Orla McGarry. Interculturalism has become the dominant migration policy in Europe over the past two decades. In contrast with past policies of multiculturalism which are often seen as having… | Read on »

Remote Working in Ireland

The Government recently announced the publication of its national remote work strategy report. The report references the remote working surveys carried out by the University’s Whitaker Institute and the Western Development Commission last year. Read more from RTÉ and Eversheds Sutherland. Click here to read more about the findings from the Whitaker Institute and Western Development Commissions… | Read on »