A Chic New Partnership between Kildare Village and St. Brigid’s 

The beginning of 2017 saw the management team of Kildare Village start off a new Time to Read programme in their local school. St Brigid’s Primary, Kildare Town is one of the country’s largest and most diverse primary schools with over 1,000 pupils from some 15 different nationalities and has come about as a result

Behind the scenes with Mayo County Council

This month, children and staff from Breaffy National School went on a fantastic workplace visit to the Mayo County Council offices in Castlebar. On arrival, the children were led to the Council Chamber where they were greeted by their volunteers. The children were each assigned seats as though they were Councillors themselves! The Cathaoirleach Al

Volunteer Spotlight On….

Volunteer: Karl Kemple Time to Read Link: Gas Networks Ireland, Finglas and Mother of Divine Grace NS Tell us about your contribution to Time to Read For the last five years I have been reading with children aged 7 in Mother of Divine Grace primary school. Having previously worked with an older age group, I

iqu

SMEs case study 10: IQuTech: closing the loop for a sustainable economy

“We help other companies be more sustainable by maximising the life of consumer products and minimising the use of finite resources.” What the company does One of the big challenges for consumer electronics companies is to reduce environmental impact. According to the EC, the sector has the largest potential for eco-innovations. IQuTech partners with the big