Category Archives: Issues

Consumer laws reformed

The Central Bank has strengthened protections for financial institution customers, and consumer law reform is planned by the Government. eolas outlines some of the changes. Protection for customers of banks, insurance and...

Intertrade Ireland

InterTradeIreland has a vision of how to achieve success in that area, according to Aidan Gough, Strategy and Policy Director. It involves creating a well connected all-island innovation system that puts enterprise...

Why Israel leads the way in R&D

Israel is recognised as a world leader in research and development. eolas explores why. Disadvantaged by its small size, Israel’s scientific and technological policies are aimed at enhancing its competitive position. It...

Health Research Board

Health Research Board’s Chief Executive Enda Connolly outlines the benefits of an interdisciplinary approach to health research. Given the economic challenges that we face over the coming years, it is essential that...

Máire Geoghegan-Quinn

The Horizon 2020 funding programme gives Irish researchers and businesses a greater opportunity to see their ideas turned into new products and services, writes European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Máire...

Water services investment: A&L Goodbody

Alison Fanagan, Head of Environmental & Planning and Noeleen McHenry, Solicitor, Environmental & Planning consider the legal implications of transferring services from councils to Irish water. Following the IMF-EU Programme and the...