Diving in
by Róisín McKane

Cabinet ministers will meet today to discuss possible solutions on how best to recognise the efforts of workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Four of Ireland’s leading employers have formed a “remote working alliance” to embed remote working within their organisations on a long-term basis. Read more on that here


Traveller children do not feel included, wanted or safe in school – especially at second level, according to a new Government commissioned report.


The Indo reports that staff within the National Ambulance Service are “at breaking point” as the service struggles to provide resources to ensure strategic regional cover.


The Times reports that HSE has seen a ‘marked improvement’ in staff wellbeing following a €2.8m spend on wellness and wellbeing. Read more on that here.


In aviation, The Examiner reports on the expected announcement by Ryanair to announce plans today to restore routes and reopen its base at Cork Airport.


Construction Industry Federation director-general Tom Parlon has called for investment in capital infrastructure to support housing plans, and said that Government must fix the issues holding back construction.


Glenisk has said the future of the business is uncertain following a fire yesterday, which has destroyed the dairy company's manufacturing facility in Co Offaly.


And finally, The Oireachtas Committee on the Environment and Climate Change will later hear that data centres could use 70% of Ireland’s electricity by 2030.





The Beatles are our bringers of zen this morning with Hey Jude. The song is celebrating its 53rd birthday this week. 


Have a good day folks. 



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