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22 Dec 2014 2013 energy statistics give pause for thought »

2013 energy statistics give pause for thought

The SEAI has recently published ‘Energy in Ireland 1990 – 2013’ one of the more comprehensive guides to what is happening in the Irish energy sector.  Jam-packed with statistics, it gives plenty of interesting news angles for those writing on energy.  It also helps to frame the discussion currently taking place in relation to the government’s Green Paper on Energy. So, what are the main findings? In brief, we are using slightly less energy than last year and our electricity consumption is static.  We are still massively dependent on imported fossil fuels, particularly...

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11 Dec 2014 RTE’s Des Cahill Comes Top in #murraytweetindex »

RTE’s Des Cahill Comes Top in #murraytweetindex

Research Shows Journalists Who Engage Their Audience Most on Twitter 11th December 2014: A review of over 300 Irish journalists’ level of influence on Twitter has revealed RTE sports journalist Des Cahill as the top performer. He was closely followed by Newstalk presenter George Hook and Irish Times consumer affairs correspondent Conor Pope. The #murraytweetindex was published by communications consultancy Murray (@MurrayIRL), and ranks journalists across six parameters*, measuring popularity, quality of engagement and level of activity. A composite index was then created to rank overall positions; the Top 20 journalists in the overall rankings were: In addition to the overall rankings,...

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