IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE PRINTING INDUSTRY – INTERGRAF NEWS

The spread of COVID-19 is of critical global concern, impacting almost every aspect of life. Like all sectors, the crisis is also having a profound impact on printers. Intergraf calls on European and national governments to support the printing industry. INTERGRAF NEWS Young Talent Award winners celebrated Intergraf General Assembly and Print Matters for the Future events cancelled EU NEWS …

Irish Printer

In an industry coming under pressure from price increases, skills shortages and increasingly rising postal charges, it’s crucial to get the message out there that not only is print not wasteful, it’s also a practical and sustainable communications medium. Diarmuid Dawson, Irish Printing Federation   (IPF)   President   and   MD at Innovative Print Solutions Ltd and Dermot Downer, Vice President of the …

2020 DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Please support us by becoming an IPF Member – email us on info@irishprintingfederation.ie or call on 086 2027588. Training by Design Print and Packaging Skillnet, offering subsidised traning to printing sector

Social Dialogue Working Group – Intergraf invitation

There will be a Social Dialogue Working Group meeting taking place at the Albert Borschette Congress Centre in Brussels on Monday 26th November to follow up on some of the topics discussed at the recent Plenary. I attach the draft agenda, for your information (this document is still being finalised so a further draft will be sent to participants in …

Intergraf Newsflash – November 2018

Intergraf Newsflash

Today we are delighted to announce a new, on-going collaboration with Intergraf (The European Federation for Print & Digital Communication). Every month Intergraf issue their Newsflash newsletter from their headquarters in Brussels. As part of our mission to promote communication between industry bodies, we are hosting these newsletters here as part of a regular series of news updates from our European …

Golf Day – TABS Golf Society

VENUE: THE ISLAND, DONABATE Friday October 26 “In September 1887 four men rowed across the channel which separates Malahide from the spur of land known locally as the island. Their mission – to survey the wilderness and assess its suitability as a golf course “. Today, The Island Golf Club is a Championship links that has been a Regional Qualifier …

Portrait presentation

We were honored to be able to present a portrait of past IPF president Lorcán Ó hÓbáin to his lovely wife Anne.  Lorcán’s presence is deeply missed in the IPF and the DPPSkillnet, which he helped to create.  His picture will now join the Hall of Fame portraits in the National Print Museum book.

Sustainability 101 – why Irish Print needs to take it seriously.

Sustainability is a hot topic, but what is it? How can it help us navigate the major problems we face as a global community and what opportunities does it have for businesses? In the course of this blog, we will address these topics and hopefully get a feel for how sustainable development can help us work towards a cleaner, more efficient …

Print Media Apprenticeship Renewed

“We are delighted to announce that, as a result of representations made by the Irish Printing Federation, a meeting was held between SOLAS and DIT at which it was agreed that the Print Media Apprenticeship would be granted a one year reprieve. Why does this matter? The Print Media Apprenticeship is the only recognised craft training qualification in the state, …