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Have your say: The future of circular product design

Posted on 30th March 2021

The EU has launched its Sustainable Products Initiative, which is now open for public consultation until June 9th. The initiative has an aim of making products more sustainable by proposing new and additional legislative measures across electronics and ICT, textiles, …

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EU and UK legislate for Right to Repair

Posted on 30th March 2021

The Right to Repair is taking off across Europe.

After the EU parliament voted in favour of creating stronger “right to repair” rules, companies that sell some electronics within the EU (such as refrigerators, washers, hairdryers, and TVs) will need …

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EU takes steps on circular elements of the European Green Deal

Posted on 30th March 2021

The start of 2021 saw the EU take concrete steps towards implementing its New European Bauhaus initiative, which has set huge circular ambitions for the European design community. Recently it announced that renowned architects Bjarke Ingels and Shigeru Ban alongside …

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Expansion of education programme through SFI

Posted on 23rd March 2021

The Rediscovery Centre’s education team has been awarded funding from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) to deliver an education programme based around STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) topics nationwide. This funding will allow us to expand our work with schools …

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Pritzker Prize win marks circular shift in architecture world

Posted on 25th March 2021

Architects Anne Lacaton & Jean-Philippe Vassal, founders of Lacaton & Vassal who are best known for their refurbishment and retrofitting work, have won the 2021 Pritzker Prize: the Oscars of the Architecture world.

The jury lauded the French architecture studio …

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Eco Eye and the Rediscovery Centre

Posted on 10th March 2021

The Rediscovery Centre appeared on Eco Eye on the 9th of March 2021. Our CEO Dr. Sarah Miller and Rediscover Fashion programme manager Arran Murphy talked to presenter Dr. Lara Dungan about how Ireland can transition to a circular economy.
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Relove Fashion Competition winners announced

Posted on 25th February 2021

Congratulations to our five winners of Relove Fashion Competition this year! All entries were of a particularly high standard and it was hard to whittle it down from 100 to 18 finalists, let alone 5 winners. Everyone who participated this …

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Relove Fashion and Ireland AM

Posted on 24th February 2021

The Relove Fashion Competition will be featured on Ireland AM at 9.45am on Thursday the 25th of February 2021. Arran Murphy Programme Manager for Rediscover Fashion and broadcaster Lorraine Keane will be on Ireland AM to give everyone a sneak …

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Engineers Week 27th February – 5th March

Posted on 22nd February 2021

STEPS Engineers Week 2021 takes place online from Saturday, 27 February – Friday, 5 March. This year, STEPS Engineers Week is going digital! The Rediscovery Centre is delighted to be involved with Engineers Ireland in providing workshops for the whole …

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Mid-term challenge

Posted on 12th February 2021

Win a family prize box worth €100!!

This February mid-term we are challenging you and your family to have fun experimenting, upcycling and getting creative from the comfort of your home.

From the 15th of February we will publish 5 …

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