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Council.ie | July 26, 2016

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5 unmissable French cities that aren’t Paris

July 25, 2016 |

Headed to France this year, but want something a bit more relaxed than Paris? 

There are countless towns and villages – including 42 world heritage sites – to visit while on a trip to France.

Here’ we’ve compiled a list … Read More

Building Ireland’s Smart Cities

July 22, 2016 |

Sensors, streetlights, bike lanes and phone apps are just a part of what is becoming the new urban landscape. Pauline Riordan of Dublinked and Aidan O’Riordan of Cork City Council talk to the Council Journal about Smart Cities and how … Read More

New Initiative Launched to Attract Tech Workers to Ireland

July 22, 2016 |

Tech/Life Ireland, a new national initiative to attract tech workers to Ireland, has been launched. The initiative will brand Ireland as a top destination for careers in the technology sector.

The initiative, which cost €1.9m, was funded by the … Read More

Japanese Garden Grows with CSP Programme

July 22, 2016 |

Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens in Tramore celebrate their first anniversary this summer. The gardens, which opened in June 2015, were dedicated to the eminent Irish-Greek writer, Lafcadio Hearn, who had childhood associations with Tramore, and who is renowned for his … Read More

Galway Conference Shine Light on Natural and Constructed Wetlands

July 22, 2016 |

The recent international conference on natural and constructed wetlands in NUI-Galway hosted experts from across Ireland and elsewhere in Europe; and as far afield as Australia, Asia and North and South America. The conference was the first of its kind … Read More

Try our delicious Universal kale shake recipe!

July 21, 2016 |

Unless you’re a morning person, the beginning of the day is a rough experience. In full knowledge of that, we’ve decided to share one of our morning shake recipes, so you can wake up right away.

You’ll feel great throughout … Read More

Government reveals €5.5 bn social housing plan. 

July 21, 2016 |

The government is to spend over €5 billion on the development of social housing during the next five years, it has been announced.

Details of the government’s new housing plan were announced by an Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Housing Minister … Read More

Online bargains on men’s summer clothes

July 21, 2016 |

Summer time means that it’s time to put away that anorak for another few months, and slip into something a little less woolly.

With temperatures set to stay high over the next couple of months, you’re going to need a … Read More

Savings on Amazon right now

July 20, 2016 |

From time to time, Amazon wants to clear some stock, and sells items at very, very low prices.

Here’s a brief list of some items you can grab on the cheap right now.

925 Silver lever back earrings handmade with … Read More

Heat wave to end as weather expected to cool down over weekend

July 20, 2016 |

Temperatures across the land are expected to drop this weekend, before raising again slowly into next week, Met Eireann have predicted.

The weather is expected brighten up in most places this afternoon, with sunny spells continuing to occur until … Read More