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Tipperary Council Save €30,000 a Year with Renewable Energy

November 27, 2015 |

800 photovoltaic (PV) panels installed on 9 public buildings across County Tipperary are saving the County Council €30,000 a year.

The panels were installed by the Tipperary County Council on fire stations, libraries, civic oficers, and the Nenagh … Read More

The Final Shortlist of European Capital of Culture Announced

November 24, 2015 |

Great news for Galway, Limerick and the Three Sisters of Waterford, Wexford and Kilkenny, as each city has been shortlisted to proceed to the next selection stage for European Capital of Culture 2020. Unfortunately, Ireland’s only other entrant, Dublin, … Read More

IPB Pride of Place Awards 2015

November 20, 2015 |

The IPB Pride of Place Awards 2015, in Association with Co-Operation Ireland, took place on the 14th of November in Treacys West County Hotel in a night of celebration and appreciation for the great work done in communities throughout … Read More

‘Self-Repairing’ Cities May be Here by 2035

November 11, 2015 |

Researchers in Leeds are pioneering a £4.2 million project to create the first self-repairing city. The system they envision will consist of autonomous repair robots that will monitor streets and drainage systems, making any repairs to the city infrastructure that … Read More

Pedestrian ‘Fast Track’ Could be Solution to Shopping Congestion

November 5, 2015 |

By far the most annoying thing about Christmas shopping is the other Christmas shoppers. Carrying all those bulky shopping bags and trying to remember who else you need to buy for is hastle enough without having to face everyone else … Read More

Cork Set to Become Ireland’s First Cashless City

November 3, 2015 |

If you are walk down Patrick Street in Cork city over the next three months you may not see many queue in front of ATMs. This is because Cork business leaders have launched a three-month pilot project to encourage consumers … Read More

Cork County Council’s ‘Big Bike Ride’ Raises almost €3,000 for Charity

October 30, 2015 |

The Big Bike Ride is an annual cycle undertaken by staff of Cork County Council each year to raise money for charity. In its five years of running it has raised a total of over €17,000 for various chosen charities, … Read More

Ireland’s marine economy could create 3,000 new jobs by 2025

October 30, 2015 |

According to the CEO of the Irish Marine and Energy Resource Cluster, Val Cummins, new innovations within the marine economy, which has heretofore been under-utilised, could help double the maritime economy’s GDP output within the next 10-15 years.

As an … Read More

Modular Housing Units to Act as Emergency Housing for Dublin’s Homeless

October 30, 2015 |

The Minister for the Environment, Alan Kelly, has announced that the 500 units of modular housing will be provided for homeless families in Dublin as emergency housing.

Twenty-two of the units will be available for Christmas; one of the most … Read More

Wicklow County Council to Boost its Film Industry

October 30, 2015 |

Wicklow County Council has made the decision to allow a 100% reduction in development contribution for film studio infrastructure. The decision will be a great boost to the film and television industry in Wicklow which is already host to two … Read More

Pascal Donohoe Turns Sod on €400m M11 PPP Project

October 21, 2015 |

The M11 Gorey to Enniscorthy scheme is underway as Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Pascal Donohoe TD and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin TD, have ceremoniously turned the sod.

The project, expected to be completed by … Read More

New Cool Route Project Website Now Live

August 19, 2015 |

Donegal County Council’s role in promoting a major new tourist initiative received a major boost this week as its project website was formally launched.The Cool Route project investigates all aspects of the practical logistics and business potential to establish a … Read More