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Council.ie | June 26, 2016

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ROAD DEATHS IN 2015 ARE SECOND LOWEST IN OVER 50 YEARS

February 24, 2016 |

Ireland is making progress in road safety. Countless lives have been saved through widespread changes in driver behaviour. Figures show that 165 people lost their lives in 2015, compared to 193 in 2014, the second lowest number of road deaths since records began … Read More

GOVERNMENT ESTABLISHES ITS CLIMATE CHANGE ADVISORY COUNCIL

February 24, 2016 |

The order legally establishing the Climate Change Advisory Council was signed by the Minister for the Environment, Alan Kelly, TD, on the 18th of January. The important work of the Council commenced, on an interim basis, in June 2015 and it has already … Read More

ARTS COUNCIL ANNOUNCE INVESTMENT PLAN FOR 2016

February 24, 2016 |

The Arts Council recently announced its investment plan for 2016, which will see it invest €60.1 million in bringing the arts to people and communities across Ireland. The annual investment strategy will see the Arts Council introduce its new 10-year strategy, Making Great Art … Read More

TRANSPORT MINISTER ANNOUNCES €106M TO ASSIST LOCAL AUTHORITIES WITH FLOODING

February 24, 2016 |

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Pascal Donohoe TD, announced that €106 million is being earmarked to repair damages done to the transport infrastructure. The amount was agreed with by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin TD. The money will … Read More