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Council.ie | November 28, 2014

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Civil Defence Volunteers honoured with Long Service medals

November 26, 2014 |

On Friday November 21st , Paul Kehoe T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Defence presented almost 300 Civil Defence Volunteers from across Ireland with long service medals in recognition of their service to the Civil Defence at an … Read More

Latvian cyclists use clever tactics to promote cycling

November 24, 2014 |

 

Latvian cyclists from the Let’s Bike It organisation celebrated International No Car Day last month by dressing their modifying their bicycles to resemble cars to show just how much space commuters waste when they travel to work in their … Read More

Medium level of physical activity reduces Parkinson’s risk

November 24, 2014 |

 

A new study has suggested that those of us who partake in even a medium amount of exercise could reduce the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease.

The progressive neurological disease symptoms include tremors, stiffness and slow movement. It is … Read More

Milford Hospice reduces its water consumption by 1,000,000 litres

November 10, 2014 |

Milford Care Centre, based in Limerick, is a healthcare facility providing services to patients and residents in the areas of specialist palliative care and older people. Milford House Nursing Home was established by the Little Company of Mary in 1928 … Read More

Limerick Motorists migrating to online payments

November 10, 2014 |

 

A recent survey carried out by Limerick City and County Council has shown that the number of vehicle owners across the county who are doing their motor tax business online is on the rise.

New statistics obtained for October … Read More

Insomnia increases road death risk, according to study

November 7, 2014 |

 

 

A new study has suggested that insomnia could actually be a significant factor major in road- deaths and other fatal injuries on Irish roads. Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder and results in people constantly having difficulties … Read More

Meath Enterprises Ready to take on the World

November 7, 2014 |

With an objective to showcase Meath to the world, a most eagerly awaited first ever Meath Enterprise Week, Conference and Exhibition will take place from 17th – 20th November. Focusing on three distinct … Read More

First health survey in seven years to be conducted by Department of Health

October 31, 2014 |

A new survey is to be launched by the Department of Health in order to discover how healthy we as a nation really are. The Healthy Ireland survey intends to cover issues such as such as smoking, alcohol consumption, nutrition, … Read More

Use of fluoride in water essential to prevent tooth decay

October 22, 2014 |

 

 

The only effective way of properly preventing dental decay is to use fluoridated water with a fluoride toothpaste. That is the opinion of dental expert Prof Denis O’Mullane, former dean of the Dental School in Cork and a … Read More

FH Wetland Systems Training and Education Seminars, 2014

October 1, 2014 |

The workshop is geared towards engineers, architects, site assessors and local authorities or anybody with a keen interest in knowing more about how to deal with septic tank options and alternatives.

The seminar is organised by FH Wetland Systems Ltd., … Read More

Limerick opens doors to Architecture and Culture for OpenHouse 2014

September 22, 2014 |

Some of Limerick’s most intriguing and historic buildings will open their doors to the public free of charge during OpenHouse Limerick 2014. Details were released today about the the third annual initiative that will be running from the 3rd-5th October.

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GROWING FOR THE FUTURE: Expansion of forestry sector must remain pritority

September 16, 2014 |

Thanks to a combination of our island status and prevailing south-westerly winds, Ireland can boast of having some of the healthiest forests in Europe. However the total area covered by Ireland’s forests currently ranks among the lowest percentages in Europe, … Read More