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Environment Feature News
Japanese knotweed was introduced to Ireland as an ornamental all-weather plant in the 19th Century, but its deep and extensive root system which can undermine building foundations and roads, has seen it become one of Europe’s most hated weeds. Killing Japanese Knotweed is notoriously difficult and can require repeated treatment over several growing cycles. Spraying […]
Culture Feature News
CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork will be heading the celebrations of the 50thAnniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. There will be a number of different activities throughout the weekend such as a “Moon Walk”, planetarium shows, workshops, and guest speakers like Leo Enright, Dr Niall Smith and Dr Niamh Shaw. RTÉ are broadcasting […]
Feature Housing News
The country’s largest Approved Housing Body (AHB) closed on the purchase of two schemes, delivering almost 100 social houses across Galway and Cork. In both cases, Clúid worked with a number of stakeholders to deliver high-quality, long-term housing solutions for people on local authority housing waiting lists. “Our entire team is committed to delivering sustainable […]
Council Partners Feature News Technology
As part of the Velo-City 2019 cycling conference held at the Convention Centre Dublin last week, the Smart Dublin initiative put forward the Smart Pedal Pitch challenge. Companies were given the task of pitching market ready and innovative tech solutions for smart cycling in cities. Smart Dublin is a programme put on by the four […]
Business
Recently, Linkedin survey over 3,000 professionals on their platform and asked them the most frustrating trait they’ve experienced in a manager. Near the top of their list – a manager who doesn’t foster their employees’ development. And, our data also revealed that if employees feel like they can’t grow within their role, they are very […]
Council Partners Financial News
On the 27th of June, €15.075 million in funding was approved for the Disabled Persons Grant scheme (DPG) and Improvement Works In Lieu of social housing scheme (IWILs). This effort was led by Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government Eoghan Murphy, T.D., and Minister of State for Disability Issues Finian McGrath, T.D. Compared […]
Council Partners News
Today, the National Oversight and Audit Commission (NOAC) published its findings for the Local Authority Satisfaction Survey 2019, which is the second of three surveys to be disseminated from 2018 to 2020. This survey took place in eleven local authorities  and demonstrated that Irish citizens’ knowledge of their local council varies greatly by age. Amongst […]