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This Saturday, The National Rowing Centre invites everyone to join the Cork community in celebrating Ireland’s success at the World Rowing Championships. Sanita Pušpure of Ballincollig took gold in the women’s single scull, and Cork brothers Paul and Gary O’Donovan secured gold in the lightweight double sculls, at this year’s World Rowing Championships. The Irish […]
Education News
The Northwest Regional Working Group organised a major emergency exercise in the Clanree Hotel in Letterkenny yesterday involving 100 participants. The training event was code-named Exercise Neptune, and was based on a rapidly escalating flooding incident in the Finn Valley area, County Donegal. Participants were told that there were some casualties and widespread property
Business News Technology
The BIM In Practice Conference is a free event being held in The Westbury Hotel tomorrow morning. The event’s objective is to show how Building Information Modelling is giving companies in Ireland a competitive advantage. Building Information Modelling (BIM) is used across a range of industries to plan, design, construct, operate and maintain a variety of […]
News Transport
This year there has been 78 casualties Next week, Irish Road Safety Week (IRSW) will run from Monday 1st October as part of their national drive to save lives campaign. Running from the 1st, until Sunday 7th, Road Safety Week has planned a range of nationwide activities to take place over the course of the […]
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Wednesday September 26th marks the first ever National Make Way Day. This is the first time that nineteen local authorities have joined forces with the disabled community to campaign for the rights of those challenged by disability. National Make Way Day is a day of action initiated by the Disability Federation of Ireland. The campaign […]
Culture Feature Tourism
Limerick Jazz Festival is returning to Limerick city for its seventh year running this week. The jazz trail take in four venues across the city, where great music and great international artists will play over four days. The festival has been running since 2012 and continues to attract a host of fantastic line-ups; this year’s […]
Education News Technology
Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has approved a digital investment package for public libraries across Ireland. Five libraries in Wexford will be distributing €221,000 between each other, and an additional contribution of €74,000 will be supplemented by Wexford County Council. This brings the total funding available for digital services and
Business Feature
Enterprise Ireland have issued a call to small limited companies, registered in Ireland, interested in developing links with Ireland’s publicly funded knowledge providers – Universities, Institutes of Technology, and publicly funded research bodies like Teagasc. SMES can explore a business opportunity or problem with the assistance of a public knowledge provider, and
Education Feature Housing News Technology
Cork will be launching an Exhibition of Age Friendly Housing Designs at Cork County Library on Monday 24th September. Cork County Council sponsored a site in Bantry Town for a Student Project in the Cork Centre for Architectural Education (CCAE), UCC/CIT, to design an Age Friendly Housing Scheme. Age Friendly Projects look at housing designs, […]
Culture News
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council have announced the Official Opening of the newly refurbished Marlay Craft Courtyard units in Marlay Park. The Craft Courtyard is a protected structure that has been restored by the Council, and will facilitate the work of creative studios and shops in the refurbished building. Fine art, jewellery, artisan textiles, skincare and […]
Culture Feature
The Stradbally Six exhibition was launched Wednesday 19th September by the Laois Arthouse Gallery and is now officially open to the public. The exhibitions consists of work by six artists who have recently worked, or are resident artists at Laois Arthouse; historically a courthouse and jail. These artists came together to live and work in […]
Health News
Community walks are taking place across the county of Kerry next week as part of the Let’s Get Kerry Walking the Distance campaign. Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership in association with Radio Kerry’s Deirdre Walsh, is encouraging communities to make an effort and get more active with this campaign. Let’s Get Kerry Walking the Distance […]
Business News
A new 5 year research project has commenced that hopes to provide agri-environmental soil data for Ireland’s agricultural sector. Terra Soil is a collaborative research project that brings Geological Survey Ireland (GSI) and Teagasc to help improve the management of nutrients and trace elements in soil. The €1m project is the first research collaboration between […]
Housing News
Approval to build 102 new homes across Limerick has been granted following the meeting of the Metropolitan District of Limerick. Plans were debated by councillors on Monday, 17th September, at the monthly meeting via the Part 8 procedure. The Part 8 procedure is followed when a development or project is progressed by the Local Authority […]