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NATIONAL TREE WEEK 2015 Seachtain Náisiúnta na gCrann sponsored byE.S.B. Tree Week will take place from March 1st to 8th. Check out your local County Council to see whats happening in your area. You might consider taking a walk in one of the many amenities in around the country during this week and enjoy the […]
Feature
It’s due to become one of the major political hot potatoes over the next couple of years, but many people don’t yet realise that Ireland has signed up to massive carbon reductions by 2020. In the 2007 Government White Paper, Delivering a Sustainable Energy Future for Ireland, a target has been set for a 20% […]
Technology
It was an historic day at Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) on Friday past at the Topping Out ceremony of the North West Regional Science Park project. This marks another positive step in terms of the development of Innovation Centres in Ireland’s Higher Education campuses with LYIT’s Business Innovation Centre opening over 25 years ago. […]
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A Limerick National City of Culture,Visual Art Legacy Project Limerick City of Culture is delight to announce the commencement of From Print to Postcard-Limerick‘s ghost stories at the Park Kiosk. Following on from the success of Carl Doran’s Dogs Tales, Norma Lowney’s Theatre Shop and Mary Conroy’s Wildroutes, this project at the Kiosk is a partnership between
Education
Meath County Council are inviting applications from Primary Schools throughout Meath to get involved in our new Pride of Place 2015 initiative. Meath County Council has recently launched a School Gardening Awards Scheme under the Pride of Place for Primary Schools. This new initiative aims to provide primary school children with the opportunity to learn […]
Transport
Contracts Signed for widening works on Hughes Bridge in Sligo Town Contracts were signed earlier this week by Sligo County Council and L&M Keating Ltd to commence works at Hughes Bridge for the N4 Traffic Improvement Scheme. This project is a major enhancement to Sligo town’s road network bringing significant benefits for both local and […]
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Tipperary County Council received the award for Council of the Year 2015. This award recognises the achievement in developing the new council website, tipperarycoco.ie. First held in 2006, the LAMA Awards were created to recognise innovative local and national projects in the areas of infrastructure, community development, recreation and social impact initiatives.
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Cavan County Council is working closely with Cóillte Teoranta to restore Killykeen Forest Park to its former glory. For years, the park was a hugely popular amenity area attracting visitors from the local area and also from far afield. Incredibly scenic, Killykeen Forest Park is a mixed woodland park wrapped around the shores of historic […]
Education
The CARA National Adapted Physical Activity Centre in conjunction with the Irish Rugby Football Union and with the support of the Department of Justice and Equality, announced their second Xcessible Youth Sport Initiative aimed at increasing awareness of participation opportunities for children with disabilities in sport and physical activity. Xcessible Inclusive Youth
Health
The Cavan Older People’s Forum, along with support from Cavan County Council will co-ordinate a new Drop-In centre for older people in Cavan Town. This will take place in the Events Space of the Johnston Central Library and will be held every Monday morning, from11:30am to 1pm. This will be open to all older members […]
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Figures from the Central Statistics Office state that there are approximately 170,000 private wells in Ireland. These private wells do not fall under the European Communities (Drinking Water) Regulations 2014. Private wells are more commonly used in rural areas around the country. A private well is deemed to be one that is privately owned and […]
Financial
€104,000 is being made available to community groups, voluntary organisations, and festival and event organisers in the wider Ennis area under four new schemes, details of which have been announced by Clare County Council’s Ennis Municipal District Committee. 11 community groups and organisations throughout Ennis are to initially benefit from a €43,400 euro contribution
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  Galway has recently received the honour of being designated as a UNESCO City Of Film. Following a campaign that started two years ago, a total of 63 countries from around the world were shortlisted for the honour. The award is given by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation in recognition to a […]