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Business
Student entrepreneur’s from three local secondary schools ( Loreto Abbey, Dalkey, St. Raphaela’s, Stillorgan and St. Andrew’s College, Blackrock) will represent Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County at the Student Enterprise Awards National Final in Croke Park on Wednesday, 22nd April. Co-ordinated locally by Local Enterprise Office Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, the competition is the
Financial
As part of the Sustainable Business Programme for South Dublin a series of local Retailers Forums will be carried out during 2015, in your local area. The forum will last no longer than 90 minutes, and is a chance to have your voice heard on local and countywide issues, in an impartial environment – hosted […]
Education
EXCEL 15 is Mayo County Council’s annual celebration of young people’s creativity takes place this month. As always there will be a whole host of events, workshops, exhibitions and showcases awaiting this year’s young audiences and events are happening right across the west county. The EXCEL 15 programme is designed for teenagers and young adults […]
Business
How we introduce ourselves to someone new can reveal a lot about the type of person we are. Traditionally in most countries throughout the world people tend to greet one another by shaking hands. You could be forgiven for thinking that shaking hands is a standard practice but there are many different forms of handshake […]
Transport
Donegal County Council and the Donegal Road Safety Working Group cycling safety campaign aims to: To display the safe overtaking of cyclists “Staying Alive 1.5” logo on Donegal County Council vehicles with the central message of allowing 1.5 meters between overtaking vehicles and cyclists. To educate all road users in the safety aspects of overtaking […]
News
Limerick kicks off its first Festival of Kindness this weekend in a unique initiative which is expected to create a ripple effect throughout the city and county. The Festival of Kindness, from 13th-17th March is an initiative from Pay it Forward Limerick (PIF Limerick) – a team of local volunteers and businesses who are embracing […]
News
As part of European Week against Racism, South Dublin County Council’s Social Inclusion Unit and Sports and Recreation Office with the F.A.I. Football in the Community Development Officers, Rugby Officer and Cricket Officer will hold a Sports Blitz. The event will take place in Clondalkin Sports and Leisure Centre on Thursday 19 March and Friday […]
News
The Park Kiosk reopens with Ed Devane’s KIOSK: Mechanised Music Making – a Limerick National City of Culture,Visual Art Legacy Project Following on from the success of Dogs Tales, Theatre Shop, Wildroutesand From Print to Postcard…Limerick City of Culture is delighted to announce the commencement of Ed Devane’s KIOSK: Mechanised Music Making For the month of March
Housing
Waterford city and county council is to get two new senior staff members in an attempt to reduce the housing list. The new positions are part of 200 new appointments approved by Environmental Minister Alan Kelly for local county councils throughout the country. The move came in response to his pledge last November when he […]
Financial
Dublin companies have seen huge success in the Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards as seven of them have been included on the shortlist of 18 nominations. The list is made up of six different industry categories and includes entries from established companies, innovators, start-ups and academia.WholeWorldBand is featured in the creative industries category.
News
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. […]
News
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 […]