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€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
News
  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 […]
News
Mayor of Limerick City and County, Cllr Kevin Sheahan has welcomed the latest Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) survey which has placed Limerick clean to European norms. “This is a very good result for Limerick with almost 70% of sites surveyed receiving the top litter grade,” he said. “IBAL particularly singled out the Hunt Museum, the Shannon […]
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As Limerick City of Culture 2014 was drawing to a close, the Friars’ Gate Theatre in Kilmallock was showcasing the results of its four years of work on Integration through the Arts. Bringing together practitioners from the Arts and from a broad spectrum of education including primary, secondary and third level, the ‘Integration Through the […]
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  Dún Laoghaire harbour’s proposed “urban beach” and outdoor swimming pool has finally received planning permission almost a year after the plan was lodged by Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company. The proposed redevelopment was modelled on the Badeschiff facility in Berlin, a floating swimming pool on the river Spree, and is part of the Dún Laoghaire […]
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Mayo County Council Arts Service is launching Film Mayo tonight at 6pm in Knockranny House Hotel in Westport. The events guest of honour will be renowned director Pat O’Connor. Mr. O’ Connor is a BAFTA and Jacob’s Award winner and has worked with internationally renowned actors/ actresses including Meryl Streep, Kenneth Brannagh, Colin Firth, Helen […]
Health
  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 estimated that approximately six to seven thousand people in Ireland are affected by the disease […]
Transport
  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 indicated that 53% of motor tax payments made in the county were done online. That […]
Transport
    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 falling asleep or staying asleep. The condition results in a number of problems like fatigue, […]
Business
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 themes of Digital, Food and Women in Business, the week long programme includes enterprise events, seminars, workshops and schools programmes taking place […]
Education
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., and will be delivered by Féidhlim Harty, who has been designing and working with natural […]