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SeaFest 2017 nets 101,000 visitors

July 4, 2017 |

Ireland’s national maritime festival SeaFest attracted 101,113 visitors to Galway Harbour during the three day event, generating €6.3 million for the city.

The figures, just released show a 68% growth in attendance in just one year. … Read More

Green Business Seminar ahead of Fleadh Cheoil

June 16, 2017 |

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann is the most important event in the traditional music calendar.

For many, Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann is the culmination of months of hard work and practice as they compete against fellow musicians, … Read More

Burren hosts European Geopark Network event

April 16, 2017 |

Managers and geologists from over 60 European UNESCO Global Geoparks gathered in County Clare last month to attend an international meeting and to visit the Burren & Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark.

The Geopark, managed … Read More

A new cultural festival will reach every county in Ireland this Easter Monday

March 24, 2017 |

On Easter Monday this year, a series of cultural events will take place across the country as part of a new national day of culture and creativity.

Cruinniú na Cásca – which directly translates as “A … Read More

Galway wins European Capital of Culture 2020

July 15, 2016 |

Galway has been awarded European Capital of Culture in 2020, following a competition involving cities from across the island.

The European Capital of Culture began in 1985 and has been awarded to more than 50 cities across the EU. … Read More

Irish cities bid for European Capital of Culture title in 2020

June 22, 2016 |


Councils in Limerick, Galway, Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford  will be busy in the weeks ahead finalising their bids to be European Capital of Culture in 2020. Final bids will be taken from the Judges from the three Irish and three … Read More

Flavours of Fingal County Show 2016

June 16, 2016 |


The fifth Flavours Of Fingal County Show will take place at Newbridge House, Donabate, North Dublin on the 25th and 26th of June this year. The festival, organised by Fingal County Council,  Fingal Farmers, Fingal Tourism and Newbridge House … Read More

IPB Pride of Place Awards 2015

November 20, 2015 |

The IPB Pride of Place Awards 2015, in Association with Co-Operation Ireland, took place on the 14th of November in Treacys West County Hotel in a night of celebration and appreciation for the great work done in communities throughout … Read More

Cork County Council’s ‘Big Bike Ride’ Raises almost €3,000 for Charity

October 30, 2015 |

The Big Bike Ride is an annual cycle undertaken by staff of Cork County Council each year to raise money for charity. In its five years of running it has raised a total of over €17,000 for various chosen charities, … Read More

Minister Opens €6m Doolin Pier

July 27, 2015 |

The new €6m Pier at Doolin, Co. Clare, has been officially opened on Friday, 19 June, 2015 by Brendan Howlin, T.D., Minister for Public Expenditure & Public Reform. The new 65-metre pier, the development of which was led by Clare … Read More

Codema Hosts The Dublin City Energy Fair in Dublin City Council’s Civic Offices

July 27, 2015 |

To celebrate the launch of the 5Cube, Dublin’s energy agency Codema hosted the Dublin City Energy Fair in Dublin City Council’s Civic Offices on Friday, 19th June during EU Sustainable Energy Week.

The Dublin City Energy Fair featured a whole … Read More

Gaelchultúr’s Certificate in Professional Irish awarded for the first time in Fingal County Council

July 27, 2015 |

The first group of students from Fingal County Council to complete Gaelchultúr’s Certificate in Professional Irish course were presented with their certificates by Chief Executive Paul Reid at an event which took place in the County Hall, Swords, on the … Read More

Engage, Discuss and Get Involved in Limerick’s Bid for European Capital of Culture 2020.

June 3, 2015 |

This summer the team supporting Limerick’s campaign for the designation of European Capital of Culture 2020 is asking the broader Limerick community to engage, discuss and get involved in Limerick’s bid for European Capital of Culture 2020.

International Day for Biodiversity: Celebrating Dublin’s Biosphere in a Weekend of Events.

May 21, 2015 |

This Friday (22nd May) is International Biological Diversity Day – an annual UN-sanctioned event which is designed to celebrate the richness and diversity of our shared biosphere.  This year, the celebration is designed to stress how interconnected our … Read More

Foyle Sailability goes around Ireland

May 14, 2015 |

Yacht owners who are volunteers with Foyle Sailability have revealed their plans to round Ireland on an awareness raising campaign for Sailability Ireland, a national organization aimed at increasing opportunities for people with disabilities to engage in sailing and water-based … Read More

ORPC Ireland: U.S. Tidal Power Company Establishes Base in Donegal.

May 7, 2015 |

Ocean Renewable Power Co., a Portland, Maine-based tidal power company is to establish its new Irish base in the Business Centre at Letterkenny Institute of Technology in Donegal.  ORPC build and operate hydrokinetic power systems, their TidGen tidal energy device … Read More

Local Enterprise Office Dublin to Hold Build your Own Business Summit.

May 7, 2015 |

Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Dublin City will host a ‘Build Your Business’ summit on Thursday 14th May in the Wood Quay Venue from 9am to 4pm.

The summit includes key expert speakers that will advise emerging Dublin businesses currently operating … Read More

Over 180 events in Donegal’s Bealtaine 2015

April 27, 2015 |

Over 180 events stretching right across Donegal help make up an extensive programme for the 18th annual Bealtaine Festival which takes place throughout the month of May.

Bealtaine is about celebrating creativity as we age and from dance to cinema, … Read More


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The Riverside Park Hotel Enniscorthy was the venue for a very well attended public meeting on Thursday last 19th March 2015, when over 150 people from all over County Wexford met to develop, consider and agree a Programme of … Read More

Minister English announces winners of Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) Impact Awards

March 26, 2015 |

UCD and Waterford Institute of Technology swept the boards at the annual Knowledge Transfer Ireland Impact Awards presented by Damien English, T.D., Minister for Skills, Research & Innovation in Dublin on Wednesday 23rd March 2015.

UCD and its technology transfer … Read More