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  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 and Farm promotes the county’s fresh farming produce, an area that grows one third of […]
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The order legally establishing the Climate Change Advisory Council was signed by the Minister for the Environment, Alan Kelly, TD, on the 18th of January. The important work of the Council commenced, on an interim basis, in June 2015 and it has already held two preliminary meetings. The Council is an independent advisory body which will act to assess and […]
Financial News
The Arts Council recently announced its investment plan for 2016, which will see it invest €60.1 million in bringing the arts to people and communities across Ireland. The annual investment strategy will see the Arts Council introduce its new 10-year strategy, Making Great Art Work, which sets out the direction the Council will take in leading the arts in Ireland […]
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Athlone, Cork, Galway, Wexford, Kilkenny, Limerick, Roscommon. The list of flooded regions goes on. Equally as long is the list of storms that have hit Ireland this winter season, in what has been one of the worst years of flooding on record. Estimated costs of damages is already set to reach €100 million and this is before a […]
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Without questions, Ireland’s greatest resource is its diverse natural environment. It was for this reason that the National Biodiversity Data Centre was established by the Heritage Council in 2007. Now, Ireland has become the fifth county in Europe to create a full suite of bio diversity indicators, in an all-encompassing attempt to map out the […]
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Galway City Council is set to examine the possibility of introducing an ‘urban gaeltacht’ area into the city. The proposal is for a modestly sized housing estate of approximately 20 houses, which would be available for sale exclusively to Irish language speakers. The proposal to amend the draft City Development Plan 2017-2023 was made by […]
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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 Ireland. 50 locations were included in the winners. Amongst them were islands, coastal communities, towns and […]
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For all their many advantages, natural renewable energy sources – wind, solar – still suffer from the enduring problem of the intermittent nature of the source, and the need to have effective reserve supplies constantly available. REDT Energy are an Irish company whose innovative distributed flow battery storage system offers a viable and cost effective […]
News Tourism
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 County Council, will serve as a primary access point to and from the Aran Islandsfor […]
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  Dublin City Council and its energy agency Codema launched the 5Cube at Hanover Quay in Dublin’s Docklands earlier this year. The 5Cube represents how much oil is consumed in Ireland every five minutes  and was selected as the winning design following a public competition  in 2013 by Dublin City Council for a smart energy […]
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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 activities. Foyle Sailability was launched in May 2013 by a group of people from throughout
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On Friday 20th March in Dublin, Certification Europe and ResourceKraft co-hosted a breakfast seminar at the Helix on a new piece of legislation under the EU Energy Efficiency Directive. The event was well attended with delegates from all sectors of Irish industry seeking clarity on how this new legislation will be implemented in Ireland and […]
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Kildare county Council: The monthly meeting of the council will be held at 2.00 p.m. on Monday, 30 March 2015 in the council chamber, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, and you are invited to attend. Further information on what will be discussed at the meeting can be found at  Kildare county council meeting Limerick: […]