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Today, Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, announced grant allocations totalling €21 million will be made available to 224 towns and villages across Ireland under the 2018 Town and Village Renewal Scheme. Wexford County Council have revealed that €1.334 million of the available grant funds will be used to revitalise 12 towns […]
Business Feature News
The Blas Backyard is back this afternoon, 5th October, with Conversations in the Backyard. The weekend event creates a space for producers to meet their industry colleagues and form a support network for their business. Blas is a great networking event, set in a relaxed, informal venue, where producers, customers, and industry experts gather to […]
Housing News
Castlebrooke Investment have released the first images of the listed building to be regenerated, Garfield & North, on Garfield Street, Belfast. The building is one of the most unique listed buildings in Belfast city centre and plans for the structure were revealed today at an event organised by Colliers Residential. Castlebrooke’s investment will protect and […]
Environment Health News
Limerick’s Zero Waste Race kicks off this Sunday, 7th October, in conjunction with National Reuse Month. The Urban Run will be Limerick’s first zero waste 10K, and the goal is to eliminate plastic bottle waste. Zero Waste Race is part of St. Michael’s Rowing Club (SMRC) Urban Run and is being organised alongside Limerick City […]
Business Financial News
In 2012 Revenue declared annual income for people aged 65 and over was €10billion, in addition to 75% of Ireland’s disposable income residing with this demographic. The Age Friendly Business Recognition Programme looks at how Irish businesses can reach this changing customer base, and how its spending power can positively impact local business. Age Friendly […]
Health News
The Children and Young people Services Committees (CYPSC) Conference is being held today at the Citywest Hotel, Saggart, Co. Dublin. Today’s conference aims to demonstrate the success of CYPSC in responding to, and meeting the health and well being needs of children and young people in Ireland. The conference will examine CYPSC’s engagement with its […]
Health News
Limerick Mental Health Week is running this week from the 4th October, promoting mental health awareness throughout the county. A week of public talks, exhibitions, workshops, and events has been organised by Limerick Mental Health Association (LMHA). The week aims to create a community forum whereby discussions surrounding positive mental health and removing stigma
Education Environment News
The GLOBE International Citizen Science Schools’ Programme is celebrating its second year to engage and educate students across Ireland in environmental studies. The EPA and An Taisce have today launched the second year of the GLOBE campaign in Ireland. The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Programme is an international science and […]
Business News Technology
SOTI is to make an initial investment of €20million, following their announcement today that the mobile operations company will be expanding its workforce to Galway. SOTI develop management solutions for business-critical mobility and the IoT. The company has committed to growing it’s operations in Ireland in the hope of creating a European tech hub. The […]
Housing News
Cork County Council have confirmed they will deliver 462 new social homes by the end of the year. The Council currently has 65 units under construction and plan to provide and additional 156 through direct build and the acquisition of turnkey schemes. Developments underway are situated in Kilnagleary Carrigaline, Masseytown, Macroom, and Cloyne. In delivering […]
News
Longford County Council’s Regeneration Team are hosting a public consultation day today, Monday 1st October, in Longford Town Library. A masterplan for the Ballyminion area is being development by the Council’s Regeneration Team to stimulate physical development that is underpinned by a commitment to community development and environmental sustainability. The
News Transport
Funding of €400,000 for Dublin City Council has been confirmed by Minister for Transport Shane Ross, in addition to €110m already secured for the development of cycling and walking infrastructure across the country. Dublin City Council intend to use the funding to invest in new cycling safety infrastructure, including the installation of smart cyclist detection […]
News
This Saturday, The National Rowing Centre invites everyone to join the Cork community in celebrating Ireland’s success at the World Rowing Championships. Sanita Pušpure of Ballincollig took gold in the women’s single scull, and Cork brothers Paul and Gary O’Donovan secured gold in the lightweight double sculls, at this year’s World Rowing Championships. The Irish […]
Education News
The Northwest Regional Working Group organised a major emergency exercise in the Clanree Hotel in Letterkenny yesterday involving 100 participants. The training event was code-named Exercise Neptune, and was based on a rapidly escalating flooding incident in the Finn Valley area, County Donegal. Participants were told that there were some casualties and widespread property
Business News Technology
The BIM In Practice Conference is a free event being held in The Westbury Hotel tomorrow morning. The event’s objective is to show how Building Information Modelling is giving companies in Ireland a competitive advantage. Building Information Modelling (BIM) is used across a range of industries to plan, design, construct, operate and maintain a variety of […]
News Transport
This year there has been 78 casualties Next week, Irish Road Safety Week (IRSW) will run from Monday 1st October as part of their national drive to save lives campaign. Running from the 1st, until Sunday 7th, Road Safety Week has planned a range of nationwide activities to take place over the course of the […]
News
Wednesday September 26th marks the first ever National Make Way Day. This is the first time that nineteen local authorities have joined forces with the disabled community to campaign for the rights of those challenged by disability. National Make Way Day is a day of action initiated by the Disability Federation of Ireland. The campaign […]