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Tipperary County Council received the award for Council of the Year 2015. This award recognises the achievement in developing the new council website, tipperarycoco.ie. First held in 2006, the LAMA Awards were created to recognise innovative local and national projects in the areas of infrastructure, community development, recreation and social impact initiatives.
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Cavan County Council is working closely with Cóillte Teoranta to restore Killykeen Forest Park to its former glory. For years, the park was a hugely popular amenity area attracting visitors from the local area and also from far afield. Incredibly scenic, Killykeen Forest Park is a mixed woodland park wrapped around the shores of historic […]
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Figures from the Central Statistics Office state that there are approximately 170,000 private wells in Ireland. These private wells do not fall under the European Communities (Drinking Water) Regulations 2014. Private wells are more commonly used in rural areas around the country. A private well is deemed to be one that is privately owned and […]
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  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 […]
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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 […]
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Forum Polonia and the School for Leaders from Warsaw invite for the commemorative evening dedicated to the events of August 1980, origins of Solidarity and the fall of Communist regime. The event will take place at the Centre for Creative Practices (15 Pembroke Street Lower, Dublin). Starting from 7 p.m. on 6th of September 2014 […]
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Bord Gáis Networks recently launched a public awareness campaign throughout the country aimed at highlighting the serious safety issues posed by the rise of natural gas meter tampering in Ireland. Bord Gáis encouraged members of the public to confidentially report suspected or known cases of tampering to the grid operator on 1850 200 694. It […]
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‘The Best Practice Access Guidelines, Designing Accessible Environments – Access to Independence’ publication launch was held at the Aviva Stadium last month. Representatives were were welcomed by people with disabilities, representative organisations, architects, engineers, planners and developers as the publication was launched by Irish Wheelchair Association. The Aviva
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Culture Night 2014 will take place on September 19th and plans are afoot to make the night an unforgettable cultural experience for Mayo audiences. Cultural organisations and groups are busily preparing varied programmes of activity for the evening. Mayo has been participating in the national event since 2009 and the number of participants has steadily […]
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The Waste Management Plan for the Midlands Region 2005 to 2010 was adopted in February 2006. It set out specific objectives in relation to sustainable waste management in the Region, in accordance with the waste hierarchy. The plan set out targets of 46% Recycling, Energy Recovery 37%, Landfill Disposal 17%. As these targets were not […]
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Waterford City and Country Council recently revealed their brand new corporate logo at a meeting of the City and County Council in City hall last month. The rebranding of the logo was welcomed by councillors in attendance and the new logo is intended to represent the new unity of Waterford and indeed the unification of […]
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Thomas P. O’Neill III talks about his father and what the Irish Diaspora Award means to him Thomas P. O’Neill III recently spoke about his father the celebrated Tip O’Neill and about what the Irish Diaspora award named after his father really means to him and his family.The O’Neill roots run deep here in Donegal […]
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Wednesday the 21st of May saw the official opening of the Rosie Hackett Bridge. The bridge which connects Eden Quay to Burgh Quay is now open to pedestrians, cyclists, buses and taxis with completion on Luas works due to finished by 2017. The project was a joint venture between Dublin City Council, The National Transport […]