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The new County Donegal Development Plan 2018-2024 has now come into effect. Adopted by the elected members of Donegal County Council on May 9th of this year, it is the first consolidated Plan for the entire functional area of Donegal County Council which includes the former Town Council areas of Letterkenny, Buncrana and Bundoran. This new […]
Business Financial News
Ireland’s largest home grown Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider Abtran is set to create 350 new jobs in Sligo. As part of its expansion plan in the north-west region of Ireland, Abtran will base a new regional operations centre in a high-tech facility at Finisklin Business Park. Recruitment for the roles in Sligo has began, with […]
Feature News
With over 1,600 members and an ambitious 3-year development plan, Lean Construction Ireland (LCi) have recently made the decision to incorporate and have now appointed a Board of Directors. This initiative, to incorporate, will allow the Directors to concentrate on growing the association and the development of lean principles within the Irish construction sector through
News Tourism
According to recent figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), trips to Ireland by overseas residents rose by 8% to 899,900 in April 2018 compared to April 2017. The percentage marks an overall increase of 66,600 visitors. Trips by residents of Great Britain increased by 3.3% to 322,700. Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, said: […]
News
In celebration of Africa Day (May 25th), now in its 13th year, a series of free events are being delivered through Limerick City and County Council and Doras Luimní across the county. The week long Irish Aid supported programme will highlight the importance of African culture and the rejoice in Limerick’s rich diversity, while giving voice to […]
Education News
The Minister for Education, Richard Bruton published a circular requiring all schools to consult parents, teachers and students on the use of smart phones and tablet devices in schools. Minister Bruton also reiterated his commitment that the use of smart phones in schools will be included as an item requiring consultation under the Education Bill 2016, that requires every