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Education News
Irish diplomats and peacekeepers to visit secondary schools nationwide. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar today visited Ringsend College in Dublin to launch the Global Schools programme, which will see Irish diplomats and peacekeepers visiting secondary schools around the country to talk to students about the Global Ireland programme and the work they do overseas. As part of […]
Financial News
According to the ‘Global Cities of the Future 2018/2019’ report that has been published today Dublin has been ranked the number one large city for foreign direct investment in the world. The report showed that Dublin ranked number one in the world in both the ‘Large City’ and ‘Economic Potential’ category as well as being […]
Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys TD this week announced the results of the second round of the €60million Regional Enterprise Development Fund (REDF), an open national competitive call to support regional projects. Twenty- one successful applicants, out of a total of 77 applications, representing all regions of the country have secured up
Aspiring and seasoned Entrepreneurs from across the region descended on Meath recently to participate in Meath Enterprise Week 2018. The event saw a series of enterprise events, workshops and seminars which took place across the County to celebrate entrepreneurship and promote economic and enterprise development. The highlight of the week, the #MEW2018 Business Conference
A new bold and bright mural, sponsored and commissioned by Cork City Council, was recently installed on Water Street. Created by artist, designer and illustrator Garreth Joyce, the full-size mural celebrates Cork’s top billing in the Condé Nast Traveler survey of the world’s friendliest cities. When giving the award the travel magazine described the city […]
Clare County Council have this week signed off a contract a with O’Brien Builders & Civil Engineering Contractors Ltd. that will see works beginning on upgrades and extensions to the existing public toilets in the seaside town of Lahinch. As part of the upgrade there will be female, male and disabled access toilets, baby/parent room, […]
News Technology
Clare County Council has unveiled plans for a new data centre development for Ennis early in 2019. Speaking to members of Clare Co Council, the Council’s Director of Economic Development, Liam Conneally described the project as “a game changer” for the area The local authority estimates 1,100 jobs would be created during construction, along with […]
The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan, T.D. have launched the Heritage Council’s new Strategic Plan, Heritage at the Heart 2018-2022. The aim of the strategic plan is to engage with issues relevant to Ireland in 2018-2022, and to bolster the heritage sector so that it is better able to deal with […]
Dublin’s energy agency Codema is calling on leading energy service providers in Ireland to apply for the European Energy Service Award, which recognises companies that provide, promote and implement high quality energy projects across Europe. Irish companies can apply in three categories: Best Energy Service Promoter, which distinguishes active market facilitators that
Hospitality providers in county Clare are being asked to sign up for the new ‘Ask For Angela’ code-word campaign to help Clare become a safer place to socialise The Clare Joint Policing Committee (JPC), which consists of Clare County Council, An Garda Síochána, Elected Members and community representatives, have teamed up with the Clare Branch […]
Housing News
Yesterday saw the Mayor of Cork Patrick Gerard Murphy launch the construction of a new residential development by Respond which will include 46 homes for mixed tenure and older people and 1 communal building. The new development will be located at Duntahane, Fermoy, Co Cork. This new project is in partnership with Cork County Council […]
Environment News
DUBLIN, Thursday October 25th, 2018 – Dublin will be one of 115 cities around the world taking action on climate change this Friday (26 October) at Trinity College Dublin, as part of ‘Climathon’. Climathon, the award-winning 24-hour hackathon unites students, entrepreneurs, big thinkers, technical experts and app developers in tackling the defining climate challenges
Cork County Council plans to ban children over 12 from using council playground equipment unless they are physically or intellectually disabled. This is part of a review of playground bylaws established in 2013 for playgrounds, skate parks, and outdoor gyms which are operated by the Council. The new bylaws clarify the 2013 ones which banned […]