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Environment Feature News
Minister of State for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development, Seán Canney, today (Wednesday the 30th October 2019) confirmed the policy principles that will underpin the Taoiseach and Minister Bruton’s announcement in his address to the United Nations Climate Action Summit on 23 September 2019 to cease new exploration for oil offshore
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Minister Eoghan Murphy announced the formation of an expert group to advise on the expansion of Ireland’s existing network of Marine Protected Areas, at An Taisce’s Clean Coasts “Love Your Coast” Photography Awards in The Morrison Hotel, Dublin 1.  The awards night celebrated the 10th anniversary of the “Love Your Coast” photography competition. Minister Murphy […]
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Dr. Úna FitzPatrick Project co-ordinator with the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan writes for Council Journal on the nature of the scheme and why partnerships with local authorities are so valuable. The pollination of our crops is a very important ecosystem service we must maintain into the future, both for our food crops and for our wild […]
Fingal Festival of Fire 2019 – Féile Tine Fhine Gall 2019 The 2019 Fingal Festival of Fire is fast approaching with spooktacular events planned for Blanchardstown, Balbriggan and Swords on Thursday, Oct 31 as part of the Safer Halloween initiative. The Blanchardstown event starts at 6pm in Millennium Park with entertainment on the main stage […]
Feature News Technology
Fingal Voices is an app which allows citizens to ask questions, respond to surveys and engage in dialogue with Council departments. An innovative pilot project to engage with traditionally unheard voices through the Fingal Voices smartphone app has been launched by Fingal County Council. Fingal Voices is an app which allows citizens to ask questions, […]
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If you’ve ever received feedback that you “need to be more strategic,” you know how frustrating it can feel. To add insult to injury, the feedback rarely comes with any concrete guidance on what to do about it. So what specific steps can you take to be more strategic in your current role? Start by […]
Business Feature News
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today announced the commencement of the first payments to applicants under the 2019 Beef Environmental Efficiency Pilot (BEEP).  The BEEP is a €20 million scheme being piloted in 2019 and has been followed up in Budget 2020 with a €40 million investment in a […]
Feature News Transport
The Southern Regional Assembly as a partner in the MATCH-UP Interreg Europe project along with our Stakeholders Cork Transport Mobility Forum and Cork City Council was delighted to host 2 free events in Cork City as part of their European Mobility Week actions to help raise awareness of the excellent work that has been done […]
Feature Housing News
The developers behind a controversial nine-storey scheme of almost 500 apartments in north Dublin have offered to lease the entire complex to the State for social housing. If accepted, the development of 471 apartments at the former Chivers factory in Coolock would be the biggest social housing project yet under the new “enhanced leasing scheme” […]
The countdown to Christmas is well and truly on with the launch of the Lord Mayor’s 59th Gala Christmas Concert. Lord Mayor Cllr. John Sheehan and Lady Mayoress Aedamar Sheehan yesterday launched Cork’s favourite Christmas Concert, which will take place on Saturday 7 December in the splendid surroundings of the Concert Hall at Cork City […]