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Donegal County Councils new EU funded TrailGazers project is examining how the right type of investment in trails can help local communities increase visitor numbers and provide sustainable community trail management while protecting the area’s natural and cultural assets. During a recent transnational meeting at the University of Algarve in Portugal, project partners from
Donegal Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) has this week approved €820,000 for 15 projects across Donegal under the LEADER Programme.  Projects range from self-catering accommodation, supporting small SME’s, village development initiatives, water quality improvement, supporting family resource services and development of new tourism facilities. Donegal LCDC
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South Dublin County Council has launched a new portal to seek provisional expressions of interest from the public for the provision of affordable homes. The launch of the portal follows the recent allocation of €18 million to South Dublin County Council by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government through the government’s Serviced Sites […]
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The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. and the Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today announced an €18.75 million investment in Cork institute of technology. The funding is being allocated under Project Ireland 2040, which commits to exchequer investments of €2.2 billion in Ireland’s higher education infrastructure over […]
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Some 30 landlords attended the free day-long event at the Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport which provided free training to better inform them of their rights and responsibilities, policy and regulatory changes in the sector and how to successfully manage tenancies.  The course covered a number of areas including pre-tenancy guidelines, the rights and responsibilities of
Culture News
Culture Minister Josepha Madigan is delighted to announce that Irish Harping has been inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.    At a meeting of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Convention on the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, which took place in Bogatá, Columbia, Ireland’s
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THE European Investment Bank has signed a €35m loan agreement with Cork County Council to support their Social Sustainability Investment Programme. This represents the first element of an overall €50m loan facility which has been approved by EIB. The Council has developed a Social Sustainability Investment Programme to maximise potential for growth under the National […]