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20th Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival Commences this Weekend Over the past 20 years, the Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival – an initiative of Donegal County Council’s Culture Division – has supported artists and engaged communities throughout South and South West Donegal with the best of theatre, music of all kinds, arts for young […]
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Make Way Day is back for 2020 with 29 local authorities taking part in this year’s virtual campaign. This year we will not take to the streets due to Covid-19 but rather host a virtual meeting at 11 am on Friday 25th September where individuals and members of local disability and community groups will come together […]
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This Friday 18th September, Donegal County Council Culture Division is proud to present their 12th annual programme of events for Culture Night, the all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts.  We invite people of all ages to take time out to explore the richness and joy of Irish culture and heritage. In response to […]
Culture News
Friday, 18th September, from 4pm ­– late Clare’s cultural community will come together on Friday, 18th September, to showcase the very best the county has to offer. This year it will be in a reimagined way, with events online allowing audiences to connect through culture. Culture Night 2020 will see a myriad of cultural events […]
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We spoke to Stephen Farrelly and Amanda Farrelly about the future of EV charging infrastructure in Ireland. About ECAR INFRA Founded in Dublin in 2019 by a team with more than 25 years in business and electrical installation, ECAR INFRA was created to contribute to the much needed development of Ireland’s EV Charging Infrastructure. Market […]
Education News
As part of the Healthy Ireland at your Library programme, Donegal Library Service is delighted to announce that David Coleman will be holding a talk on Dealing with anxiety in children and teenagers on Saturday 26th September at 11.00 am. Due to Covid-19 restrictions the event will be held via Facebook Live. To access this online event Donegal […]
Culture News
Do you know of a person or group who have worked tirelessly to protect and promote heritage in your area?  If you do, then The Heritage Council wants to hear from you.  The public are invited to nominate who they feel deserves the ‘Heritage Hero’ award by completing the short nomination form on the Heritage […]
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This Wednesday the 16th September will see the return of the #LoveDonegal day campaign, to once again showcase Donegal to a worldwide audience. The initiative, which is co-ordinated by Donegal County Council, will build on the huge success of last year’s campaign which reached an audience of 33 million people worldwide. Cllr Rena Donaghy, Cathaoirleach of […]
Feature News
Dublin’s distinct communities, urban villages, and Georgian core are intrinsic to the city’s unique feel and atmosphere. However, Dublin needs ambitious andprogressive planning to become a world leader as a smart and sustainable city.By creating a 15 Minute City we can significantly enhance the liveability ofDublin. Reduced congestion and pollution, enhanced public spaces,
Council Partners News
Following the success of the parklet on Douglas Street and as part of the ‘Reimagining Cork’ programme, Cork City Council is seeking to provide up to 10 more parklets in the city centre and wider city. Business owners, institutions, neighbourhood organisations, and other community-based groups are eligible to apply to be a “Parklet Partner.” Parklets […]
Environment News
Approximately 11% of Irish people get their water from private water supplies. Grants are available under the Rural Water Programme for the carrying out of improvement works to a private water supply (this means a water supply providing water intended for human consumption and domestic purposes that serves only one house).  The relevant Regulations are Housing (Private
Education News
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today announced his plans to develop a new 10-year adult literacy, numeracy and digital literacy strategy. The Minister will task SOLAS, the Further Education and Training Authority, with the development of the strategy and asked them to report back within 6 […]
Council Partners Feature News
A new Regeneration Plan for Ballybofey and Stranorlar has been announced this week and will see Donegal County Council working closely with BASICC, the Ballybofey and Stranorlar Integrated Community Company to identify key priorities and actions that will see the sustainable regeneration of the town up to 2040 and beyond.   This Plan will build on […]