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Education News
The newly-appointed Lord Mayor, Tom Brabazon, today launched the programme for the 2020 Dublin One City One Book Festival at an event in the Mansion House. Tatty by Christine Dwyer Hickey joins a long list of illustrious titles as this year’s featured book in the Festival which sees a programme of events themed around the […]
Enterprise Week is happening again this year from 2 to 6 March with over 20 fantastic business events in dlr. Following on from past successes we are bringing in experts to deliver practical workshops on; leadership, raising investment, tendering, pricing, sales, and lots more. One of the highlights will undoubtedly be the session on Thursday, […]
Feature News Transport
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is pleased to announce that the National Transport Authority has allocated funding of €9.9million to the Council for the design and construction of 15 cycle improvement schemes around the County in 2020, under the Sustainable Transport Measures Grant programme. The 15 schemes are at various stages of development, with some proceeding
Galway City Council has been nominated in two categories in the upcoming Irish Planning Institute Awards for the recently prepared Galway City Public Realm Strategy. These national awards honour the diverse range of projects and plans currently in progress in local authorities around the country in complex and dynamic environments. Award nominations from this prestigious
Culture Feature
Fingal County Council has announced funding of €288,000 to 43 groups and organisations across Fingal under the Festival and Events Funding Programme 2020. Awarded by Events Unit from the Economic, Enterprise and Tourism Development Department, the funding will assist a wide range of musical, sporting and cultural events across the county in the months ahead. […]
This year Donegal County Council will launch a project to explore how Letterkenny town centre can be best regenerated to become a vibrant, competitive and attractive place in which to live, work and invest. To this end, tenders are being sought for the preparation of a Regeneration Strategy which is called ‘Letterkenny 2040.’ The project […]
Education Health News Transport
The hub comprises five parking bays with specific colour-coordinated functions including age-friendly, disabled, electric vehicle charging, bike rack (bike share and public), and car sharing.  Fingal County Council has become the first Local Authority in Ireland to launch a ‘Mobility Hub’ to support accessible and sustainable travel on Main Street, Blanchardstown. The hub
Business Environment Feature News
Local Enterprise Week 2020 has been launched by the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Cork City. This year the schedule is packed with events from a walking networking session on South Mall to a food event on sustainability. Local Enterprise Week 2020 will take place from Monday 2nd March to Friday 6th March, 2020. All of […]
The Bingo Wings Project with Fidget Feet and St. Gabriel’s Orthotic Centre have been announced as winners at this year’s All Ireland Community & Council Awards. The ceremony presented by IPB Insurance and Local Authority Members Association (LAMA) took place in Croke Park Stadium, Dublin. The prestigious awards are in their 14th year and recognise and
Two Mayo County Council projects have collected awards at the annual Local Authorities Members Association (LAMA) Awards held Croke Park, Dublin. Community Representatives and Mayo County Council joined together at the All-Ireland Community and Council Awards where the Protecting the Great Yellow Bumblebee conservation project and Mayo.ie Connecting with our Communities
News Transport
An allocation of €15,541,817 was made to Westmeath County Council on January 21 for national roads, a senior official has informed councillors. Head of finance, Jimmy Dalton, told the council’s finance meeting on Monday of last week that the fund was made up of an allocation of €12,941,838 for improvements, €599,979 for maintenance and €2,000,000 […]
Environment Feature News
Fingal County Council has presented an update on the Rogerstown Estuary Coastal Flooding and Erosion Risk Management Study to the Fingal Coastal Liaison Group. The Study, which is being carried out by RPS engineering consultants, examines the options available to address coastal flooding and erosion risk in Rush and Portrane. Preferred options have emerged in […]