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The Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, TD, has announced a series of online webinars aimed at the theme of addressing disadvantage. Developed under the What Works initiative, this is the second ‘Festival of Learning’ and will focus on delivering fairer futures for children, young people and families in Ireland. The […]
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Laois County Council intend to appoint an architect-led construction design team to develop an enhancement scheme to regenerate the historic centre of Mountmellick. The council has invited companies to bid for the contract worth up to €150,000 to draw up plans for the public realm. A similar plans has been prepared for Portlaoise. A draft plan […]
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The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD has welcomed the publication of the Approved Housing Bodies Regulatory Authority Statement of Strategy. The Strategy Statement covers the period 2021 to 2024 and outlines how the Approved Housing Bodies Regulatory Authority (AHBRA) intend to deliver on their mandate over the next three years. […]
Culture News
Ardú Street Art project made a triumphant return to Cork city for their second edition, bringing some of the country’s most exciting street artists to create thought-provoking, large-scale murals across the cityscape: Friz’s “Goddess Cliodhna” at St Finbarr’s Road, Shane O’Malley’s bold and bright coloured angular shapes and colours on Lower Glanmire Road, Asbestos’ “What
Housing News
Clúid Housing has opened applications for 56 new cost rental homes in Kildare, the not-for-profit organisation has announced. The 56 new homes are a mix of two-, and three-bedroom terraced and semi-detached homes. The cost rental homes are located in Kildare at Barnhall Meadows, Leixlip. Under the Government’s Cost Rental Scheme, rents are targeted at […]
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The Federation of Irish Sport has welcomed funding for sport and physical activity in Budget 2022. The announcement includes €96.2m in current funding for Sport Ireland, an increase of €4.3m and an increase of Dormant accounts funding from €10m to 12m which will target hard-to-reach communities with innovative projects to promote and sustain participation in […]
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Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, has launched ‘Speak Out’ – the anonymous tool to report violence and harassment in higher education institutions. Speak Out is an online and anonymous reporting platform for incidents of: bullying cyberbullying harassment discrimination hate crime coercive behaviour