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If you can’t make it to the Burren, let the Burren come to you! COUNCIL JOURNAL is giving away two delicious hampers produced locally by the Burren Smokehouse who are members of the Burren Food Trail. The Burren Food Trail is part of the Burren Ecotourism Network. To be in with a chance to win one […]
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European Destination of Excellence 2015 – Tourism and Local Gastronomy The Burren Food Trail features a wide variety of different food providers, producers, visitor attractions and outdoor activities. Those behind the trail are passionate about food, growing and producing it locally for you to enjoy. The popular food trail is more than a listing of […]
Business Feature Podcasts
In an exclusive podcast, Council Journal editor Jack Mullen is joined by former England and current Leinster senior coach, Stuart Lancaster to talk about the concept of leadership. Moreover, Stuart speaks about the role that teaching and mentoring has had on his life so far. In addition, Stuart spoke candidly about what he believes makes […]
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€121 million in Government funding was invested in Ireland’s sustainable energy transition last year according to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) annual achievements statement published today. This investment included €90 million into building energy retrofits which underpinned €185 million in this rapidly growing sector that will be vital to achieving
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Image courtesy of the @Wild Atlantic Way Donegal County Council’s Regeneration & Development Team in conjunction with GM Design Associates is pleased to announce the launch of ‘FUTURE Ballyshannon’, a visioning project which will deliver a Regeneration Strategy and Action Plan for Ballyshannon Town Centre. The project will commence with a period of Public Consultation
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The headwinds of COVID-19 have altered nearly all aspects of people’s future across the globe, and have plunged the world’s financial markets into a fast-moving state of disruption and uncertainty. For the financial services industry, the consequences of the pandemic have compressed a decade’s worth of change into less than a year, proving itself the […]
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New research from Trinity Business School in Dublin, Ireland highlights the need for employers to be mindful of the financial wellbeing of freelancers and contractors. This is particularly relevant given that some suggest 75% of staff could be gig workers in 5 years. According to the research, authored by Dr Martha O’Hagan-Luff, Assistant Professor in Finance […]
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Image courtesy of IDA Ireland OECD REPORT ON FDI HIGHLIGHTS: IMPORTANCE OF FDI SECTOR IN IRELAND  FDI’s ROLE IN RECOVERING FROM THE 2008/09 FINANCIAL CRISIS FDI’s CONCENTRATION IN SECTORS WITH HIGHER PRODUCTIVITY, R&D EXPENDITURE AND BETTER EMPLOYMENT OUTCOMES   NEED FOR CONTINUED ACTION ON DIVERSIFICATION, PRODUCTIVITY AND INCREASING SPILLOVER EFFECTS  
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4site, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Indigo Telecom Group Limited, a global provider of telecom and data centre network support services, today announced it will be recruiting more than 100 people, over the next three years, to support its plans for international expansion. With open-location and office-based roles across Ireland, the roles will span from Fibre […]
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Image taken from @ballymoregroup.com Two local sports clubs will also get new state-of-the art homes as part of the plan for the area dubbed ‘Connolly Quarter’ Permission has been granted for a “game changing” development beside Connolly Station that will see more than 700 homes being built and create 1,000 jobs. The new Strategic Housing […]