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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
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 […]
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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
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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
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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 […]
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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 […]
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Five half day Climate Action workshops for South County Dublin communities These three hour workshops for individuals and community groups in South County Dublin will help communities better understand the need for climate action at a local level and build local climate knowledge in the community.. To book a place on one of the workshops […]
Following input of residents, community organisations, businesses and public bodies on the Draft Tallaght LAP, the elected members of South Dublin County Council resolved to make the Tallaght Local Area Plan, with amendments, on 23rd January 2020. As some of the amendments to the Draft Local Area Plan were deemed to be material alterations of […]
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Ireland’s biggest annual Festival reveals Five Great Days and Nights celebrating the Nation’s Treasures 13-17 March 2020, Dublin. The programme for the National St. Patrick’s Festival, 13-17 March 2020, Dublin, was unveiled today by the Deputy Lord Mayor of Dublin, Tom Brabazon. With the theme SEODA – Treasures from Ireland, the Festival will celebrate Ireland’s […]