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Tipperary County Council received the award for Council of the Year 2015. This award recognises the achievement in developing the new council website, tipperarycoco.ie. First held in 2006, the LAMA Awards were created to recognise innovative local and national projects in the areas of infrastructure, community development, recreation and social impact initiatives.
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Cavan County Council is working closely with Cóillte Teoranta to restore Killykeen Forest Park to its former glory. For years, the park was a hugely popular amenity area attracting visitors from the local area and also from far afield. Incredibly scenic, Killykeen Forest Park is a mixed woodland park wrapped around the shores of historic […]
Education
The CARA National Adapted Physical Activity Centre in conjunction with the Irish Rugby Football Union and with the support of the Department of Justice and Equality, announced their second Xcessible Youth Sport Initiative aimed at increasing awareness of participation opportunities for children with disabilities in sport and physical activity. Xcessible Inclusive Youth
Health
The Cavan Older People’s Forum, along with support from Cavan County Council will co-ordinate a new Drop-In centre for older people in Cavan Town. This will take place in the Events Space of the Johnston Central Library and will be held every Monday morning, from11:30am to 1pm. This will be open to all older members […]
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Figures from the Central Statistics Office state that there are approximately 170,000 private wells in Ireland. These private wells do not fall under the European Communities (Drinking Water) Regulations 2014. Private wells are more commonly used in rural areas around the country. A private well is deemed to be one that is privately owned and […]
Financial
€104,000 is being made available to community groups, voluntary organisations, and festival and event organisers in the wider Ennis area under four new schemes, details of which have been announced by Clare County Council’s Ennis Municipal District Committee. 11 community groups and organisations throughout Ennis are to initially benefit from a €43,400 euro contribution
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  Galway has recently received the honour of being designated as a UNESCO City Of Film. Following a campaign that started two years ago, a total of 63 countries from around the world were shortlisted for the honour. The award is given by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation in recognition to a […]
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Mayor of Limerick City and County, Cllr Kevin Sheahan has welcomed the latest Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) survey which has placed Limerick clean to European norms. “This is a very good result for Limerick with almost 70% of sites surveyed receiving the top litter grade,” he said. “IBAL particularly singled out the Hunt Museum, the Shannon […]
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As Limerick City of Culture 2014 was drawing to a close, the Friars’ Gate Theatre in Kilmallock was showcasing the results of its four years of work on Integration through the Arts. Bringing together practitioners from the Arts and from a broad spectrum of education including primary, secondary and third level, the ‘Integration Through the […]
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  Dún Laoghaire harbour’s proposed “urban beach” and outdoor swimming pool has finally received planning permission almost a year after the plan was lodged by Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company. The proposed redevelopment was modelled on the Badeschiff facility in Berlin, a floating swimming pool on the river Spree, and is part of the Dún Laoghaire […]
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Mayo County Council Arts Service is launching Film Mayo tonight at 6pm in Knockranny House Hotel in Westport. The events guest of honour will be renowned director Pat O’Connor. Mr. O’ Connor is a BAFTA and Jacob’s Award winner and has worked with internationally renowned actors/ actresses including Meryl Streep, Kenneth Brannagh, Colin Firth, Helen […]