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Housing
Valhalla, an independent living scheme, was officially opened on Thursday 17th July by Paudie Coffey TD, Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government in the presence of the Mayor of South Dublin County Council, Cllr Fintan Warfield. This development is a joint initiative between Clanmil Housing Association Ireland and […]
Transport
BACKGROUND TO THE PROJECT A bypass of Ballaghaderreen has been under consideration for over twenty years and has been included as an objective of Roscommon County Council in the Roscommon County Development Plans and the associated Ballaghaderreen Town Development Plans since 1993. SITUATION PRE-BYPASS The ‘old’ N5 within the study area was characterised by poor […]
Technology
The payment for services of local governments is increasingly taking place online by both businesses, residents and council customers. The advent of E-day on the 19th September, where payments made by councils to suppliers will be exclusively electronic, is the culmination of this. But not a day goes by without news of a significant security […]
News
Forum Polonia and the School for Leaders from Warsaw invite for the commemorative evening dedicated to the events of August 1980, origins of Solidarity and the fall of Communist regime. The event will take place at the Centre for Creative Practices (15 Pembroke Street Lower, Dublin). Starting from 7 p.m. on 6th of September 2014 […]
News
Bord Gáis Networks recently launched a public awareness campaign throughout the country aimed at highlighting the serious safety issues posed by the rise of natural gas meter tampering in Ireland. Bord Gáis encouraged members of the public to confidentially report suspected or known cases of tampering to the grid operator on 1850 200 694. It […]
News
‘The Best Practice Access Guidelines, Designing Accessible Environments – Access to Independence’ publication launch was held at the Aviva Stadium last month. Representatives were were welcomed by people with disabilities, representative organisations, architects, engineers, planners and developers as the publication was launched by Irish Wheelchair Association. The Aviva
News Tourism
Culture Night 2014 will take place on September 19th and plans are afoot to make the night an unforgettable cultural experience for Mayo audiences. Cultural organisations and groups are busily preparing varied programmes of activity for the evening. Mayo has been participating in the national event since 2009 and the number of participants has steadily […]
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The Waste Management Plan for the Midlands Region 2005 to 2010 was adopted in February 2006. It set out specific objectives in relation to sustainable waste management in the Region, in accordance with the waste hierarchy. The plan set out targets of 46% Recycling, Energy Recovery 37%, Landfill Disposal 17%. As these targets were not […]
Technology
One question which is being asked with greater and greater frequency by householders today is: what is the best way to dispose of the increasing amount of waste electronic goods which clutter up our homes? The succinct answer to this question is simple – recycling is the best way to dispose of electronics. Consider that […]