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Business
Most new laws receive little attention and Ireland’s adoption of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU) is no exception. On first viewing, the directive imposes yet more obligations on industry. However the intent should be seen as admirable and ultimately business friendly. In a nutshell, one of its provisions SI426 applies to you if you […]
Health
  A new study has suggested that those of us who partake in even a medium amount of exercise could reduce the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. The progressive neurological disease symptoms include tremors, stiffness and slow movement. It is estimated that approximately six to seven thousand people in Ireland are affected by the disease […]
Transport
  A recent survey carried out by Limerick City and County Council has shown that the number of vehicle owners across the county who are doing their motor tax business online is on the rise. New statistics obtained for October indicated that 53% of motor tax payments made in the county were done online. That […]
Transport
    A new study has suggested that insomnia could actually be a significant factor major in road- deaths and other fatal injuries on Irish roads. Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder and results in people constantly having difficulties falling asleep or staying asleep. The condition results in a number of problems like fatigue, […]
Business
With an objective to showcase Meath to the world, a most eagerly awaited first ever Meath Enterprise Week, Conference and Exhibition will take place from 17th – 20th November. Focusing on three distinct themes of Digital, Food and Women in Business, the week long programme includes enterprise events, seminars, workshops and schools programmes taking place […]
Health
    The only effective way of properly preventing dental decay is to use fluoridated water with a fluoride toothpaste. That is the opinion of dental expert Prof Denis O’Mullane, former dean of the Dental School in Cork and a former chief dental officer with the Department of Health. Using fluoridated water in this country […]
Education
The workshop is geared towards engineers, architects, site assessors and local authorities or anybody with a keen interest in knowing more about how to deal with septic tank options and alternatives. The seminar is organised by FH Wetland Systems Ltd., and will be delivered by Féidhlim Harty, who has been designing and working with natural […]
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 […]