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Europe’s largest open air arts festival returns to Ireland Europe’s largest international open air painting festival is fast approaching once again. The annual Art in the Open festivalwill be running in six stunning locations in some charming villages and historic towns in the South-East of the country from July 28th- August 4th. The locations chosen […]
Thomas P. O’Neill III talks about his father and what the Irish Diaspora Award means to him Thomas P. O’Neill III recently spoke about his father the celebrated Tip O’Neill and about what the Irish Diaspora award named after his father really means to him and his family.The O’Neill roots run deep here in Donegal […]
After six years of struggle, we are finally starting to see signs of economic recovery. The Council Journal caught up with the Chief Economist with Investec Ireland, Philip O’ Sullivan, to discuss Ireland’s economic outlook There is no doubt that Ireland’s economy has suffered significantly for the past six years during the global economic recession. […]
Adapting our infrastructure Active travel refers to journeys that use physical activity, such as walking and cycling, to move between locations. These journeys are generally understood as travel for purposes such as going to work, shopping, visiting friends or travelling to school; as opposed to recreational walking or cycling. The Institute of Public Health published […]
Ireland has seen a substantial rise in flooding in recent years as coastal and rural towns have succumb to flood waters costing councils, residents and business owners thousands of euro’s in repairs. The bad weather in recent years has meant that Ireland has had to get used to dealing with flooding and has also meant […]
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Wednesday the 21st of May saw the official opening of the Rosie Hackett Bridge. The bridge which connects Eden Quay to Burgh Quay is now open to pedestrians, cyclists, buses and taxis with completion on Luas works due to finished by 2017. The project was a joint venture between Dublin City Council, The National Transport […]
How the introduction of greenery such as planters can rejuvenate urban areas County council’s strive to make their cities and towns as visually appealing as possible. There are different ways to go about achieving this aim, one of which is through the addition of street furniture. Practical and visually appealing street furniture is an essential […]
Cork INC (innovated, networked, connected) will be established in a joint venture between Cork City and County Council. It will comprise of three areas: Leisure Tourism, Strategic economic marketing and B to B Tourism. The venture will work towards economic growth and build on tourism in the area. Appointments have yet to be made but […]
LANGUAGE is still one of the biggest challenges for migrant communities living in Ireland the launch of the intercultural cities programme in Limerick has heard. Limerick has become the first city in Ireland, outside of Dublin to become an official member of the Intercultural Cities Network, an international grouping of cities which works to develop […]
This year Dublin City Council has published the fourth annual Sustainability Report. Looking back at 2013 across the following themes: Society, Economy, Innovation, Climate & Energy, Transportation, Infrastructure & Land Use, Biodiversity and Resource Management. These were chosen in consultation with a wide variety of stakeholders, and with reference to the City