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Education Environment News
Planning has been approved by Donegal County Council for two renewable, solar powered, electric vehicle (EV) charging stations with additional energy storage capacity at the Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) Campus car park, opposite the main college building. The pioneering project, which is funded under the EU Interreg Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme,
Housing News
The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, has updated Cabinet colleagues on recent homelessness measures and other trends and policy actions. Minister O’Brien informed colleagues of his intention to publish a new Housing First National Implementation Plan covering the period 2022 to 2026, to establish a new National Homeless Action
Council Partners Culture News
A number of Fairtrade objects, commemorating Limerick City’s 16th birthday as a Fairtrade City, have been presented to the People’s Museum by Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Councillor Daniel Butler. Limerick City celebrates its 16th birthday as a Fairtrade City. Among the objects were founding Fairtrade Committee member, Sr Rosetta’s Fairtrade Plaque, […]
Business Council Partners Financial News
Retail spending in the Dublin economy surged in the third quarter of 2021, driven by considerable pent-up consumer demand and the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions. The latest MasterCard SpendingPulse™, produced on behalf of the four Dublin Local Authorities, shows that total retail expenditure expanded by 14.9% QoQ (SA) to reach the highest point since the […]
Council Partners Culture News Tourism
Important progress on an exciting walking and recreational trails project, named the Trail Gazers Project, at eight locations across Europe, where Donegal County council is the lead partner, was made last week. On Friday, 19th November, the Trail Gazers Project in Donegal held an on-line Environmental Workshop with over 20 key stakeholders and members of the
Business Council Partners Education News
Ireland’s largest student enterprise programme has been launched in what is now its 20th year. An initiative of the Local Enterprise Offices to encourage entrepreneurship in secondary schools, the Student Enterprise Programme has seen over 300,000 secondary school students take part nationally since it first began with almost 15,000 taking part in Mayo. 
Culture Education Health News
New research confirms that participating in creative activity in adult years promotes health and well- being and reduces loneliness, depression and stress. The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, T.D., welcomed the results of a newly-published report by The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College Dublin.