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Council Partners Education News
Businesses, leaders, creative teams, and those who want to be job shapers not seekers are invited to the launch of an ambitious new collaborative opportunity between the Mid-East Regional Local Enterprise Offices and Trinity College Dublin. Local Enterprise Offices of Kildare, Meath and Wicklow have come together to extend an open invitation to the launch […]
News Podcasts Sport
In an exclusive podcast, Council Journal editor Jack Mullen is joined by former England and current Leinster senior coach, Stuart Lancaster, to talk about the concept of leadership. Moreover, Stuart speaks about the role that teaching and mentoring has had on his life so far. In addition, Stuart spoke candidly about what he believes makes a good leader
Council Partners News
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council (dlr) is delighted to host the dlr Festival of Inclusion 2022 this Autumn. The aim of the annual dlr Festival of Inclusion is to highlight and celebrate social inclusion initiatives and to support and encourage all to actively participate and engage in the community. dlr Festival of Inclusion is a community […]
Culture Environment News
Beneath the twinkling lights, striped big tops and rainbow coloured bunting at Ireland’s premier festival, all was as it should be; hearts were aglow with the usual festival magic, fateful meetings and laughter flowed merrily as festival goers hoped for the sun to keep its perch above a blue-grey sky.  Although Electric Picnic has taken […]
Council Partners Environment News
Galway City Council is inviting children and the ‘Young at Heart’ to visit the recently repaired Babaró Public Sculpture in the Children’s Millennium Park, Galway. The sculpture was created in 2006 to celebrate the Babaró Children’s Arts Festival’s 10th anniversary – symbolising playfulness and colour, and inviting children to engage and stand in the silhouette […]
Education News
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris and Minister of State for Skills Niall Collins have outlined a significant cost-of-living-package for third level students as part of Budget 2023. The package will include a: Once-off €1,000 reduction in the student contribution fee for higher education students eligible for the free
Financial News
This guide from the Irish Government provides a high-level overview of Budget 2023. It aims to explain how money will be raised and spent in 2023. Social Welfare Weekly social welfare rates will be increased by €12 for working age recipients. There will also be a €12 increase in weekly payments for pensioners. The Working Family […]
Competition Health News
Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has announced an additional €760,000 in funding for screening services through the Women’s Health Fund. The latest allocation from the Women’s Health Fund will see investment in research, innovation, and supports for women in at-risk populations, including: Addressing low uptake in BowelScreen for women in at-risk populations Piloting a