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Here we bring you our top news highlights in each category from the month of April.
Lawlor Burns Leads Irish Construction Consultancy For Residential, Educational, And Healthcare Projects
Lawlor Burns & Associates is one of Ireland’s leading Chartered Quantity Surveyors and Project Management practices. The company operate from offices in Limerick, Waterford and Dublin and provide professional construction consultancy services for projects including cost management and project management throughout Ireland.
Launch Of Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Initiative In Wicklow
Wicklow County became the first County Council in Ireland to recognise the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower lanyard across all of its public offices and libraries.
‘A Survey Of The Landscape’ Exhibition At Waterford Gallery Of Art
An exciting new exhibition ‘A Survey of the Landscape’ will be launched on May 4th and run until November 4th at The Waterford Gallery of Art in O’Connell Street.
€9m Funding For Greener, Warmer Early Learning And Childcare Services
The Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, announced the allocation of €9 million in grant funding for 141 early learning and childcare services under the Building Blocks – Improvement Grant.
Overcoming Behavioural Barriers To Retrofitting Homes
New research conducted by the Behavioural Insights Team (UK) for the Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland (SEAI) identified potential behavioural barriers homeowners might face along the home retrofitting journey.
Two Major Trauma Centres Launched In Significant Step Forward For The National Trauma Strategy
The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly have officially opened the Major Trauma Centres (MTCs) at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin and Cork University Hospital.
New €4.5m Funding Package Will Conserve And Safeguard Ireland’s Built Heritage
Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan TD, announced that 95 Heritage projects across the country will benefit from a total of €4.5m to conserve Ireland’s Built Heritage.
Sod Turned On New Cost Rental Development In South Dublin
Mayor of South Dublin, Cllr. Emma Murphy, along with Darragh O’Brien, Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, officially turned the sod to commence a new cost rental development of 133 cost rental apartments at Belgard Square North in Tallaght town centre. This South Dublin County Council project represents the first standalone cost rental development by a local authority in Ireland.
Funding To Local Authorities For Development Of Playgrounds And Play Areas
Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, announced the recipients of this year’s Capital Grant Scheme for Play and Recreation. A total of €450,000 has been awarded to 29 Local Authorities.
EU Climate-Smart Rewilding Project Planned For Galway
A new project funded by Horizon Europe called wildE has been launched to develop climate-smart rewilding as a nature-based solution to the twin threats of climate change and biodiversity loss in eight sites across Europe.
Step Into Summer In Waterford
With warmer weather on the horizon, businesses across Waterford city and county have began to step into summer and have started to welcome both domestic and international visitors for what is set to be a busy summer season throughout the city & county. With particular interest from the American market, international bookings to the region are already strong.
Meath County Council Launch New Shared Bike Scheme In Ashbourne
The citizens of Ashbourne in Meath will have a new way of getting around their local town with a new shared bike scheme. A total of 15 pedal bikes, 15 electric bikes and two electric cargo bikes will be available to hire from an initial 10 bike parking locations throughout the town as Meath County Council launches a 12-month trial of the scheme.