Best Of Council Journal News – January Highlights

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Here we bring you our top news highlights in each category from the month of January.

Business News

Lufthansa Technik Announces Further Growth For Ireland

Lufthansa Technik Turbine Shannon (LTTS) has announced the further growth of its business in Ireland with the opening of a new 2,000 M2 facility and the creation of 25 new jobs in Shannon, with more to be announced later in the year.  

Council News

Improving Streetscape With Longford Connected Project

Longford Connected will greatly improve the walkability of the town centre, helping everyone to more easily make their way around town. It will increase footfall and encourage greater activity and engagement, particularly with local traders.

Culture News

Kildare County Council Announces ‘Brigid 1500’ Programme

Kildare County Council is delighted to announce through its ‘Brigid 1500’ programme a full calendar of events and initiatives for 2023, which aim to celebrate and commemorate St. Brigid

Education News

What Is Hope And Why Do We Need It?

We recognise hope when we feel it and when we need it but it’s hard to define and describe. Hope is all about imagining and reaching for a better future for ourselves. Hope is both an emotion and a way of thinking. 

Environment News

New Bill To Strengthen State’s Capacity To Manage Oil Supplies

The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan, has welcomed Cabinet approval to publish the Oil Emergency Contingency and Transfer of Renewable Transport Fuels Functions Bill 2022.

Health News

Healthy Clare Launches Its First Health And Wellbeing Calendar

The Clare Local Community Development Committee’s (LCDC) Healthy Clare team, based in the Rural and Community Development Directorate at Clare County Council, have created a Healthy Clare Wellbeing Calendar for 2023.

History News

Design Phase For Major Redevelopment Of National Museum Of Ireland – Natural History

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, announced her approval for the commencement of the design phase of the National Museum of Ireland – Natural History redevelopment project.

Housing News

600 New Social Homes To Be Delivered In Cork, Kildare, Monaghan, Sligo And Wicklow

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, welcomed the launch of a further bundle of projects for new social homes under the social housing Public Private Partnership (PPP) Programme, Bundle 6.

Sport News

Major Sports Complex And Remote Working Facility Opened In Cork

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, officially opened a major sports complex and remote working facility in County Cork.

Technology News

Accessibility And AI Set To Be The Key Digital Trends In ECommerce In Ireland This Year

Digital Business Ireland, Ireland’s leading representative body for the Irish eCommerce sector, has published details of five emerging digital enterprises that are set to make their mark on the industry in 2023.

Tourism News

Kilkenny County Council Festival Supports Grants Scheme 2023

Kilkenny County Council has provided supports through a grants scheme for festival organisers to aid with the development and promotion of festivals with a significant tourism impact.

Transport News

New Local Hackney Pilot Scheme To Help Provide More Transport Choices In Rural Areas

The Minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan TD, alongside the National Transport Authority (NTA) has launched a one year local hackney pilot scheme for a localised, specially licenced hackney service to help improve transport choices for people living in rural locations across the country.

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