Best Of Council Journal News – November Highlights

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

Business News

Oxford Global Resources Announces 75 High Level Jobs For Cork

Oxford Global Resources, the global staffing and consulting company, has announced the creation of 75 new high-level roles in Cork. The new positions will be created at Oxford’s European headquarters in Cork city in response to increased customer demand across Europe.

Council News

153 New Homes In County Clare Opened

153 new homes in County Clare, with a total approved budget of €40 million, were officially opened by Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien TD.

Culture News

Cois Móire – A New Documentary Series By Cormorant Films On TG4

Cois Móire, a new documentary series by Cormorant Films on TG4, starts at 9.30 pm, Wednesday 9th November 2022 on TG4 and TG4 Playerwith with four 1 hour episodes.

Education News

€11M Dundalk Capital Investment And Green Light For Next Stage Of DKIT Project

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris has announced an €11 million capital investment in the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence (AMTCE) in Dundalk, Co Louth.

Environment News

Making Housing In Ireland Energy Efficient Podcast With Retrokit

On this week’s podcast, we had the pleasure of speaking with Xavier Dubuisson, CEO of RetroKit. Xavier created the concept for the company in 2017 and with 25 years experience in the field of sustainable energy in Ireland and internationally, he has the perfect expertise to build a start-up dedicated to upscaling home energy upgrades with innovative digital solutions.

Health News

€21m All-Island Programme To Train 42 World-Class Clinician Scientists

A €21.3m investment is going towards the second phase of an all-island training programme for clinician scientists. Phase one of the Irish Clinical Academic Training (ICAT) began in 2016 with a budget of €17m. It was hosted by Trinity College Dublin and was set up to train academic fellows in medicine, dentistry and veterinary medicine.

History News

Waterford City’s History Brought To Life By Digital Story Walking Trail

A new digital story trail featuring augmented reality (AR) offers tourists an engaging way to discover history via their smartphone in Waterford.

Housing News

1,300 Homes In Donabate Granted Planning Permission

A housing development for over 1,300 homes in Donabate has been granted planning permission. The Corballis East neighbourhood was submitted as a strategic housing development and was given approval on Monday, November 14 by An Bord Pleanala. 

Sport News

Sport Ireland Campus Masterplan Vision

Taoiseach Micheál Martin unveiled the Sport Ireland Campus Masterplan Vision, the ambitious blueprint which proposes a vision and framework for the growth of the Sport Ireland Campus and the long-term development of associated sporting facilities over the next 15–20 years.

Technology News

‘IRIS’ Subsea Telecoms Cable Between Galway And Iceland Welcomed

A subsea telecoms cable, known as IRIS, has been installed between Galway and Iceland. The new cable, landing in Galway, will provide direct high-capacity links to Iceland with onward connectivity to Northern Europe via Denmark. The cable system will greatly increase capacity and diversity of internet connections to Ireland.

Tourism News

Fáilte Ireland Funding Illuminates The Town Of Drogheda With Ancient Irish Tales

Fáilte Ireland officially launched the first elements of the Urban Animation project in Drogheda which sees the town’s historic streetscapes illuminated with animated projections and murals of the epic myths and legends associated with the area.

Transport News

Sod Turned On Killaloe Bypass, Shannon Bridge Crossing And R494 Improvement Scheme

Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD has turned the sod for the new Killaloe Bypass, Shannon Bridge Crossing and R494 Improvement Scheme.

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