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The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, in association with the Managing Director of SuperValu, Ian Allen, has launched the 2022 SuperValu TidyTowns competition. In place since 1958, the competition continues to grow from strength to strength. It is administered by the Department of Rural and Community Development and sponsored by SuperValu.
Culture News
Leading cross border Irish art gallery and culture hub, Hambly and Hambly, is holding a globally accessible online auction of world class fine art works by Irish, Ukrainian,  Northern Irish, and Polish artists this weekend in aid of the Ukrainian refugee crisis. More than 40 artists of international acclaim including Philip Flanagan, Laurence O’Toole, Maria […]
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Mullingar Town Band have been named as the overall winners of the 50th Limerick International Band Championship – Ireland’s only marching band competition. After a gap of two years, the Limerick International Band Championship returned with 15 bands comprising around 800 musicians helping to lift the spirits of the more than 25,000 spectators who lined […]
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After two years with no physical celebration due to Covid-19 restrictions, St Patrick’s Day parades and festivals are back and better than ever. Excitement has been building around the country for the big day, especially given the once-off bank holiday on March 18. Towns, villages and cities alike have put together impressive plans for this […]
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Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has outlined a package of supports of over €150 million designed to transform rural towns, villages and communities throughout 2022. Hosting a webinar entitled ‘Government Supports for Thriving Rural Areas and Vibrant Communities’, Minister Humphreys detailed the various funding streams within her