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As part of the Healthy Ireland at your Library programme, Donegal Library Service is delighted to announce that David Coleman will be holding a talk on Dealing with anxiety in children and teenagers on Saturday 26th September at 11.00 am. Due to Covid-19 restrictions the event will be held via Facebook Live. To access this online event Donegal […]
Education News
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today announced his plans to develop a new 10-year adult literacy, numeracy and digital literacy strategy. The Minister will task SOLAS, the Further Education and Training Authority, with the development of the strategy and asked them to report back within 6 […]
Education Health News
The Council today launched it’s Active School Travel initiative, aimed at encouraging increased walking and cycling, in the upcoming back to school period. All schools across Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown are currently preparing to return to the classroom, in line with the Department of Education & Skills ‘Reopening Our Schools – The Roadmap for the Full
Education Environment Feature Tourism
With limited travel available to people this weekend, many of our country’s beautiful beaches will see heavy use as the fine weather continues. However, there remains a serious lack of understanding on the impact casual littering has on this environment by those who use our beaches. A quick search of ‘beach litter ireland’ on Twitter […]
Education News Transport
On 15 th January 2020 the Southern Regional Assembly hosted the final site and study visit for project partners of the Interreg Europe MATCH-UP project in Ireland’s Oldest City – Waterford City founded by the Vikings in 914. In line with the MATCH-UP project objective we used the most sustainable form of transport for our […]
Education News
The newly-appointed Lord Mayor, Tom Brabazon, today launched the programme for the 2020 Dublin One City One Book Festival at an event in the Mansion House. Tatty by Christine Dwyer Hickey joins a long list of illustrious titles as this year’s featured book in the Festival which sees a programme of events themed around the […]
Education Health News Transport
The hub comprises five parking bays with specific colour-coordinated functions including age-friendly, disabled, electric vehicle charging, bike rack (bike share and public), and car sharing.  Fingal County Council has become the first Local Authority in Ireland to launch a ‘Mobility Hub’ to support accessible and sustainable travel on Main Street, Blanchardstown. The hub
Education News
Met Éireann’s first monthly podcast of 2020, ‘Waves and the Science of Surfing’, was released this morning (31 January 2020). In this episode, Met Éireann presenters Liz Walsh and Noel Fitzpatrick talk to Met Éireann marine researcher Dr Sarah Gallagher, and professional bodyboarder and surf coach Seamus McGoldrick of Sligo Surf Experience, about how waves […]
Education Environment Feature News
Limerick’s green credentials deepened today as it launched its European Green Leaf Year with the announcement of a programme of events to mark the European Commission designation. Some 26 events and initiatives are so far scheduled for a packed programme in Limerick, which was awarded the designation along with Belgian city Mechelen in recognition of its […]
Education News
Limerick Local Enterprise Office has launched its Training & Development Programme for 2020. The Training & Development Programme 2020 contains over 70 training programmes as well as information on business advice clinics running throughout the year and is targeted at small business owners. The Programme also contains details of other initiatives such as the
Education Feature News Tourism
Fingal County Council is delighted to announce the official opening of the Casino Model Railway Museum, Malahide following the completion of a €4m restoration programme on the historic Casino building and conservation of the Fry Model Railway Collection. The Casino building which occupies a prominent position at the entrance to Malahide is the only cottage […]
Culture Education News
Limerick projects has been shortlisted for 10 awards at this year’s All Ireland Community and Council Awards, including ‘Best Connected Council (Communication & Digital Marketing)’. The awards highlight and celebrate the work done by the local authorities as well as volunteers and groups in our communities and recognise the important contribution they make to our […]
Education News
Ten initiatives in Fingal have been nominated across eight categories for the LAMA Awards on February 15th, 2020 in Croke Park Stadium. They cross a range of issues including Best Heritage Project, Best Disability Access & Inclusion Initiative and many more. These nominations are the culmination of work undertaken by Fingal County Council in conjunction […]