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Cork City Council is inviting applications from city centre-based businesses, institutions, local community-based groups and residents associations to its City Centre Placemaking Fund.  This is open to those who want to be involved in ongoing work that contributes to the greening of the urban streets and encourages biodiversity in the city centre. The hope is […]
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The successful applicants under the €3 million pilot bike and e-bike upcycling initiative has been announced. Following the recent introduction by the Department of Rural and Community Development, in conjunction with the Department of Transport, of a pilot initiative to develop a scheme for the provision of high quality up-cycling bikes and e-bikes, the successful […]
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Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Gillian Coughlan has officially opened the new Argideen Valley Trail walkway in picturesque West Cork. Works were recently completed on the installation of way-markers, map boards and interpretive signs along the new walking route that runs from Ballinscarthy to Timoleague and onto Courtmacsherry.   The walk is approximately
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Feature image courtesy of Cityswift – Ireland via Flickr  The National Transport Authority (NTA) in conjunction with Bus Éireann has today unveiled three new hydrogen-fuel-cell-electric double-deck buses that will initially be used on commuter services in the Greater Dublin Area. The three vehicles were recently purchased by the NTA and will go into service next week on
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Are there benefits of an e-bike? For many cycling purists, the notion of adding an assisted motor to a bicycle is a form of cheating that doesn’t offer the same type of physical and mental benefits as a traditional bike. Sure, riding an electric bike (e-bike) might not be as difficult as tackling that monster […]
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Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, today (Monday 5th July) visited County Cavan to open a series of new rural development projects and to review progress on forthcoming major projects as part of a nationwide tour to promote Our Rural Future. Our Rural Future is the Government’s new rural development strategy, which […]
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Taoiseach Micheál Martin has announced €3m euro in funding from the Shared Island Fund to progress work on the Narrow Water Bridge. The money will see the project brought to tender stage, based on the current design of the bridge and existing planning permission. Further funding will be allocated from the Shared Island Fund, once […]
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A new public awareness campaign from Leave no Trace Ireland and its partners calls on the public to exercise renewed care and responsibility when outdoors in managing dogs, preventing litter, and ensuring that there are no fires unless on a designated site. As we enter summer, Leave No Trace Ireland – Ireland’s only outdoor ethics […]