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Public Service-wide Innovation Week takes place from today (Monday 19th) until 23rd October. The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael McGrath TD, today (Monday) launched Public Service Innovation Week. Innovation Week provides us with an opportunity to highlight the importance of continuous improvement in our Public Service. For Ireland to succeed we need a
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In early October, we spoke to Fiona Leahy from the Local Enterprise Office in Kerry. Ms Leahy, a Business Advisor & Training Coordinator for Kerry’s LEO was kind enough to take part in a brief interview regarding the “We’re stronger together” campaign. “We’re stronger together” was the message coming from Local Enterprise Offices around the […]
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The principle of non-violence — also known as non-violent resistance — rejects the use of physical violence in order to achieve social or political change. Often described as “the politics of ordinary people”, this form of social struggle has been adopted by mass populations all over the world in campaigns for social justice. The International […]
Environment Feature News
WHAT IS INTERNATIONAL COFFEE DAY? International Coffee Day on 1 October brings together coffee lovers in a global celebration to share their love of coffee and support the millions of farmers whose livelihoods depend on it. WHAT IS THIS YEAR’S FOCUS? This year, the International Coffee Organisation is working to highlight the plight of coffee farmers, the threat […]
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Dublin’s distinct communities, urban villages, and Georgian core are intrinsic to the city’s unique feel and atmosphere. However, Dublin needs ambitious andprogressive planning to become a world leader as a smart and sustainable city.By creating a 15 Minute City we can significantly enhance the liveability ofDublin. Reduced congestion and pollution, enhanced public spaces,
Council Partners Feature News
A new Regeneration Plan for Ballybofey and Stranorlar has been announced this week and will see Donegal County Council working closely with BASICC, the Ballybofey and Stranorlar Integrated Community Company to identify key priorities and actions that will see the sustainable regeneration of the town up to 2040 and beyond.   This Plan will build on […]
Feature Health News
Chef Brian McDermott’s Cookery Videos As part of Healthy Ireland at your Library, Donegal Library Service are delighted to announce that Chef Brian McDermott will be hosting two masterclass cookery videos on our Facebook page on Saturday 12th September The first recipe will be a Chicken Stir Fry and this will be aired at 11.00am. […]
Environment Feature News
By Laura Foley Did you know that of the 8 billion tons of plastic ever made, every single piece still exists?(AAAS & Center for Biological Diversity) Really take this in for a second…. Think about every toothbrush, every plastic razor, plastic bag or “disposable” water bottle, every straw, plastic cup…every shampoo bottle you’ve ever used.  Every. Single. One.  […]
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The creation of 14 new ‘people friendly’ streets and an investment of up to €2 million in the wider city’s existing cycling infrastructure forms part of a series of transformative initiatives unveiled today in the “Re-imagining Cork City” programme. “Re-imagining Cork City” represents an immediate response to social distancing requirements resulting from Covid-19 but also
Feature News Tourism
The historic built environment of Ramelton will receive much-needed support and investment following the announcement that The Heritage Council has awarded €200,000 to a heritage-led regeneration initiative in the town this year.  The Heritage Office and Conservation Office of Donegal County Council in partnership with the Ramelton Georgian Society, Dedalus