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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.  […]
Feature News
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
Environment Feature News
EU takes Ireland to court over wildlife habitats neglect. Hundreds of sensitive wildlife habitats have been neglected through Ireland’s failure to apply conservation measures, the European Court of Justice has been told. The European Commission has referred Ireland to the court after running out of patience waiting for action to safeguard the 423 sites. Almost […]
Business Feature News Transport
€30 million investment at Rosslare Europort, as planning permission submitted for Port Masterplan. The Masterplan, together with initiatives under the strategic plan for the port, will see over €30 million invested by Iarnród Éireann in Rosslare Europort over the next five years.  It will ensure that Rosslare will be equipped with the capacity, facilities and […]
Feature News
Eight-year-old Oliver Lynch from Cork has cerebral palsy, and has completed a 50-day walking challenge. President Michael D Higgins and Taoiseach Micheál Martin have praised the determination shown by a young boy who has raised €30,000 for charities. For more updates follow us on Twitter You can also find us on Facebook and Linkedin Article […]
Council Partners Feature News
The innovative work carried out by local authorities across the country during the Covid-19 crisis will be highlighted today, Your Council Day (Wednesday, July 1). Across social media, #YourCouncilDay will showcase numerous heroes who have made a difference in supporting their communities through the vital work carried out by councils during lockdown. Social media users