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A showcase of successful innovators and supporters of local innovation, Mayo Ideas Week is a week-long entrepreneurial series aimed at inspiring new and existing businesses in Mayo. This is a collaborative project by Nuálann Mhaigheo/Mayo Ideas Lab that helps inspire creativity within businesses, and converts original ideas to authentic products and services. The ‘Ideas
Feature Tourism
Cork Orchestral Society celebrates 80 years of ceol, as they carry on the legacy of founder Aloys Fleischmann; providing a stage to hear some of the finest live performances that have visited Leeside. The September season will open with a Gala Concert on the 27th, welcoming returning concert fans, and new arrivals.  Internationally acclaimed soprano […]
Feature Financial Housing
Athboy is now home to 32 additional social residences as part of Meath County Council’s direct construction programme. The official opening of the Connaught Grove development directed by Meath County Council  has been welcomed by Damien English; Minister of State at the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. The timely completion of the housing […]
Feature News
The concept of second cities, and what they should mean for a country or a region, is evolving rapidly, with more and more ‘second tier’ cities being primed for massive regeneration to act as an effective counterbalance to capital cities. In early July, delegates from all over the world arrived in Cork for the Academy […]
Feature News
Adrienne Rodgers, LEO Cork City Head of Enterprise, talks to Council Journal about the new 4,500 square foot facility co-working initative. What have the challenges been getting this off the ground? This project required the buy in of senior management and co-operation of staff across all directorates i.e. Corporate Affairs in relation to Property and […]
Feature News
Council Journal took the time to talk to Mary Byrne of the Town & Village Renewal Scheme about why it’s a successful example of department and local authority cooperation and why it’s so important to work to ensure the growth and viability of rural communities. “I’m based in the Department’s offices in Ballina and I […]
Business Education Feature
 (l-r) Cian Forgarty and Jack Dooley of Greener Globe, participating in LaunchBox 2018, Trinity’s student accelerator. Photo courtesy of LaunchBox All the teams chosen to participate in LaunchBox summer accelerator have two things in common, says Programme Manager Alison Tracey: an idea with the ability to create impact, and the right team to make it […]