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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 […]
Business Environment Feature
Call for sustainable energy champions in community, business, research and public sector to enter The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has launched its annual SEAI Energy Awards and is calling on climate action champions to showcase their achievements. Now in their 17th year, the SEAI Energy Awards recognise and reward excellence in sustainable energy in
Environment Feature News
The PURE project – Protecting Upland and Rural Environments (PURE) – is a regional partnership initiative which aims to combat illegal dumping and fly tipping in the Wicklow/ Dublin region. It is gets support and co-ordination of resources from all stakeholders who are affected by illegal dumping in the Wicklow/Dublin uplands. The project has a […]
Feature News Technology
The public can now view all the activities of the Four Dublin Local Authorities on their Public Trello board. From Smart Mobility Hubs, to Way-Finding Apps, Smart Street Furniture to Connected Life Buoys, a wide variety of smart projects are now live, helping to improve services and quality of life for Dubliners.  The Smart Dublin […]
Environment Feature
The BRIDE Project (Biodiversity Regeneration In a Dairying Environment) is an innovative agri-environment project based in the River Bride catchment of north-east County Cork and west Waterford, Ireland. The project is co-funded by the European Union and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine through the European Innovation
Feature News Transport
Community Car scheme is an initiative aimed at involving volunteers in their local communities, helping community  members, through the provision of supported transport. The Volunteer Driver will provide, using their own car, essential door to door transport for passengers identified, who have difficulties accessing public or other forms of transport. Recently
Business Environment Feature News
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) and Geological Survey Ireland (GSI) have announced €1M in Government funding towards innovative research projects targeting geothermal energy. The three projects were awarded funding under the 2019 SEAI National Energy Research, Development and Demonstration Funding Programme, with strategic co-funding support from GSI.
Feature News
Forum to target supports at the most vulnerable At the request of Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government,  Eoghan Murphy a Covid-19 Community Response Forum (CRF) is being put in place in Cork City and will be co-ordinated by Cork City Council. From this morning, Monday a dedicated community support helpline will be running from 9-5pm […]
Feature News Transport
It is Fingal County Council’s first project constructed under the Rebuilding Ireland’s Local Infrastructure Housing Activation Fund (LIHAF) to be completed. The Donabate Distributor road runs an easterly direction from the R126 Hearse Road on the south-west of Donabate village, across the Dublin-Belfast railway line, before heading in a northerly direction to reconnect
Feature Housing News
Fingal, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown and South Dublin County Councils have come together with Approved Housing Bodies at the inaugural meeting of a Regional Forum to discuss continued partnership opportunities and enhance the delivery of housing.  Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal and South Dublin County Councils have come together with Approved Housing Bodies at the inaugural
Feature News Transport
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is pleased to announce that the National Transport Authority has allocated funding of €9.9million to the Council for the design and construction of 15 cycle improvement schemes around the County in 2020, under the Sustainable Transport Measures Grant programme. The 15 schemes are at various stages of development, with some proceeding
Culture Feature
Fingal County Council has announced funding of €288,000 to 43 groups and organisations across Fingal under the Festival and Events Funding Programme 2020. Awarded by Events Unit from the Economic, Enterprise and Tourism Development Department, the funding will assist a wide range of musical, sporting and cultural events across the county in the months ahead. […]