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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
Environment Feature News
GWFlood is a groundwater flood monitoring and mapping programme aimed at addressing the knowledge gaps surrounding groundwater flooding in Ireland. The programme was initiated in response to the unprecedented groundwater floods of Winter 2015/2016 and is a collaborative effort combining the karst groundwater expertise of Geological Survey Ireland and Trinity College
Council Partners Feature Housing News
The First Fix Free scheme aims to help reduce the amount of water wasted through leaks on customers’ properties. Irish Water estimates that nearly 145 million litres of water per day have been saved as a result of this scheme to the end of Q1 2019. If we have contacted you about a suspected leak […]
Feature Housing News
Threshold has dealt with 669 cases in Limerick over past year National Housing Charity Threshold has carried out 4,357 actions in relation to 669 cases since it opened its Limerick outreach service just a year ago. The most common issues raised by tenants in Limerick over the last year include tenancy terminations (22 per cent), advice […]
Business Environment Feature News
Opportunity for Businesses and Innovators in Fingal to apply for the 2020 Green Enterprise: Innovation for a Circular Economy Fingal County Council supports the call for applications for the 2020 Green Enterprise: Innovation for a Circular Economy by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in partnership with the Department of Communications, Climate Action and
Business Feature News Podcasts
Crane Worldwide Logistics has been at the coalface of the supply chain throughout the Covid-19 crisis aiding both the national emergency services and frontline workers in sourcing and delivering both PPE and ventilators. Chris Deans, Managing Director of Crane Worldwide speaks to Máirtín Breathnach on the challenges before and during the crisis, the lessons learned, […]
Education Environment Feature Tourism
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 […]