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The Colombian Ambassador to Ireland will help Cork celebrate one of the city’s unsung heroes, General Daniel Florence O’Leary, during ‘Daniel Florence O’Leary Day’ this Saturday. Daniel Florence O’Leary’s impact on the political history of Latin American is widely recognised at the highest levels nationally and globally.  O’Leary, as aide de camp to Símon Bolívar […]
Feature News Technology
MINISTER HEATHER HUMPHREYS ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF IRELAND’S BEST YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS A 34 year old former accountant was named Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) for 2019 at today’s awards ceremony in Dublin.  Sharon Cunningham, co-founder of Shorla Pharma, who are supported by Local Enterprise Office Tipperary, took home the top award at today’s event after
Environment Feature News
EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK is focusing on ‘safe walking and cycling’ and the ways active mobility can benefit our health, environment, and bank balances. The Transport and Mobility Forum will be holding 3 great events on Friday 20th September to show how Cork City and County are moving towards more low-carbon, active mobility.  Tickets for all […]
Business Feature News
Recently a large number of food producers such as restaurant owners, supermarket groups, and chefs gathered at the Limerick Institute of Technology to participate in the Meet the Buyer Event. This event, which hosted more than 75 up and coming businesses, allows participants to pitch their ideas to the top trade buyers from Ireland, Northern […]
Environment Feature News
Dublin’s climate is changing and this poses significant risks and challenges to all of those living in the region. In response to this, South Dublin County Council has produced the Climate Change Action Plan 2019-2024 in association with Codema (Dublin’s Energy Agency) and the Dublin Metropolitan Climate Action Regional Office (CARO). The Climate Change Action […]
Feature Housing News
A new community planned for South Dublin County on the lands that make up the Clonburris Strategic Development Zone has recently been approved by An Bord Pleanála, subject to modifications. The land, comprising approximately 280 hectares, is located between the established communities of Lucan, Clondalkin and Liffey Valley. The lands have been designated by the […]
Environment Feature News
Climate Action and Environment Minister Richard Bruton and Business, Enterprise and Innovation Minister Heather Humphreys this morning outlined the government’s plans to reduce harmful emissions from industry at an industry meeting held in Dublin Castle. They also took the opportunity to launch Pillar 5 of Future Jobs Ireland, the whole-of-Government strategy to prepare
Environment Feature News
Multi-award winning marine biologist, wildlife cameraman and documentary producer Doug Allan will be visiting Donegal next week to speak at the two-day Connecting our Coastline conference which will be held in the Redcastle Oceanfront Hotel. The conference which will take place on the 5th and 6th September will look at opportunities to continue to develop
Culture Feature News
Lord Mayor of Dublin Paul McAuliffe and Dublin City Councilor Mairead Owens launch the 2019 programme for the The Dublin Festival of History. The Dublin Festival of History is an annual free Festival, brought to you by Dublin City Council, and organised by Dublin City Libraries. The Festival has gained a reputation for attracting best-selling […]
Feature Housing News
Hundreds of millions in funding has been allocated to local authorities to bolster the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan Scheme, which was thrown into doubt following budget over-runs earlier this year. The Government committed €200 million over three years in February of last year to the low-cost mortgage scheme for first-time buyers. However, the allocation to […]
Feature Housing News
Delivering on commitments made in the Rebuilding Ireland Action Plan, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy T.D., today (6 August 2019) announced funding approval for 25 infrastructure projects across 13 local authority areas. This significant funding commitment of €84 million will support the delivery of 1,770 affordable homes for purchase.
Feature News Tourism
Over 120 events are taking place for National Heritage Week in County Donegal from Saturday, August 17 to Sunday, August 25 and most of them are free. The pocket-size County Donegal Heritage Week Event Guide produced by the County Donegal Heritage Office of Donegal County Council outlining the programme is available free-of-charge from tourist offices, […]