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The National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) saw increased demand for its services in 2018 against a backdrop of a strong performance by the Irish economy. There were significant developments for NSAI, particularly in the standards area, with 1,318 standards published last year. Among them were the standard for Pyrite and Mica I.S. 465, and […]
Council Partners Financial News
On the 27th of June, €15.075 million in funding was approved for the Disabled Persons Grant scheme (DPG) and Improvement Works In Lieu of social housing scheme (IWILs). This effort was led by Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government Eoghan Murphy, T.D., and Minister of State for Disability Issues Finian McGrath, T.D. Compared […]
Business Financial News
A new regional enterprise plan was announced for Dublin on February 13th, at an event which also saw the announcement of a €10 million redevelopment and expansion of the Guinness Enterprise Centre (GEC). The Regional Enterprise Plan for Dublin is one of nine new Regional Enterprise Plans, which the department says are designed to support enterprise […]
Financial Housing News
Speaking ahead of the launch of the Government’s affordable purchase scheme, John O’Connor, CEO of the State’s Housing Agency, said it would both a mistake and unwise for local authorities to become involved in building homes for low- and middle-income buyers as part of the Government’s proposed new affordable purchase scheme. The new affordable purchase
Financial News
According to the ‘Global Cities of the Future 2018/2019’ report that has been published today Dublin has been ranked the number one large city for foreign direct investment in the world. The report showed that Dublin ranked number one in the world in both the ‘Large City’ and ‘Economic Potential’ category as well as being […]
Financial News
Today, Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, announced grant allocations totalling €21 million will be made available to 224 towns and villages across Ireland under the 2018 Town and Village Renewal Scheme. Wexford County Council have revealed that €1.334 million of the available grant funds will be used to revitalise 12 towns […]
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In 2012 Revenue declared annual income for people aged 65 and over was €10billion, in addition to 75% of Ireland’s disposable income residing with this demographic. The Age Friendly Business Recognition Programme looks at how Irish businesses can reach this changing customer base, and how its spending power can positively impact local business. Age Friendly […]