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Career change is a strong trend that is taking hold in rural Ireland as new female-led businesses have started to emerge with help from the Accelerating the Creation Of Rural Nascent Start-ups (ACORNS) programme. ACORNS is a highly-successful development initiative to support early-stage female entrepreneurs living in rural Ireland. Among the 50 new female led […]
Business Council Partners Environment News
Cork City Council is inviting applications from city centre-based businesses, institutions, local community-based groups and residents associations to its City Centre Placemaking Fund.  This is open to those who want to be involved in ongoing work that contributes to the greening of the urban streets and encourages biodiversity in the city centre. The hope is […]
Culture Education News
Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman TD, and Minister of State for Disabilities, Anne Rabbitte TD, have launched a ‘Personal Creativity Competition’ for disability service users. As part of the supports provided to adults with disabilities through the health and personal social service, people with disabilities are offered
Business News Tourism
The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport, Gaeltacht and Media, Catherine Martin T.D. has announced details of the next two phases of Fáilte Ireland’s Strategic Tourism Business Continuity Scheme.  The Minister made the announcement in Cork where she held meetings with members of Cork’s tourism industry, in a needed boost for  visitor attractions, activity operators
Environment News Transport
The successful applicants under the €3 million pilot bike and e-bike upcycling initiative has been announced. Following the recent introduction by the Department of Rural and Community Development, in conjunction with the Department of Transport, of a pilot initiative to develop a scheme for the provision of high quality up-cycling bikes and e-bikes, the successful […]
Health News Transport
Motorists are being advised to drive with more care in the hot weather as it’s revealed you’re more likely to suffer from road rage or to have a crash in summer. As summer temperatures rise, so do people’s tempers. For decades, researchers have observed a correlation between hot weather and increases in violent, aggressive behavior. […]
Council Partners Culture News
Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council (DLR) Architectual Department have been announced as the joint winner alongside King John’s Castle in Carlingford, Co. Louth in the Public Space Category the 2021 RIAI Award. The award recognized excellence in their COVID-19 placemaking projects in Blackrock, Glasthule, Dundrum, Dalkey and along the new Coastal Mobility Cycle