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At the annual meeting of Dublin City Council in City Hall, Councillor Caroline Conroy was elected the 354th Lord Mayor of Dublin.  Caroline Conroy is only the 11th woman to hold the office of the Lord Mayor of Dublin and succeeds Councillor Alison Gilliland.  Cllr Conroy grew up in Ballymun, Dublin and lives in Glasnevin. […]
Education Health News
The government has published the Zero Tolerance strategy. Led by Minister for Justice Helen McEntee, it is an ambitious 5-year programme of reform to achieve a society which does not accept domestic, sexual and gender-based violence or the attitudes which underpin it. The €363 million strategy is built on 4 pillars – Protection, Prevention, Prosecution […]
Council Partners News
A sod-turning has taken place for the construction of an eagerly awaited community facility in Saggart Village for a community centre. The delivery of the facility has been a collaborative process between South Dublin County Council and the board of management of the local voluntary Saggart Schoolhouse Community Centre. The investment in the Community Centre […]
News Tourism
A new visitor experience has officially opened at the Blasket Centre, following an investment of €2.9million from Fáilte Ireland, the Office of Public Works and the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.  The Minister for State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works Patrick O’Donovan and Máire Ní Shúilleabháin Uí Chíobháin, daughter of […]
Council Partners Housing News
The Land Development Agency (LDA) has appointed the contractor for the development of 597 new homes at Shanganagh, Co. Dublin, with work on site to commence in September. The affordable housing project is being delivered in partnership with Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council (DLR) and will be devoted 100% to affordable and social homes. On completion, […]
Business Health News
Alexion, the Rare Disease group of AstraZeneca, have announced it is to invest €65 million in new and enhanced capabilities across its sites in Ireland. The programme will centre on three investments: the installation of new drug substance production equipment and warehousing facilities to support ambient and cold storage at both sites in College Park […]
Culture Health News
Catherine Martin, Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media and Stephen Donnelly, Minister for Health, have jointly affirmed their recognition of the health and wellbeing benefits of creativity and arts. The all-of-government Creative Ireland Programme, the Department of Health (Healthy Ireland), the Health Service Executive and the Arts Council
Culture News
8 Irish feature films and documentaries supported by Screen Ireland will receive their World Premiere at the 34th Galway Film Fleadh, which revealed its full line-up. The festival, which takes place from 5th to 10th July, will present a diverse and eclectic line-up of film screenings, short films, masterclasses, Q&As and industry panels. Désirée Finnegan, […]