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Today is ‘International Day of Persons with Disabilities’ and Donegal County Council will be joining the rest of the country and the Disability Federation of Ireland in putting a purple spotlight on disability. All Public Service Centres across Donegal will display external purple lighting to celebrate the resilience of people with disabilities both in Donegal […]
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Rates of change in the business world have never been so high: organisations move through their business life cycles twice as fast today as they did in the early 1990s. Public sector bodies therefore need to anticipate change. There is strong evidence that preemptive self disruption is much more likely to be successful than involuntary […]
Environment News
The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, T.D. today (Monday the 2nd of December) announced details of the first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction which has received Government approval. The Climate Action Plan, published in June of this year, is the Government’s plan to give Irish people a cleaner, safer and […]
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MAYO County Council, in conjunction with Ireland West Airport, took home first prize in the Best Age-Friendly Initiative category at the 16th annual Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards in Dublin. The awards acknowledge the hard work, innovation and enthusiasm within local authorities that often goes unrecognised. This year saw the introduction of a […]
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Local councillors have agreed a €83.56 million budget for Kilkenny in 2020, giving their unanimous backing for a slightly amended version of the draft budget on Monday. The €83.5  million — up from €79.7 million for 2019 — investment is being made across the board – economic development, roads, housing, parks, presentation of the city […]
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Anticipation is building across the county as representatives from four energetic Cork communities prepare for the upcoming IPB Pride of Place Awards (in association with Co-Operation Ireland), due to take place in Kilkenny on Saturday 30th November. Cork County Council have proudly nominated 4 entrees for this year’s awards: Ballinhassig Village Association, Boherbue Tidy
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Cathaoirleach of Cavan County Council, Cllr Shane P O’Reilly, was joined by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD on Monday evening to officially open the new €1.7 million Virginia Fire Station. Fully funded by the National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management at the Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government, the […]
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Towns and villages throughout Limerick are getting into the Christmas spirit with a host of different events taking place between now and the ‘big’ day. There is plenty taking place throughout the county to entertain the whole family in the lead up to Christmas. Among the highlights are local craft and food fairs, pantos and music, […]
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At a special event today, Saturday 23rd, on Sherkin Island, An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney T.D., in conjunction with the Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands, Seán Kyne T.D. will launch a consultation process aimed at formulating a new national policy […]
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Meath County Councillors have adopted the budget for 2020 which provides for expenditure of over €139 million on services next year, an increase of €15million from 2019. Councillors adopted the annual budget for 2020 at a meeting on Monday afternoon with plans for increased spending across a number of areas.  The largest spend in the […]
Environment News
Cork City Council wish to advise that there will be a period of very high astronomical Spring Tides from Tuesday 26th November until Wednesday 27th November. A tidal surge and periodic strong southerly/south-easterly winds are also predicted over the next few days. These factors combined will result in tide levels higher than the natural tide levels. The