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Kerry County Council has begun to outline its application for a greenway cycle and walkway through small farms and towns along the old railway line skirting the N70 Ring of Kerry in south Kerry, which was announced in 2014, but which has still to be constructed. The proposed South Kerry Greenway will rise from sea […]
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The community is urged to remember that bonfires can cause serious damage and injuries both to the environment and to health, Glenties Municipal District has heard. In the lead up to Halloween, Donegal County Council is asking local communities not to provide materials for bonfires. People should be aware that bonfires can also very often […]
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Dr. Úna FitzPatrick Project co-ordinator with the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan writes for Council Journal on the nature of the scheme and why partnerships with local authorities are so valuable. The pollination of our crops is a very important ecosystem service we must maintain into the future, both for our food crops and for our wild […]
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MAYO County Council has been encouraged to financially support the Newport 300 celebrations in 2020 in a similar way it supported the Westport 250 celebrations in 2017. Newport celebrates the 300th anniversary of the founding of the town in 2020 and plans are in place for a series of community celebrations throughout the year. A […]
Environment Feature News
On Thursday 3rd October 2019 the Fingal Greener Communities Awards were held in County Hall, Swords. This important competition has over the years enhanced Fingal County Council’s relationship with residents, community groups and individuals of the county. In attendance on the night were Mayor of Fingal Cllr. Eoghan O’Brien and Fingal County Council Chief Executive […]
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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 Feature News
Glaslough, Co. Monaghan was today (30th September) named as Ireland’s Tidiest Town for 2019.  The SuperValu TidyTowns competition is now entering its seventh decade and Glaslough was judged to be the best from a record number of 918 entries to the competition this year.  The announcement was greeted with great celebration and excitement at today’s awards ceremony […]
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Irish Water are inviting SMEs to a ‘Meet the Buyer’ event for Arklow wastewater treatment plant. This free event will provide an opportunity for SMEs and microbusinesses to find out more about potential supply chain opportunities with our shortlisted tenderers as they advance in their bid for this project. The shortlisted tenderers will be in […]
Feature Housing News
South Dublin County Council has launched a new portal to seek provisional expressions of interest from the public for the provision of affordable homes. The launch of the portal follows the recent allocation of €18 million to South Dublin County Council by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government through the government’s Serviced Sites […]