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The imposing UEFA EURO 2020 Countdown Clock on Barnardo Square in Dublin’s city centre has reached the ‘100 days to go’ milestone.  The tournament kicks off on June 12th, and will be the largest sporting event ever to come to these shores. The Dublin Arena, as the Aviva Stadium will be known during tournament time, […]
Housing News
The report below contains the most recent housing data, including residential planning permissions, commencements, housing guarantee registrations, new homes available, and purchase and rental price indices. The latest figures show that Planning Permissions (Q3 2019) were up 17% year-on-year and Commencement Notices were up 17% in December 2019. Download full the report
Housing News
Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council’s innovative housing project at Georges Place Dún Laoghaire has achieved significant recognition across many sectors since its completion in June 2018. The project, which involves the construction of 12 rapid delivery houses, has previously received awards from The Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland, The Irish Council for Social
Feature Housing News
Fingal, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown and South Dublin County Councils have come together with Approved Housing Bodies at the inaugural meeting of a Regional Forum to discuss continued partnership opportunities and enhance the delivery of housing.  Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal and South Dublin County Councils have come together with Approved Housing Bodies at the inaugural
Education News Transport
On 15 th January 2020 the Southern Regional Assembly hosted the final site and study visit for project partners of the Interreg Europe MATCH-UP project in Ireland’s Oldest City – Waterford City founded by the Vikings in 914. In line with the MATCH-UP project objective we used the most sustainable form of transport for our […]
Education News
The newly-appointed Lord Mayor, Tom Brabazon, today launched the programme for the 2020 Dublin One City One Book Festival at an event in the Mansion House. Tatty by Christine Dwyer Hickey joins a long list of illustrious titles as this year’s featured book in the Festival which sees a programme of events themed around the […]
Enterprise Week is happening again this year from 2 to 6 March with over 20 fantastic business events in dlr. Following on from past successes we are bringing in experts to deliver practical workshops on; leadership, raising investment, tendering, pricing, sales, and lots more. One of the highlights will undoubtedly be the session on Thursday, […]
Feature News Transport
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is pleased to announce that the National Transport Authority has allocated funding of €9.9million to the Council for the design and construction of 15 cycle improvement schemes around the County in 2020, under the Sustainable Transport Measures Grant programme. The 15 schemes are at various stages of development, with some proceeding
Galway City Council has been nominated in two categories in the upcoming Irish Planning Institute Awards for the recently prepared Galway City Public Realm Strategy. These national awards honour the diverse range of projects and plans currently in progress in local authorities around the country in complex and dynamic environments. Award nominations from this prestigious
This year Donegal County Council will launch a project to explore how Letterkenny town centre can be best regenerated to become a vibrant, competitive and attractive place in which to live, work and invest. To this end, tenders are being sought for the preparation of a Regeneration Strategy which is called ‘Letterkenny 2040.’ The project […]
Education Health News Transport
The hub comprises five parking bays with specific colour-coordinated functions including age-friendly, disabled, electric vehicle charging, bike rack (bike share and public), and car sharing.  Fingal County Council has become the first Local Authority in Ireland to launch a ‘Mobility Hub’ to support accessible and sustainable travel on Main Street, Blanchardstown. The hub
Business Environment Feature News
Local Enterprise Week 2020 has been launched by the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Cork City. This year the schedule is packed with events from a walking networking session on South Mall to a food event on sustainability. Local Enterprise Week 2020 will take place from Monday 2nd March to Friday 6th March, 2020. All of […]
The Bingo Wings Project with Fidget Feet and St. Gabriel’s Orthotic Centre have been announced as winners at this year’s All Ireland Community & Council Awards. The ceremony presented by IPB Insurance and Local Authority Members Association (LAMA) took place in Croke Park Stadium, Dublin. The prestigious awards are in their 14th year and recognise and
Two Mayo County Council projects have collected awards at the annual Local Authorities Members Association (LAMA) Awards held Croke Park, Dublin. Community Representatives and Mayo County Council joined together at the All-Ireland Community and Council Awards where the Protecting the Great Yellow Bumblebee conservation project and Mayo.ie Connecting with our Communities