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Council Partners Feature News Technology
As part of the Velo-City 2019 cycling conference held at the Convention Centre Dublin last week, the Smart Dublin initiative put forward the Smart Pedal Pitch challenge. Companies were given the task of pitching market ready and innovative tech solutions for smart cycling in cities. Smart Dublin is a programme put on by the four […]
Council Partners Financial News
On the 27th of June, €15.075 million in funding was approved for the Disabled Persons Grant scheme (DPG) and Improvement Works In Lieu of social housing scheme (IWILs). This effort was led by Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government Eoghan Murphy, T.D., and Minister of State for Disability Issues Finian McGrath, T.D. Compared […]
Council Partners News
Today, the National Oversight and Audit Commission (NOAC) published its findings for the Local Authority Satisfaction Survey 2019, which is the second of three surveys to be disseminated from 2018 to 2020. This survey took place in eleven local authorities  and demonstrated that Irish citizens’ knowledge of their local council varies greatly by age. Amongst […]
Council Partners News
A recent conference in Dublin, hosted by the Local Government Management Agency, highlighted the key concerns of local councils on dealing with the fallout from Brexit. Local authorities face a number of unprecedented difficulties as result of Brexit. They are however determined to prevail regardless of the changing political landscape and are focussed on building […]
Education News
The 2018 gradireland Graduate Salary & Graduate Recruitment Trends Survey gauges the temperature of the graduate recruitment market in terms of what employers are paying, what skills are in demand, what recruitment methods are most common and much more. The gradireland Graduate Salary & Graduate Recruitment Trends Survey 2018 was published earlier this year and
Business Culture Feature News
Local government plays an important role in creating and supporting environments that enable the community to achieve optimal health and wellbeing. Reducing gender inequity for women is a key strategy in achieving this goal. Definition: Gender Bias – ‘The often unintentional and implicit differentiation between women and men by placing one gender in a hierarchical
Business Environment News
On Saturday the 22nd of June 2019, the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland welcomed sustainable energy advocates from all parts of the country to Athlone Institute of Technology for its fourth annual National Sustainable Energy Community Event. SEAI is Ireland’s national and leading authority on sustainable energy. It works with governments, businesses, homeowners and