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In recent years Kilmainham mill has become run down and is in desperate need of renovation. Failed developments, an American consortium takeover and falling into the hands of NAMA have been its downfall. The building has been left idle with countless stories of what will come of it; sadly it had become little more than […]
Business Financial News
Restart Grant payments to Fingal businesses from Fingal County Council have now topped over €5m with 982 businesses approved for grants ranging from €2,000 to €10,000. The Restart Grant is part of the Council’s commitment to supporting the local economy and assisting businesses trying to recover from the difficult COVID-19 period. The Council’s Economic Enterprise and
Business News
A cross-sectorial loan (CSL) of €33.7 million is the first between the CEB and Cork County Council and will part-finance up to 52 projects in nine town centres across the county By 2040, it is estimated that there will be an additional one million people living in the Republic of Ireland. Project Ireland 2040, the Government’s […]
Feature News Tourism
The historic built environment of Ramelton will receive much-needed support and investment following the announcement that The Heritage Council has awarded €200,000 to a heritage-led regeneration initiative in the town this year.  The Heritage Office and Conservation Office of Donegal County Council in partnership with the Ramelton Georgian Society, Dedalus
Environment Feature News
EU takes Ireland to court over wildlife habitats neglect. Hundreds of sensitive wildlife habitats have been neglected through Ireland’s failure to apply conservation measures, the European Court of Justice has been told. The European Commission has referred Ireland to the court after running out of patience waiting for action to safeguard the 423 sites. Almost […]
Business Feature News Transport
€30 million investment at Rosslare Europort, as planning permission submitted for Port Masterplan. The Masterplan, together with initiatives under the strategic plan for the port, will see over €30 million invested by Iarnród Éireann in Rosslare Europort over the next five years.  It will ensure that Rosslare will be equipped with the capacity, facilities and […]
Feature News
Eight-year-old Oliver Lynch from Cork has cerebral palsy, and has completed a 50-day walking challenge. President Michael D Higgins and Taoiseach Micheál Martin have praised the determination shown by a young boy who has raised €30,000 for charities. For more updates follow us on Twitter You can also find us on Facebook and Linkedin Article […]
Housing News
Mayo County Council have been directed under Circular 18/2020 dated 26th June 2020, to offer local authority borrowers who consider themselves to be in need of the financial support, related to the continuing COVID-19 situation, the option of a further additional mortgage repayment break for 3 months. As set out in Circular 9/2020, a mortgage […]
Council Partners Feature News
The innovative work carried out by local authorities across the country during the Covid-19 crisis will be highlighted today, Your Council Day (Wednesday, July 1). Across social media, #YourCouncilDay will showcase numerous heroes who have made a difference in supporting their communities through the vital work carried out by councils during lockdown. Social media users
Environment Feature News
GWFlood is a groundwater flood monitoring and mapping programme aimed at addressing the knowledge gaps surrounding groundwater flooding in Ireland. The programme was initiated in response to the unprecedented groundwater floods of Winter 2015/2016 and is a collaborative effort combining the karst groundwater expertise of Geological Survey Ireland and Trinity College
Council Partners Feature Housing News
The First Fix Free scheme aims to help reduce the amount of water wasted through leaks on customers’ properties. Irish Water estimates that nearly 145 million litres of water per day have been saved as a result of this scheme to the end of Q1 2019. If we have contacted you about a suspected leak […]
Feature Housing News
Threshold has dealt with 669 cases in Limerick over past year National Housing Charity Threshold has carried out 4,357 actions in relation to 669 cases since it opened its Limerick outreach service just a year ago. The most common issues raised by tenants in Limerick over the last year include tenancy terminations (22 per cent), advice […]