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This autumn, Cork County Council proudly presents an enchanting concert series that will light up the hearts of residents in healthcare settings across the county. Under the banner of the “Creativity in Older Age” scheme, generously supported by Creative Ireland, these musical performances will spread warmth and joy across nine different healthcare locations in
Business News Technology
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, has launched the 2022 Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) annual report. Demonstrating how public investment in RD&I is building resilience for Ireland’s research and innovation ecosystem, the report highlights that from a base investment of €213 million, SFI leveraged a further
News Transport
The National Transport Authority (NTA) has published its annual report and financial statements for 2022. It was a significant year for the NTA with passenger numbers on public transport returning to and exceeding the record highs achieved, pre-Covid, in 2019. During 2022 a number of key strategic planning milestones were achieved. The NTA completed and published […]
Health News
The Tánaiste and Minister for Defence, Micheál Martin TD, welcomed the rollout of private secondary medical care to the enlisted personnel of the Permanent Defence Force. The Tánaiste had previously announced that the initiative had been agreed in principle at the PDFORRA Annual Delegate Conference in May 2023. Heretofore, private medical care was only available […]
Council Partners News Sport
A significant step towards inclusive cricket was achieved as the Mayor of Fingal, Councillor Adrian Henchy launched Cricket4All Guidelines. The Guidelines are the result of a collaborative effort between Fingal County Council and Cricket Leinster aimed at fostering inclusivity and intergenerational engagement within the sport of cricket. The Guidelines were developed
Business Health News
Astellas Pharma has announced its intention to submit a planning application to build a new state-of-the-art facility, at an approximate cost of €330 million in Tralee, Co. Kerry.  This investment by Astellas in Ireland will expand their capacity and capabilities for aseptic drug products, reinforce stable production for global supply and accelerate the development and
Education News
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has announced funding for two projects at locations run by Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board. The Petersburg Outdoor Education and Training Centre in Clonbur and GRETB Training Centre in Mervue Business and Technology Park, Galway City will benefit from part […]
Council Partners Environment News
Home energy usage and road transport emissions are responsible for two-thirds of Cork’s greenhouse gas emissions being generated, according to important new UCC research commissioned by Cork City Council’s Climate Action Unit. The findings confirm that upgrading our homes to be more energy efficient, and moving around the city by public transport, walking or cycling