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According to recent figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), trips to Ireland by overseas residents rose by 8% to 899,900 in April 2018 compared to April 2017. The percentage marks an overall increase of 66,600 visitors. Trips by residents of Great Britain increased by 3.3% to 322,700. Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, said: […]
News
In celebration of Africa Day (May 25th), now in its 13th year, a series of free events are being delivered through Limerick City and County Council and Doras Luimní across the county. The week long Irish Aid supported programme will highlight the importance of African culture and the rejoice in Limerick’s rich diversity, while giving voice to […]
Education News
The Minister for Education, Richard Bruton published a circular requiring all schools to consult parents, teachers and students on the use of smart phones and tablet devices in schools. Minister Bruton also reiterated his commitment that the use of smart phones in schools will be included as an item requiring consultation under the Education Bill 2016, that requires every
Feature News
Dublins Bolands Quay in its entirety has been bought by tech giant Google, as confirmed by Mark Reynolds of Savills, the NAMA-appointed receiver to the Bolands Quay development project. The Bolands Quay site received planning permission in July 2015 and since then NAMA has provided funding for demolition and enabling works. The development is one of […]