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A number of Fairtrade objects, commemorating Limerick City’s 16th birthday as a Fairtrade City, have been presented to the People’s Museum by Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Councillor Daniel Butler. Limerick City celebrates its 16th birthday as a Fairtrade City. Among the objects were founding Fairtrade Committee member, Sr Rosetta’s Fairtrade Plaque, […]
Business Council Partners Financial News
Retail spending in the Dublin economy surged in the third quarter of 2021, driven by considerable pent-up consumer demand and the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions. The latest MasterCard SpendingPulse™, produced on behalf of the four Dublin Local Authorities, shows that total retail expenditure expanded by 14.9% QoQ (SA) to reach the highest point since the […]
Council Partners Culture News Tourism
Important progress on an exciting walking and recreational trails project, named the Trail Gazers Project, at eight locations across Europe, where Donegal County council is the lead partner, was made last week. On Friday, 19th November, the Trail Gazers Project in Donegal held an on-line Environmental Workshop with over 20 key stakeholders and members of the
Business Council Partners Education News
Ireland’s largest student enterprise programme has been launched in what is now its 20th year. An initiative of the Local Enterprise Offices to encourage entrepreneurship in secondary schools, the Student Enterprise Programme has seen over 300,000 secondary school students take part nationally since it first began with almost 15,000 taking part in Mayo. 
Council Partners Culture News
Continuing their partnership for a fourth year, Centre Culturel Irlandais and Meath County Council Arts Office will work together to support an individual artist from Meath to spend a month in Paris. Open to practising professional artists of all disciplines living in County Meath, the bursary will provide: a month-long residency at the prestigious Parisian centre, […]
Council Partners Culture Environment News
The 2021 Green Flag Awards were announced by An Taisce Environmental Education, acknowledging Ireland’s best public parks and gardens. Kildare County Council have been awarded two Green Flag sites, for Liffey Linear Park in Newbridge and Zero Waste Community Garden in Rathcoffey. The Green Flag awards are the international accreditation for public park excellence in […]
Business Council Partners Culture News
Dublin natives and lifelong friends Marian McNally and Patricia Haran have developed their hobby into a successful business called Donegal Bog Cotton based in Falcarragh in north west Donegal.  Having spent many holidays in Donegal with their families, Marian recalls the great memories that they have of family barbecues, long walks and swimming in the […]
Council Partners News Sport
Connacht Rugby, in conjunction with Mayo County Council, are delighted to announce a further development in the investment in grassroots rugby with the creation of a new Rugby Development Officer role in County Mayo.  This announcement comes on the back of a new strategic partnership between the two organisations, which will allow for increased funding […]
Council Partners News Technology
Services.LocalGov.ie provides the public with clear, accessible and user-friendly information about local government services all in one place. The website, launched by Minister of State for Local Government, Peter Burke was developed by the Local Government Management Agency with support from the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage and the County and City
Business Council Partners News Tourism
This year’s annual Golden Bridges Conference will be held virtually on Friday, 19 November when political leaders, business, community representatives, tourism and education providers from Ireland North West and Boston will join together to further bind their relationship as the regions start to recover from the COVID pandemic. This is the second year that the […]