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Over 120 events are taking place for National Heritage Week in County Donegal from Saturday, August 17 to Sunday, August 25 and most of them are free. The pocket-size County Donegal Heritage Week Event Guide produced by the County Donegal Heritage Office of Donegal County Council outlining the programme is available free-of-charge from tourist offices, […]
Environment News Tourism
The annual Biodiversity and Councils’ All-Ireland Pollinator conference put the spotlight on local authorities’ vital role in protecting threatened pollinators. One-third of Ireland’s bee species now face extinction. Habitat loss, pesticide use, and dwindling biodiversity are decimating our 20 native species of bumblebee and 77 species of wild solitary bee. Councils can
Culture Tourism
The Carlow County Museum is an award-winning experience in Carlow Town’s Cultural Quarter. The Museum, found on College Street, distinguishes itself by both being open year round and offering free admission. The Carlow County Council works in association with the Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society (C.H.A.S.) to maintain the four galleries worth of exhibitions
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In celebration of the recent €1.2 million restoration of Cork’s St Patrick’s Bridge over 158 men women and children braved the weather and came out dressed as Saint Patrick to take part in the ultimate St Patrick’s Festival. All of the people gathered had responded to an invitation from Cork City Council for anyone, young […]
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Limerick Jazz Festival is returning to Limerick city for its seventh year running this week. The jazz trail take in four venues across the city, where great music and great international artists will play over four days. The festival has been running since 2012 and continues to attract a host of fantastic line-ups; this year’s […]
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10 HANDS is a craft collective representing County Cork in a showcase at the National Craft Exhibition, China, this November 2018 and May 2019. Cork County Council has supported the collective through the Creative Ireland Programme and has recently welcomed a delegation from the Jiangsu Province of China to Cork; the primary focus of the […]
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The Midleton to Youghal Greenway Greenway has taken a major step forward due to the publication of the Part 8 Planning Application that will allow Cork County Council further the development. This project will involve the creation of a high quality, linear Greenway on the route of the disused railway line between Midleton Train Station […]
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National Geographic and UNESCO have collaborated to create the first-ever web platform dedicated to World Heritage. The web launch will take place tomorrow, September 15th, coinciding with European Heritage Day event in Paris Headquarters. The new travel platform – World Heritage Journeys of the EU – will aim to promote sustainable tourism, and encourage people