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Tom Ferris is a consultant economist. He was formally the SeniorEconomist at the Department of Transport. He is a former president ofthe Chartered Institute of Transport in Ireland. Tom has wide experience of the public sector and the private realm. Hehas undertaken consultancy projects for the World Bank, USAID, theOECD, a number of Irish Government […]
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Dr Paul Davis is Head of the Management Group in the Faculty of Business in DCU. Moreover, he is the Program Director for the MSc in E-Commerce having previously completed eight years as Program Director of the MSc in Strategic Procurement and the MSc in International Management. He has completed lecturing assignments in top universities in Italy, Germany […]
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The first day back at school will be like no other. When schools start to re-open this week, almost six months after they closed so suddenly on March 12th, these will be unprecedented times, not just for the pupils and their parents, but for the whole country.  Schools have been working flat out to prepare […]
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€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 […]
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Community Car scheme is an initiative aimed at involving volunteers in their local communities, helping community  members, through the provision of supported transport. The Volunteer Driver will provide, using their own car, essential door to door transport for passengers identified, who have difficulties accessing public or other forms of transport. Recently
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It is Fingal County Council’s first project constructed under the Rebuilding Ireland’s Local Infrastructure Housing Activation Fund (LIHAF) to be completed. The Donabate Distributor road runs an easterly direction from the R126 Hearse Road on the south-west of Donabate village, across the Dublin-Belfast railway line, before heading in a northerly direction to reconnect
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On 15 th January 2020 the Southern Regional Assembly hosted the final site and study visit for project partners of the Interreg Europe MATCH-UP project in Ireland’s Oldest City – Waterford City founded by the Vikings in 914. In line with the MATCH-UP project objective we used the most sustainable form of transport for our […]
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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is pleased to announce that the National Transport Authority has allocated funding of €9.9million to the Council for the design and construction of 15 cycle improvement schemes around the County in 2020, under the Sustainable Transport Measures Grant programme. The 15 schemes are at various stages of development, with some proceeding
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The hub comprises five parking bays with specific colour-coordinated functions including age-friendly, disabled, electric vehicle charging, bike rack (bike share and public), and car sharing.  Fingal County Council has become the first Local Authority in Ireland to launch a ‘Mobility Hub’ to support accessible and sustainable travel on Main Street, Blanchardstown. The hub
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An allocation of €15,541,817 was made to Westmeath County Council on January 21 for national roads, a senior official has informed councillors. Head of finance, Jimmy Dalton, told the council’s finance meeting on Monday of last week that the fund was made up of an allocation of €12,941,838 for improvements, €599,979 for maintenance and €2,000,000 […]
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Construction works are due to commence in early March on the upgrade of a cycle route on Stillorgan Road near University College Dublin. This scheme extends from the junction with The Rise to the pedestrian footbridge midway between the Fosters Avenue junction and Belfield flyover. Stillorgan Road is a key route in the city linking Bray […]