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Feature News Tourism
The historic built environment of Ramelton will receive much-needed support and investment following the announcement that The Heritage Council has awarded €200,000 to a heritage-led regeneration initiative in the town this year.  The Heritage Office and Conservation Office of Donegal County Council in partnership with the Ramelton Georgian Society, Dedalus
Environment Feature News
EU takes Ireland to court over wildlife habitats neglect. Hundreds of sensitive wildlife habitats have been neglected through Ireland’s failure to apply conservation measures, the European Court of Justice has been told. The European Commission has referred Ireland to the court after running out of patience waiting for action to safeguard the 423 sites. Almost […]
Environment Feature News
GWFlood is a groundwater flood monitoring and mapping programme aimed at addressing the knowledge gaps surrounding groundwater flooding in Ireland. The programme was initiated in response to the unprecedented groundwater floods of Winter 2015/2016 and is a collaborative effort combining the karst groundwater expertise of Geological Survey Ireland and Trinity College
Feature Housing News
Threshold has dealt with 669 cases in Limerick over past year National Housing Charity Threshold has carried out 4,357 actions in relation to 669 cases since it opened its Limerick outreach service just a year ago. The most common issues raised by tenants in Limerick over the last year include tenancy terminations (22 per cent), advice […]
Education News
The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, T.D., announced today the plan to establish 42 new schools over the course of the next four years, 2019 – 2022. This was prompted by national demographic exercises by the Department of Education into the current and future needs for primary and post-primary education places nationwide. These schools […]
Business News Technology
The set-up of Ireland’s first national Space Strategy for Enterprise by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has been announced by Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan. The Strategy will set out how Ireland can maximise the benefit of its investment in the European Space Agency (ESA) and […]
Housing News
VacantHomes.ie is a website that was launched in August 2017 by Mayo County Council on behalf of the local government sector, as an online resource for anyone to anonymously log possible vacant properties and alert local authorities who can then follow up with the owners to see whether the house can be re-used quickly. According to […]
News
Without questions, Ireland’s greatest resource is its diverse natural environment. It was for this reason that the National Biodiversity Data Centre was established by the Heritage Council in 2007. Now, Ireland has become the fifth county in Europe to create a full suite of bio diversity indicators, in an all-encompassing attempt to map out the […]
Business
According to new research by LinkedIn, there is an increasing influx of professional talent into Ireland, with 18% more professionals coming into Ireland than leaving the country in Q3 2015. The LinkedIn reseach analysed member updates between July and September, tracking movements and trends between countries and job sectors. It found that in Ireland the […]