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Make Way Day is back for 2020 with 29 local authorities taking part in this year’s virtual campaign. This year we will not take to the streets due to Covid-19 but rather host a virtual meeting at 11 am on Friday 25th September where individuals and members of local disability and community groups will come together […]
Feature News
Dublin’s distinct communities, urban villages, and Georgian core are intrinsic to the city’s unique feel and atmosphere. However, Dublin needs ambitious andprogressive planning to become a world leader as a smart and sustainable city.By creating a 15 Minute City we can significantly enhance the liveability ofDublin. Reduced congestion and pollution, enhanced public spaces,
Feature Health News
Chef Brian McDermott’s Cookery Videos As part of Healthy Ireland at your Library, Donegal Library Service are delighted to announce that Chef Brian McDermott will be hosting two masterclass cookery videos on our Facebook page on Saturday 12th September The first recipe will be a Chicken Stir Fry and this will be aired at 11.00am. […]
Environment News
As Ireland enters an exciting new era for sustainable energy generation with real potential to reduce Ireland’s dependence on fossil fuels, we talk to Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Eamon Ryan, about what could be a particularly exciting new era for the marine sector. What’s so exciting about offshore wind? What’s exciting is the
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
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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 […]
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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 […]