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Laois County Council intend to appoint an architect-led construction design team to develop an enhancement scheme to regenerate the historic centre of Mountmellick. The council has invited companies to bid for the contract worth up to €150,000 to draw up plans for the public realm. A similar plans has been prepared for Portlaoise. A draft plan […]
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The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD has welcomed the publication of the Approved Housing Bodies Regulatory Authority Statement of Strategy. The Strategy Statement covers the period 2021 to 2024 and outlines how the Approved Housing Bodies Regulatory Authority (AHBRA) intend to deliver on their mandate over the next three years. […]
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Satago, the cash management platform that provides automated credit control, risk insight and invoice finance to SMEs and accountants, has launched in Ireland via Sage Marketplace. This launch was driven by interest in Satago’s services outside the UK and represents a strengthening of the partnership between Sage and Satago. Businesses in Ireland will now have access
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Image courtesy of Unsplash Thanks to support from the Irish Government’s initiative ‘Enterprise Ireland’, a steadily growing venture capital firm and angel investor community, and a high ranking on the European Digital City Index, Ireland is currently a base for 80% of the world’s global tech companies such as Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, AirBnb, Eventbrite, Twitter […]
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Finance Minister Pascal Donohoe and Public Expenditure Minister Michael McGrath outlined the details in the Dáil this afternoon. The Government has unveiled a €17.75 billion budget package in the Dail. There will be a €3.4 billion COVID-19 recovery fund aimed at increasing employment by targeting domestic demand. As part of the stimulus package, the VAT rate for
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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 […]
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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,
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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. […]
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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
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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