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Westmeath County Council Press Release 10-05-21 Westmeath County Council are preparing a new Tourism Strategy, which will guide and inform tourism development in County Westmeath from 2021-2027. You are invited to make submissions and proposals which will help to shape the new Tourism Strategy. Click here for more information on this consultation process and how to have
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The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD and the Minister of State with responsibility for Planning and Local Government Peter Burke TD have today (7 May) approved funding of more than €23m million for the Disabled Persons Grant scheme (DPG) and Improvement Works In Lieu of social housing scheme (IWILs). Every […]
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Picture above: Minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan T.D. Image courtesy of Twitter via @EamonRyan Minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan T.D. has today announced the opening of a new €15 million ‘Additional Outdoor Infrastructure Fund’ to help ensure a Safe Outdoor Summer. The funding will support local authorities in enhancing outdoor urban space and improving walking […]
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The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today announced €75 million for 24 landmark regeneration projects in rural communities across the country. The funding, which is being provided under the €1Billion Rural Regeneration and Development Fund will support the key objectives of Our Rural Future – the Government’s ambitious new
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Under the current Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme, energy suppliers must support energy efficiency projects in businesses and homes across Ireland. Image Courtesy of SEAI.ie Gov.ie Press Release: Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications Published on 04 March 2021 The European Commission’s Clean Energy Package, launched in November 2016, sets
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Picture above: Malcolm Noonan. Image courtesy of Twitter Malcolm Noonan T.D., Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, has today, World Wildlife Day (March 3rd 2021), announced that over €1.35 million will be made available to local authorities in the Local Authority Biodiversity Grant Scheme for projects which tackle Invasive Alien Species (IAS) and […]
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Today, the National Oversight and Audit Commission (NOAC) published its findings for the Local Authority Satisfaction Survey 2019, which is the second of three surveys to be disseminated from 2018 to 2020. This survey took place in eleven local authorities  and demonstrated that Irish citizens’ knowledge of their local council varies greatly by age. Amongst […]
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A recent conference in Dublin, hosted by the Local Government Management Agency, highlighted the key concerns of local councils on dealing with the fallout from Brexit. Local authorities face a number of unprecedented difficulties as result of Brexit. They are however determined to prevail regardless of the changing political landscape and are focussed on building […]
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In 2012 Revenue declared annual income for people aged 65 and over was €10billion, in addition to 75% of Ireland’s disposable income residing with this demographic. The Age Friendly Business Recognition Programme looks at how Irish businesses can reach this changing customer base, and how its spending power can positively impact local business. Age Friendly […]