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New DLR Council has an almost 50:50 gender balance

Last Friday, following the Local Elections that took place on the 24th of May, with tens of thousands of votes cast by the people of the area, the new Council…

Seconds could change your life: a message from Luas

Luas Operator Transdev launches its appeal to motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists to remember that only seconds could change their life. ↓ Video below ↓ Luas trams travel on a fixed…

Scheduled opening date of Skellig Michael deferred

The OPW has today confirmed that, owing to recent poor weather and sea conditions off the South west cost, the scheduled opening date for visitors to Skellig Michael has been…

Eircode is central in the roll out of Property Marking

Property Marking Ireland, a not-for-profit company, works with local communities to run events where people can get their property marked with their Eircode. The property marking machine uses a tungsten…

Weather forecast increases the risk of water drownings

The 22°C warm weather forecast for the bank holiday weekend increases the risk of drownings as warmer air temperatures can tempt people to go swimming in waters that are still…

Supermac’s to remove plastic straws from all outlets

Supermac’s has announced that it is to remove all plastic straws from its 116 outlets and replace them with paper ones. The announcement was made by the Minister for Communications,…

Record of public transport users getting into Dublin

The number of people travelling into Dublin’s city centre using bus, train or Luas in the morning peak has reached record levels, according to figures being published today by Dublin…

The Catalan version of Dubliners lands at Sweny's

The masterpiece Ulysses describes Dublin in such a detail that James Joyce once said that if one day the city was to be rebuilt from scratch the work could be…

MV Laureline expands Dublin direct route to Europe

Dublin Port today announced that CLdN, the Luxembourg-based short-sea Ro-Ro shipping company and owner of the “Brexit Buster” MV Celine, has added its newly built ship “MV Laureline” onto its…

The future looks quite good for Dublin pubs

Two out of every three Dublin pubs expect to see their business grow in 2019, according to a new survey released by the Licensed Vintners Association (LVA). The positive outlook…

Jack and Emily were the most popular names in 2018

The CSO has today (28 February 2019) released statistics on Irish Babies’ Names 2018. Commenting on the report, Carol Anne Hennessy, Statistician, said: “This publication will for the first time,…

New Teacher Sharing Scheme for post-primary schools

The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. has today (Monday 25 February) announced a new scheme to allow post-primary schools to share teachers in priority subjects. The scheme…

 

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