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Launch of new Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund (LSSIF)

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross T.D. and the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin T.D. has announced that applications are being invited for funding under the new Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund (LSSIF).  The fund will be open for applications until April 2019 and a minimum of €100m is being provided. The new fund will initially focus on the requirements and development plans of National Governing Bodies of Sport and Local Authorities.

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Minister Bruton Announces Up to €25 million for Building Energy Upgrades & Renewables

Applications now open for SEAI Community Energy Grant Scheme 2019
 
17,500 homes and 2,000 non domestic buildings upgraded to date
 
The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D., today (Monday the 26th of November)launched the SEAI Community Energy Grant Scheme for 2019. Applications are now open and up to €25 million of Government funds are available towards projects that deliver energy savings to communities, including public buildings, homes and businesses. 

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An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, with Ministers Eoghan Murphy TD, Josepha Madigan TD, and Minister of State, John Halligan TD, announce €100 million under Urban Regeneration and Development Fund.

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, with Minister for Housing, Planning & Local Government, Eoghan Murphy TD, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD, and Minister of State, John Halligan TD, announce €100 million under Urban Regeneration and Development Fund.

Monday 26th November - An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD and the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy TD, have today announced that 88 projects are to be allocated a total of €100 million under the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund (URDF), launched in July this year as part of Project Ireland 2040. The announcement was made today in the Charleville Mall Library, Dublin 1.

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Clare County Council named Local Authority of the Year

Clare County Council officials and Elected Members pictured at the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Santry, Dublin, where Clare County Council was named Local Authority of the Year 2018 (Front L-R): Pat Dowling, Chief Executive; Anne Haugh, Director of Social Development; Councillor Michael Begley, Mayor of Clare; Councillor Clare Colleran Molloy, Mayor of Ennis Municipal District; Councillor Pat Hayes; Leas Cathaoirleach of Killaloe Municipal District. (Back L-R) Leonard Cleary, Director of Rural Development; Carmel Kirby, Director of Physical Development; Councillor Pat McMahon, Leas Cathaoirleach of Shannon Municipal District; Liam Conneally; Director of Economic Development; Councillor Ian Lynch, Cathaoirleach of West Clare Municipal District.
 
Chambers Ireland has named Clare County Council Local Authority of the Year 2018 at its 15th annual Excellence in Local Government Awards.
 
The awards which were presented at a ceremony in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Santry, Dublin on Thursday night (22 November 2018) in association with the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, aim to acknowledge and encourage best practice and constructive initiatives by local authorities.

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South Dublin Winners in the IPB Pride of Place Awards 2018


Two Pride of Place Awards for South Dublin Community Groups, Muintir Chrónáin - Áras Chrónáin and St Mark’s Youth Club – St Mark’s Parish
L to R Paul Mc Alerney Senior Community Officer, SDCC; Brian Ó Gáibhín, Muintir Chrónáin; Geraldine Morrissey and Jimmy Morrissey St Mark’s Youth Club.

The winners of the 16th annual IPB Pride of Place Awards in association with Co-operation Ireland were announced on Saturday the 17th of November at a Gala Awards Ceremony in the Cork City Hall.
 
Pride of Place is an all-island competition that acknowledges the high quality work that communities are doing all over the island of Ireland. Each year Local Authorities from across the island of Ireland have the opportunity to nominate up to a maximum of five groups in their area, who they believe have made an outstanding contribution to supporting and strengthening their local community.

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