Category Archives: Departmental Press Release

Waterford wins Shared Island Funding

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has announced the successful award recipients under the Shared Island Local Authority Development Funding Scheme. One of the successful applicants is Waterford City and County Council, which, in partnership with Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, has been awarded … Continue reading

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Conservation Advice Pilot Programme

The Department of Housing, Local Government, and Heritage is running a pilot scheme to provide grants for expert conservation advice on protected structures in private ownership. The scheme will provide grants of €3,000 (ex. VAT) to cover the cost of … Continue reading

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Waterford Libraries awarded €33,597 funding for Library Supports

        Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD, have today (Thursday 4th August 2022) announced €700,000 in funding for library supports. … Continue reading

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Minister Naughton set to double fines for key road traffic offences

RSA and An Garda Síochána call on road users to ‘Summer Safely’ as peak holiday season begins August 2021 worst month for road deaths in a decade with 22 deaths 94 deaths and 673 serious injuries to date to date in … Continue reading

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Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) announces plans for investment in 5 regional cities

The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF), part of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA), has announced plans for investment programmes in each of Ireland’s 5 regional cities – Cork, Galway, Limerick, Waterford and Kilkenny. The new initiative will be a … Continue reading

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New Pilot Grant Scheme launched to boost the Night-Time Economy

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, launched the Night-Time Economy Support Scheme (NTESS) in support of two recommendations in the Report of the Night-Time Economy Taskforce. €2.6m has been allocated to support entertainment … Continue reading

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RSA & An Garda Síochána launch June Bank Holiday Road Safety Appeal

RSA and An Garda Síochána launch June Bank Holiday Road Safety Appeal and 24 hour National ‘Slow Down Day’ Enforcement Operation  Road Safety Authority and An Garda Síochána urge motorists to reduce their speed National ‘Slow Down Day’, to run … Continue reading

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Reminder: Have your say on new National Cycle Network for Ireland

Today May 4th, Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) has launched a public consultation for the proposed new National Cycle Network. Anyone interested is invited to view the proposals at https://ncn.consultation.ai/  and feedback through this link before June 7th. From Department of Transport … Continue reading

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Learner and Novice drivers being reminded of lower penalty point threshold

7 penalty points in a 3-year period equals 6-month disqualification 6,460 penalty points notices issued to learner and novice drivers in 2021 1,323 vehicles seized from unaccompanied learner drivers between Jan – April 2022  Thursday 12 May 2022: The Road Safety … Continue reading

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