Category Archives: Departmental Press Release

Minister Naughton Announces Further Extension to Driving Licences

Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton TD has announced today 24th February 2021, details of a further extension to the expiry dates of driving licences. The move comes as the EU and national Governments take steps in response to the disruption caused by … Continue reading

Posted in Community Alerts, COVID-19, Departmental Press Release | Leave a comment

Minister Humphreys highlights the responsibilities of dog owners this lambing season

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today, highlighted the responsibilities of dog owners and the vulnerability of sheep to dog attacks, particularly during lambing season. Minister Humphreys said dog attacks cause real and serious injury to … Continue reading

Posted in Departmental Press Release | Leave a comment

Social Enterprise Development Fund 2021 – Open for Applications

Social Enterprises called on to apply to €400,000 fund to address Ireland’s greatest social challenges: The Social Enterprise Development is a €3.2 Million Fund running from 2018-2022 €400,000 in cash grants will be made available as well as additional business … Continue reading

Posted in Arts / Culture, Departmental Press Release, Scheme / Grant | Leave a comment

Deich mBliana na gCuimneachán Phort Láirge Scéim Deontas Pobail 2021

Cuireann Coiste Cuimhneachán Phort Láirge fáilte roimh iarratais do Scéim Deontas Pobail na gCuimhneachán 2021 do thionscadail a dhéanann comóradh ar Dheich mBliana na gCuimhneachán i gCathair agus i gContae Phort Láirge. Tá deontais de suas go dtí €3000 ar … Continue reading

Posted in Arts / Culture, As Gaeilge, Council News, Departmental Press Release | Leave a comment

Waterford Commemorations Community Grant Fund 2021

Waterford Commemorations Committee invites applications for the 2021 Commemorations Community Grant Scheme for projects to commemorate the Decade of Centenaries in Waterford City and County. Grants of up to €3000 are available for projects to commemorate the Decade of Centenaries: … Continue reading

Posted in Arts / Culture, Council News, Departmental Press Release | Leave a comment

Minister Harris launches one-stop shop for people seeking to upskill

Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris TD has launched a new online portal for people seeking to upskill or retrain. The online portal – http://www.gov.ie/therightcourse – is a one stop shop for businesses, employees or unemployed persons and … Continue reading

Posted in Departmental Press Release | Leave a comment

Report finds 2019 performance of Waterford City & County Council was mixed

– Independent oversight body identified several areas of improvement and concern across Ireland’s local government sector – 17 December 2020: A report by the independent watchdog of local government has revealed the performance of Waterford City and County Council in … Continue reading

Posted in Departmental Press Release | Leave a comment

New Campaign calls for citizens to fight against Illegal Dumping & Fly Tipping

New Communications Campaign calls for all Citizens to get involved in the Fight Against Illegal Dumping and Fly Tipping in Ireland. – There has been an 11% increase in the number of calls reporting illegal dumping during the Covid 19 … Continue reading

Posted in Departmental Press Release, Environmental Campaigns | Leave a comment

Launch of “Think Before You Flush” campaign

Irish Water deals with 2,000 sewer blockages caused by wipes every month To launch the fifth year of the Think Before You Flush campaign, Clean Coasts in partnership with Irish Water are inviting the public to join the celebration of … Continue reading

Posted in Departmental Press Release | Leave a comment