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New water storage reservoir to help with frequent pipe bursts

By Eoin Ryan Meath County Council has granted planning permission for Irish Water to increase water storage capacity at Windmill Hill Reservoir. An additional large storage reservoir is planned for construction to reduce the impact of frequent bursts that have been occurring throughout Meath. This will include the replacement of over 7kms of problematic, oldContinue reading “New water storage reservoir to help with frequent pipe bursts”

Fógra Liosta Shealadaigh Láithreáin Ríoga na hÉireann

Tá Láithreáin Ríoga na hÉireann déanta suas de ghrúpa de shé bhailiúcháin uathúil de shéadchomharthaí agus láithreáin réamhstairiúla den chuid is mó a bhfuil baint acu le téacsanna meánaoiseacha agus luathmheánaoiseacha mar na príomhláithreáin ársa d’oirniú ríoga in Éirinn. Scaipthe ar fud na hÉireann, seasann ceithre cinn dena láithreáin do ríochta ársa na hÉireann agusContinue reading “Fógra Liosta Shealadaigh Láithreáin Ríoga na hÉireann”

Additional €6.14 million for Irish Sport clubs and groups

By Eoin Ryan The Minister Sport Catherine Martin, Minister of State for Sport, Jack Chambers, today announced the additional funds after the appeals process for the 2020 under the Sports Capital and Equipment Programme concluded. €143.86 million was allocated to 1,865 different projects and up to 146 appeals were submitted by 4th April 2020 forContinue reading “Additional €6.14 million for Irish Sport clubs and groups”

Calls for extra school bus places after surge in applications

Eoin Ryan TD Darren O’Rourke has called for 10,000 extra places on school buses as thousands of children are still waiting to see if their school bus application was accepted. There were a record 130,000 applications for school bus places this year, with almost a third from first-time applicants by the July 29th deadline. ThisContinue reading “Calls for extra school bus places after surge in applications”

Rachel Rathbone discusses her life as a Trans Woman in Ireland 

By Christine O’Mahony  July 16th marked the Trans and Intersex Pride march in Dublin. Many marchers agreed that it was important to march more than ever this month due to the rise in transphobic hate crimes and hate speech in the country.  Meath Local managed to secure an interview with Trans activist and Kells native,Continue reading “Rachel Rathbone discusses her life as a Trans Woman in Ireland “

Antisocial Behaviour now a regular occurrence on Navan buses

Eoin Ryan Navan residents and the National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) have brought up complaints of antisocial and criminal behaviour taking place on the NX Navan bus route. Violence, harassment, intimidation and drug usage have become a common occurrence on the NX bus route and at Navan bus stops according to NBRU and localContinue reading “Antisocial Behaviour now a regular occurrence on Navan buses”

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