Fittingly, during Heritage Week, Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan TD, has announced the establishment of a €2.2m archaeological research programme funded by the National Monuments Service, in partnership with the Heritage Council and administered by the Irish Research Council.
The removal of up to 150 trees from the Navan Road in Dublin as part of the National Transport Authority’s (NTA) BusConnects project will damage quality of life and climate change goals, a local residents’ group has claimed.
With all adults now eligible for vaccination, Chambers Ireland has renewed its call for employers to be flexible in accommodating the vaccination of their staff, so that the immunisation programme can proceed as fast and smoothly as possible.
The Office of Public Works (OPW) and the National Monuments Service (in the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage) have launched a new campaign entitled 'Protect Our Past', highlighting the need for visitors to Ireland’s heritage sites and monuments to be mindful of their actions over the summer.
The European Commission has adopted its proposal for a Council Recommendation on ‘A Pact for Research and Innovation in Europe' to support the implementation of national European Research Area (ERA) policies.