News from around the 32 counties of Ireland
(Source: The Mayo News)
The bull sculpture which will be erected in Navan's Market Square as part of the ongoing refurbishment project, will be delivered to the town before Christmas. Cllr Shane Cassells has described the sculpture, currently in sculptor Colin Grehan's workshop in the village of Kilbeacanty in Co Galway, as one of most significant pieces of artwork to be unveiled in Ireland this year. Plans for the sculpture were met with controversy when it was commisioned almost a decade ago, and it will certainly generate plenty of debate when it is finally hoisted onto its plinth in a central position in the renovated Market Square.
(Source: The Meath Chronicle)
An Edenderry shop has been selected to participate in Fergal Quinn's programme 'Retail Therapy' on RTE One. McGreal's Gift Shop, located on JKL Street in the town, will undergo a major transformation as part of the process. Filming will take place over the coming months as the revamped shop takes shape with the programme due to air early in 2011.
(Source: Offaly Express)
There are close to 800 people on the waiting list for social housing in County Roscommon, the Roscommon Herald can reveal. Figures furnished to the Herald by Roscommon County Council show that there were 785 approved applicants on the housing list as of last Wednesday, September 15th. In addition to the direct provision of social housing, the council also administers a number of schemes designed to provide short to medium term housing solutions for those in need.
(Source: The Roscommon Hearld)
The Institute of Technology in Sligo has taken in more first students than ever before, the college confirmed last week, the same week in which it was ranked by the Sunday Times as one of the best in the country. It is a tremendous boost for one of the most progressive third level institutions in Ireland and is being seen as a clear barometer of the huge advances Sligo has made in recent years, despite the recent economic challenges being faced in the North West.
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