Category Archives: Blackrock

Patronage of New Primary School for Booterstown_Blackrock – Have Your Say Before 15/01/19

From this morning parents can express their preference in relation to the patronage of 12 primary schools to be established in 2019, including the new school for Booterstown_Blackrock.

You can express your patronage preferences using the Department’s new Online Patronage Process System (OPPS) website https://patronage.education.gov.ie

You have until 15 January 2019 to express your preference from the following list of applicants:

• An Foras Pátrúnachta
• Dublin & Dún Laoghaire Education & Training Board
• Educate Together
• Lifeways Ireland CLG
• Scoil Sinéad Limited
• St Nicholas Montessori Society of Ireland

Expansion of Early Childhood Care and Education Programme is good news for families

Childcare

 

Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and TD for Dun Laoghaire constituency, has said that the announcement by Minister for Children, Katherine Zappone, of an expansion to the Early Childhood Care and Education Programme, (ECCE), will be of huge benefit to working parents across the Dun Laoghaire constituency.

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Minister Mitchell O’Connor announces €45,000 funding for micro-enterprises in Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown

Minister-Mitchell-O-ConnorMinister Mitchell O’Connor announces €45,000 funding for micro-enterprises in Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown

A reallocation of funding ensures Local Enterprise Office Dun Laoghaire – Rathdown is receiving €45,000 for LEO clients

 

Minister Mitchell O’Connor today welcomed the announcement that Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Dun Laoghaire – Rathdown will be receiving a further allocation of €45,000 in capital funding to assist micro enterprises in creating local jobs. The funding is part of a further allocation of €1.85m in Capital funding for 15 LEO offices throughout the country. These funds are being made available to meet identified demand for financial assistance for projects that can be initiated this year.

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Important Reminder on the Visa Waiver Program/ESTA and Travel to the United States

The U.S. Embassy in Ireland wishes to remind all Irish passport holders who are able to travel to the United States via the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) that as of 01 April 2016, they must have a valid electronic passport.

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Round 2 of the 2016 DLR Grant Scheme is now open

The purpose of the Scheme is to provide financial assistance to individuals, groups and organisations engaged in projects, events or developments at local or county level. The emphasis of the scheme is on providing a diverse range of funding for projects from Events and Heritage to Community, Arts and Business.

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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Tidy Districts Competition 2016

The Tidy District’s competition gives Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council an opportunity to recognise the efforts made by Residents Associations and Tidy Towns groups to enhance their local environment and to reward them for the hard work carried out during the year.

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DLR Local Enterprise Week

Starting a business is a viable career option in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown and

 Local Enterprise Week offers valuable help and advice for new entrepreneurs

New start-ups and growing SME’s will have access to the cream of Irish and international business experience at the 30 events planned across Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown’s Local Enterprise Week from 7th-11th March.

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