Management failings increase death rate in major fires
Management failings – not badly designed buildings or lack of equipment – are the main reason people die in major fires.
Nick Coombe, Fire Safety Regulation Management, London Fire Brigade says: “It is recognised that the quality of fire risk management can play a greater role in managing fire ri(Added: Wed Nov 19 2014)
Clare communities shine at Pride of Place Awards
More than 750 people from all over the island of Ireland gathered at Treacys West County Hotel in Ennis on Saturday night for the 2014 IPB Pride of Place Awards.
Two of Clare's participating communities, Killaloe and Tuamgraney received named Runner-Up prizes in their respective categories while (Added: Sun Nov 16 2014)
Killaloe walkway to be extended
Clare County Council has commenced work on developing a walkway along the shore of Lough Derg from Killaloe to Ballycuggeran and Two Mile Gate.
The existing 0.5km walkway runs from the centre of Killaloe to Brian Boru's Fort (Beal Ború). Work on the 1.8km extension to the walkway is expected to b(Added: Mon Nov 10 2014)
Clare Museum acquires Frongoch prison journal
A journal and autograph book that provides a unique insight into life and conditions at Frongoch prisoner of war camp, where an estimated 1,800 Irish participants of The Easter Rising were interned between June and December 1916, has been acquired at auction by Clare Museum.
Belonging to IRA Volu(Added: Mon Nov 10 2014)
10000 tonnes of rock salt available to treat Limerick roads
Limerick City and County Council says it has at least 10,000 tonnes of rock salt at its disposal to treat Limerick’s roads during the coming winter.
5,000 tonnes of the available salt stock are currently in storage including stocks held over from last winter, which was one of the mildest in recen(Added: Mon Nov 10 2014)
Clare County Council urges public to be Winter Ready
Clare County Council says it has "ample" supplies of rock salt to treat the County’s roads during the coming winter.
1,100 tonnes of rock salt are currently in storage at the local authority’s Depot/Maintenance facility at Beechpark including stocks held over from last winter, which was one of th(Added: Mon Nov 10 2014)
Clare Fire Service called to 10 Halloween bonfires
The Chief Fire Officer for Clare has expressed his gratitude to the people of the County for heeding the Fire Service's appeal not to use the Halloween period to illegally dispose of waste material on bonfires.
Adrian Kelly said compliance across Clare was "generally excellent". However, Clare Co(Added: Tue Nov 04 2014)
Energy upgrades announced for Limerick Regeneration area homes
Limerick City and County Council has announced that hundreds of homes are to undergo thermal upgrading in the Regeneration areas of the city.
Work on delivering improvements to the Building Energy Rating (BER) of 23 houses in Southill and 23 houses in Ballinacurra Weston have commenced, while wor(Added: Fri Oct 31 2014)
Dubai Smart Government awarded ISO 20000 in IT service management
UAE, October 29, 2014 - Dubai Smart Government Department (DSG) has been awarded an ISO 20000:2011 Certification for IT service management following its success in passing the matching process performed by Intertek, which issued the certification approved by international non-profit IT Service Manag(Added: Wed Oct 29 2014)
Scotland's 'No' Cost Them £46 billion.
The cost to Scotland of voting 'Yes' to remain in the Union is detailed in the November Issue of the on-line magazine johnproblem.com This shows that much of Scotland's taxes handed over to Westminster are used to pay for services that Scotland does not enjoy. Editor John Problem said the 'Yes' v(Added: Tue Oct 28 2014)
Something About Wheat Roller mill Modern Equipments
Wheat roller mill machinery by Win Tone Machinery Manufacture Company are highly automatic, multifunctional, steadily and easily operated, low power consumed and highly efficient, increasing corn processing efficiency to a great extent. Modern corn processing machinery helps realization of high outp(Added: Fri Oct 24 2014)
Ministry of Environment and Water celebrates World Food Day 2014
October 16, 2014
Under the patronage of H.E. Minister Dr. Rashid Ahmad bin Fahad, Ministry of Environment and Water, has announced the start of the country’s celebration of World Food Day. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) marks World Food Day each year on October (Added: Sun Oct 19 2014)
2,000 temporary retirement visa holders battle to become permanent residents
Holders of Retirement Visas (subclass 410) are not eligible to become permanent residents however long they have lived in Australia (and 100 of them have lived here for over 20 years!). The visa was withdrawn to new applicants in 2005, and currently only about 3,000 via holders live in Australia. Of(Added: Fri Oct 17 2014)
New speed limit proposed for selected Clare Housing Estates
Clare County Council is inviting members of the public to play their part in identifying housing estates that could benefit from the introduction of new speed limits.
The call follows a Circular from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport requesting Local Authorities throughout Ireland to(Added: Thu Oct 16 2014)
Dubai Smart Government’s MyID receives great response
UAE, October 14, 2014 - The MyID service provided by Dubai Smart Government Department to the public for single sign-on to Dubai government entities’ services and integrated with the Emirates ID card issued by the Emirates Identity Authority is witnessing a great registration response during the Git(Added: Tue Oct 14 2014)
New campaign combats dog fouling in Limerick
Limerick City and County Council and An Garda Síochána have launched a joint campaign aimed at encouraging dog owners to clean up after their animals who foul in public areas.
Environmental Wardens and Gardaí will be out in force over the coming weeks speaking to dog walkers, advising them to car(Added: Mon Oct 13 2014)
Kilrush to represent Ireland in Entente Florale
Kilrush will represent Ireland in the 2015 International Entente Florale competition, it has been announced.
The Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government has confirmed to Clare County Council and the Kilrush Tidy Towns Committee that the town will participate in the prestigio(Added: Wed Oct 08 2014)
Langenfeld group visits Ennis in latest exchange
A trip to Cusack Park to watch Cratloe beat Crusheen in the Clare County Hurling Final was among the highlights of a three-day visit to Ennis by a group from Langenfeld in Germany.
The group, comprising four students and their leader, Matthias Beck, were hosted by Clare County Council’s Twinning (Added: Wed Oct 08 2014)
Countdown begins to Clare Community Awards Night
Clare County Council has confirmed that the presentation of awards in the 2014 “Clare in Bloom”, “Best Kept Local Authority Estate” and ‘Pride of Place’ competitions will be held at Áras Contae an Chláir in Ennis this coming Monday evening (13th October 2014).
The annual Community Awards Night wi(Added: Wed Oct 08 2014)
John Koustelas indicted again!!
It was released today that John Koustelas aka Jonny K is getting indicted again!! He was previously indicted on conspiracy to deliver, grand theft, and forgery. Our sources tell us that a young woman caught on wire tap is the main reason for this last indictment and will authorities are looking for (Added: Mon Oct 06 2014)
Coastal flood alert issued
Clare County Council is urging land, home and business owners in flood prone locations to remain vigilant over the coming days due to a heightened risk of tidal flooding.
The local authority says the risk, which it described as low at present, is the result of a combination of autumn equinox tide(Added: Mon Oct 06 2014)
Dubai Smart Government’s ePay generates AED 5 billion in first 9 months of 2014
UAE, October 6, 2014 - Recent statistics from Dubai Smart Government (DSG) have revealed that approximately AED 5 billion was collected through its ePay portal, an increase of 25 per cent from January 1 to September 30, 2014, compared to the same period the previous year. The uptrend was accompanied(Added: Mon Oct 06 2014)
Modi-Obama meet: US to help India develop three smart cities
The successful and satisfactory visit to US by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has come up with a great deal to help India to develop three smart cities - Allahabad, Ajmer and Visakhapatnam. Apart from this, provide clean water and sewage facilities in 500 cities in the country. This deal will surely h(Added: Fri Oct 03 2014)