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Long-serving staff honoured

Long-serving staff honoured

Long-serving staff members of Cavan County Council who have amassed 25 years’ or more service to the organisation and recent retirees, were honoured at a special reception this evening.

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Arts Office secures €20,000 in Youth Funding

Arts Office secures €20,000 in Youth Funding

Cavan County Council’s Arts Office has secured €20,000 in Network Support Funding from the Quality and Capacity Building Initiative (QCBI) Network Support Grants Scheme, through the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

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National Award for Cavan LGBT+ Project

National Award for Cavan LGBT+ Project

Cavan County Council and its interagency partners were the winners of the Health and Wellbeing Award for the Cavan Rainbow Youth LGBT+ Youth Project at the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards, held in Dublin on Thursday, 22 November.

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Kingscourt Water Treatment Plant officially opened

Kingscourt Water Treatment Plant officially opened

Irish Water working in partnership with Cavan County Council today (Monday) celebrated the official opening of the Kingscourt Water Treatment Plant which was performed by Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation and Cllr Madeleine Argue, Cathaoirleach Cavan County Council.

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Notice of Local Authority Budget for Year Ended 31 December 2019

Notice of Local Authority Budget for Year Ended 31 December 2019

Notice is hereby given that the draft local authority budget of Cavan County Council for year ending 31 December 2019, has been prepared and will be considered by the Council at the Local Authority Budget Meeting to be held on Friday, 23rd November 2018 at 11am in the Council Chamber, Courthouse, Cavan.

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Cavan strengthens ties with Germany

Cavan strengthens ties with Germany

Cavan County Council hosted a delegation from the German municipality of Kürnach and the city of Würzburg on Wednesday afternoon in the latest strengthening of a friendship between Cavan and Germany that dates back over 1,000 years.

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Cavan hosts French Senate Delegation

Cavan hosts French Senate Delegation

Cavan County Council hosted 15 members of the French Senate on Monday evening, including Senator Christian Cambon, President of the French Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Armed Forces Committee, and Senator Jean Bizet, President of the Senate European Affairs Committee.

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Shercock Do Not Drink notice lifted

Shercock Do Not Drink notice lifted

Irish Water and Cavan County Council confirm that the Do Not Drink and Do Not Wash drinking water restriction has been lifted on the Shercock Public Water Supply which is served from the Dhuish Group Water Scheme in Co Cavan, following consultation with the HSE.

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Call for motorists to ‘slow down’

Call for motorists to ‘slow down’

Motorists are asked to reduce their speed and drive according to prevailing conditions during An Garda Siochána’s National ‘Slow Down’ day, which takes place this weekend from 7am Friday 25th May until 7am Saturday 26th May.

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Lithuanian Ambassador visits Cavan

Lithuanian Ambassador visits Cavan

The Lithuanian Ambassador to Ireland, His Excellency Egidijus Meilūnas, visited Johnston Central Library, Cavan Town on Thursday, 17 May to open an exhibition marking the centenary of Lithuania's independence.

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Public Alert: Drinking Water Restriction Shercock

Public Alert: Drinking Water Restriction Shercock

After consultation with the Health Service Executive (HSE), Irish Water and Cavan County Council have imposed a DO NOT DRINK and DO NOT WASH NOTICE for all customers on the Shercock PWS with immediate effect, due to increased chlorine levels in the water supply.

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LEADER extension - Harvesting Rainwater

LEADER extension - Harvesting Rainwater

Cavan LEADER Local Action Group is extending the timeframe to 27 April 2018 of the targeted call (time limited call) for 'Rain Water Harvesting Projects'; the Protection and Sustainable use of Water Resources.

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Ambitious and inclusive arts plan for Cavan

Ambitious and inclusive arts plan for Cavan

The importance of the arts to the social and economic fabric of everyday life in County Cavan was emphasised at the launch of ‘Inclusivity and Ambition – A Strategy for Cavan Arts, 2018 to 2023’ on Friday, 23 March at Johnston Central Library.

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Cavan Walking Festival 2018

Cavan Walking Festival 2018

Cavan Walking Festival takes place over eight days from 4th to 11th May 2018, with scenic trails, rambles and hikes all led by local trained guides.

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CLÁR Funding Scheme 2018 open

CLÁR Funding Scheme 2018 open

The CLÁR funding scheme, a targeted investment programme for rural areas that aims to provide funding for small infrastructural projects in areas that experience disadvantage is open

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Increase in Penalty for Parking in Disabled Parking Bay

Increase in Penalty for Parking in Disabled Parking Bay

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport has raised the fixed charge for parking in a disabled parking bay without displaying a valid permit from €80 to €150 with effect from 01 March 2018 (fee to be €150 if paid within 28 days, €225 if paid within the next 28 days, summons to issue if not paid within 56 days).

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'Healthy Cavan' launched

A Cavan where everyone can enjoy physical and mental health, where wellbeing is valued and supported at every level of society was the goal set out at the launch of the Healthy Cavan campaign on Tuesday, 20 February at Johnston Central Library.

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Town Hall Street Car Park

Town Hall Street Car Park

Town Hall Street Car Park, Cavan will be closed every Friday from 23rd February 2018 onwards from 8am until 3pm to facilitate the Cavan Farmers' Market.

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Hungarian Ambassador visits Cavan

Hungarian Ambassador visits Cavan

The Hungarian Ambassador to Ireland, Mr István Pálffy paid a visit to Cavan on Monday, making a visit to Cavan County Museum in Ballyjamesduff before being hosted at a reception in Cavan Courthouse by Cavan County Council.

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PEACE IV small grants

PEACE IV small grants

Cavan County Council is seeking applications for funding from community groups and organisations under the PEACE IV Programme

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Christmas Parking in Cavan Town

Christmas Parking in Cavan Town

The Multi-Storey Car Park in Cavan Town will offer free parking from 11 December until Christmas Eve, while other car parks will offer free parking from Saturday, 16 December until 28 December.

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Commons delegation hears Brexit concerns

Commons delegation hears Brexit concerns

Six MPs from the UK’s House of Commons Foreign Affairs committee visited Cavan on Thursday, 16 November to hear from elected representatives, local government officials and business leaders about the challenges facing Cavan and the greater border region due to the UK’s impending exit from the European Union.

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Revaluation of commercial properties

Revaluation of commercial properties

The Valuation Office is the State property valuation agency responsible for the valuation of all commercial property for the purposes of the levying of commercial rates by local authorities.

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Cavan Diaspora Engagement Project launch

Cavan Diaspora Engagement Project launch

The Cavan Diaspora Engagement Project was launched in New York on St Patrick's Weekend by Cllr Fergal Curtin, Cathaoirleach, Cavan County Council, and Joe McHugh, TD, Minister of State for the Diaspora at the Department of the Taoiseach.

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