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Francis Ledwidge Poetry Award winner 2020

Meath County Council Cultural Services is delighted to announce Jim McElroy as the Francis Ledwidge Poetry Award winner 2020. Based in Belfast, Jim McElroy grew up on a farm in the Mournes, County Down. Following a life in business and technology his poetry was first published in 2018. Recurring themes...
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Cocooner - A Lockdown Diary

In this illustrated diary Paddy Smith, veteran journalist and Trim native, turns his attention to the worldwide pandemic and records its impact on his family’s daily life as the extraordinary becomes ‘the new normal’. Nothing is beneath his attention and he manages to be both entertaining and poignant, christening the...
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Sale of Low Cost Sites, Lagore Lawns, Dunshaughlin

Meath County Council is seeking applications from first time buyers to purchase fully serviced sites at Lagore Lawns, Dunshaughlin. The nine sites will be sold at a reduced rate to eligible applicants who meet certain criteria as determined by Meath County Council.
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Notice of Draft Local Authority Budget for 2021

Notice is hereby given that the Draft Local Authority Budget of Meath County Council for the financial year ending on 31st December 2021 has been prepared and will be considered by the Council at the Statutory Budget Meeting to be held on Monday, November 30th 2020 in the Solstice Theatre...
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Pride of Place 2020

Celebrating communities as hundreds of unsung heroes from across the Island of Ireland to take part in the virtual 2020 IPB Insurance Pride of Place awards on Saturday, November 21.
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2021 Artist’s Residency Bursary Applications Open

Meath County Council Arts Office, in partnership with the Centre Culturel Irlandais Paris, are pleased to announce: the 2021 artist’s residency bursary. Continuing their partnership for a third year, Centre Culturel Irlandais and Meath County Council Arts Office will work together to support an individual artist from Meath to spend...
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Schools Musical Instrument Purchase Scheme.

At its November meeting Meath County Council awarded €25,000.00 in funding to schools via the Schools Musical Instrument Purchase Scheme. This arts grant allocation, supported by Creative Ireland, will help music education continue in Meath classrooms despite the challenges posed by Covid 19. Facilitated through the Arts Office, the Schools...
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Calling Meath Mid-Career Artists

Meath County Council Arts Office announces its participation in PLATFORM31, a new national funding and development opportunity for mid-career artists. The Association of Local Authority Arts Officers, in collaboration with the Arts Council, present PLATFORM 31 – a national opportunity for artists to develop their practice and test new ideas...
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Progress being made on making Navan Town Centre more accessible

Plans for works to accommodate Christmas shopping traffic also in place Upgrade works on Abbey Road and Bridge Street in Navan, as part of the significant public realm enhancement works being undertaken by Meath County Council, with the support of the National Transport Authority, are steadily advancing. The Council and...
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Ashbourne Town Appointed Stands (Taxi) Bye-Laws 2020

Notice to confirm the enactment and commencement of Bye Laws in respect ofAppointed Stands (Taxi) pursuant to Section 25(1) of the Taxi Regulation Act, 2013. Notice is given that under Section 25(1) of the Taxi Regulation Act, 2013 Ashbourne TownAppointed Stands (Taxi) Bye-Laws 2020 for AshbourneTown in the County of...
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