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County Meath Joint Policing Committee Property Marking Machine

The Joint Policing Committee is a partnership between the Council, An Garda Siochana and the community & voluntary sector. It's purpose is to seek joint solutions to issues facing the county. One such issue is rural crime, so when the Gardai became aware of a property marking scheme which was...
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New Resources Launched to Future Proof Housing for Population Ageing

National Launch of Age Friendly Ireland’s Suite of Age Friendly Housing Resources & the agefriendlyhomes.ie website Population ageing is a major demographic trend facing Ireland. Life expectancy is increasing, which means that people will spend a larger proportion of their lives as older people. In future, our homes will need...
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National Outdoor Recreation Strategy - Online Consultation

The Department of Rural and Community Development have recently launched an online public consultation on the National Outdoor Recreation Strategy. The National Outdoor Recreation Strategy is currently being developed by Comhairle na Tuaithe (The Countryside Council) in conjunction with the Department of Rural and Community Development. Minister for Rural and...
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Meath County Council install Communication Boards in Meath Playgrounds

Meath County Council in partnership with Facebook’s Clonee Data Centre has begun the installation of communication boards in 26 playgrounds across the county. The boards are primarily a communications support, with particular benefit to children or adults who are either pre-verbal or non-verbal and/or have communication difficulties. Communication Boards, which...
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Athboy becomes an Age Friendly Business Town

Businesses in Athboy came together to help launch the Age Friendly Business recognition scheme in the town. The launch coincided with the official opening of the new Medical Centre which is now home to the local doctors surgery, dentist, physiotherapist, opticians and lots more. Cathaoirleach of Meath County Council Cllr...
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‘Not Around Us’ launching in County Meath

‘Not Around Us’ launching in County Meath World No Tobacco Day on Monday, May 31st will see the launch of the ‘Not Around Us’ campaign across County Meath. The aim of the campaign is to promote an environment where it is easier for those who smoke to quit and stay...
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In the Midst of the Masters

As part of the Meath County Council’s Keep Well Campaign, Meath Arts Office is delighted to present In the Midst of Masters; a mindful exploration of art. Featuring works currently held in the Meath County Council Public Art Collection, this art and mindfulness series invites you to focus your attention...
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170 Groups and Individuals take part in the Green KM Scheme

There has been a tremendous response to the Green Kilomertre Scheme with 170 groups and individuals across Meath signed up, ranging from small family groups to larger community led events such as the Moynalvy GFA, Bohermeen Bog Development Group, Ballinabrackey Communities Together. Meath County Council was aware from the high...
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Meath County Council launches the Green Kilometre Scheme

In response to requests from numerous community groups and individuals throughout the county Meath Council have created the Green Kilometre Scheme. The scheme invites individuals and groups to choose approximately a kilometre stretch of road in their area and commit to maintaining the chosen stretch over the course of the...
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