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Flag raising for 2016 State programme

An event to mark the start of the State Ceremonial Programme in 2016 will take place in Dublin Castle this Friday. The New Year’s Day ceremony will be attended by the President Michael D. Higgins, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Lord Mayor Críona Ní Dhálaigh, Tánaiste Joan Burton and Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys. It will comprise two key elements – the reading by the Defence Forces of the Roll of Honour of those volunteers who lost their lives during the 1916 Rising, followed by a flag raising ceremony. This will involve the raising of the three flags which were flown on O’Connell Street in Easter 1916 – the Irish Citizens Army Flag, which was flown from the Imperial Hotel on O’Connell Street; the Irish Republican Flag and the National Flag, which were both flown from the GPO . The ceremony will conclude with the playing of the National Anthem. Music will be provided by the Military Band …

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Green plan award for Shannon

CLARE  County Council’s Shannon Town Green Infrastructure Plan has won the Environmental and Sustainable Planning award in the Irish Planning Institute’s National Planning Awards at Dublin Castle. The biennial Awards aim to highlight the best examples of planning practice and honour recent projects, plans and programmes, which have made an outstanding contribution to the quality of life in urban and rural Ireland and internationally. The Design Manual for Urban Roads and Streets won the overall National Planning Award. The Shannon Town Green Infrastructure Plan 2012 developed and illustrated concepts put forward as objectives in the Shannon Local Area Plan 2012-2018 to use enhanced wildlife corridors to form a network of walking and cycling routes throughout the town and linking the town centre to the estuary via a walking and cycling routes and a newly developed town park.

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