Category Archives: Energy

Realising our Rural Potential- Action Plan for Rural Development

The Action Plan for Rural Development –Realising our Rural Potential –developed by the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs (DAHRRGA) was launched yesterday (23.01.17) in Ballymahon, Co. Longford as was mentioned in our last post. The Action … Continue reading

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This is the Western Region

For the year end the WDC policy analysis team has produced an infographic of the Western Region highlighting key statistics and important elements that contribute to the economy and life of the region. We have included population and population changes … Continue reading

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WDC Insights- A Christmas Quiz

We hope you have been following and reading the WDC Insights blog in the last year. Take our Christmas Quiz (9 questions) and see how well you score on regional development and Western Region issues. The answers are below with … Continue reading

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Public Policy Priorities in 2016 and Beyond

A seminar entitled Ireland’s Policy Priorities after the next General Election, on November 2nd provided a welcome break from the recent talk of Budget giveaways and election promises. Organised by the Policy Institute, Trinity College Dublin, in association with the … Continue reading

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Consultation on Future Energy Policy- Sligo

As part of the development of a new ‘White Paper’ a consultation on future energy policy will be held in Sligo on Friday 28th November. This is one of the series of 3 regional consultations which are being hosted by … Continue reading

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