You are here

URBACT in Ireland

Roughly one third of Irish people live in the five big cities of Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Waterford, with another third estimated to be living in our towns. Ireland, as such, is transitioning from being once a very rural country to an urban-centred society.
National URBACT Point
National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis, Maynooth University
Prof. Mark
BOYLE
The Ministry in charge of URBACT
Department of Environment, Community and Local Government
Mr. Colm
DOWNEY
URBACT’s Good Practices unveiled: “Inspiring solutions for better cities”
Looking for ideas on how to improve a city’s air quality, support local jobs, or involve citizens in accommodating refugees? Scores of tried-and-tested city solutions have been published online by URBACT, the EU learning and exchange programme for integrated, sustainable urban development.
URBACT Good Practice Call 5 Dec 2016 - 31 March 2017
Big response to first URBACT Good Practice Call
We are happy to announce that 270 applications were submitted for the URBACT Good Practice City label. THANK YOU to the cities who applied , we are very excited to hear that 8 of those were from Ireland! so fingers crossed that they each get the Good Practice Award!
Spotlight on Techtown Project
TechTown is an URBACT III Action Planning Network of 11 cities which aims to explore how small and medium sized cities can maximise the job creation potential of the digital economy.
How 3 Irish cities stand out in Europe tackling urban challenges
Press release : 3 cities from Ireland are proudly part of the selected URBACT Good Practice cities

Article

The impact of SMARTIMPACT

Cities around the world are turning towards technology to tackle the challenges faced by the growing number of citizens living in urban areas.
Events
Events
M T W T F S S
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
31