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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

Eastern & Midland Regional Assembly
Dr TRAVIS
O’Doherty

The Ministry in charge of URBACT

Department of Environment, Community and Local Government
Mr GARY
Ryan

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URBACT in Ireland Newsletter 19 Out now!
In this newsletter Cork City Councillor Kieran McCarthy tells us all about the benefits of URBACT, you have the opportunity to join a webinar on gender equal cities, we learn how URBACT fits with the Urban Agenda for the EU, and watch a video about a street party in Cork!

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