News for: Creative, Liveable And Sustainable Communities

Creative Economy Survey forecasts 10% employment growth over next three to five years amidst immediate challenges from Pandemic.

Survey undertaken by NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission shows that whilst the Creative SMEs predict a sales decline in the short term, over the next five years a 10% rise in employment is forecasted by the sector. The Western Development Commission (WDC) have published summary data from the recent survey of Creative Economy… | Read on »

Launch of Moycullen 2030 Report

Whitaker Institute member & Creative, Liveable and Sustainable Communities cluster leader, Dr Patrick Collins has authored a new report following the completion of the Moycullen 2030 Village Plan project, funded by the Irish Research Council. The village of Moycullen is set for change with a number of key infrastructural investments are due. A bypass of… | Read on »

Planning for a better Ireland: Trusting in the wisdom of crowds

In 2018, the Irish government published the National Planning Framework (NPF) as part of Project Ireland 2040. As the Irish economy emerged from a decade of economic recession, these planning documents were seen as timely. The vision set forth was “based on a set of values that will ensure Ireland’s long term economic, environmental and… | Read on »