Case Study: Creating change through the Public Participation Network

July 19th, 2018 Influencing policy may seem far beyond the reach of the community, but with the help of the newly formed Public Participation Networks...

Zero Waste Cashel: Community role in combating waste

July 19th, 2018 It is predicted that two-thirds of the global population will be living in urban areas by 2050. And with more people inevitably...

Kilkenny to launch countywide plan to save the Bumblebee

July 19th, 2018 Kilkenny is set to take the lead in adopting new measures to protect a declining population of Bumblebees and other pollinators. Kilkenny County...

UK incinerators failing to fully publish emission figures, report finds

July 19th, 2018 A loophole in reporting rules means that waste incinerators are failing to publish their full emission figures in the UK, a report...

The music of time – or how we’ll not change the music unless we...

"It should be a natural relief to step back inside natural limits. Limits have forms, sounds and scents – we can touch them –...

Roscommon festival cancels balloon race over environmental concerns

July 19th, 2018 Environmentalists have welcomed the decision of festival organizers to cancel a balloon race in Co Roscommon due to the potential impact on...

Wildlife campaigners slam new multi-million tourism plan for national parks

July 19th, 2018 Environmentalists and wildlife campaigners have slammed the Government’s new €257 million masterplans for preserving national parks. Last week, the Minister for Culture, Heritage...

15,000 fish killed in suspected chemical poisoning in Tipperary

July 19th, 2018 Almost 15,000 fish are confirmed to have been killed in a suspected chemical poisoning in County Tipperary. Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has launched an...

Greens: Social media business model has to change

Revenue streams cannot be dependent on promoting sensationalist content, says Ryan   Responding to last night’s Channel 4 Dispatches programme, Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan said...

Kilkenny designates Black and Amber Garden Bumblebee as County Insect

Greens want every County to adopt a County Insect and to adopt Pollinator Plans County Kilkenny has a new ambassador; the Garden Bumblebee (Bombus Hortorum)....

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