‘Our streets are for the people too’

July 22nd, 2019 On Saturday, activists from the Dublin Cycling Campaign, the Irish Pedestrian Network and the Dublin Commuters Coalition, supported by members of Extinction...

Clean air campaigners take over South William Street

July 20th, 2019 A coalition of active transport campaign groups together with Extinction Rebellion Ireland blocked South William Street this morning to highlight the capital’s...

Extinction Rebellion join Cork student activists for Friday climate protest

July 19th, 2019 A group of Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists in Cork held a “die-in” outside Cork City Council today to highlight the urgency of action required...

Energy

"Minerals and gases are either a part of a tendency for life, or of a tendency for lifelessness. My husbandry can swing the balance...

Rathfarnham hedge-cutting criticised by local group

July 19th, 2019 The decision by South Dublin County Council to carry out hedge-cutting in Rathfarnham this week during the height of the bird nesting...

Hemp could ‘breath new life’ into rural Ireland

July 18th, 2019 Hemp could “breathe new life” into rural Ireland and create over 80,000 jobs across the country, an industry expert has said. Speaking at...

Agri-food sector dominates EPA worst offender’s list

July 18th, 2019 Agri-food companies have dominated the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) worst offender’s list for licence compliance issues over the past two years, new...

Climate key policy issue as new Commission President elected

July 18th, 2019 Ursula von der Leyen has become the first female EU Commission President after a nail-biting vote on Tuesday where climate ambition played...

Extinction Rebellion ‘slow cycle’ halts Dublin traffic

July 17th, 2019 Members of Extinction Rebellion Ireland disrupted traffic in Co Dublin for the second day running to highlight the capital’s air pollution problem...

Bord na Mona refuses to release biomass sustainability documents

July 17th, 2019 Bord na Mona has refused to release information on its biomass imports to burn alongside peat as criticism of the sustainability of the...

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