Submission to the Joint Committee on the Future Funding of Domestic Water Services in...

Whilst there is much that is welcome in the report, it includes one obvious and serious contradiction. It states that Excessive or wasteful use...

Press Release: Draft National Mitigation Plan wholly inadequate to tackle climate change, say leading...

The Government’s long overdue draft National Mitigation Plan is almost wholly inadequate to meet the climate challenges ahead, according to Ireland’s leading environmental organisations. The...

Press Release: Environmental groups concerned that EU Parliament will not be allowed to scrutinise...

PRESS RELEASE Today a resolution to seek an opinion from the European Court of Justice on the compatibility of CETA with EU Treaties was...

Environmental Pillar supports fracking ban in submission to government

The Environmental Pillar supports the Bill – The Prohibition of Extraction and Exploration of Onshore Petroleum 2016, and recommends that the Committee pass this...

PRESS RELEASE: Strict enforcement on hedgerow cutting to avoid further devastation to wildlife and...

Immediate Release The Environmental Pillar reiterates that hedgerow cutting remains illegal during the month of August, and calls for stronger enforcement of existing wildlife laws. Ireland’s...

PRESS RELEASE: Strict enforcement on hedgerow cutting and upland burning vital to avoid environmental...

Immediate Release Strict enforcement on hedgerow cutting and upland burning during the prohibited season is vital to avoid the level of devastation witnessed last...

Ireland faces mega fines as Commission takes the State to court over poor environmental...

Immediate Release Large fines loom for the Government as the European Commission brings the Irish State back to court over its decade-long failure to carry out...

Press Release: Environmental organisations deeply concerned at water charges debate

Environmental organisations are deeply concerned at the absence of a set charge for excessive water use in the pending report on the Future Funding...

Environmental groups welcome long overdue public consultation on proposed UK Nuclear Power Plant

Immediate Release The launch of a public consultation on the UK’s planned Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, less than 250km from Rosslare, is welcome...

Press Release: Over 450 European and Canadian civil society groups urge legislators to reject...

PRESS RELEASE Over 450 public interest groups from across Europe and Canada today urged legislators to vote against the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). The...

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