Press Release: Routine hedge-cutting during the month of August remains an offence under the...

For immediate release The existing prohibition on cutting ANY hedgerows between March 1st and August 31st is an offence under the Wildlife acts, unless exempted The...

PRESS RELEASE: Happy Pear Twins fly the Foodie Flag for People4Soil Campaign

Immediate Release With just four weeks left to reach Ireland’s target, The Happy Pear twins are calling on all food lovers to add their signature...

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...

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...

Environmental Pillar Letter to PEFC International Calling for the Suspension of Draft PEFC ...

To the Directors of PEFC International. I am writing to you on behalf of the Environmental Pillar, an organisation that works to represent the...

Press Release: Ireland named & shamed at international awards ceremony for subsidising peat burning

Immediate Release Ireland was among nine countries named and shamed at the Fossil Fuel Subsidy Awards ceremony in Brussels today for the Government’s commitment to...

Press Release: 500 organisations sign open letter to Jean-Claude Juncker urging him to protect...

500 organisations sent an open letter to the President of the European Commission (EC) Jean-Claude Juncker today urging him to enact legislation to protect...

PRESS RELEASE: 200,000 European Citizens sign landmark petition calling on the EU to protect...

Immediate Release The Irish branch of the European-wide People4Soil campaign has smashed its national quota for an official EU petition calling on the European Commission to...

EPA report highlights Government total failure to tackle air pollution problems

The EPA’s damning indictment of our transport system’s contribution to poor air quality in Ireland underlies the urgent need to move away from polluting...

Press Release: Environmental organisations welcome recommendation of Oireachtas Committee to ban fracking

Environmental organisations welcome the recommendation of the Oireachtas’ environmental Committee to ban fracking in the Republic of Ireland. The Environmental Pillar welcomes the decision to...

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