Dark day for Irish biodiversity as Dail passes destructive Heritage Bill

Immediate Release The passage of the destructive Heritage Bill through the Dail marks a dark day for Irish biodiversity, Ireland’s leading environmental coalition has...

PRESS RELEASE: Environmental NGOs slam Minister of State’s climate speech in New York

Immediate Release The government should focus on its own mitigation efforts instead of offering the false hope of helping poorer countries adapt to climate change...

Press Release: Climate change IS the challenge of our generation but Budget 2017 falls...

Budget 2017 may have brought measures to move Ireland’s transport and energy sectors towards a low carbon future but action across all areas of...

Environmental groups welcome Fine Gael Senator’s support for plastic bottle deposit return scheme

Ireland’s leading environmental coalition welcomes support from Fine Gael Senator Catherine Noone for a deposit and return system on plastic bottles, and calls on...

PRESS RELEASE: Citizens’ Assembly must call for referendum on constitutional right to environmental protection

The Citizens’ Assembly must call for a referendum to give a constitutional right to environmental protection to the people of Ireland, says the country’s...

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: New European Climate Change targets let Ireland off the hook but they...

More regular flooding, aggressive storms and drought will be outcome of watering down our climate targets.  New European Climate Change targets have been revealed today...

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...

Waste Reduction Bill badly needed to tackle our escalating plastic problem, Committee hears

The Government must support the straightforward and progressive policies in the Green Party’s Waste Reduction Bill to tackle our escalating plastic problem, the Oireachtas...

Press Release: Right to Know, Right to Act: Your rights as an European Citizen...

Immediate Release The Environmental Pillar will hold a seminar with MEP Liadh Ni Riada this Friday, 28 April 2017 to highlight Irish people’s rights to...

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