Greens critical of Teagasc talk at ‘climate sceptic’ event

March 13th, 2019 The leader of the Green Party has criticized Teagasc’s decision to speak at a seminar this evening that he says is run...

Public asked to help with red squirrel and pine marten survey

March 12th, 2019 Native red squirrel numbers are on the rise as its grey rival declines in areas where the protected pine marten has started...

Key student striker rejects Leo’s support until urgent climate action taken

March 12th, 2019 A prominent pupil in the Irish climate strike movement has rejected the Taoiseach’s recent endorsement of students until he acts appropiately to...

Over 100 towns move to ban election posters

March 11th, 2019 A voluntary ban on election posters is now in place in over 100 towns following a campaign for the elimination of waste generated...

Sinn Fein opposes carbon tax rise in climate action report

March 11th, 2019 Sinn Féin has said that the party will dissent from any carbon tax recommendations included in a much-awaited report from the Joint...

Council secures illegal rubbish dump in Cork

March 8th, 2019 Cork City Council has secured the site of an illegal rubbish dump on the North side of the city as part of a...

Students list demands for urgent climate action

March 8th, 2019 Students have outlined their demands for urgent climate action as they say that Government inaction to date is killing the planet. On Wednesday,...

Three generations of female environmental game-changers

March 7th, 2019 In the lead-up to International Women’s Day, The Green News is celebrating three generations of Ireland’s female game-changers in the field of...

Taoiseach welcomes school strikes for climate action

March 6th, 2019 The Taoiseach has welcomed the involvement of Irish students in next week’s global school climate strike as it is “their future that...

Waste overload the main cause of Ringsend spillage, EPA

March 6th, 2019 The recent release of wastewater sludge from the Ringsend treatment plant was primarily caused by an overload at the plant rather than...

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