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Too Little, Far Too Late: National Mitigation Plan an Unmitigated Failure

The government’s newly published Draft National Mitigation Plan (NMP) is little more than a catalogue of failures and an unambitious roadmap to nowhere, according...

Ireland’s Climate (In-)Action Plan: How can we plan a journey if nobody knows the...

Minister Denis Naughten is about to publish a draft plan to limit Ireland’s emissions of dangerous, climate disrupting, greenhouse gases over the next five...

An Taisce help to save Bog and Curlew in County Longford

In late April 2016, An Taisce were alerted by distraught locals in Longford, that one of the last remaining bogs in their community was...

Heritage Bill Round Three – Heritage or Anti-Heritage?

It is becoming increasingly clear that the Heritage Bill bears little resemblance to its title, a fact highlighted by Senators at the third debate...

Guided Butterfly Walk, Sheskinmore, Co. Donegal

Directions: at the end of the L7743 which is off the R261, half way between Portnoo and ArdaraThe walk starts at 11 a.m. and...

George Hook labels Heather Humphreys as the 'Flat Earth' Minister in An Taisce interview

An Taisce's Natural Environment Officer Fintan Kelly was interviewed by George Hook on his Newstalk radio show 'High Noon' today. Minister Heather Humphreys' disastrous...

Seanad Demonstration on Heritage Bill Draws National Attention

Thursdays Seanad debate on the Heritage Bill marked the third sitting of the Seanad on the Bill in the short lifetime of the current...

Road Safety being used as scapegoat for Slash and Burn Bill

The Heritage Bill is once again to be debated in the Seanad tomorrow (Thursday 2nd March). If proposed changes are put through, this will...

The Slash And Burn Bill is back this Thursday

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