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...

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...

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...

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...

Better Europe Alliance response to European Commission 2017 Country Report for Ireland

As part of the annual European Semester process, the European Commission published its Country Reports on each EU Member State, including Ireland, in February...

State must stop incentivising farmers to engage in environmentally-damaging forestry

The State must stop incentivising farmers to engage in environmentally-damaging commercial timber schemes and shift support toward more sustainable native tree cover initiatives, Ireland’s...

Press Release: Over 80 Irish civil society groups, including unions, farmers and business owners,...

A coalition of Irish farmers, environmentalists, trade unionists, global justice groups and small business organisations have called on MEPs to oppose the EU Canada...

PRESS RELEASE: Pillar comment on State of the European Union address

Sustainable development and environmental protection must be put at the heart and centre of the Future of Europe, says Ireland’s leading environmental coalition. Following today’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...

Press Conference on State’s failure to consult Irish people on UK nuclear expansion

Concerns about the UK’s nuclear expansion program and Ireland’s failures to consult with the Irish public were raised today by TDs and Senators from across...

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