Sustainable, local food revolution needed in Ireland

October 17th, 2019 A sustainable food production movement calling for a revolution in Irish agriculture protested outside of the Department of Agriculture yesterday.  The protest was held by Talamh...

Dublin City Council to declare climate emergency

October 14th, 2019 Dublin City Council will declare a climate emergency, the Lord Mayor has said.  Lord Mayor Paul McAuliffe made the commitment on Saturday afternoon during a...

Extinction Rebellion brings fracking concerns to Climate Minister’s front door

October 11th, 2019 Extinction Rebellion activists plastered the Department of Climate Action with scientific research on fracking in protest against the State’s support of a...

Convictions in Mayo and Wexford for illegal hare hunting

October 11th, 2019 An Garda Siochana and the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) have secured successful convictions relating to illegal hare lurching in countries Wexford and...

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested after locking themselves to Dail gate

October 11th, 2019 Five Extinction Rebellion activists were arrested last night in Dublin after locking themselves to the gates of the Dail. Extinction Rebellion Ireland (XRI) members...

Extinction Rebellion disrupts ‘business as usual’ across the globe

October 10th, 2019 Extinction Rebellion, arguably one of the most prominent and radical climate action groups of our time, owes its ascent to tree felling protestors, at...

US gas support would see Ireland ‘complicit’ in harm from fracking industry

October 10th, 2019 Irish support for US liquefied natural gas imports would make us complicit in harm caused to communities living near the fracking fields...

EU court confirms strict rules to halt killing of endangered species

October 10th, 2019 The EU’s top court today upheld strict species protection rules in a case brought to try and stop the capture and killing...

Coal imports and fast fashion in Extinction Rebellion sightlines

October 10th, 2019 Protests against imported coal and fast fashion rounded up the mid-point of a week-long series of action by Extinction Rebellion Ireland as the group...

Gas imports from US worse than coal, climate expert

October 9th, 2019 A US climate expert has called on the Irish Government to ban the importation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from his...

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