Hemp could ‘breath new life’ into rural Ireland

July 18th, 2019 Hemp could “breathe new life” into rural Ireland and create over 80,000 jobs across the country, an industry expert has said. Speaking at...

Closed Season: lay down your trimmers and step away from the hedge

February 28th, 2020 Last May, TCD and UCD were found cutting trees and hedges on their campuses during the closed period designed to protect nesting...

New Oireachtas committee on climate action holds first meeting

July 12th, 2018 A new Special Joint Committee to examine the State’s action to tackle climate change held its first meeting yesterday. The Committee made up...

Access to environmental information poor across EU

December 6th, 2019 Citizens across Europe continue to face difficulties in gaining access to information on environmental matters despite clear national, EU and international rights,...

Landmark planning ruling allows large rooftop solar array for Limerick resident

July 23rd, 2019 An Bord Pleanála has overturned a decision from Limerick City and County Council that blocked a resident from covering her roof with...

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