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Under the current Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme, energy suppliers must support energy efficiency projects in businesses and homes across Ireland. Image Courtesy of SEAI.ie Gov.ie Press Release: Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications Published on 04 March 2021 The European Commission’s Clean Energy Package, launched in November 2016, sets
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Picture above: Malcolm Noonan. Image courtesy of Twitter Malcolm Noonan T.D., Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, has today, World Wildlife Day (March 3rd 2021), announced that over €1.35 million will be made available to local authorities in the Local Authority Biodiversity Grant Scheme for projects which tackle Invasive Alien Species (IAS) and […]
Culture Environment Health News
Image courtesy of benefitsbridge.unitedconcordia.com On this National No Smoking Day (Wed, 17th February) County Clare is launching our ‘Not Around Us’ campaign. The initiative is being led by Clare County Council’s Healthy Clare team in partnership with a range of stakeholders including the HSE’s QUIT-Mid-West team, Clare Comhairle na nÓg, Clare Children and Young
Environment News
The EPA employed a range of tools to assess compliance at licensed sites during 2020 and throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, including the innovative use of Remote Compliance Assessments. Odour complaints about licensed facilities rose dramatically in 2020, peaking in April.  Overall, there was a 92% increase in complaints received by the EPA. The EPA continued […]
Environment News Podcasts Transport
In last weeks discussion we spoke to Robert Burns who is the Director of Infrastructure, Sustainable Mobility and Climate Change at Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. In this podcast, Robert along with Jack Mullen, spoke about a variety of different, yet interrelated topics. Developments in walking, cycling, public transport, e-mobility were discussed by Robert.
Environment News Transport
Image courtesy of Dublin Cycling Campaign 468 sustainable transport projects will provide high quality facilities for cyclists and walkers across the country. The National Transport Authority has today announced a total of €240m to support sustainable transport projects across the country. This year’s allocations have increased by just over €130m as compared to last year’s
Environment Health News
Image courtesy of environmentalpillar.ie The EPA today published its EPA 2020 Year in Review report which highlights key activities throughout the year. This was accompanied by results of an EPA/Red C poll to measure attitudes toward the environment. This survey found that 89 per cent of adults agree that the environment is a valuable asset for the […]
Environment News
Snow and Ice Warning issued by Met Eireann with widespread snow and freezing temperatures forecast for Ireland Widespread snow with accumulations in places are to expected over Thursday and Friday according to the latest weather forecast from Met Eireann. The national forecaster says that the weather will remain cold and unsettled with more widespread falls of […]
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Pictured above: An Cathaoirleach, Cllr Una Power. Image courtesy of Una Power Via Twitter. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council exceeds its 2020 energy efficiency target, as first Climate Change Action Plan is published. Following the February meeting of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, the first Annual Progress Report of the Climate Change Action Plan 2019-2024,