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In 2014, Louise and Stephen Murphy founded a start-up company in County Carlow that would seek to revolutionise cycling security in a rapidly changing urban landscape. Cyc-Lok Ltd. is a completely enclosed, modular bike locker system with controlled access and the ability to charge ebikes. One unit contains twelve separate lockers and is entirely weather […]
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The annual Biodiversity and Councils’ All-Ireland Pollinator conference put the spotlight on local authorities’ vital role in protecting threatened pollinators. One-third of Ireland’s bee species now face extinction. Habitat loss, pesticide use, and dwindling biodiversity are decimating our 20 native species of bumblebee and 77 species of wild solitary bee. Councils can
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Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, officially launched the Climate Action Regional Office for the Atlantic Seaboard North in Aras an Chontae, Castlebar. Recognising the significant obligation which has been placed on local government to develop and implement its own climate action measures, as well as the need to build capacity
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Japanese knotweed was introduced to Ireland as an ornamental all-weather plant in the 19th Century, but its deep and extensive root system which can undermine building foundations and roads, has seen it become one of Europe’s most hated weeds. Killing Japanese Knotweed is notoriously difficult and can require repeated treatment over several growing cycles. Spraying […]
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On Saturday the 22nd of June 2019, the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland welcomed sustainable energy advocates from all parts of the country to Athlone Institute of Technology for its fourth annual National Sustainable Energy Community Event. SEAI is Ireland’s national and leading authority on sustainable energy. It works with governments, businesses, homeowners and
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Dublin will host Velo-City, an international cycling conference later this month. The event is being hosted by the Dublin City Council and will take place from the 25th to the 28th June at the Convention Centre Dublin. Over 1500 delegates are expected to attend the four-day event. Transportation has always been a defining characteristic of […]
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In celebration of the recent €1.2 million restoration of Cork’s St Patrick’s Bridge over 158 men women and children braved the weather and came out dressed as Saint Patrick to take part in the ultimate St Patrick’s Festival. All of the people gathered had responded to an invitation from Cork City Council for anyone, young […]
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DUBLIN, Thursday October 25th, 2018 – Dublin will be one of 115 cities around the world taking action on climate change this Friday (26 October) at Trinity College Dublin, as part of ‘Climathon’. Climathon, the award-winning 24-hour hackathon unites students, entrepreneurs, big thinkers, technical experts and app developers in tackling the defining climate challenges