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EPA warns that poorly constructed wells and inadequate monitoring of private water supplies are putting health at riskOne million people in Ireland get their drinking water from a private supply and many more drink water from private supplies in their daily lives. E. coli was found in 62 small private water supplies serving commercial buildings or […]
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A new report launched today (Tuesday 14 January 2020) outlines for the first time the range of actions local authorities have undertaken nationally to tackle climate change and to promote climate action within their communities. All local authorities to develop new climate action plans as 28,000 employees to be trained in climate action A new […]
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Swords has been placed third of 40 towns and cities in an anti-litter survey for 2019 by the business group Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL). Swords obtained a “Cleaner than European Norms” ranking for 2019, while Dublin Airport Environs also scored well achieving 19th place out of 40 towns and cities surveyed and given a […]
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Ireland’s Ambassadors, Permanent Representatives, and Consuls General from over 90 missions in our global network gathered today, Monday 6 January, to examine significant shifts in the geopolitical landscape as part of the Heads of Missions Conference 2020. This conference marks 18 months since the launch of the ‘Global Ireland—Ireland’s Global Footprint to 2025’ strategy,
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Meath County Council is pleased to announce the launch of their ‘Meath Climate Academy’ programme. This initiative, the first of its kind in the country, will see a series of climate action training workshops delivered to a number of stakeholders.  The first free workshop ‘Citizen Climate Leader Training’, will take place on Saturday, January 25th at
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Understanding the role that water plays in our daily lives Research commissioned by Irish Water and conducted by B&A indicates that 44% of the Irish public admit they ‘know nothing or not very much’ about the work carried out by Irish Water and almost 80% of those surveyed say that they are interested in hearing […]
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The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, T.D. today (Monday the 2nd of December) announced details of the first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction which has received Government approval. The Climate Action Plan, published in June of this year, is the Government’s plan to give Irish people a cleaner, safer and […]
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Cork City Council wish to advise that there will be a period of very high astronomical Spring Tides from Tuesday 26th November until Wednesday 27th November. A tidal surge and periodic strong southerly/south-easterly winds are also predicted over the next few days. These factors combined will result in tide levels higher than the natural tide levels. The