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Environment News
800 representatives from public bodies and government departments today attendedthe fourth annual Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) public sector conference at the Helix in DCU to advance their energy efficiency gains. This year’s conference focused on accelerating leadership in the public sector towards the Government’s energy efficiency and CO2 reduction
Business Environment News
€140 million invested by Government in sustainable energy actions across a range of sectors in 2019, securing total investment of €400 million 24,700 homeowners, 4,700 car owners, and more than 800 businesses are using less energy, have lower energy bills and are better placed for carbon tax increases 2.5 million tonnes of CO2 will be […]
Education Environment Feature News
Limerick’s green credentials deepened today as it launched its European Green Leaf Year with the announcement of a programme of events to mark the European Commission designation. Some 26 events and initiatives are so far scheduled for a packed programme in Limerick, which was awarded the designation along with Belgian city Mechelen in recognition of its […]
Environment Housing News Technology
Esri’s digital mapping technology used by local authority to manage housing, planning, finance, property management, roads, environment and customer service Tech is enabling Council to complete double the number of housing inspections per year Council has created a number of engaging story maps to promote tourism in the region Esri Ireland, the market leader in […]
Environment News
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 […]
Environment Feature News
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 […]
Environment News
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 […]
Education Environment News
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,
Environment News
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