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Environment Feature News
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 […]
Business Environment News
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
Environment Feature News
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 […]
Environment Feature News Tourism
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 […]
Environment News
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
Environment Health News
Limerick’s Zero Waste Race kicks off this Sunday, 7th October, in conjunction with National Reuse Month. The Urban Run will be Limerick’s first zero waste 10K, and the goal is to eliminate plastic bottle waste. Zero Waste Race is part of St. Michael’s Rowing Club (SMRC) Urban Run and is being organised alongside Limerick City […]
Education Environment News
The GLOBE International Citizen Science Schools’ Programme is celebrating its second year to engage and educate students across Ireland in environmental studies. The EPA and An Taisce have today launched the second year of the GLOBE campaign in Ireland. The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Programme is an international science and […]
Environment Feature
Less than 5% of household waste is reused by Irish families. National Reuse Month is an initiative that hopes to improve this percentage by organising events and campaigns alongside local authorities for communities across the country. National Reuse Month was launched by the Minister for Communications, Climate Action & Environment on the 27th September in […]
Environment News Tourism
National Geographic and UNESCO have collaborated to create the first-ever web platform dedicated to World Heritage. The web launch will take place tomorrow, September 15th, coinciding with European Heritage Day event in Paris Headquarters. The new travel platform – World Heritage Journeys of the EU – will aim to promote sustainable tourism, and encourage people