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During a ceremony at Dublin Port today, officials announced the ‘Linking People and Places’ investment plan, part of Project Ireland 2040, with details of the nearly €25 billion planned for investment in tourism, transport, and sport over the next decade. Thet plan was announced by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross T.D. […]
Extreme weather left drivers stranded and more roads impassable overnight across the UK – with another day of sub-zero temperatures, icy blasts and “blizzard-like” conditions to come. The Met Office has issued a red alert weather warning for parts of south Wales and the soutwest of England from 3pm today until 2am tomorrow morning. Storm […]
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A new industry-funded scheme to recycle “end-of-life” vehicles has been set up by Minister for Environment Denis Naughten. The end of life vehicle environmental scheme, known as ELVES (ELV Environmental Services), will operate like the Weee scheme for recycling waste electrical equipment or the Repak ELT for end-of-life tyres. The new compliance scheme that has […]
A €1 million fund to get rid of large stockpiles of waste tyres blighting the Irish countryside has been announced by Minister for the Environment Denis Naughten. The level of illegal dumping of used tyres is a particular scourge on the landscape, especially in remoter areas, and “needs to be met head on”, Mr Naughten […]
Switching to a cycling commute may have enormous health benefits, but only if we can avail of a safe cycling environment. That has been the call from cycling advocates for sometime and echoing this sentiment is recently published joint research from Trinity College Dublin and UCD – entitled ‘Health Impact of Cycling in Dublin on […]