Malcolm Noonan, Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, announced a doubling of funding to the Local Biodiversity Action Fund to €3 million for 2023. Local Authorities can now apply to the National Parks and Wildlife Service to avail of this funding to deliver local […]
The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage’s National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) welcomed the adoption of the Global Biodiversity Framework at COP15 in Montréal, emphasising that it represents a milestone moment in Governments’ response to the global biodiversity crisis. The Global Biodiversity Framework sets out to respond to several assessments that
The Taoiseach was in Tarbert, Co Kerry, along with the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), to release White-tailed Eagles into the wild. This is part of a long-term initiative to re-establish a population of this iconic, and once extinct, species in Ireland. These white-tailed Eagle chicks arrived in Kerry Airport on Friday July 1st […]
Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform Malcolm Noonan TD has launched the Waters of LIFE strategic project. Managed by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, the strategic project involves 16 partners including government departments, State agencies, Local Authorities, and local development companies, with an overall budget of €20 million.