Nature largely missing from the government Climate Action Plan

The Irish Wildlife Trust welcomes the publication of the government’s Climate Action Plan but is disappointed that nature – and addressing the biodiversity/extinction crisis in particular – is largely ignored. We welcome the commitment to better manage hedgerows and soils in agricultural environments as these can have associated benefits for wildlife. However, the plan largely […]

Foodie Destinations 2019 Applications Open Now!

The Restaurants Association of Ireland are delighted to announce the launch of Foodie Destinations 2019! Applications are now open and can be submitted until the 11th July at 12 noon. Foodie Destinations was launched yesterday in Kilkenny, who were the winners of Foodie Destinations in 2018. The Restaurants Association of Ireland are behind the initiative, with FBD returning as the official sponsor for the third year running.   […]

How to Take Climate Action through Repair, Reuse and Recycling

Tips for individuals, communities, businesses and the public sector   Now that the Government’s Climate Action Plan has been released, many in Ireland are wondering what they can do to take climate action. One area often overlooked is reducing our consumption of goods. Recent studies have found that up to 40% of global emissions are […]

30 New Jobs with ŠKODA Ireland Recruitment Drive

ŠKODA seeking 30 new trainee appointments by October Apprentice Technician, Parts Advisors and Service Advisor positions available To prepare for an electric future ŠKODA are seeking talented customer focused trainees Technicians will receive the very best training on the most advanced vehicle technologies from the Volkswagen Group Successful candidates can expect a rewarding career with […]

Ireland’s Newest National Lottery Millionaire to Buy a New Set of Tyres for his Old ‘Banger’

It was another busy day in the National Lottery winners’ room in Dublin city on Wednesday as five separate players from Cork (2), Dublin (2) and Tipperary claimed an incredible €1,675,708 in National Lottery prizes.   The biggest winner of the day was a joyous family syndicate from Co. Tipperary who claimed a life-changing €1 […]

Climate Action Plan to Tackle Climate Breakdown launches

Giving Ireland a Sustainable Future Cleaner air, warmer homes, better-connected communities, and a more sustainable economy Climate Action Plan to Tackle Climate Breakdown launches The Government has today (Monday the 17th of June) published the Climate Action Plan, led by Minister Richard Bruton, to give Irish people a cleaner, safer and more sustainable future. The […]

There’s more to food waste than wasted food – National Stop Food Waste Week, 12- 19 June

The EPA is leading a National Stop Food Waste Week campaign to highlight issues and raise awareness on food waste, from 12-19 June.  Globally, one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption is lost or wasted and every year people in Ireland waste over one million tonnes of food. The campaign […]

5 tests for the Government’s new climate plan: ‘A New Departure on the path to zero climate pollution’

Government climate plan must signal a New Departure on the path to zero climate pollution Campaigners set out 5 tests for Government’s new climate plan due next week (detailed briefing) > Is the new 2050 target net zero emissions, like the UK just announced? > Will the key oversight and accountability provisions be put into […]

CRNI Urges Climate Action through Repair, Reuse and Recycling

The calls for urgent climate action were heard loud and clear during the election. As the Government draws up its All of Government Plan on Climate Disruption, now is the time for Ireland to act to reduce the climate impact of our resource consumption.   Recent studies have found that up to 40% of global […]

Vicky Phelan reveals how surviving tragic accident gave her strength she needed

In an in-depth new interview with Ruairí McKiernan on the Love and Courage podcast cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan discusses the car accident in which she lost her friends; how she had to fight for proper treatment following the accident; her advocacy for her daughter; and how she channels anger into activism.  Cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan has revealed […]

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