Game On for Green! Free Toolkit Helps Irish Sports Clubs Tackle Waste

New resource will help sports clubs eliminate single use plastics and provide guidance on segregating waste. It comes as new research reveals 90% of sports clubs believe they could be doing more to improve their waste management efforts. Sports clubs can now avail of this free toolkit by visiting MyWaste.ie  There’s good news for thousands of sports […]

Bank of Ireland warns customers on holiday to be extra vigilant for fraud

Take a minute to put these dedicated 24/7 emergency contact numbers into your phone before you start your holiday   Report lost cards or suspicious activity quickly – Bank of Ireland’s fraud team is available 24/7 by calling 1800 946 764 (ROI) or + 353 56 775 7007 when calling from everywhere outside Republic of Ireland, Great Britain and Northern […]

Minister Dillon welcomes Your Council Day spotlight on vital work of local authorities

Minister of State with responsibility for Local Government and Planning, Alan Dillon TD, has today encouraged the public to engage with Your Council Day 2024 where all 31 local authorities join together to highlight the important work carried out by their employees up and down the country. Co-ordinated by the Local Government Management Agency (LGMA), […]

Minister Ryan gets government approval for measures to accelerate renewable electricity

Storage Policy will speed up delivery of storage on Ireland’s energy system Consultation responses will guide the development of a new Private Wires Framework The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan, this week received government approval for two memos which can accelerate the delivery of and ensure that Ireland gets optimum benefit […]

Expertise Grants available to advise owners bringing vacant traditional houses back into use

Grants of up to €5,000 available to cover expert conservation advice Scheme aimed at those considering availing of the Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage has today launched a scheme to provide grant support for the provision of expert conservation advice to private owners of vacant traditional houses. The […]

Minister Ryan announces 20 New Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Champions for 2024-2025

From Sligo Rovers to Irish Girl Guides, the new SDG champions reflect a desire by Irish organisations – large and small – to live up to and promote the UN goals for a better world The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan, has appointed 20 new organisations from across Irish society to […]

Minister Ryan announces Long-term Strategy on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions

The government has approved Ireland’s updated Long-term Strategy on Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reduction. The strategy provides a pathway to a whole-of-society transformation and serves as a vital link between shorter-term Climate Action Plans and Carbon Budgets and the longer-term objective of the European Climate Law and Ireland’s National Climate Objective. Welcoming the updated strategy, […]

Measures to speed up climate transition approved by Government

New Accelerating Renewable Electricity Taskforce Implementation Plan focused on speeding up delivery of Ireland’s renewable electricity Amendment to Environment Bill 2024 will streamline and speed up EPA licence consents The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan, has received government approval for two memos which focus on streamlining and speeding up Ireland’s delivery […]

Public drinking water fountain scheme announced

Scheme aims to reduce plastic bottle use and provide public access to drinking water. A public drinking water fountain scheme was launched today by the Minister of State with special responsibility for Communications and Circular Economy, Ossian Smyth TD, and the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD. The aim of the […]

Embrace FARM hosts its Annual Remembrance Service for bereaved farm families #EmbraceFARM

On Sunday, June 30th, Embrace FARM will hold its Annual Ecumenical Remembrance Service, inviting farm families to remember loved ones lost within their community. Over the past decade, this service has become an important event, honouring those who have died suddenly and providing comfort for their families. This year, the service will take place at 2 pm in the Most Holy Rosary […]

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