Archive for the Environment Category

Dublin businesses can cut energy costs with Online SEAI Energy Academy

SEAI online training is free, quick and easy and can be completed by employees from home. Over 600 businesses have already signed up to the SEAI Energy Academy. The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has launched a free online […]

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Ecology II – Competition

BY editor Hopefully the Fair Play cafe project will be one of the entries for this years SEAI Energy Awards, because yesterday the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland launched its annual SEAI Energy Awards. These awards recognise and reward excellence […]

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Ecology I “Mission accomplished.”

The ‘Ringsend Irishtown Sustainable Energy Community (RISE-C)’ has completed a number of initiatives in 2019.Recently, the group completed a 2019 Communities grant with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). This grant included the installation of solar panels, LED lighting […]

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BusConnects consultations delayed but not forgotten

BY Kathrin Kobus Since the planned public consultations in March could not go ahead the National Transport Authority NTA has decided to re-schedule public meetings later in the year, probably September. You can of course check and download the new […]

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Oily problem at ESB

By Mark Davy Whistle blower Séamus O’Loughlin was at the centre of RTÉ’s PrimeTime Investigates, which prompted the Environmental Protection Agency to take action after Mr. O’Loughlin brought to light 160kms of underground, low pressure, fluid-filled cables leaking oil at […]

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STEM & STEAM

BY Kathrin Kobus Yesterday Science Week began and the abbreviation STEM, standing for science, technology, engineering and maths is frequently being mentioned to engage and encourage studies in those fields beyond gender gaps and to face technological and ecological challenges […]

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The Dodder: A haven of biodiversity

Dermot Carmody As part of the recent Heritage Week 2019, Dublin City Council organised guided walks highlighting Rivers As Havens. NewsFour went along to the walk along the Dodder under the expert guidance of DCC Biodiversity officer Lorraine Bull and […]

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Litter goes home

It took a while but midway through the summer holidays the playground at Sean Moore Park was finally opened. Dublin City Council also quickly added the necessary protective netting behind the goal of the back pitch, in time to have […]

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A Greenway and a pile of rocks

It was a year ago that the Greenway strategy was launched with planned fund of €53 millions to invest over the course of three years from 2019-2021. It’s a great vision to create green, environmental friendly walk and cycling spaces. […]

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Dial Dáil emergency 911

Dial Dáil emergency 911

First there was the cross-terrier Tyson who hopped on the commuter train from Sallins, then last week a family of deer tried to board the DART. Are animals trying to tell us something and tired of waiting for Noah and […]

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