Archive for the Environment Category

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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Tied to a tree: Councillor McCartan protects D4’s elders

Tied to a tree: Councillor McCartan protects D4's elders

Fine Gael Councillor Pat McCartan has recently been at the forefront of a movement to highlight the threat posed to trees along Route 14 of the proposed BusConnects programme. He has placed ribbons on the trees in danger of being […]

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Local biodiversity: The Pollinator Plan

By Geneva Pattison Some people love them. Some people hate them. Let’s talk about pollinators. Pollinators are insects that roam from flower to flower collecting pollen from each stamen. Our main species of pollinator is the bee, with our country […]

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NASA study on House plants for cleaner air

By Geneva Pattison Maintaining the air quality in your home may seem like an easy task. However, living in built-up city areas, using central heating and the ever-present dust means we don’t always realise it could be better and sometimes […]

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Affordable sustainability

By Geneva Pattison The first few months of every new year can be a challenging time for people, especially when trying to save money. Costs can easily spiral out of control. With high street advertising hijacking the TV and online […]

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