Archive for the Environment Category

Irish grown flower market business boom!

Irish grown flower market business boom!

Read about your local flower farms and the recent business boom in Irish cut flowers!

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GIY Grow it Forward Campaign

GIY Grow it Forward Campaign

Geneva Pattison Grow it Yourself (GIY) work to support people around the world by encouraging them to try and grow some of their own food. They hope to create a new generation of food growers to promote sustainability and eco-friendly […]

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Do we want a greener Dublin? The public have spoken!

Do we want a greener Dublin? The public have spoken!

Geneva Pattison On the 9th of February, the results of the Your Dublin, Your Voice survey on Biodiversity were released. The survey was the first local government-led opinion panel that has ever taken place in Ireland. As mentioned on the […]

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Future proof gardening:Seed Savers

Geneva Pattison Seeing wildflowers start to fade and feeling the air begin to cool, can be a sad yearly transition for some. The end of summer is a sign of darker days ahead, colder nights and less greenery, but we […]

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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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