Everything you need to know about Ireland’s new Home Energy Saving Kits

March 7th 2017 Today saw the launch of Home Energy Saving Kits throughout Dublin. These kits were developed by Dublin’s Energy Agency, Codema and provide homeowners the equipment required to conduct a mini energy audit in their home. This is the first step to understanding energy consumption, becoming more energy efficient and saving money on […]

Will Ticknock forest be preserved as a National Park?

March 1st 2017 State-owned forestry company Coillte has postponed the felling of trees in Dublin’s Ticknock forest as calls for its preservation for recreational use arise. Ticknock forest was originally planted to be harvested, but since its planting 40 years ago it has become a popular spot for families, walkers, hikers and mountain bikers, with […]

Are electric bicycles the future of transport for Irish commuters?

February 22nd 2017 Last year over 12,000 cyclists made their way into Dublin city centre each morning. This is a record number of cyclists and it looks like it’ll keep becoming a more and more popular choice for commuters. Electric vehicles have been getting better and more affordable every year. With growing concern for the […]

UK reveals plans for plastic free aisles in supermarkets. Could Ireland follow suit?

February 16th 2017 Supermarkets in the UK are being urged to create one plastic free aisle per shop to reduce plastic waste. This move comes after various high profile organisations highlighted the issue of the damage plastic is doing to marine environments worldwide, such as Sky’s Ocean Rescue campaign.  Of the estimated 300 million tonnes […]