OpEd: Food in the age of the Eco-chef — Artful Soil dishes, GIY-based Menus and Zero-Waste Restaurants

  Image: baby vegetables served in an edible soil December 22nd , 2016 Can food be Art? Do chefs use food to transmit messages that go beyond flavour and presentation? It’s  a question that may seem to be bordering on the ludicrous –especially while holding a fast-food branded cheeseburger in your hands–but merely being beautiful has long been dismissed as […]

Ireland’s own ‘Dieselgate’ : the dieselisation of Ireland’s car fleet spells trouble

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Fine Gael under renewed pressure for water charges in the wake of damning EPA waste-water report

25 November, 2016 According to the report on ‘Urban Waste Water Treatment in 2015’ recently published on the EPA Ireland website, significant funding will be required to prevent waste water from having a negative impact on pollution and public health in a large number of sites scattered across the country. The report identified 124 urban […]