Green Flag Award – a new initiative supports environmental policy, wetlands & biodiversity in Irish parks

Image: Naoise Culhane Green Flag for Parks Award Ireland Facebook page Left: Minister of State for the OPW and Flood Relief,Sean Canney TD; and  Right: Michael John O’Mahony, Director of An Taisce Environmental Unit 2 February, 2017 An Taisce recently held an open day for winners and new entrants to their Green Flags scheme on Tuesday, […]

Friday Gif Party: Planet Earth 2 Edition

[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 45px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text class=”cs-ta-right”]November 25th, 2016[/cs_text][cs_text]Theres nothing like a soothing voice and a nature documentary to round out the week. Fortunately we’re in good hands at the moment with the long awaited Planet Earth 2. Marvel at the advances […]

Tom Roche of Just Forests receives 2016 Volunteer Award in Killarney

Image: All-Ireland winning Kerry minor football manager Peter Keane, guest of honour, Councillor Brendan Cronin, Cathaoirleach, Killarney Municipal District Area, and Eve Kelliher, Editor, Killarney Advertiser, with Tom Roche, volunteer,  at the Killarney Looking Good Awards in The Killarney Plaza Hotel. Photo: Eamonn Keogh 23 November, 2016 Killarney Looking Good / Tidy Towns presented the […]

On saving the planet: “Don’t wait for someone else to do it because it just won’t happen” – Alicia Premkumar, age 13

Alicia and her Planet Pals visit local schools and teach children about environmental issues using puppet shows and competitions. “We are reaching out to our own generation. This makes it easier for children to understand” says Premkumar, emphasising that the group was set up “by children, for children”