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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 …

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What is a Zero-Waste store? Are they coming to Ireland?

November 22th, 2016 The Zero-waste movement is growing, faster and faster, all over the world, and Europe figures prominently in this development. Not a week goes by without a new zero-waste store popping up somewhere. Pioneers such as Germany, Spain, Italy and France led the …

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Minister Naughten promises big for sustainable economy

Image: Minister for Environment Denis Naughten formally ratifies the Paris Agreement in New York on Friday November 4th. Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and UN Legal Counsel, Miguel de Serpa Soares and Santiago Villalpando, Chief of the Treaty Section of the UN Office of Legal Affairs. November 17, …

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Wildlife in Winter- How can I help?

November 14, 2016 We are starting to truly move into winter now- its getting colder, darker and everything wants to hibernate, humans included. But sadly the demands of life go on no matter how cold or tired you are. As the days shorten and food …