Almost 2,000 Tipperary students participated in the Green-Schools water theme

Following the drought of summer 2018 Irish Water is delighted to once again sponsor the An Taisce Green-Schools water theme for the sixth year running. School children across Ireland saved over 389 million litres of water last year, the equivalent of over 450 million cups of coffee, due to their participation in the Green-Schools programme. […]

EPA And An Taisce Launch GLOBE, An International Citizen Science Schools’ Programme

“We in the EPA recognise our important role in providing online, up-to-date and accessible information on the environment to stakeholders. We are working hard to make environmental information interesting and relevant to the public, to stimulate increased engagement with the environment and to mobilise sustainable behaviours”, said Laura Burke, Director General of the Environmental Protection […]

Launch of An Taisce’s National Spring Clean 2017

Minister Naughten kick off National Spring Clean 2017 in massive clean-up in his home county Roscommon Minister Naughten appeals to everyone to play their part in tackling Ireland’s litter problem 31 March, 2017 | Today the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten, launched the 2017 National Spring Clean, Ireland’s largest and longest […]

Over Half-a-Million People Participated In An Taisce’s National Spring Clean Campaign!

An Taisce’s National Spring Clean is coming to an end for another year and the campaign was given a proper send off as campaign ambassador Sarah McGovern was joined by the students of St. Mark’s Junior School in a massive clean-up event in Tallaght!   2016 marked the 18th year of the National Spring Clean […]

Join friends and neighbours in #springclean16 activities in Tipperary

People all over Tipperary are joining their friends and neighbours in cleaning their communities of litter and rubbish as part of Ireland’s largest annual anti-litter campaign, ‘#springclean16’. Today, April 1st, marks the first day of the 18th annual An Taisce’s National Spring Clean Campaign – Ireland’s largest and longest running anti-litter initiative. National Spring Clean […]

An Taisce call for Moratorium on Fracking

An Taisce called for a moratorium on ‘Fracking’ in a presentation to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Environment, Transport, Culture and the Gaeltacht. At yesterday’s Oireachtas Joint Committee on Environment, Transport, Culture and the Gaeltacht Charles Stanley-Smith, Chair of An Taisce The National Trust for Ireland stated “An Taisce is calling for a Ban on […]

Biodiversity Event Cloncannon Toomevara

Biodiversity event “Oh Mama I Love Nature, Let’s go Outside”. to include wildlife fun/games, guided walks and talks to be held on Sunday, 29th May, 2009 at 3pm in Toomevara. Programme of events: 1) Wildlife fun and games for kids with Katy Egan and Jane Kelleher. 2) Guided walk along hedgerows with Tom Gallagher 3) […]

Sporting Bodies Lend Their Support to The Tipperary Venue

A number of sporting bodies as well as champion racehorse trainer Aidan O’ Brien have lent their support to a proposed €460m sports and leisure complex planned for Co. Tipperary.  Mr O’ Brien and his wife Ann Marie were among a number of observers who attended the An Bord Pleanála oral hearing into the Tipperary […]

Nenagh, Ireland’s Second Dirtiest Town!

A study, carried out by An Taisce for Irish Business Against Litter, has found that there has been further improvement in the cleanliness of Irish towns, with nearly three-quarters of the 53 towns surveyed now said to be as clean as the European norms.  Carlow was announced tidiest town at a ceremony in Dublin on […]