Communities across Ireland come together to celebrate the launch of the 25th #SpringClean24

As the National Spring Clean celebrates 25 years, An Taisce is calling on communities to come together and tackle Ireland’s litter problem to protect biodiversity and help fight climate change!   April 2nd marks the official launch of The National Spring Clean 2024! To date there have been over 3,100 registrations nationally, but registrations will remain open […]

Sign our Open Letter to Stop Fireblight – Hedgerows Ireland

Hedgerows Ireland, An Taisce, and the Environmental Pillar appeal for signatures on their open letter to Minister McConalogue, asking him to take decisive action on the risk of Fireblight in Ireland. Fireblight is a bacterial disease that may result in the removal of Ireland’s emblematic Hawthorn hedgerows if allowed to spread. Its other common host trees include […]

Registrations are open for the 25th annual National Spring Clean Campaign

– An Taisce National Spring Clean is calling on volunteers across the country to join Ireland’s largest and longest running anti-litter campaign – Established in 1999, this year marks 25 years of the campaign – Over the course of the 25 years, 12 million hours of volunteering and an estimated 47,500 tonnes of litter collected   […]

Don’t let a Greasy Grinch spoil your Christmas #ThinkB4UPour

As the holiday season approaches and our kitchens take centre stage, Clean Coasts, in collaboration with Uisce Éireann, urges you to think twice before pouring fats, oils, and greases down the sink to prevent blockages in your wastewater pipes. This Christmas and New Year keep the Greasy Grinch out of your home and ‘Think Before […]

Registrations are open for the Big Beach Clean

150 groups and individuals already registered to join the World biggest clean-up with Irish environmental programme Clean Coasts and to be part of a citizen science project  Clean Coasts, supported by Cully and Sully, is thrilled to announce the return of the Big Beach Clean initiative. The programme is asking participants to sign up to […]

Tipperary Climate Ambassador Awarded for Outstanding Achievement

In 2022, Climate Ambassadors completed 661 climate actions, directly engaging over 274,000 people, creating 2,671 climate communications, and reaching an estimated 5.6 million people! The Climate Ambassador Awards were held on Friday, November 18th, serving to recognise the tremendous effort and dedication demonstrated throughout the year. Each Climate Ambassador received a certificate of recognition, with […]

The Beach Clean 2021 is kicking off this weekend in Tipperary

After a break in 2020, over 100 volunteers have signed up for Clean Coasts’ Big Beach Clean 2021 and are ready to tackle marine litter at its source in County Tipperary. The event will be launched on Friday 17th of September and will run until the 19th of September, the same weekend as International Coastal […]

All political parties must commit to deep and rapid emissions cuts in line with science and justice

Much public and media discussion around the Green Party’s insistence on any future government committing to a minimum of 7% cuts in greenhouse gas emissions per annum appears to focus on the supposedly ‘unrealistic’ nature of these targets. The former Minister for Climate Action Denis Naughten TD has, for example, been quoted as describing this reduction […]

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 […]

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