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Success of Recreation Strategy Relies on Recognising Landowners

December 6, 2022 · Comments Off on Success of Recreation Strategy Relies on Recognising Landowners 

Speaking after the launch of ‘Embracing Ireland’s Outdoors – National Outdoor Recreation Strategy 2023-2027’, IFA Hill Farming Chairman Caillin Conneely said it’s a positive first step in addressing concerns of landowners surrounding access to land for recreational use. “Recreational activities can bring huge economic benefits for rural communities. However, the role of the landowner should not be diminished compared to those accessing private land for recreational use. Without private landowners’ consent, users would not be able to access these spaces for recreational use,”... [Read the full story]

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Unwrapping Ireland’s food waste: Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food, with 41% of people reporting they throw away bread

October 2, 2020 · Comments Off on Unwrapping Ireland’s food waste: Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food, with 41% of people reporting they throw away bread 

Food waste is an issue of high concern for Irish people and they are willing to take action.Main reasons for waste are food passing its Use-By date and forgetting to eat leftovers in time. After bread; vegetables, fruit and salad are the foods that are thrown out most often in the home.During the Covid-19 lockdown, 29% of people reported wasting less food. Ireland has committed to halving food waste by 2030 which requires a strong response along every step of the food chain from farm to fork. New findings from an EPA survey, show food waste is a high priority in Irish households,... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Vote for Ireland’s entry for Junior Eurovision 2022

December 7, 2022 · Leave a Comment 

Sophie Lennon will represent Ireland at Junior Eurovision 2022 on Sunday 11th of Decemberin Yerevan, Armenia and it will be broadcast live on TG4 at 3pm. 16 countries are competing in this mega event. NO REPRO FEE – 04/12/2022Irelands Junior Eurovision representative Sophie Lennon, from Co.Down pictured at Dublin Airport this morning before flying out to Armenia for the song contest.Pictured: Sophie Lennon and Mum TheresaPhotographer: 1IMAGE/Bryan Brophy1IMAGE PHOTOGRAPHYStudio: +353 1 493 9947 / Mob: +353 87 246 9221 Sophie’s song ‘Solas’, is written by... [Read the full story]

Events

Ireland’s ‘Reuse Month 2022’ – Promoting the repair and reuse of old and discarded items

October 5, 2022 · Comments Off on Ireland’s ‘Reuse Month 2022’ – Promoting the repair and reuse of old and discarded items 

Reuse Month 2022, hosted by Ireland’s three Regional Waste Management Planning Offices (Eastern-Midlands, Southern and Connacht-Ulster) is taking place throughout the month of October. Demonstrating the value found in repairing and reusing older, everyday items, Reuse Month brings awareness to Ireland’s growing Circular Economy. By using and reusing items for as long and as often as possible, the need to extract raw materials, manufacture and distribute new stuff is reduced, thereby cutting down on greenhouse gas emissions. Events are being organised throughout the month, including a... [Read the full story]

Sport

Sport Highlights on TG4 this week

December 6, 2022 · Comments Off on Sport Highlights on TG4 this week 

TG4 feature two huge GAA club fixtures this weekend with the Ulster Football final and the Leinster Football final. Women’s sport also to the forefront with club football and AIL rugby finals.  Monday 05/12/22 8:00pm GAA 2022 GAA Championship highlights. Hurling provincial finals from Munster, Leinster & Ulster. Gaelic Football provincial finals from Connacht & Leinster.  Friday 09/12/22 19:30 Rugbaí na mBan Beo Live coverage of the Energia All-Ireland League Women’s Division 1 Final between Blackrock College v Railway Union.  Saturday 10/12/22 14:45... [Read the full story]

Business

Speech by Minister Catherine Martin at Fáilte Ireland’s National Conference on Driving Climate Action in Tourism Businesses

November 15, 2022 · Comments Off on Speech by Minister Catherine Martin at Fáilte Ireland’s National Conference on Driving Climate Action in Tourism Businesses 

Dia daoibh ar maidin, a chairde. Cuireann sé an-áthas orm an chomhdháil seo faoin Athrú Aeráide i nGnólachtaí Turasóireachta a oscailt go hoifigiúil.   Thank you Paul Carty for your welcome. And my thanks also to CEO Paul Kelly for the invitation to open today’s conference. I must also commend Fáilte Ireland for its leadership in organising this event that will inform and inspire how we drive action on climate change in tourism businesses. This conference with you all is timely for so many reasons. COP27 is taking place in Egypt where world leaders are seeking to accelerate... [Read the full story]

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Success of Recreation Strategy Relies on Recognising Landowners

Speaking after the launch of ‘Embracing Ireland’s Outdoors – National Outdoor Recreation Strategy 2023-2027’, IFA Hill Farming Chairman Caillin Conneely said it’s a positive first step in addressing concerns of landowners surrounding access to land for recreational use. “Recreational activities...

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Tourism, Creative Ireland and Gaeltacht projects to be supported under the Government’s Shared Island Initiative

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, and Minister of State, Jack Chamber, today welcomed the announcement of the latest round of projects to be supported by the Government’s Shared Island initiative. The projects being developed include three from across the...

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Vast Majority of Young People Feel Concerned about Climate Change

An overwhelming percentage of young people (97%) are feeling concerned about climate change according to the Youth Climate Justice Survey*, also revealing that young people are feeling anxious, angry, and fearful but also eager to act. These survey findings were presented at The Earth Gala last Friday night, which...

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Success of Recreation Strategy Relies on Recognising Landowners

Speaking after the launch of ‘Embracing Ireland’s Outdoors – National...


Tourism, Creative Ireland and Gaeltacht projects to be supported under the Government’s Shared Island Initiative

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin,...


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“The Christmas period can be really difficult for so many people!” Charity expects increase in demand for services over the festive period and launches ‘Christmas Blues’ support group

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Ireland exports over a third of its municipal waste for recycling. However, once...


Plea to buy local after ‘double hit’ on crafts and design sector

Consumers are being urged to fuel the recovery of Ireland’s crafts and design...


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