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 […]

Portlaoise, Ireland’s Dirtiest Town!

A study, carried out by An Taisce for Irish Business Against Litter, has ranked the busy midlands town of Portlaoise as Ireland’s dirtiest town out of the 53 towns and cities surveyed, the town has taken a dramatic fall from its number fifteen place in last year’s survey, but An Taisce have found that there […]