Coillte launch a new Charter of Commitment to the Peoples’ Millennium Forests

Coillte launched a new Charter of Commitment to the Peoples’ Millennium Forests recently.  The launch event took place at Ballygannon Millennium Forest, Rathdrum, County...
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Biodiversity week events 2018 at Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

To celebrate National Biodiversity Week 19th – 27th May 2018, DLR are hosting a number of events. National Biodiversity Week is all about connecting people...
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Biodiversity recorders Summer 2018 Workshop Programme

We have nearly concluded our Spring 2018 Workshop Programme even though it barely feels like we have experienced Spring at all! Nevertheless, we will...
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Member States endorse EU Commission’s proposals to completely ban the outdoor uses of Neonicotinoids

Current status of the neonicotinoids in the EU Five neonicotinoid insecticides are approved as active substances in the EU for the use in plant protection...
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Coillte announces record revenues and operating cash for 2017

Coillte, Ireland’s largest commercial forestry and land solutions company, yesterday announced its annual results for the financial year ended 31 December 2017. Coillte reported...

Naughten allocates €884,000 to tackle litter, dog fouling and graffiti nationwide

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten T.D. has recently (26th  April) announced the allocation of €884,000from the Environment Fund to 31 Local Authorities...
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Pesticides: pilot assessments on cumulative risk near to completion

EFSA is close to completing two landmark assessments of the risks posed to consumers by multiple pesticides. The pilot assessments – looking at the cumulative...
ash dieback fungus (hymenoscyphus fraxineus) on european ash. symptoms of ascomycete pathogenic fungus causing leaf loss on common ash tree (fraxinus excelsior)

Doyle announces review of national response to Ash Dieback Disease, more options to be...

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine, Andrew Doyle TD recently announced a review of the national response to...
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On the precipice of how – the time is now

Gill Higgins, Origin Green Ambassador, London At the Economist Events’ Sustainability Summit 2018, business leaders, policymakers, scientists and investors convened to assess the work required to...

Recruitment crisis – Joseph Blair

Ireland’s recovering horticulture sector is facing a problem it hasn’t had to deal with for over a decade: a hiring shortage. Joseph Blair of...


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