Search Results for 'Green Flag'

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Mercy Primary gets ready for historic change in the heart of the city

It is going to be a summer of change at Mercy Primary School in the heart of the city. While the school year might be winding down elsewhere, the 176-year-old school is getting ready for one of the most momentous changes in its history.

GMIT showcases sustainability initiatives at Green Campus open day

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GMIT’s Green Campus committee held its annual open day on Monday, giving members of the public, students, and staff the chance to find out about initiatives and projects in waste prevention and reduction, energy efficiency and conservation, water conservation and protection, biodiversity, smart sustainable transport, and education initiatives across its campuses.

Team of Mayo artists craft a living ‘outdoor room’ in museum woodland

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A striking new willow structure made by a group of Mayo artists is wowing visitors at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar, following its official unveiling last week. Teach Saileach/Willow House is a large bee-hive shaped ‘outdoor room’, woven from living willow and other natural materials using traditional skills. It forms an impressive new woodland structure for museum visitors to explore and will also be used as an outdoor classroom for education programmes.

Turlough Park attains Green Flag status

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In early 2016 An Taisce sought nominations from local authorities throughout the 32 counties of Ireland to submit application for Parks and Open spaces to be considered for a prestigious award known as the Green Flag. The Green Flag Award scheme recognises and rewards well managed parks and green spaces, setting a benchmark standard for the management of these recreational outdoor spaces around the world.

 

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