Search Results for 'Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment'

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Local authority Cathaoirleach launches the green kilometre scheme initiative

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Westmeath County Council Cathaoirleach, Cllr Ken Glynn, launched the Green Kilometre Scheme in recent times.

Women in Science – Vera Quinlan

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To celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11th February 2021, the Marine Institute is highlighting the many brilliant women who play transformative and ambitious roles in understanding, exploring, protecting and sustainably managing our oceans wealth.

Funds afforded towards Athlone co-working hub feasibility study

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Plans for the provision of a new co-working hub in Athlone have made initial progress following the recent announcement that a sum totalling €90,000 under the Just Transition Fund will go towards an in-depth feasibility study to determine its future.

Council welcomes Claremorris Solar PV Farm success

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Eighty-two renewable energy projects have been given the green light, following the first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction, including the Claremorris Solar PV Farm - the first of its kind in Mayo.

Environmental Grant afforded to Marine View environmental project

Residents of Marine View have been afforded significant funding towards a community environmental project.

Prime technology fund established for disadvantaged students

A €10 million fund has been established to provide technology and devices for disadvantaged students at both primary and secondary levels, Longford/Westmeath Fine Gael Deputy, Peter Burke, confirmed this week.

O'Reilly urges public to oppose Connemara mining venture

Connemara's natural environment will be under severe threat if the Government grants a prospecting licence to a Canadian mining company, the Green Party's Cllr Pauline O'Reilly, has warned.

High level of public car charging points now operational in Westmeath

The transition to Electric vehicles (EVs) is being made easier thanks to a range of Government supports, Longford/Westmeath TD, Peter Burke has noted. However, Deputy Burke highlighted that more will need to be added by the ESB if we are to meet our European obligations.

Climate ambassador programme making wholly positive changes

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The Climate Ambassador Programme of An Taisce’s Environmental Education Unit has opened it’s application process for 2019. This exciting programme focuses on identifying individuals in secondary schools, campuses and the wider community to work as ambassadors for climate change, encouraging people from all walks of life to make a positive change in their communities.

Robot sub and seabed maps help Marine Institute discover strange new reefs off west coast

Scientists from the Marine Institute have discovered cold water coral reefs at previously unexplored depths off the west coast. The findings came about as part of the latest expedition at the furthest reaches of Irish waters.

 

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