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An Taisce calls for national energy policy

An Taisce this week called on the Government to produce a national energy policy that clearly outlines how the energy requirements of future generations can be met in the face of climate change. Further, the lack of national legislation, policy, or guidelines for the European Landscape Convention means there is no basis on which to assess the impact of the project on the landscape.

Green roadshow heads west to help businesses cut costs

Galway businesses will be given a helping hand to reduce costs and improve resources at a free roadshow in Galway on November 1.

Man who lost limb in farm accident to address seminars on farm health and safety

A Galway farmer who lost a limb in a farm accident will address a series of a seminars on farm health and safety at agricultural and horticultural colleges throughout the country in the next two months.

Planning applications continue to plummet

Planning applications for housing developments in the county continue to decline, the planning SPC heard on Monday.

Budget cuts may compromise workers’ safety

Ireland’s four-year budget plan could put the safety and wellbeing of workers at risk as managers look to cut costs, Ireland’s leading professional health and safety body has warned.

Council safety record praised

The level of work accidents concerning council staff in Westmeath is well below the national average, according to a report presented to councillors this week.

Council safety record praised

The level of work accidents concerning council staff in Westmeath is well below the national average, according to a report presented to councillors this week.

Making greener communities in Kilkenny

The Local Agenda 21 funding initiative is seeking applications from communities, youth groups, individuals, schools, and not for profit groups to undertake environmental projects in their local area.

City schools lead way in environmental programme

Galway city schools are leading the way in the Green Home programme. Gaelscoil Dara and St James’ National School - one of the first group of schools to participate in, and complete, the programme - are now proudly flying their Green Home flags above their schools.

Former Green member to stand as independent

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Former Mayo Green Party member Andy Wilson has announced his intention to stand as an independent candidate in the forthcoming council elections. Mr Wilson, who works as an energy consultant and is editor of Sustainability Journal, says he has absolutely no faith in the ability of the mainstream political parties to get to grips with the economic catastrophe facing Ireland.

 

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