Green Events

The following events and destinations are being greened across Ireland.

The Connemara Mussel Festival

The Connemara Mussel Festival partnered with Galway County Council’s to take part in the Green Your Festival initiative. Particular focus was put on waste. Only certified compostable food containers, implements and coffee cups were used so they could be placed in the compost/food waste bins provided. Galway County Council Environment Department gave a demonstration on home composting, providing guidance […]

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Adare to Survive

Adare to Survive is a 7.5km military style obstacle race taking place in Clonshire Equestrian Centre Adare, Co Limerick on Sunday September 29th 2013. Organisers are gearing up to accommodate 1000 contestants and approximately the same number of spectators. This year, with support from the Regional Waste Management Office, Adare to Survive is going […]

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Baltimore Harbour

Baltimore is a coastal village in West Cork, lying adjacent to a natural harbour and Carbery’s Hundred Isles. Baltimore Harbour is one of two private marinas in West Cork piloting the Local Authority Waste Prevention Programme clean marinas initiative.

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Barrowfest/Carlow County Fleadh

Barrowfest/Carlow County Fleadh, 24th – 26th May, 2103 is going green this year in cooperation with Carlow County Council. The beautiful village of Leighlinbridge is home to the Carlow County Fleadh and Barrowfest which runs from 24th – 26th May 2013. Carlow County Council are helping the organisers of this community festival to begin greening […]

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Bloom Festival 2014

Dublin City Council are assisting the organisers of the Bloom Festival 2104 to implement greening initiatives. Bloom 2014 is taking place in the Phoenix Park Dublin over the June bank holiday weekend, from Thursday 29th May until Monday 2nd June 2014. Bloom 2013 was the 7th year of the event and continues to attract thousands […]

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Clare Garden Festival

The Clare Garden Festival in Ennis went green in 2013. The Festival, which attracted more than 1500 visitors this year was a great success. There was a very well attended environment stand with lots of enquiries on composting and food waste…

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Clarenbridge Oyster Festival

Clarenbrige, on the shores of Galway Bay, holds the Clarenbrige Oyster festival at the start of the oyster season each year, as a celebration of the native oyster.

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Charlie Chaplin Festival

The Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival is held in Waterville on the Ring of Kerry. The festival includes a range of events, screenings, workshops and Chaplin themed street entertainment.

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Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre

The Cliffs of Moher is Ireland’s most visited tourist attraction. The visitors centre at the Cliffs includes an interpretive centre and a series of facilities for visitors.

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Cobh Peoples’ Regatta

The Peoples’ Regatta takes place in Cobh in East Cork every summer with a variety of water-based ccompetitions and family entertainment.

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Green Fleadh Ceoil Sligo 2015

With support from The Local Authority Prevention Network (LAPN) and Green Your Festival, The Fleadh Ceoil in Sligo has taken a number of measures to go green in 2015, building on the work done in 2014. A reusable Green Fleadh branded plastic glass for use outdoors proved popular. A ‘Green Aware’ programme has been run […]

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