Green Events

The following events and destinations are being greened across Ireland.

Biddy’s Day Festival, Killorglin

This year, the festival organisers are taking steps to green Biddy’s Day Festival. Supporters and participants at the event are being encouraged to: Use all the special segregated waste and recycling bins; Use public transport or car sharing to go to the event; Buy local goods where possible; Use the provided composting facilities; Only use biodegradable materials in the Biddy hat/cross production

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World Predator Boat Angling Championships and Food Festival, Lanesborough and Ballyleague

The World Predator Boat Angling Championships and Food Festival on the river Shannon took measures to green their event in 2016.

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Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann, Inis

Clare County Council in conjunction with the Fleadh Executive Committee made great efforts in 2016 and 2017 to green Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann. The Fleadh was held for both years in Ennis.

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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. http://www.adaretosurvive.com/ 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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Biddy’s Day Festival, Killorglin, Saturday 3rd February 2018

Killorglin’s one-day festival celebrating Biddy’s Day takes place Saturday, 3rd February 2018.  This year, the organisers are taking steps to green the festival. See more here.    

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