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Connemara Pony Festival Goes Green 2013

In conjunction with Galway County Council’s Waste Prevention Programme, Connemara Pony Festival Goes Green 2013. The Greening of this year’s festival, held every Summer in Clifden, involved the festival committee working to increase the quantities of waste diverted from landfill through improved composting and recycling practices at the festival. This was achieved through all on site […]

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Westport Festival of Music & Food goes green in 2013

If you are travelling to Westport at the end of June for the Westport Festival of Music & Food we want to let you know that the Environment Department of Mayo County Council is busy preparing to ‘Green’ this year’s event.   A new waste segregation bin system will be available this year with facilities […]

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Clare Garden Festival goes green

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. Two of the master composters along with Donal O’Leary did sterling work on the […]

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Barrowfest/Carlow County Fleadh goes green in 2013

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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Great Limerick Run & Riverfest Limerick 2013 Go Green

The 2013 Great Limerick Run & Riverfest Limerick events will go green next weekend (May 3rd, 6th, 2013). Many different initiatives are being put in place to minimise the environmental impact of these two great Limerick events by The Regional Waste Management Office (RWMO) for Limerick Clare Kerry, the Environment Section of Limerick City Council, […]

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West Waterford Festival of Food goes green again

The West Waterford Festival of Food, Dungarvan, April 11th – 14th, 2013, went green again this year with 10 specifically designed Waste Segregation stations and wheelie bins at 4 locations. Two trucks were laid on for cardboard only to ensure recovery and recycling, from the various stalls etc. Ann Sullivan, the Greening co-ordinator from Waterford […]

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Earth Day Workshop Cultivating Living Working Communities

Limerick City Council is Celebrating Earth Day, 22nd of April with a Workshop Cultivating Living Working Communities This full day workshop will explore how we can nurture our communities to be healthier and more resilient and backed by local economies. The workshop is designed to build the capacity of people already working to improve quality of life in their communities. […]

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Limerick’s Elemental Arts and Culture Festival Tree Pledge

Limerick’s Elemental Arts and Culture Festival has made the move to green the event this year and so, in association with City Centre Tidy towns, has taken a ‘tree pledge’ to offprint their carbon footprint. Event organisers recently planted 30 trees to this effect, at the ‘urban forest’ in Corbally. “The trees are intended to […]

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Tourism Conference looks at Heritage

Heritage and tourism – who needs whom? This is one of the questions posed at this month’s Tourism Conference which takes place in Dublin Castle on the 25 April 2013. The conference, which is taking place in the context of Ireland’s Presidency of the European Union, will look at the role culture and heritage has […]

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Fleadh Cheoil na Mumhan 2013 Goes Green

Fleadh Cheoil na Mumhan 2013 will be hosted for the first time by Castletroy CCÉ in the University of Limerick. Munster Fleadh 2013 promises to be a unique Munster Fleadh as it will be the first time it will be held in an enclosed campus environment. The organising committee headed up by Cathaoirleach na Fleidhe […]

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