Case Studies

Here you will find a selection of case studies and examples from festivals and events that have been ‘greened’ in Ireland.

These range from descriptions of the event to details on waste figures and methods used.

There are also a number of presentations about how the events were greened and the results obtained.

The Iverk Show goes green

  The Iverk Show is a one day agricultural show in Piltown, Co. Kilkenny and in 2011 it was one of the top three best attended agricultural shows in Ireland. A project called “Greening the Iverk Show” was started to improve the show’s environmental performance in 2011. The project aims to integrate environmental improvements into […]

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Thomond Park Stadium

Thomond Park is the home ground of Munster rugby. The redeveloped stadium also regularly hosts concerts, and has extensive conferencing and banqueting facilities. The Limerick Clare Kerry regional waste management office started working with Thomond Park management to look holistically at waste, water and energy reduction. The statium has introduced water saving measures including rainwater […]

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Midleton Food Festival 2011

Midleton Food Festival attracts over 15,000 visitors to its 1 day event in East Cork. The festival is a celebration of locally produced fare with food stalls, a farmers market, street entertainment, craft exhibitions and much more. Cork County Councli became involved with helping to green the festival in 2011. Volunteers were recruited to help […]

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Savour Kilkenny continues its greening steps

Savour Kilkenny food festival is building on the steps that were taken in 2018 to green the event. The festival asked its stallholders to sign up to a Green Festival charter as part of its 2018 activities where each stallholder committed to taking certain steps to green the event. A Stop Food Waste stall was included […]

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