The Environmental Pillar calls for a “No” vote in the Seanad referendum, and demands the reform of the Seanad rather than its abolition.

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“Abolishing the Seanad leaves us to the mercy of professional politicians and uncontrollable Government majorities. The Government’s promised political reforms […]

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Irish Seal Sanctuary search for new home

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Let the people decide if Irish Seal Sanctuary to close? Is the Irish Seal Sanctuary still “fit for purpose” in […]

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Ombudsman asked to extend sea lice enquiry

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The Ombudsman has been asked to extend his investigation into the Irish handling of the EU sea lice investigation to […]

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VOICE seeks fundraising and marketing volunteer

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Volunteer Fundraising and Marketing Position with VOICE POSITION Volunteer Event Planning, Fundraising and Marketing Position, VOICE Ireland REPORTS TO Coordinator […]

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Consultation on Access to justice in environmental matters – options for improving access to justice at Member State level

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The public consultation is to seek the views of the general public and all stakeholders in order to help: Assess […]

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Public consultation process on the Food Harvest 2020 environmental analysis report and the development of an agriculture sectoral low carbon roadmap

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The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is facilitating a public consultation process which invites written submissions from interested […]

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Public consultation process on the Food Harvest 2020 environmental analysis report and the development of an agriculture sectoral low carbon roadmap

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The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is facilitating a public consultation process which invites written submissions from interested […]

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Ombudsman to investigate sea lice cover up

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The Irish Ombudsman’s office has opened an investigation into possible mal-administration by the Department of Agriculture Food and Fisheries [DAFF] […]

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All-Ireland Hedge Laying Championship Saturday October 5th

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The Hedge Laying Association of Ireland is delighted to announce that the 2nd Annual All-Ireland Hedge Laying Championship will take […]

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Environmental Pillar questions credibility of sustainability report on Food Harvest 2020

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The Environmental Pillar, a coalition of 26 national environmental groups, is casting serious doubts on the findings of a report […]

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No basis for Minister’s decision to get rid of packaging levy and container deposit return scheme

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The Environmental Pillar is extremely disappointed at Environment Minister Phil Hogan’s announcement today that he will not go ahead with […]

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Transport & Environment report 2013 – Ireland is 7th in EU for sales of more efficient cars

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Transport & Environment report 2013 – Ireland is 7th in EU for sales of more efficient cars Ireland leaps to […]

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Evaluation of energy labelling directive and certain aspects of the ecodesign directive

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This consultation is part of the review of the Energy Labelling Directive (2010/30/EU Art.14) required by the Directive by 31 […]

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Public consultation on scope of national raised bog SAC management plan

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The Scientific Basis for Raised Bog Conservation in Ireland Study, or the Raised Bog Conservation Study, commenced in March 2013. […]

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Public consultation on the implementation of the UNECE protocol on pollutant release and transfer registers (PRTR Protocol) in Ireland

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The Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government invites comments from interested parties on the implementation in Ireland of […]

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Consultation on guidelines on recommended standard licences, datasets and charging for the re-use of public sector information

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All citizens and organisations are welcome to contribute to this consultation. Contributions are particularly sought from re-users of public sector […]

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An Taisce condemns comments by turf cutting group encouraging persecution of protected hen harrier

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An Taisce has today strongly condemned comments made by a Galway-based turf cutting group (the Barroughter & Clonmoylan Bogs Action […]

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