Castlebar is First Institute of Technology to be Awarded a Green Flag

GMIT Castlebar is the first Institute of Technology campus in Ireland to be awarded a Green Flag. The award follows three years of diligent work undertaken by students and staff since commencing the Green-Campus Programme in 2008. The Green-Campus Programme is an international environmental education and award scheme that promotes long term, whole college action … Read more

EnviroCom Awards – From Recycled Clothes Hangers to Captain Energy Superheroes

Ten organisations which have taken effective steps towards protecting the environment, such as a dry cleaner only using 100% recycled hangers and an international retailer rolling out an environmentally-conscious cartoon superhero, were recognised at the recent annual EnviroCom Awards in Dublin. Hosted by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Development Board, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council and … Read more

Water Conservation Measures Remain In Place in Clare

Clare County Council announced today that despite the rainfall in the last week, water supply to consumers continues to be vulnerable. The local authority says a hose pipe ban introduced two weeks ago in the Ennis area, North Clare and Tulla will remain in force until further notice. Most water supply sources throughout the county … Read more