An Taisce

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Some of the material deposited by diggers on a Fingal beach. Photograph: Sinead McCoy/An Taisce

Fingal County Council has been criticised by environmental groups and local people for its failure to clear piles of waste that include plastics, wipe(...)

‘Sewage-related litter is one of the categories of waste we find on our beaches,’ said An Taisce. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Dún Laoghaire visitors and locals are being asked not to flush wet wipes, cotton buds and nappies down toilets during this weekend’s regatta boating f(...)

Ballymun in Dublin was deemed a litter black spot and placed at the foot of the Irish Business Against Litter anti-litter league rankings. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Almost a quarter of Irish towns assessed by An Taisce have been found to be littered, with Ballymun in Dublin classified as a black spot after inspect(...)

The Setanta Centre building on Nassau Street in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

An Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission for a new €100 million office development on Nassau Street in Dublin in spite of the Kilkenny Group w(...)

The Mountjoy Square Society said, if properly restored, the building would be an ‘outstanding asset to the area’.

The preservation of the Big Tree pub near Croke Park in Dublin is at risk following a decision by its new owners to seek permission for its partial d(...)

Senator Rose Conway-Walsh said there was a need for data around beef-processing prices to determine if there were elements of a ‘cartel’ at play. Photograph: iStock

The Irish agricultural sector is “greenwashing” its impact on climate change, environmental group An Taisce has told an Oireachtas committee meeting o(...)

Prof Emer Colleran: her fine character and intellectual rigour made her a special asset to the many community groups and activists she assisted and advised over the years. Photograph:  Aengus McMahon

Dr Emer Colleran Born: October 12th, 1945 Died: 30 June, 2018 Dr Emer Colleran was a leading microbiologist and one of the State’s foremost advocat(...)

A concert at Eyre Square: the ‘public realm’ plan would extend west from the square.

Galway City Council intends to appoint an urban planning and design team to draw up a “public realm” strategy for its central quarter. The local auth(...)

A blue flag standard is an international award which recognises outstanding compliance with bathing water quality and sewage treatment regulations. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

A record number of blue flags have been awarded to Irish beaches and marinas for 2018 by An Taisce environmental group. The 83 Irish beaches and seve(...)

Last year the Minister for the Environment gave €1.3 million to local authorities and national waste agencies to fund a crackdown on illegal dumping

Illegal dumping of rubbish is “economic and environmental treason”, Minister for the Environment Denis Naughten has declared, but campaigners warn tha(...)

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