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An Taisce action on Kilkenny cheese factory planning decision

An Taisce has sought leave to appeal the recent decision of the High Court dismissing its challenge against the decision of An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission for the development of a cheese processing plant. We've written this explainer on why we've taken the appeal, the planning case behind it, An Taisce's role in the planning process, the wider environmental context on dairy expansion in Ireland, and our view for future development.

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Hope Floats

In this short video, Elaine McGoff, An Taisce's Natural Environment Officer and mum of two young girls, explores parenting with hope in this time of climate and biodiversity crises. Inspired by the Brigid's day spotlight shining out across the Kildare darkness from the Hill of Allen, a symbol of hope for Imbolc, we hope this piece resonates with parents and communities bringing up children in a very uncertain world.

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