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17th September 2020

Today, An Taisce revealed the parks and green spaces that have been awarded a prestigious Green Flag Award for 2020.

9th June 2020

A Record Equalling 90 Blue Flags and 60 Green Coast Awards for 2020

Today, An Taisce announced the International Blue Flag and Green Coast Award recipients for 2020. The awards were announced by Ian Diamond, Coastal Awards manager with An Taisce’s Education Unit, the national operator of Blue Flag and Green Coast Award programmes in the Republic of Ireland.

Blue Flag

29th November 2019

In the public interest, and in the light of the failure of DCCAE to engage in timely public consultation on Ireland's Long-Term Strategy for Climate Action (required under the EU Regulation on Governance of the Energy Union), An Taisce is releasing this letter which it sent to the Department in February 2019 highlighting, well in advance, the need for such consultation to be properly planned and proactively managed.

Regrettably, no response was received.

9th October 2014

The 2014 and final Environmental Focus Group was held this Saturday the 4th of October in the Wood Quay Venue, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8. Attendance was very good on a sunny but chilly October day that saw the true start of autumn after the heavy day of rain on Friday brought a late summer and September drought to a close.

30th June 2014

Michael Ewing - Thank you Chair for the opportunity to speak.I am the Coordinator of the Environmental Pillar in Ireland, an advocacy coalition of 27 national environmental NGOs

We welcome the ratification of the Convention by Ireland

I would like to start by saying that the process for developing Ireland's National Implementation Report was a good model of open analysis and public participation for which the Department of the Environment should be commended.

1st February 2014

Internal government documents obtained by An Taisce reveal alternative vision for Irish agriculture in support of the environment

Essential reading for anyone interested in farming, nature conservation and Ireland’s environment more generally.

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