• News for Environment

    Friday, September 27, 2019
    Irish Water is running a water stewardship training programme this autumn 2019 and would like to invite your members to register here. The training will support business to lower water consumption and reduce operating costs while protecting the environment. The programme is supported by EPA, Origin Green, BIM and Enterprise Ireland.  You will receive an internationally accredited ...read more
    Categories: Environment, Stakeholder
    Thursday, July 25, 2019
    Fingal County Council has welcomed news that that five of its parks have received a prestigious Green Flag award for 2019, an internationally recognised quality mark for well managed public parks and open spaces.   Ardgillan Demesne, Malahide Demesne, Millennium Park in Blanchardstown, Santry Demesne and St Catherine’s Park were all awarded the honour at the awards ceremony held at Maynooth ...read more
    Categories: Environment, Awards, Fingal County Council
    Thursday, July 11, 2019
    Fingal County Council’s Environmental Awareness section is pleased to announce that new categories have been introduced in 2019 Greener Communities Competition.   The focus this year is on increasing pollinators and biodiversity and on fostering sustainable communities, a key role we can all play in creating a more sustainable future.   Biodiversity is a critical part of the web of life on ...read more
    Categories: Environment, Fingal County Council
    Wednesday, July 10, 2019
    Dublin Airport is currently installing new Fixed Electrical Ground Power (FEGP) units at aircraft parking stands as part of its overall sustainability programme. FEGP is an environmentally friendly ground power system that allows aircraft to plug directly into a fixed, electricity powered energy source while they are parked on the airfield. Previously, aircraft had to plug into ground power ...read more
    Categories: Partner, Environment
    Tuesday, July 09, 2019
    As you drive through Fingal you can’t but notice household and bulky waste being dumped along roadways and in isolated areas destroying our beautiful countryside. The Environment Section in Fingal County Council are currently involved in a number of anti-dumping campaigns to help raise awareness in relation to illegal dumping and illegal waste collectors (“Man in a Van”) which is a National ...read more
    Categories: Fingal County Council, Environment
    Monday, July 08, 2019
    CSR Awards 2019 Shortlist Announced Today   Chambers Ireland today (8 July 2019) officially announced the shortlist for the 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Awards. Over seventy shortlisted projects across the fourteen award categories are recognised for CSR activities and initiatives which are ambitious, innovative and practical in scope. Announcing the shortlist, Ian Talbot, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chambers Ireland, Environment
    Wednesday, June 26, 2019
    Dublin and Cork airports have today signed a landmark commitment to become net zero for their carbon emissions by 2050 at the latest. Dublin and Cork Airports made the commitment as part of ACI EUROPE, the trade association for the European airport industry, announcing a new resolution formally committing the European airport industry to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. The collective ...read more
    Categories: Partner, Environment
    Monday, June 17, 2019
    Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot today (17 June 2019) welcomes the publication of the All Government Climate Action Plan and highlights the need for an all island perspective on how we transition to a low carbon economy. “The publication of this plan is welcomed by the business community. Supporting the transition to a low carbon economy is identified as one of the central priorities ...read more
    Categories: Environment, Chambers Ireland
    Thursday, June 06, 2019
    Fingal County Council has lodged an application with An Bord Pleanala for planning consent for the Broadmeadow Way, a proposed new walking and cycling greenway route of approximately 6km in length between Malahide Demesne and Newbridge Demesne in Donabate.   The proposed development will run across the Malahide Estuary adjacent to the mainline railway viaduct and will, if approved, provide an ...read more
    Categories: Community, Environment, Fingal County Council
    Friday, May 31, 2019
    Fingal County Council together with The Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) Horticulture Department has won gold at Bloom in the Park 2019.  The Fingal Bee Positive Garden has a pollinator friendly theme and is a reflection of our commitment as a Pollinator partner in the All Ireland Pollinator Plan and our recognition of the importance of Climate Action.  The garden has proved hugely ...read more
    Categories: Environment, Stakeholder, Fingal County Council
    Wednesday, May 22, 2019
    Fingal County Council has extended its popular bike-sharing scheme, which allows cyclists use bikes that are publicly available, to Swords, Malahide and Howth.      The scheme allows cyclists to use ‘smart’ bikes with inbuilt GPS technology. By downloading the BleeperBike App, users can register and find their nearest BleeperBike, scan the QR code on the bike to unlock it and it is ready for ...read more
    Categories: Environment, Community, Fingal County Council
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    Fingal County Council has welcomed news that Portmarnock’s famous Velvet Strand has retained the Blue Flag status, which recognises its high level of water quality.   And there was further good news for Portmarnock, along with the Burrow Beach in Sutton, as they were both awarded Green Coast awards at a ceremony which was held in Miltown Malbay, Co Clare yesterday (Monday).   The Blue Flag ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fingal County Council, Environment
    Wednesday, March 20, 2019
    Fingal County Council has welcomed the allocation of €3m from the National Transport Authority (NTA) which will support an ambitious programme of pedestrian and cycle improvement schemes around the county.   Some 11 projects, including four new schemes, have been awarded funding under the Sustainable Transport Measures Grants (STMG) 2019 programme in the largest round of funding the local ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fingal County Council, Environment
    Thursday, February 28, 2019
    Fingal County Council is seeking submissions from the public on the proposed Royal Canal Urban Greenway route. The public consultation is open until March 25, 2019. The route will serve Castleknock, Blanchardstown, Clonsilla, Coolmine and the wider Dublin 15 area. The proposed Urban Greenway will encourage recreation while offering an alternative transport choice for school children and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fingal County Council, Environment
    Tuesday, February 19, 2019
    The launch of the Draft Climate Change Action Plan for Fingal took place in the Atrium in County Hall on Monday, 18 February. Members of the public attended the event to hear from Fingal County Council and the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) staff about what the Council are doing to implement energy efficiency initiatives and flood prevention schemes in the Fingal area. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fingal County Council, Environment
    Friday, February 01, 2019
    Fingal County Council has published the South Fingal Transport Study (SFTS), a strategic land-use and transport study involving the development of a multi-modal transport strategy for the South Fingal area which includes areas such as Swords, Dublin Airport, Clonshaugh, Balgriffin and Baldoyle. Among the key recommendations to be delivered within the study timeframe up to 2027 are the upgrade ...read more
    Categories: Environment, Community, Fingal County Council
    Thursday, January 31, 2019
    Fingal County Council is inviting submissions from the public in response to the Draft Climate Change Action Plan 2019-2024.   The Draft Action Plan has been developed by the four Dublin local authorities alongside the Dublin energy agency Codema. Fingal County Council’s public consultation is open for submissions from 11 February until 25 March 2019.   As part of this public consultation ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fingal County Council, Environment
    Friday, November 09, 2018
    Sweet News For Passengers As Dublin Airport’s Nect-Air Honey Now On Sale At Marqette    Bees from hives on Dublin Airport lands, which produced their first batch of honey earlier this year, is now available for passengers to buy. The 100% natural Irish honey called Nect-Air is harvested from four hives housing more than a quarter of a million Irish dark native honey bees on airport owned ...read more
    Categories: Partner, Environment, Member
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