Forum on Food Waste 2014

Come to the FORUM ON FOOD WASTE 2014 THURSDAY 11TH & FRIDAY 12TH DECEMBER SMOCK ALLEY THEATRE, DUBLIN It’s Free for anybody interested in reducing food waste! The aim of this event is to discuss and explore ideas for collective solutions to how Ireland can make a realistic effort to reduce food waste by 30% […]

Food Waste Prevention events in Mayo

Mayo County Council has been active in several food waste prevention events around the county over recent months, in co-operation with Stop Food Waste ( These include: April 01st:  Food waste prevention and composting workshop with Swinford Tidy Towns. April 29th/30th:   Food waste prevention event with Westport Tidy Towns at Environmental Fair in Allergan pharmaceuticals, […]

Earth Day Workshop Limerick: Cultivating Living Working Communities

Limerick City Council is Celebrating Earth Day, 22nd of April with a Workshop Cultivating Living Working Communities This full day workshop will explore how we can nurture our communities to be healthier and more resilient and backed by local economies. The workshop is designed to build the capacity of people already working to improve quality of life in their communities. […]

Midleton Event on alternative environment-friendly household cleaning agents.

Midleton Tidy Towns and Supervalu Store Midleton are co-osting an environmentally friendly shopping event. The event is being supported by on the day by Sinéad Ní Mhainnín, Galway County Council and Pauline McDonogh, Limerick Clare Kerry Regional Waste Management Office. WHERE: Supervalu Store Midleton & (Library) TIME: Time 2-6 pm & 6-8 (Library) DATE: Thursday […]

Limerick’s Elemental Arts and Culture Festival Tree Pledge

Limerick’s Elemental Arts and Culture Festival has made the move to green the event this year and so, in association with City Centre Tidy towns, has taken a ‘tree pledge’ to offprint their carbon footprint. Event organisers recently planted 30 trees to this effect, at the ‘urban forest’ in Corbally. “The trees are intended to […]

LAPN Plenary 2013 a great success

The LAPN Plenary 2013 held in Buswell’s Hotel in Dublin on February 20th, and 21st, was a great success with over 20 local authorities, the EPA,  Clean Technology Centre and other agencies represented. A series of presentations were given with a lot of discussion. The Tour du Table where all the local authorities outlined their […]

The Great Limerick Run 2013 is going green

The Great Limerick Run 2013 is going green! Scheduled for May 5th 2013, this event will see 10,000 runners take to the streets of Limerick cheered on by 30,000 spectators. Greening the run will focus on preventing waste, using compostable disposable products, encouraging smarter travel to and from the event, choosing tap water to prevent […]

Cavan launching new video during EWWR

Cavan is celebrating EWWR on Saturday 24th November in Cavan Town with the launch  and premiere of a documentary video about the Greening of the Fleadh Cheoil as well as a range of other activities. Here is the lineup: Music Bands in Market Square from 12 – 5.30pm Green Fleadh 2012 Movie Premiere – Free […]

Green Your Festival website launched!

The Green Your Festival website was launched at the AOIFE annual conference, the Association of Irish Festival Events, on 8th November 2012 in Ballinasloe. This website is to showcase the work being done on events/festivals/destinations as part of LAPN and to provide materials for other local authorities and event organisers to follow suit and […]

Oldest Agricultural Show goes Green

The Iverk Show in Piltown, Co. Kilkenny will be the first agricultural show in Ireland to “Go Green” this year.  The show committee is working in partnership with the Waste Prevention Officer of Kilkenny Local Authority and the Local Authority Prevention Network to take the initial steps to improve the Show’s environmental performance. “Going Green” […]