Clare County Council Working with Community Groups and Festivals

The projects undertaken by Clare County Council in 2015 had a broad reach and presented an opportunity to promote extensive engagement across many sectors to promote behavioural change including: the greening of festivals a reusable water bottle project workshops to raise awareness on resource efficiency & waste prevention. Building on the popularity of running events […]

Clare Garden Festival Goes Green Again in 2014

Clare Garden Festival in Ennis went green again in 2014 with a great turnout and many initiatives. Stop Food Waste and Maintaining your Septic Tank were the 2 main messages at the Environment stand.  Two of the local Master Composters, Maureen and Jean helped out.  Donal O’Leary (Stop Food Waste) and Joan Tarmey (Clare County Council) had […]

Sustainability Training Course in Clare in May

A full day workshop was held in Ennis on the 10th of April that explored how we might nurture our communities to be healthier and more sustainable. Over 30 people from different community initiatives from across the county attended the session, which was organised by Clare County Council and held at the Áras Contae an […]

Green Christmas Campaign in Clare launched

The Green Christmas Campaign kicked off in Clare today with a very well attended awareness raising event in Áras Contae an Chláir in Ennis. There were many interesting stands on display showcasing the up-cycling of old materials, local crafts and local foods and a fine display by the Clare County Council Environment Section. Pasta measures […]

Limerick Clare Kerry Eco Pledge Programme and Video

Limerick Clare Kerry Regional Waste Management Office as set up an Eco Pledge Programme for people to make a pledge to improve their environmental behaviour. Sometimes we feel overwhelmed by environmental issues and helpless to do anything about it. The Eco Pledge system makes it easy, people can choose an action that they can easily […]

Local Authorities Supporting European Week of Waste Reduction

Several local authorities are supporting the 2011 European Week of Waste Reduction (EWWR) with a wide range of local activities. Click here to see the full range of Irish activities by everyone, including  the Irish EPA Here is just some of what the local authorities are doing – get out there and support them! aaa […]

Cliffs of Moher receives Sustainable Travel Internatonal (STI) Eco-certification award

The Cliffs of Moher visitor centre (which has worked closely with the Local Authority prevention Network and The Limerick Clare Kerry Regional Waste Management Office) has achieved the 3-Star Eco-certification through the Sustainable Tourism Eco-Certification Program (STEP). This thorough, independently audited Eco-certification is awarded by Sustainable Travel International to tourism businesses around the world who […]

LAPN Participants nominated for Awards

Three LAPN related initiatives have been nominated for environmental awards, giving due recognition to the great work being done in the programme. a Thomond Park Stadium has been shortlisted as a finalist for a Green Awards 2011 in the Entertainment and Leisure Category. They have also launched their Community Fund which will include sponsorship of […]

LAPN Events and Locations Working Group plans for 2011

The LAPN Events and Locations Working Group met in Portlaoise in January 2011, to discuss its plans for 2011, create synergies, share resources among the group and build upon the successes of 2010. The group includes: Sharon Carroll, Galway City Council (; Michéal OCoileáin, Kerry County Council (; Pauline McDonagh, Limerick County Council ; Sinead […]

Waste Prevention BatucaMob – Cliffs Of Moher

The Limerick Clare Kerry region participated alongside other European regions with a local “BatucaMob” at the iconic Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare. The Cliffs of Moher are project partners with the LCK region on the local authority prevention network. Right across Europe the “BatucaMob” event was a symbolic and unified action of people coming together […]