The Special Olympics in Limerick Goes Green!

Great efforts are being made in Limerick this year to green the Special Olympics.  On June 12th 1,500 Special Olympians, 500 coaches and many thousands of family, friends and spectators will descend on Limerick for the 2014 Games. This year extra effort has gone in to make sure the Games are not only bigger & […]

LAPN Food for Thought Garden wins Silver at Bloom!

We’re delighted to announce that The Food for Thought Garden won a Silver Prize at Bloom! The main aim of the ‘Food for Thought’ Garden at Bloom, designed by Elma Fenton and commissioned by Dublin City Council and Cork Institute of Technology’s Clean Technology Centre, is to highlight food waste and show how to prevent […]

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 […]

Special Olympics Goes Green in Limerick 2014

The 2014 Special Olympics Ireland Games will take place in Limerick from Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th June 2014. This year the Special Olympics will Go Green!   1,500 Special Olympics athletes from the 4 corners of Ireland will participate in the 3-day residential Games, in 13 sports competitions and a Motor Activities Training Programme. […]

Adare to Survive 2013 Goes Green

Adare to Survive is a 7.5km military style obstacle race taking place in Clonshire Equestrian Centre Adare, Co Limerick on Sunday September 29th 2013. Organisers are gearing up to accommodate 1000 contestants and approximately the same number of spectators. http://www.adaretosurvive.com/ This year, with support from the Green Your Festival and Regional Waste Management Office, Adare […]

Great Limerick Run & Riverfest 2013 go Green

The 2013 Great Limerick Run & Riverfest Limerick events will go green next weekend (May 3rd, 6th, 2013). Many different initiatives are being put in place to minimise the environmental impact of these two great Limerick events by The Regional Waste Management Office (RWMO) for Limerick Clare Kerry, the Environment Section of Limerick City Council, […]

West Waterford Festival of Food goes Green again

The West Waterford Festival of Food, Dungarvan, April 11th – 14th, 2013, went green again this year with 10 specifically designed Waste Segregation stations and wheelie bins at 4 locations. Two trucks were laid on for cardboard only to ensure recovery and recycling, from the various stalls etc. Anne Sullivan, the Greening co-ordinator from Waterford […]

Munster Fleadh 2013 goes green

Fleadh Cheoil na Mumhan 2013 will be hosted for the first time by Castletroy CCÉ in the University of Limerick. Munster Fleadh 2013 promises to be a unique Munster Fleadh as it will be the first time it will be held in an enclosed campus environment. The organising committee headed up by Cathaoirleach na Fleidhe […]

Elemental Arts & Culture Festival 2013, Limerick, Goes Green

Elemental Arts & Culture Festival 2013, a three-day event, taking place from Friday 13th September to Sunday 15th September 2013 in Limerick City. It will include puppetry, music, short films screening by Behind the Scenes, site specific theatre work, Forgotten Skills at the Hunt Museum, eco-workshops, street performers, to name just some. Elemental has committed […]

The Knights of Westfest 2013, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick Goes Green

The Knights of Westfest, now in it’s third year has established itself as a truly unique Irish festival, set amid the backdrop of the amazing Desmond Castle in the largest town in the County Limerick, Newcastle West. It takes place from the 11th-15th September 2013. Great music, food, entertainment, fashion, craft …and a little bit […]