Online Repair Directory

Monaghan County Council has been working with County Councils from Galway, Kilkenny, Limerick, Meath, South Dublin, and Wicklow to develop an online Repair Directory. This follows on from the success of the Kilkenny Repair Directory developed in 2015 and which has been replicated on paper in other counties. The benefits of an online version of […]

Monaghan Examines Feasibility of Repair App

Building on the success of Kilkenny’s Repair Directory Monaghan County Council has undertaken a feasibility study on developing a Repair App for Android phone. This App would give full details of repair and reuse options and facilities for householders in the region. The feasibility has looked at the following: Costs of building app. Cost of […]

Roscommon Develops Repair Directory

Roscommon County Council has developed a Repair Directory for the county, offering a major boost to reuse and repair in the region. This is an important element of establishing what services already exists in the county and in their promotion. Furthermore the research for this directory has acted as a mapping exercise and is an […]

Roscommon Works with ICA on Upcycling

Roscommon County Council has been working with the local Irish Countrywomen’s Association to promote reuse and upcyclign in the region. There are nine ICA groups in County Roscommon who meet monthly and also meet three times a year as a federation. These groups have extensive sewing and craft skills and can readily apply their skills […]

Kilkenny Repair Directory

Kilkenny County Council has produced a directory of repair and reuse services in the county, with support from LAPN and the Southern Waste Management Region. Kilkenny County Council as part of the Southern Waste Management Region is endeavouring to encourage people to reduce consumer consumption by promoting the concept of repair as one method to reduce waste generation. Waste prevention […]