Friends of the Earth has welcomed the Government’s launch of the first phase of the Schools Photovoltaic Programme, which will provide eligible schools with 6 kilowatts of roof-mounted solar PV, which equates to approximately 16 solar panels.
An Irish aid worker is calling for more international support for the millions of people displaced in Sudan after returning from the war-torn country. Over 10,000 people are estimated to have been killed since this latest conflict in Sudan began on April 15th.
Active Retirement Ireland is calling on the Government to do more to enable all older people to engage in an independent, active and social way of living, as it reveals that 90% of local Active Retirement Associations have now resumed activities following the Covid-19 pandemic.
Adult learners of all ages from across Ireland have reported overwhelmingly positive experiences of Further Education and Training, but AONTAS’ new Learners’ Voices Across Ireland’ report also reveals regional disparities in learning experiences due to inequalities in public transport, facilities, and inclusion and mental health supports.
New Research sets out actions for new National Policy, Statement by Community Foundation Ireland. ‘Irish Philanthropy – An Entrepreneurs View’ identifies areas of action which could be used to bring levels of larger gift giving here into line with other countries, including Britain, European countries and the US.
Communities across the country are getting support to formulate plans to move towards zero waste with grant support from Community Foundation Ireland. The Foundation is supporting 26 community groups in 15 counties to work with experts to identify measures which can locally promote the re-use of goods by developing Local Circular Economy Plans.
Minister for Justice Helen McEntee TD has today launched the Third National Action plan to Combat Human Trafficking. The Plan aims to work towards ending human trafficking in the State as a key element of building stronger, safer communities.
Recycle IT is delighted to receive the Pakman Community Recycling Initiative Award for 2023 sponsored by the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications. It is a great acknowledgement of the hard work of our team and those people wishing to recycle safely.
By December 2022, there was unprecedented numbers of people recorded as homeless in Ireland. With 11,362 people officially homeless, an increase of 30% since the same month in the previous year, demand for services was greater than ever before. Throughout 2022, NOVAS supported 6,088 people.
Transport for Ireland has partnered with The Irish Wheelchair Association & Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind to raise awareness for our Wheelchair Priority Space Campaign. One of the biggest issues facing wheelchair users is the availability of wheelchair spaces onboard public transport.
Stop Food Waste is the national campaign to reduce household food waste in Ireland, managed by the Environmental Protection Agency. Stop Food Waste run awareness-raising initiatives to share easy tips and resources on how we can make the most of our food, keep it fresher for longer and avoid food waste.
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