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Fixing North Dublin’s air pollution problem

Fixing North Dublin’s air pollution problem

Air pollution expert, Deirdre O’Brien, talks about some of the measures that can be taken to improve air quality in North Dublin It is well known by locals that the…

Smithfield Horse Fair: A tradition which is part of the Smithfield culture

Smithfield Horse Fair: A tradition which is part of the Smithfield culture

Horse owners, traders, and equestrians have once again gathered at Smithfield Square for their monthly horse fair, which is attended by people from across Dublin and well beyond. The event…

Ireland introduces deposit return scheme to boost recycling

Ireland introduces deposit return scheme to boost recycling

Earlier this month, the Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) “Re-turn” was launched nationwide.   There are approximately 1.9 billion bottles and cans consumed in Ireland every year. This scheme aims to…

Vintage pop-ups connect to the environment

Vintage pop-ups connect to the environment

The younger generations continue to embrace ‘pre-loved’ clothes over fast-fashion brands. In the last few years, there has been an increase in the number of vintage pop-up shops in Dublin.…

Rooted in sustainability: Noms in Phibsboro

Rooted in sustainability: Noms in Phibsboro

Since opening in 2018, located on the North Circular Road, Noms offers a wide range of organic and natural foods and products to the public. The health store also features…

There’s nothing scarier than fast fashion

There’s nothing scarier than fast fashion

A Halloween ‘Swap Shop’ will be taking place in the Liberties this weekend.   Climate Ambassador will be hosting the Halloween themed Swap Shop on Sunday, October 22 from 1pm to…

Dublin Bus introduces first ever Phoenix Park bus service – route 99 

Dublin Bus introduces first ever Phoenix Park bus service – route 99 

A link has finally been made between Europe’s largest enclosed public park and Dublin City’s existing public transportation system.   Route 99 is now running from the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre…

TU Dublin to host community events for Climate Action Week

TU Dublin to host community events for Climate Action Week

TU Dublin is hosting a series of climate action activities this week as part of Climate Action Week 2023. Running until October 20, there are plenty of events for students,…

Disposable vapes set to be banned in Ireland

Disposable vapes set to be banned in Ireland

Disposable vapes are set to be banned in Ireland with the Minister for Health drafting a new vaping bill.   Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has said he is committed to solving…

Keep Dublin Litter Free: Dublin Community Clean-up 2023

Keep Dublin Litter Free: Dublin Community Clean-up 2023

This month marks the 22nd National Spring Clean Month in Ireland. Dublin City Council has used this month to host this year’s Dublin Community Clean-Up, which took place on ‘Earth…

The biodiversity crisis in the city

The biodiversity crisis in the city

Foxes on the streets and bee-friendly meadows in city parks – it might look like Dublin’s wildlife is making a comeback. But problems remain, and there’s much more we can…

Anger at lack of public bins

Anger at lack of public bins

Dublin residents are calling for there to be more public bins, while a council spokesman has called for more “city pride”.  Locals have complained about the level of litter in…