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Open Letter to the Irish Govt from Environmental and Conservation Groups in the USA

August 13, 2018 Subject: Ireland’s peat power stations must be shut down, not gradually converted to biomass As conservation and environmental justice organizations in the United States, we are deeply concerned about plans by Irish companies, ESB and Bord na Móna, to co-fire increasing amounts of wood pellets in the three remaining peat power stations…

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Save Our Planet Awards

We are very excited to have been nominated for the Save Our Planet Awards in which voting is currently open. I’ll wait right here while you pop over to vote for us. These awards are in their second year in the North West of Ireland where we live and are a great way to find…

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Permaculture Gathering

Last weekend we went van camping again, this time to the All Ireland Permaculture Gathering which was hosted this year by wonderful farmers in Co Tipperary. There was so much work done by members of the organising group before any of us arrived. Large tents  and marquees were set up for the many workshops that…