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Category: Environment

PICTURES: Cork graveyard brings in four lovely mountain goats to keep cemetery tidy

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A close-knit community in Cork have come up with a novel way of keeping their local graveyard tidy while at the same time being environmentally conscious by bringing in four

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Irish beekeeper builds fully functioning hive out of Lego blocks

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Irish beekeeper, Ruairí O Leocháin, based in Athlone has spent his quarantine building a colourful, elaborate and fully functioning hive made from Lego blocks. Ruairí, a wildlife activist and a

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Can you come up with names for Dublin Zoo’s newest residents?

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The folks at Dublin Zoo are well known for asking the public for their thoughts on names for new arrivals and with new penguin chicks just recently on the scene,

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11 Irish gardeners share their top tips for beginners

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Getting down into the soil can be a new and foreign experience to those who have never had a gardening inclination but with gentle encouragement from these Irish gardeners, we’re

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Irish artist in isolation pays sand art tribute to healthcare workers

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Irish environmental artist Seán Corcoran has created an incredible piece of sand art on Waterford’s coast. The artist has been in self-isolation for the past 10 days following his return

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Local beekeeper and top Dublin resort launch honeybee hotel to protect the bees

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The Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links and local beekeeper Seán Ó Gríofa are doing their bit for the bees by setting up a ‘honeybee hotel’ on its site. The top

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Vote now! Irish Tree in the Running to be the European Tree of the Year

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The Tree Council of Ireland needs our help to vote the Witch’s Yew in Blarney, Cork as European Tree of the Year. Voting closes on February 29, Leap Day. Click here

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Rap stars at Cappabue National School tackle climate change

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Primary students at Cappabue National School in Co. Cork upped their rap game in a brilliant video on climate change and zero-waste. The fun approach to introducing young ones is

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A Kerrywoman’s curious quest to become a beekeeper

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Anna McQuinn, now a beekeeper, is a self-made publisher from Castleisland in Co. Kerry who began her journey into the editing world while in University College Cork where she read

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