Minister Accuses Illegal Dumpers of ‘Environmental and Economic Treason’

Minister Accuses Illegal Dumpers of ‘Environmental and Economic Treason’

Describing illegal dumping as ‘economic and environmental treason’ the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten TD announced that his department is allocating €2 million this year for a targeted crackdown on illegal dumping black spots across the country. Minister Naughten and the Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring TD recently…

Community College Wins National Water Explorers Award

Community College Wins National Water Explorers Award

We’ve been keeping you up to date on the exploits of the Castleisland Community College Water Warriors over the most of the past year. They’re the ones who, under the guidance of teacher, Doreen Killington, have been cleaning up and surveying the health of the local River Maine. They’ve been taking drinks cans from the…

River Maine Clean-Up – From Rubbish to Recycling

River Maine Clean-Up – From Rubbish to Recycling

The transition year students of Castleisland Community College have been learning recently about the voluntary work of the tidy town’s committee. Mary Walsh and Sheila Hannon gave a talk to the students about the different aspects of the tidy town competition and how marks are awarded. Water Explorer Competition The students have already completed work…