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# environmental-impact - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

ESB to decommission 70-turbine Derrybrien wind farm in Co Galway
# Wind Energy
# Wind Energy

ESB to decommission 70-turbine Derrybrien wind farm in Co Galway

Mar 16th 2022, 5:29 PM 45,310 Views 33 Comments

The construction of the wind farm in 2003 was linked to a landslide that led to the death of around 50,000 fish and tonnes of dislodged peat.

# environmental-impact - Monday 23 May, 2016

Donald Trump cites global warming as reason to build his Atlantic wall in Co Clare
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Donald Trump cites global warming as reason to build his Atlantic wall in Co Clare

May 23rd 2016, 9:06 PM 41,817 Views 77 Comments

He has called global warming a “hoax” and a “con job” in the past.

# environmental-impact - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Opinion: How to make your home (or business!) more efficient and green
# Green Living
# Green Living

Opinion: How to make your home (or business!) more efficient and green

Jan 15th 2015, 8:00 AM 71 Views 10 Comments

Top tips for changes that can dramatically reduce the financial, and environmental, costs of running a home or business.

# environmental-impact - Monday 6 October, 2014

No evidence of graves found at new Children's Hospital site
# Famine
# Famine

No evidence of graves found at new Children's Hospital site

Oct 6th 2014, 10:43 PM 5,689 Views 0 Comments

The Development Board for the new hospital confirmed that a study has found “no evidence of a grave or any other features of archaeological significance”.

# environmental-impact - Monday 5 August, 2013

Pics: This is the world’s first test tube burger
# Lab Burger
# Lab Burger

Pics: This is the world’s first test tube burger

Aug 5th 2013, 8:13 PM 22,050 Views 111 Comments

The burger, which cost nearly €250,000 to produce, will be unveiled by Professor Mark Post of Maastricht University in London later today.

# environmental-impact - Friday 23 November, 2012

Engineer challenges legality of renewable energy plan in High Court
# Environment
# Environment

Engineer challenges legality of renewable energy plan in High Court

Nov 23rd 2012, 7:15 AM 8,067 Views 33 Comments

Pat Swords claims the public have been denied their legal right to participate in planning and funding decisions for green energy projects.

# environmental-impact - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Concerns raised over use of fracking for 'multi-billion euro' gas reserve
# Fracking
# Fracking

Concerns raised over use of fracking for 'multi-billion euro' gas reserve

Feb 1st 2012, 3:48 PM 2,942 Views 40 Comments

A company has said that the gas in north-west Ireland could lead to hundreds of jobs – but environmentalists have urged caution over the controversial technique.