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Thursday 28 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Green

This year
Stretch of Venice's Grand Canal turns bright green
Police are investigating amid speculation about a stunt by environmentalists.
Last year
A sparkly, colourful Pride parade returns to Dublin’s streets
Young members of the LGBT+ community, Ukrainian nationals, and the Irish premier all took part in the celebratory protest march.
Dáil turf wars: Eamon Ryan seeks to unite coalition against Sinn Féin motion
Restrictions on the sale and burning of turf are being considered.
The government insists there is no outright ban and that there are exemptions to the regulations.
Several coalition TDs have expressed concern about what the rules would mean for rural areas.
Sinn Fein calls the new rules "unfair and unworkable".
'We won’t put your granny in prison for burning turf', says Ryan doubling down on no pause comments
GAA's Central Council endorses 'Green Proposal' for championship restructuring
The plan will now go to a vote at Congress.
All time
League Two club makes switch to bamboo shin pads following world's first bamboo kits
Forest Green Rovers have strengthened their claims as the world’s greenest football team.
Potential conflict between cyclists and pedestrians cited as College Green plaza plans rejected
The plans have been the subject of heated debate for some time.
'Festival waste? It's not new - we're a disposable nation and we need to change our attitude'
Green Party Councillor Claire Byrne knows all about trying to keep festival sites clean – and says we need to stop seeing tents as disposable, and look at what we can do to clean up after ourselves.
New Zealand to ban single-use plastic bags
New Zealand uses “hundreds of millions” of single-use plastic bags each year.
Pics: The world turns green for St Patrick's Day
Hundreds of landmarks across the world have turned green.
Three counties create 'energy-efficient zone' to attract jobs
Houses, GAA clubs and other buildings are being retrofitted with energy-saving materials.
What are the Irish catchphrases for the next generation?
Take note.
Vote: Who would make the best modern-day ambassador for Ireland?
Get your votes in. Don’t rate any of our suggestions? We want to hear yours.
Audi's latest cars will tell drivers when that red traffic light will turn green
The US-only feature will communicate with a city’s traffic management system so drivers know how long they have to wait.
Jill Stein: Meet the White House hopeful stealing the hearts of Bernie supporters
Some Sanders supporters are switching their preference to the Green Party ahead of the November election.
Post boxes around Dublin are being painted red for the 1916 centenary
It’s all part of a new history project on the Rising from An Post.
PHOTOS: The world's most famous landmarks are going green today
About 190 locations are giving a nod to Ireland.
Joseph Duffy explains why he doesn't get the same amount of Irish support as Conor McGregor
Six years after he beat Conor McGregor, the Donegal man predicts rematch between the two will happen in Croke Park.
Green activists win out in legal battle over Offaly peat-burning power plant
Enironmentalists are over the moon, unions not so much.
Should RTÉ's campus be turned into student accommodation?
The Green Party has proposed the idea.
People in Italy are living in this treehouse
This structure was designed by Luciano Pia and incorporates more than 150 trees.
Thank you, ISS astronaut, for the greenest pic of Ireland today
We’re one beautiful country when seen from space.
11 real struggles of celebrating Paddy's Day abroad
The grass is definitely greener on the other side.
Not quite in the Paddy's Day mood? This Liam Neeson-narrated clip might change your mind
Look at all that lovely green greenery…
How is the new green Coke different from the rest?
And why is the can green? All your questions answered.
How is the new green Coke different from the rest?
And why is the can green? All your questions answered.
Life experience: I lived as a house-sitter in Charlie Haughey's mansion ... it was pretty tacky
There was a LOT of green going on — and, intriguingly, a locked room full of paperwork.
Opinion: How to make your home (or business!) more efficient and green
Top tips for changes that can dramatically reduce the financial, and environmental, costs of running a home or business.
Tourists spent an average of €479 each in Ireland this year
The equivalent of 469 million pints in Temple Bar overall.
Here's what those US journalists 'rejected' by our Ministers made of us
Their first NPR report is now live.
12 people who have already fallen victim to Roses treachery
When is a tin not a tin?
Home improvements to make yours greener (and save money) spoke to an expert from the Irish Green Building Council about how to give your home a green revamp.
We're throwing fewer black bags of rubbish into landfills
There was a a slight increase in the quantity of household waste collected in 2013.
Like cycling? Fancy a €43k-a-year job as Dublin's Cycling Czar?
The new appointee will have an input to Luas, bus and road projects and act as a cycling ‘advocate’ for the city.
We recycle 37 glass bottles a week per head of population and they’re mainly alcohol related
There’s been an increase of nearly 10% in glass bottle collections.
Ireland's new Canterbury home kit features a retro white collar
The IRFU and Canterbury have unveiled the playing kit, including the ‘bosphorus’ green home jersey.
Opinion: I've never been so excited about Dublin's future – a Dodder Greenway would be incredible
Imagine a walking and cycling route following the River Dodder – the whole way from the mountains to the sea!
These 15 photos by the Air Corps show just how breathtaking Ireland can be in the summertime
Stunning. Just stunning.
Election 2014 Liveblog: European and local results (plus Gilmore resigns) as it happened
Results in Dublin, Midlands and all the councils filled…
Former Green TD (turned musician) Paul Gogarty gains council seat
The two-term Green deputy has long-since left the party fold after his membership lapsed.
Whatever about the candidates - can you trust the voters?... On the trail in Tipp
This butcher in Cashel’s promising his vote to the Greens. Other locals are also pledging their number ones to Grace O’Sullivan — but, it turns out, some are more genuine than others…