March 2017

Clean Coasts Roadshow – Sligo

By | 2017-03-09T11:32:14+00:00 March 30th, 2017|

The Roadshow which is also running in a number of locations nationwide aims to bring together all those with an interest in protecting their local beaches, seas and marine life. A Sligo Stop will be at Hume Hall, IT Sligo on Thursday 30th March 7:30pm - 21:30pm Flavour of speakers: Clean Coasts Programme: Olivia Crossan, Coastal Programme Officer, An Taisce [...]

World Water Day

By | 2017-03-22T10:08:23+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|

It's World Water Day and there is lots you can do to celebrate this day with us: Do a #2minutebeachclean or #2minutestreetclean to help protect your local waterways. Make a commitment to your local coastline by becoming a Clean Coasts Group. With this year's theme being wastewater, support our Think Before You Flush campaign. Spend [...]

November 2016

Clean Coasts Talk at GMIT

By | 2016-12-06T12:55:22+00:00 November 9th, 2016|

Clean Coasts Officer for Galway, Beckey-Finn, will be giving a talk to students studying Applied Freshwater and Marine Biology in GMIT a talk entitled 'Community Engagement and the Coastal Environment'. The talk will be followed later by a presentation from INFOMAR on the work they are carrying out mapping the sea floor around Ireland and is [...]

October 2016

World Octopus Day

By | 2016-10-12T13:47:36+00:00 October 8th, 2016|

Octopuses have hundreds of suckers, each one equipped with its own ganglion with thousands of neurons. These ‘mini-brains’ are interconnected, making for a widely distributed nervous system. That is why a severed octopus arm may crawl on its own and even pick up food. – Frans de Waal World Octopus Day is actually the kick-off [...]

World Animal Day

By | 2016-10-12T13:41:58+00:00 October 4th, 2016|

Mission of World Animal Day: To raise the status of animals in order to improve welfare standards around the globe. Building the celebration of World Animal Day unites the animal welfare movement, mobilising it into a global force to make the world a better place for all animals.  It's celebrated in different ways in every country, [...]

September 2016

World Rivers Day

By | 2016-08-04T12:41:24+00:00 September 25th, 2016|

World Rivers Day is a celebration of the world's waterways. It highlights the many values of rivers and strives to increase public awareness and encourages the improved stewardship of rivers around the world. “Rivers are the arteries of our planet; they are lifelines in the truest sense.” ~ Mark Angelo