Category: Travel theme

20 May 2022

Ireland’s new Travel School of the Year Announced

2022-05-20T12:29:52+00:00By |Uncategorized|

A Galway secondary school is Ireland’s new Travel School of the Year for 2022. At a ceremony in Dublin Zoo during National Bike Week ‘22, Gort Community School were named Ireland’s Travel School of the Year by the Green-Schools Programme, following their participation in the programme’s Big Travel Challenge in February. Nine schools were awarded [...]

12 May 2022

#AndSheCycles campaign honours 42 students

2022-05-12T14:41:07+00:00By |Uncategorized|

At a ceremony in Dublin 42 secondary school students were honoured as new #AndSheCycles Ambassadors by the Green-Schools Programme. The #AndSheCycles Ambassador Programme focuses on addressing the teenage cycling gender gap through supporting student leaders to take action to enable and empower their peers and friends to cycle to school. The 2021/2022 group of Ambassadors [...]

26 April 2022

Freedom Machine Comic Competition: Bike Week 2022

2022-04-28T14:41:19+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Comórtas Greannáin: Turas le mo Mheaisín Saoirse This year for Bike Week we want to hear all about your cycle to school through the medium of the comic strip! Bike Week 2022 takes place from Saturday May 14th to Sunday, May 22nd. National COW Day (Cycle on Wednesday) takes place on Wednesday, May [...]

26 April 2022

Bike Week 2022

2022-05-03T14:21:41+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Bike Week is a celebration of active travel, sustainable transport and simply the joys of cycling a bike! In partnership with the National Transport Authority, this year Green-Schools will celebrate Bike Week in May on Saturday 14th and will run through to Sunday 22nd. National COW Day (Cycle on Wednesdays/Weekdays) will be held on [...]

1 March 2022

Siúlóid Nádúir an Earraigh Comórtas Grianghraf le haghaidh Seachtain na Gaeilge

2022-04-19T15:32:30+00:00By |Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel|

Tá Scoileanna Glasa ag tabhairt cuireadh do ghach dalta, tuismitheoir agus múinteoir sa chlár Scoileanna Glasa dul ar siúlóid nádúir an Earraigh chun Seachtain na Gaeilge a cheiliúradh ó 1ú do 17ú de Mhárta. Ar an siúlóid seo ba mhaith linn go ndéanfá Tóraíocht Taisce an Earraigh. Ansin tóg grianghraf den Chomhartha Earraigh agus cuir suas [...]

2 February 2022

Scoot to School Week 2022

2022-03-20T12:42:43+00:00By |Uncategorized|

National Scoot to School Week is a celebration of scooting to school and has been enjoyed by primary schools on the Green-Schools Programme since 2015. There are multiple environmental and health benefits to scooting to school, but most importantly scooting is one of the most enjoyable ways for primary students to get to school. [...]

7 January 2022

The Big Travel Challenge 2022

2022-03-04T17:04:20+00:00By |Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme|

⚠️ Met Éireann have issued weather warnings across Ireland for Friday 18th February. Green-Schools are asking that all #BigTravelChallenge activities are halted until the storm passes and warnings have been lifted. Schools can extend their 10-day run of sustainable travel after the storm. Stay safe #stormeunice ⚠️ The Green-Schools Travel team is inviting schools to take part [...]

6 December 2021

#MyBikeStory Winners – Bike Week 2021

2021-12-06T16:58:41+00:00By |Uncategorized|

National Bike Week took place earlier this year for one week, from September 12-18th and Green-Schools hosted a wide range of activities for schools and individuals to get involved. Travel Officers facilitated bike skills workshops across schools nationwide and students were invited to learn from our many bike-related videos and online resources. We celebrated National [...]

3 December 2021

Clean Air Week 2021 – Highlights and updates from November

2022-03-04T17:08:00+00:00By |Uncategorized|

During November Green-Schools Travel ran their third annual Clean Air Week. The campaign ran from November 15-19th in timing with The European Commission’s third EU Clean Air Forum. Green-Schools sought to engage schools with an digital Clean Air Week campaign, which aimed to raise awareness of air pollution and to engender schools to take [...]

10 November 2021

#andshecycles Ambassador Awards Celebrate exceptional students

2021-11-10T15:47:08+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Thursday, November 4, 2021: Cycling in Ireland is “a boy’s thing” according to research conducted by the Green-Schools Programme of An Taisce as part of its #andshecycles Campaign. Speaking at the inaugural #andshecycles Ambassador Awards in Dublin, researcher Robert Egan presented the findings of Green-Schools’ research into the uptake of cycling among young women, [...]

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