Category: Travel theme

26 April 2023

Big Travel Challenge Awards 2023

2023-05-03T11:27:09+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

And the winner is...   Ireland’s new Travel School of the Year for 2023 is St Brigid's National Junior School from Meath Hill. At a ceremony in Dublin Zoo on Tuesday, St. Brigid’s National School were named Ireland’s Travel School of the Year by the Green-Schools Travel Programme following their participation in the programme’s Big Travel [...]

4 April 2023

Bike Week 2023

2023-06-02T14:35:37+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme|

DEADLINE APPROACHING! GET YOUR C.O.W. RESULTS IN BY WEDNESDAY, THE 7TH OF JUNE Click Here for the COW Entry Form 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 from [...]

9 March 2023

Scoot to School Week 2023

2023-03-31T12:04:54+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme|

Green-Schools would like to invite you to participate in National Scoot to School Week which will run from Monday, March 27th to Friday, March 31st, 2023. National SOW Day (Scoot on Wednesdays/Weekdays) will be held on Wednesday 29th March. By participating in National Scoot to School Week and National SOW Day you will be [...]

24 February 2023

Wicklow 30km/h School Speed Limits

2023-02-24T13:04:17+00:00By |Travel theme|

Green-Schools welcome Wicklow 30km/h School Speed Limits Wicklow Schools set for a ‘lovely’ return to school at the end of Summer 2023 Students from Kilcoole National School hosted a ‘Slow Down Campaign Day’ outside their school on Valentine’s Day 2022: a year to the day Wicklow County Council passed 30km/h limits for the vicinities [...]

3 January 2023

RSA Leading Lights Awards 2022

2023-01-13T10:37:52+00:00By |Travel theme|

We are delighted that the work of our Travel Team Leader for the West, Áine O'Loughlen, was recently recognised at  RSA Ireland's Leading Lights Awards. Áine won in the Future Category for her work developing the Survey 123 app which allows our Travel Officers to record speed data outside schools. The information collected is used [...]

25 November 2022

Global Goal Advent Calendar 2022

2023-01-13T10:32:45+00:00By |Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Energy, Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Welcome to the Global Goals Advent Calendar! With the holiday season fast approaching Green-Schools wanted to take the opportunity to introduce the Global Goals through both fun and engaging activities themed around advent season. These activities were specifically curated to take minimal time and preparation. We hope you enjoy, and do not forget [...]

1 October 2022

#AndSheCycles Ambassador Applications Open

2022-11-09T15:01:35+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

The #andshecycles ambassador campaign focuses on empowering teenage girls to explore, understand and address the cycling gender gap in Ireland. The 2022-2023 ambassadors will take part in a training day encompassing meeting likeminded teenage girls, learning about the campaign and having fun! The ambassadors will leave the training day with actionable steps of how [...]

2 September 2022

Speed Survey Finds 38% Of Motorists Exceed Limit Outside Schools

2022-09-02T08:45:00+00:00By |Travel theme|

A new speed limit report by the Green-Schools Programme has revealed that 38% of people driving cars and other vehicles exceed the speed limit outside schools. Conducted in late 2021 by Green-Schools Travel Officers the report, Speedweek 2021, recorded the speed of 7449 vehicles in the vicinity of schools during a weeklong period. As students [...]

2 June 2022

Freedom Machine Comic Competition Winners

2022-06-02T11:39:50+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

We are delighted to announce the winners of our inaugural Freedom Machine Comic Book Competition, which celebrated Bike Week 2022. We were delighted by the number of entries received and the very high quality displayed by all entrants! We look forward to running this competition again next year for Bike Week 2023. The winners [...]

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