Category: Travel theme

Travel theme

Category: Travel theme

29 May 2017

The Green-Schools Shop is open!

We are happy to announce that our shop is open. Schools can now purchase Green Flags and our new pennants online. Purchasing a Green Flag or pennant is a two-step process: Complete the form in our shop with your request to purchase a flag or pennant Following approval by Green-Schools you will be sent a [...]

12 May 2017

Walk to School Week launched by Ireland’s Travel School of the Year

By |Travel theme|

Ireland’s newly crowned Travel School of the Year launched next week’s National Walk to School week on Wednesday, May 10. Scoil Ghobnatan from Mallow were at the Green-Schools Travel Awards in Kilmainham ahead of this year’s celebration of active and sustainable travel on the school run. Taking place from Monday, May 15th to Friday, May [...]

9 May 2017

Secondary school student wins Bike Week logo competition

By |Travel theme|

A student from Limerick School of Art and Design has won the National Bike Week logo competition, which was run in partnership with Green-Schools. A total of 153 entries were received from students in schools and third level institutes from all over Ireland. National Bike Week is taking place from June 10th until June 18th [...]

3 April 2017

Free Halfords Gear-UP Workshops

By |Travel theme|

Green-Schools is delighted to be teaming up with Halfords once again to roll out their Gear-UP workshops to schools who are currently taking part in the Travel theme or have been awarded the Green Flag for Travel. These workshops will complement the activities your Green-Schools Travel Officer does with your school and will allow students to [...]

21 March 2017

Guide to the online application forms

A few tips when completing the online forms: Press 'save for later' whenever you want to leave the form, not after each step The Submit button is final: after pressing submit you will no longer be able to access your form Following submission an email is sent automatically to you from gsapplications@eeu.antaisce.org with [...]

9 March 2017

National Scoot to School Week 2017

By |Travel theme|

Our annual scooting-to-school celebration is back! Now in its third year, National Scoot to School Week takes place from March 20th to 24th with the main event, National S.O.W. Day (Scoot on Wednesdays / Weekdays), on March 22nd. We're asking students to jump aboard their scooters to enjoy the benefits of fresh air and activity on the [...]

6 March 2017

Bike Week Logo Competition

Green-Schools is pleased to invite secondary schools* to take part in the Bike Week Logo Competition. This logo competition is being run in partnership with the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport and the Smarter Travel Campus programme. The aim of the competition is for individual students to design a logo which best illustrates the theme: [...]

26 January 2017

Green-Schools supports Love 30

By |Uncategorized, Travel theme|

An Taisce’s Green-Schools programme has announced its official support for the Love 30 campaign, which calls on all Local Authorities to introduce more 30km/h zones in urban areas, particularly in the vicinity of schools, in town centres, residential estates, and places of public assembly. Through Green-Schools’ work with schools and communities on the programme’s Travel [...]

19 January 2017

Join the BIG TRAVEL Challenge this February!

By |Uncategorized, Travel theme|

The Green-Schools Travel team is inviting your school to take part in the BIG TRAVEL Challenge this February by promoting a sustainable mode of transport of your choice for 10 days during the month. This is the third year of the BIG TRAVEL Challenge; last year Coláiste Íosagáin, Portarlington won the overall prize and were named [...]

15 December 2016

Green-Schools Travel display at Loughrea Library

By |Travel theme|

Nature artist Gordon D’Arcy launched the Green-Schools Travel poster display at Loughrea Library on Tuesday, November 22. Gordon delivered an art workshop on migratory animals to over 30 students from schools working on the Green-Schools Travel theme: Attymon N.S., Kiltullagh N.S., Kiltartan N.S. and Bullaun N.S. Posters on display from the schools depicted sustainable modes of [...]