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March 2017

World Water Day 2017

22 March 2017

World Water Day is an international observance and an opportunity to learn more about water related issues, be inspired to tell others and take action to make a difference. Each year, UN-Water — the entity that coordinates the UN’s work on water and sanitation — sets a theme for World Water Day corresponding to a current or…

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May 2017

Green-Schools National Walk to School Week

May 15, 2017 - May 19, 2017

  Schools across Ireland are currently putting plans in motion to take part in National Walk to School Week, which takes place from Monday May 15th to Friday, May 19th. An Taisce Green-Schools’ National Walk to School Week is a country-wide initiative which will result in thousands of pupils, their parents and teachers walking to…

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June 2017

Green-Schools Bike Week 2017

June 10, 2017 - June 18, 2017

National Bike Week returns from Saturday, June 10 to Sunday June 18, 2017. Schools will be celebrating Bike Week from Monday 12th - Friday 16th. Bike Week is an annual celebration of all that's great about bikes and cycling. Bike Week is held each year with bike themed events organised by local authorities, community groups and cycling groups throughout Ireland. Check out a list of events happening on the Bike Week website.

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September 2017

European Mobility Week 2017

September 16, 2017 - September 22, 2017

European Mobility Week takes place from Saturday 16th to Friday 22nd September 2017. This year's theme is 'Sharing gets your further'. Read the guide to the 2017 theme on the European Mobility Week website to get more information and ideas for activities that would fit this year's theme. 

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February 2018


Green-Schools Expo 2018

22 February 2018
| Free
5 Anglesea Road
Dublin, Dublin D04 AK83 Ireland

The Green-Schools Expo is back! Join us in the Industries Hall of the RDS on Thursday, February 22nd 2018 for another jam-packed event focused on Climate Action and what we can do in our schools, home and communities to combat climate change. The Expo is operated in partnership with the Department of Communications, Climate Action…

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March 2018

Scoot to School Week 2018

March 12, 2018 - March 16, 2018

March 12-16 is Green-Schools National Scoot to School Week. National SOW Day will be held on Wednesday, March 14th. Participating in National SOW Week/Day shows your support for a greener, healthier environment by encouraging students to scoot to school. This is the fourth year of National Scoot to School Week, which was the first event…

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May 2018

Walk to School Week 2018

May 14, 2018 - May 18, 2018

Schools across Ireland are invited to celebrate National Walk to School Week 2018, which takes place from Monday May 14th to Friday, May 18th. An Taisce Green-Schools’ National Walk to School Week is a country-wide initiative which will result in thousands of pupils, their parents and teachers walking to and from school, to celebrate the…

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September 2018

Teacher training seminars 2018/2019

September 3, 2018 - December 31, 2018

The Summer season has come and gone now, too fast it may seem, but here in the Green-Schools Office we are excited for the new 2018/2019 academic year. Each year our Local Authority partners organise seminars to introduce teachers to the new themes they’ll be working on this academic year. The seminars will be delivered…

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October 2018

Climate Action Week 2018

October 15, 2018 - October 19, 2018

Green-Schools are delighted to present Ireland’s second #ClimateActionWeek! 2017 was hit by Storm Ophelia but that didn’t dampen your spirits as Green-Schools around Ireland held a whopping 137 events despite school closures. We’re hoping for even more Climate Action this year! Are you planning your Green-Schools Day of Action? Host a Climate Action Day in…

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Marine Environment Forums 2018

October 23, 2018-November 14, 2018

Green-Schools An Taisce Marine Environment Forums will take place over four dates in the 2018 academic year. The Marine Environment Forums are available for Green-Schools currently on the Marine Environment theme. The forums are designed for senior Primary School level (4th-6th class). Four students and an adult from one class group can attend this fun and…

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