1 June 2018

Green-Schools Irish Water Poster Competition 2018

By |Water theme|

As part of the Green-Schools Irish Water Awards 2018 students were invited to enter the Irish Water Poster Competition 2018. The focus of the message was Water and water conservation and participating students were briefed with the theme: Water & the Environment The poster competition encouraged students to look around them and see the role [...]

30 May 2018

National Bike Week 2018 11th-15th June

By |Travel theme|

An Taisce are delighted to announce that National Bike Week is fast approaching. Bike Week is an initiative set up by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport that runs from 11th – 15th June and is an entire week dedicated to the joys of the bicycle. Wednesday 13th June 2018 is National COW Day (COW [...]

9 May 2018

National Walk to School Week 2018 May 14th-18th

By |Travel theme|

St. Vincent de Paul SNS launched the Green-Schools’ National Walk to School Week 2018 today, 11th May, for a very special 10th birthday celebration of walking to school. National Walk to School Week takes place in schools across the country from May 14th to May 18th. St. Vincent de Paul SNS, together with Green-Schools, celebrated the [...]

12 April 2018

Getting to the Green Flag Awards Ceremony

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Congratulations to the hundreds of schools around the country who received their Green Flag award notification - we can't wait to meet you at our award ceremonies in May. This year Green-Schools are hosting 18 ceremonies in eight locations around Ireland for 4,000 attendees! If you are travelling to a ceremony we would ask you [...]

11 April 2018

EPV Approved Teacher Training Courses

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We are now accepting registrations for this summer's Green-Schools Approved Teacher Training Courses in Dublin. Keen to make your classroom green? Green-Schools Teacher Training Summer Course 2018 is now fully booked for Meath-places are still available for the Dublin Course. Please email j.scott@eeu.antaisce.org for booking. The courses run from July 2nd - 6th from 9.30am - [...]

22 March 2018

Climate Hope Forums Coming Soon

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Is your school engaged in climate change? Do your students know all about global warming? We are organising regional Climate Hope Forums in April to strengthen the National Dialogue on Climate Action and empower you and your students to confidently encourage climate action in your local school community. Sligo; Thursday 19th April from 10am-1pm in [...]

20 March 2018

Send us your SOW numbers!

By |Travel theme|

Scoot to School Week may be over for another year but we're still looking for your SOW numbers! Win Micro Scooters This year we’re pleased to announce that Micro Scooters have given us scooting goodies to share with schools. By returning your school’s numbers for National SOW Day you will be entered into a draw to win [...]

28 February 2018

Water Poster Competition 2018

By |Water theme|

**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, MARCH 9TH, 2018** We are excited to announce details of this year’s Green-Schools Irish Water Poster Competition. This is the fifth year we have run this competition in partnership with Irish Water. Last year we received in excess of 3,000 entries. Promotional posters have been sent to eligible schools  (schools currently working [...]

8 February 2018

Office closed: Friday, 9th February

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The Green-Schools Office will close on Friday, 9th February 2018 to facilitate essential works. Staff will be available by email and the office will reopen on Monday, February 12th as normal. Thank you for your patience.

5 February 2018

Meet the Green-Schools Expo Speakers!

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The Green-Schools Expo is a little over a fortnight away and we can't wait! This year's Expo will feature an expanded EPA Eco-Talks zone, with 19 speakers spread across our four time-slots. We're thrilled to have such a great selection of amazing speakers, from lots of different areas connected to climate change, sustainability, our environment [...]