18 May 2022

Safe Routes to School – helping students to cycle to school

2022-05-18T14:20:20+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Safe Routes to School programme (SRTS) is helping students to cycle to school by providing bike parking spaces and shelters to 285 schools nationwide in 2022. Of the schools who will receive the new infrastructure, 46 schools are Round 1 on the SRTS programme. To celebrate, SRTS visited a diverse range of schools [...]

26 April 2022

Bike Week 2022

2022-05-03T14:21:41+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

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 [...]

2 February 2022

Scoot to School Week 2022

2022-03-20T12:42:43+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

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. [...]

1 February 2022

The Big Travel Challenge 2022

2022-01-10T11:29:51+00:00By |

The Green-Schools Travel team is inviting schools to take part in the big TRAVEL CHALLENGE 2022. For full details visit: The Big Travel Challenge 2022 – Green-Schools (greenschoolsireland.org) Key details: When: Any 10 days in the month of February Top prize for Ireland's Travel School of the Year: €1,000. Runners up prize for walking, cycling, scooting [...]

7 January 2022

The Big Travel Challenge 2022

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

⚠️ 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 [...]

3 December 2020

Green-Schools premiere Ireland’s first Travel Conference for schools

2020-12-04T09:49:59+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

On November 18th 2020, Green-Schools Travel launched the first-ever Travel Conference for both primary and secondary schools nationwide. The conference was proudly supported by the Department of Transport and the The National Transport Authority The much-anticipated conference, which had been due to take place earlier in March, was delivered virtually on a televised-style platform to a wide [...]

7 October 2020

Dublin’s second ‘School Zone’ is launched at Central Model School

2020-10-07T11:23:46+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

School Zones have taken the City by storm with brightly coloured pedestrian friendly spaces popping up outside schools. Francis Street CBS marked the launch of the first of a series of  School Zones, followed by the same #SafetoSchool infrastructure being developed outside Central Model School. Dublin City Council along with many other Local Authorities [...]

24 August 2020

Walkable Streets Webinar

2020-08-28T10:17:24+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

The second of the Green-Schools Public Webinar Series, 'Walkable Streets' stimulated much interest from the general public, school staff, Local Authority professionals, and active travel/public realm activists with free tickets for the live webinar selling out. If you would like to re-watch or stream the webinar, it is now available in full presentation on YouTube [...]

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