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Reef Diving in Ireland

Reef Diving in Ireland

Something that isn't all that well known is that Ireland has a beautiful reef system off the west coast. It's odd in a way that it's not better known because it was off Ireland that deep water coral reefs were first studied properly in the late…
fracking in ireland

Fracking: Where do we stand in Ireland?

As a rule we like to keep things at least some way upbeat and positive. That said, there are often things in the world that need a hard look at and even though there huge movements and a lot of research going into healing and helping our environment,…
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Four ways to collect and use rainwater! (Part 4)

The final part of harvesting rain water is storage. It comes down to a simple question: how much water do you think you'll need and for what. For example will you use the water just on your lawn, flowers or vegetables? Will you also use it for…
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Four ways to collect and use rainwater! (Part 3)

This time 'round we are looking at a more developed type of rainwater filter. This second type of filtering is a multi-layer filter and is incredibly effective, giving clean potable water and it lasts a long time before you need to empty…
Irish Water Meter

So, what do you think of water metering?

I was in Wexford recently and noticed Water Authority letters being delivered to houses in the town. Soon enough every house in the country will be metered and like most other places in Europe we will pay directly for our treated water. But…
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Tedx is back in Dublin with more ideas worth spreading!

TEDx is back in Dublin! If you haven't heard of Ted Talks you're seriously missing out. The premise is simply "Ideas worth spreading" that they gather people who are exceptional in their fields in some way and they give short, often inspirational…