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TCD Fossil Free lobby for national divestment along with Irish NGOs and members of Parliament

The protest was held outside the Dáil followed by a celebratory lunch in Trinity

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Following up on Trinity College Dublin’s (TCD) announcement yesterday, TCD Fossil Free moved to lobby government for national fossil fuel divestment outside the Dáil today.

Today marked the last year of the campaign, but the group intend to

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Green Party introduces bill prohibiting microbeads and microplastics to Dáil next week

Bans have already been made in the Netherlands, Canada, the US and the UK

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“Through investigations over the last five years, some of which pioneered by the NGO ‘Beat the Microbead’, it has been found that micro-beads both pollute water supplies and pose a risk to maritime life which ingests these plastic beads.”

 

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Oisin House accommodation project faces opposition

An Taisce and a number of Trinity alumni have raised concerns about the planned development

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Plans submitted for the proposed €52 million redevelopment of Oisin House on Pearse Street have recently come under fire from both An Taisce and a number of college alumni.

The planning permission proposal, submitted on the 6th of November 2015 …