The island's geography comprises relatively low-lying mountains surrounding a central plain, with several navigable rivers extending inland. The island has lush vegetation, a product of its mild but changeable climate which avoids extremes in temperature. Thick woodlands covered the island until the Middle Ages. As of 2013, the amount of land that is wooded in Ireland is about 11% of the total, compared with a European average of 35%. There are 26 extant mammal species native to Ireland. The Irish climate is very moderated and classified as oceanic. As a result, winters are milder than expected for such a northerly area. However, summers are cooler than those in Continental Europe. Rainfall and cloud cover are abundant.
Half of the raw sewage entering waterways in Ireland has now been eliminated and we are on track to fully removing the majority of raw sewage discharges by 2025 ... Significant capital investment is required over a sustained period of several decades to address the poor condition of Ireland’s water and waste-water infrastructure.
To keep a record of her findings she began a blog, which became her website, Living Lightly in Ireland, a sustainable living guide ... “I got involved with the zero-waste community in Ireland, a fabulous group of people.” ... A zero-waste store or bulk store, if you have one near you or they deliver to you — they’re not always more expensive.”.
Taken across the year, Norman estimated that 1,000 tons of food would be wasted because of EU border controls on the Continent and Ireland causing delays or lorries to be turned away if they do not have the correct documentation.
David Miller made the difference as he blasted an unbeaten 75 for South Africa to win the Twenty20 series by beating Ireland by 42 runs ... Ireland wasted its bowlers' sterling effort ... Ireland was all out for 117 with three balls left ... Ireland found itself in similar trouble to South Africa at 56-5 after 10 overs but couldn't turn it around ... ....
IRELAND V SAFRICA...David Miller made the difference on Thursday as he blasted an unbeaten 75 for South Africa to win the Twenty20 series by beating Ireland by 42 runs ... Ireland wasted their bowlers’ sterling effort when the batsmen fell to 56-5 after 10 overs, but did not have a Miller to beat up the bowlers.
It found NorthernIreland and Wales were the areas with the highest amount of waste with 84 per cent and 80 per cent not using all their data, respectively. Those in Northern Ireland and Wales waste the most data, research from Lebara shows.
It found NorthernIreland and Wales were the areas with the highest amount of waste with 84 per cent and 80 per cent not using all their data, respectively ... However, that means there is still a large amount wasted ... due to wasted mobile data.
About 250 bonfires took place around the Eleventh Night across NorthernIreland this year, with the vast majority passing off without any problems ... Northern Ireland Environment Agency. The Waste and Contaminated Land (NI) Order1997 gives the body power over waste management in Northern Ireland, including prosecuting for the illegal dumping of waste.
TAOISEACH Micheál Martin hailed the €60m-plus clean-up of an industrial site once described as the most toxic in Ireland with the creation of a stunning amenity park as a milestone achievement ... The land around the former steel works East Tip waste site was at one time described as the most toxic land in Ireland.