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Public deserves to know extent of malaise in the Irish healthcare system – and the cure

Irish Independent 11 Aug 2022
... and the desire to hold grandchildren close is powerful.“All that effort to get them through the Leaving, get the points, get through college – all a waste of time for our family,” she said ruefully.Ireland educates healthcare professionals for export.
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The waste warriors saving millions of meals from the bin

Irish Independent 06 Aug 2022
Worldwide, food waste is responsible for around 10pc of greenhouse gas emissions, ... The Enterprise Ireland-backed company, which was founded in 2020 by former FoodCloud staffers Mark and Aisling Kirwan, provides waste monitoring scanners to commercial kitchens across the country.
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Going green: how Ireland’s leading tourist attractions have become eco-friendly

Irish Independent 06 Aug 2022
... meadow to regenerate naturally■ Its “riparian zones” create a habitat for wildlife, encouraging it to thrive in a natural environment.■ Its mission is to create a home for some of Ireland’s “beleaguered” native wildlife .
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Another Life: Bat poo reveals the winged world of the night

The Irish Times 06 Aug 2022
Dr McAney went on to make conservation of the west of Ireland’s protected horseshoe bats her special mission, securing their roosts in old buildings and tunnels ... One bat’s waste is another man’s treasure. a DNA metabarcoding approach for the assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services in Ireland using bat faeces.”.
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breaking Derek Lyng confirmed as new Kilkenny hurling manager

Irish Independent 04 Aug 2022
Cody stepped down just 12 days ago but Kilkenny have wasted no time in filling the vacancy with the county's recent All-Ireland winning U-20 manager and former midfielder.A ...
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Breastfeeding: 'a safe, sustainable, climate-friendly resource'

RTE 03 Aug 2022
Ireland stood out in pledging support for innovative programming approaches for the prevention and treatment of wasting with a particular focus on tackling wasting for infants under six months, backed up by programming targeted at small and nutritionally at-risk infants and children.
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Support over supermarkets removing best-before dates on some food products

RTE 03 Aug 2022
The initiative, which is also in place in other countries, aims to reduce food waste in Ireland ... As part of efforts to tackle food waste in Ireland, supermarkets have introduced a number of initiatives, including removing best-before date labels from some fruit and vegetable products.
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Food safety watchdog backs removal of best-before dates from some product lines

The Irish Times 02 Aug 2022
Simple measure could dramatically reduce the scale of food waste in Ireland while saving consumers money ... Ireland’s food safety watchdog has expressed support for retailers who remove the best-before dates on some food products in order to reduce food waste generated by Irish shoppers.
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Supermarkets should scrap best-before dates to cut waste, say experts

Irish Independent 02 Aug 2022
... the Environmental Protection Agency, the average household in Ireland throws out €700 worth of food a year.Sustainability influencer Fionnuala Moran said that removing the best-before dates will reduce food waste and save shoppers money as the cost of groceries continues to rise.
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Here’s why Irish supermarkets should scrap best-before dates, say experts

Irish Independent 02 Aug 2022
... the Environmental Protection Agency, the average household in Ireland throws out €700 worth of food a year.Sustainability influencer Fionnuala Moran said that removing the best-before dates will reduce food waste and save shoppers money as the cost of groceries continues to rise.
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Explainer: Is it ever safe to eat food after its ‘use by’ date?

Irish Independent 02 Aug 2022
‘Best before’ is used on foods with a longer shelf-life, like pasta, tinned foods, and breakfast cereal.“Bacteria can’t usually grow on these foods so food poisoning is not a concern.”How much food is wasted in Ireland?According ...
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Money-off vouchers prompt shoppers to overspend, survey finds

Irish Independent 02 Aug 2022
... said buy-one-get-one free and three-for-two offers lead them to buy things they don’t really need or want.And 30pc believe supermarket loyalty schemes and money-off vouchers lead them to waste food.Aldi Ireland group managing director Niall O’Connor said.
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Tonne up for Flossie and the Beach Cleaners during litter Big Weigh in

The Irish Times 01 Aug 2022
Co-ordinated clean-up a marine environmental charity that clears Ireland’s beaches of rubbish ... that clears Ireland’s beaches of rubbish. During the same two-hour period, volunteers from across Ireland collect litter and see who has amassed the most litter and other waste by weight.
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Neste to buy Waterford animal fats firm to get raw material for green jet fuel

The Irish Times 01 Aug 2022
... aviation fuel produced from waste and residue raw materials”, such as animal fats ... “With this acquisition, we continue to build a global waste and residue raw material platform and add trading capabilities in Ireland,” said Matti Lehmus, president and chief executive of Neste.
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Microplastics aren’t just a grave threat to sea life, they endanger our own – so a single-use future must be discouraged

Irish Independent 01 Aug 2022
The multitude of clear fibres found suggests they come from grey water sources such as sinks and baths but primarily from washing machines.“Ireland is the highest producer of plastic waste per person in the EU and the fourth worst in recycling rate,” said lead ...

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