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Waste Management Bye-laws

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In December 2018, the Waste Management bye-laws were adopted by Clare Co. Council to ensure that all homes and businesses located in Co. Clare take appropriate measures to ensure that waste is stored, managed, presented and collected in a manner so that risk to the environment is minimised. This includes measures to ensure nuisance issues, …

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Evelyn’s plastic exhibition to leave an imprint

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*Evelyn Sorohan. Photograph: Vagelis Tsapatoras Clare-based contemporary visual artist and teacher Evelyn Sorohan will present her latest exhibition, entitled Plastic Imprints, at Clare Museum from the 3rd to 26th of April. As part of the upcoming exhibition, the former student of the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) and the Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) …

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Installation of water fountains mooted to tackle plastic waste

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Consultations will take place between Clare County Council and Irish Water to determine if water fountains can be installed across the county. It comes following a notice of motion from Cllr Mary Howard at the December meeting of the local authority. She requested the putting in of fountains throughout Clare “considering the difficulty presented by …

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Clare Youth Action live by their slogan

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*(L-R): Emma Sams, Caitlin Griffin, Donnacha McManus, Amy Custy, Clodagh Sully, James Sheppard. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare Youth Action’s slogan is to make a difference and their latest video has certainly done that. Today’s world is one centred on social media, with all the clicks, likes, retweets and shares there is a tendency to bandy …

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Fulmar found in Fanore with plastic in its stomach

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  OVER 90 per cent of fulmar birds found by the Republic of Ireland Beached Bird Survey had plastic in their stomachs. This fulmar (pictured above), was found by volunteer Liam McNamara in Fanore. GMIT Postdoctoral Researcher Dr Heidi Acampora and her team have been collecting dead sea birds for marine litter research for the …

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