Author Archives: Colin Fitzpatrick

Winner of the WEEE Recycling Competition

Di Hu, a PhD student in the Dept of Politics and Public Administration, was the lucky winner of the iPad for recycling her old electronics on campus last week. Di is pictured receiving her prize with Ríona Burke, Aisling Silke … Continue reading

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Latin America Week Environmental Talks

Woman Activist  Brings Lessons From Latin America A peasant activist from Colombia will deliver a public talk on the subject of land use and natural resources on Thursday, 10th April, as part of the series of events for Latin America … Continue reading

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Riverbank Cleanup Part 2

Limerick Riverpath Volunteers have organised a clean up for a different stretch this Sunday. This time it starts from Richmond Rugby Club at noon and works down the Park Canal and onto the Shannon as far as the Groody Bridge. … Continue reading

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Landscape Management for Bees; Thursday at 11am

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Environmental Exhibition in Red Raisins Canteen Today

Check out the Red Raisins Cafe , Block 1 main building University Limerick today from 11-2.30pm. Learn more about work being done by Coastwatch Ireland, Sustainable Ireland, An Taisce, an t-Ionad Glas The Organic College and the Environmental Pillar.

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WEEE Recycling Winner

The winner of the iPad for recycling WEEE during UL Green Week is Di Hu, a PhD student in the Dept of Politics and Public Administration. The presentation will be made later this week. Congratulations to Di and thanks to … Continue reading

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Riverbank Cleanup

Here’s a great write up of our riverbank clean up today! Thanks so much to everyone who came along. Also, we had great help from Paul O’Connell of UL Buildings and Estates in the “support” vehicle. http://www.coniecto.org/WPMU/limerickriverpaths/2014/04/06/great-turnout-excellent-work/

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Friday of UL Green Week

1. Talk on Campus Energy and Water Conservation Initiatives at 1pm in the First Seven Weeks Hub 2. Winner of the WEEE Recycling Competition Announced 3. Winner of the Changing Lanes Competition Announced (tbc) 4. Weekend Power Off.

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Roof Garden Open Day

The UL Community Roofgarden has been in operation since November 2012 and is a co-operative effort between students and staff. As part of Green Week, the UL Community Roofgarden is issuing an open invite to join in our gardening session … Continue reading

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Thursday of UL Green Week

1. Free tea and coffee for “Green Commuters” (walk, cycle, bus, carpool) in the SU Courtyard from 8.45am 2. Giant Hogweed (invasive species) removal from 11am until 1pm. Meet at Dromroe Village Hall. 3. UL Community Roofgarden Open Day 1pm-2pm. … Continue reading

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