Tag Archives: Biodiversity

UL Riverbank Clean-up 2017

Sunday morning saw a great turn out for the UL riverbank clean up. Groups on foot set out at 10am from the UL Boathouse picking up and collecting waste all along the river edge and the adjacent drains. Members of the … Continue reading

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Sweet success: first crop of honey produced at UL apiary

Today  (11th October 2016) marked an important day for UL Apiary volunteers who presented a jar of honey from the first crop produced to UL President Prof Don Barry. Pictured above are UL Apiary Volunteers Muireann McMahon, Dermot McInerney, Caoilinn Kennedy … Continue reading

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Daubenton’s Bat Survey – Volunteers wanted

Bat Conservation Ireland (BCI) is looking for members of the public to volunteer to record Daubenton’s bats over your local waterway.  BCI is running a free training course for those interested here in UL’s main building on July 11th at … Continue reading

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Bees return to UL Apiary

Wednesday last (20th April) saw the return of three hives to UL’s apiary. Their force majeure flight from UL was as a result of flooding which posed a threat to their well being. Today will see the bees transferred to … Continue reading

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UL Green Campus Committee host RCSI visit

Today UL’s Green Campus Committee hosted a four-strong delegation from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). The RCSI are embarking on the Green Campus journey and visited UL help inform their approach. Chris Fogarty, UL Energy Manager gave the RCSI delegation a tour … Continue reading

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UL’s Community Roof Garden (looking good!)

Less than 3 weeks after the first UL Community Roof Garden session took place the garden (which is entering its fourth year in operation) is already beginning to look great. Sessions take place each Thursday between 1 & 2pm.   … Continue reading

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UL staff and students plant trees on campus to mark National Tree Week

A number of Quercus Robur (pedunculate oak) and Malus (‘White Star’ Crab Apple) trees were planted on campus earlier this week to mark National Tree Week. Staff and students and alumni took part. A large turn-out from the UL Language Centre and in … Continue reading

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