Tag Archives: Environment

Smarter Travel video launched

UL was recently shortlisted for “Best Newcomer” in the Green Gown Awards for the UL Smarter Travel Project. The Green Gown Awards recognise the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges across the world. As part of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

UL named as Finalist in SEAI’s Sustainable Energy Awards

UL were recently named as one of four Finalists in the Research category of Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI’s) Sustainable Energy Awards 2016. The research, which focussed on the use of behaviour change as a means of improving energy efficiency, was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

UL Buildings and Estates leading the way in Limerick in the European Cycling Challenge

A team of individuals largely made up of UL Buildings and Estates Staff were this week rewarded for topping the Limerick leaderboard in week 1 of the European Cycling Challenge. Pictured left to right are Kieran Tuite, John O’Neill, Seán Collins, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Climate Change Talk – Monday 18th April

One of Ireland’s most influential leaders in climate change policy, Adrian Fitzgerald, is coming to UL this Monday 18th to give a talk on climate change in Ireland. The event will take place in the Schuman Building, room SG-021 @ … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment