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Enviro – 14th August 2017

On this edition of Enviro: Forest Friends interns Guliana, Franseska, Lorena and Federika present detaills of the project they are working on for Heritage Week. Jennifer Brady read out Bolivia’s ‘Law of Mother Earth’. Jennifer Brady ...

Enviro – 31st July 2017

In this edition of Enviro: In part one of the show… Remembering poet Francis Ledwidge – 100 anniversary of his death 31/7/17. This ENVIRO program coincided with the anniversary. Forest Friends interns Federica, Giuliana, and Lorena from Archita ...

Enviro – 24th July 2017

On this edition of Enviro… Seamus McGowan of Leitrim Club Sportive gave details of the Leitrim Glens Cycling event.He explained why this would be of interest to a wide range of cyclists as there were options with regard to the length of the cycles ...

Enviro – 17th July 2017

On this edition of Enviro, ecologist & Irish Wildlife Trust vice chairman Sean Meehan came in to talk about the ecology of smooth newts and common lizards in Ireland and how IWT has carried out extensive citizen science projects and habitat surveys ...

Enviro – 3rd July 2017

At part one, Jennifer Brady talked about the ‘regatta’ held in Shannon Harbour recently. Shannon Harbour is a beautiful harbour, but like many places has suffered from the recession and is prone to flooding. But the regatta is a fine celebration of ...

Enviro – 12th June 2017

Pegah Mollahajian came to Ireland from Canada and told us a little about herself, and why she choose Ireland as a location for her internship with Forest Friends. She also described her first impressions of Ireland and read one of Francis Ledwidge poems. We ...

Enviro – 29th May 2017

Writer and poet, Jennifer Brady was the Enviro special guest today. She read from the novel, ‘If Only I’d Left the Beach’. The launch is in The Sky Bar in Wrights Findlaters, Howth on Friday 15th Sept at 8pm. Johnny Fallon will be playing and a ...

Enviro – 22nd May 2017

On this week’s show, John and Joe talk about the Forest Friends Biodiversity Week events which are as follows: On Tuesday 23rd May, Building Biodiversity in a barren landscape at the Arts and Business Campus 40 Lr. Drumcondra Rd. On Friday 26th ...

Enviro – 15th May 2017

On the May 15th 2017 edition of Enviro, Britt and Joe are joined by plant and moss ecologist Joanne Denyer. Joanne has given public walks for Heritage Week teaching a wide range of people from professionals to students who are starting at the beginning ...

Enviro – 8th May 2017

The program started with an unusual version of George Harrison’s ‘Here Comes the Sun’ by the Voodoo Glow Skulls. This was followed by two French intern students Cindy and Nassima explaining their take on the environment why they came to Ireland ...

Enviro – 24th April 2017

On this week’s show, Terry O’Regan from Old Abbey Gardens talks about his involvement with environmental impact assessments, which brought a realisation that landscape management in Ireland was unstructured and directionless leading me to ...

Enviro – 10th April 2017

The North Leitrim Glens Hill Walking Festival, now in its 23rd year, run by ‘The Holey Soles Hill Walking Club’ takes place Easter weekend, Saturday 15 th  and Sunday 16 th  of April. The iconic Benbulben and Glencar valley are on this year’s ...