“DIRECT RISKS TO HEALTH” – MEDACT REPORT

“DIRECT RISKS TO HEALTH” – MEDACT REPORT

Medact is a medical charity based in London that educates, analyses and campaigns for global health on issues related to conflict, poverty and the environment. On 7th of July Medact released a an updated assessment of the potential health impacts of  unconventional...
Stop the Study Rally and Presentations

Stop the Study Rally and Presentations

An amazing day!  It started off at 12.30 with a Stop the Study Rally outside Leinster House that was attended by members of over 20 organisations, all with placards, banners and home-made signs.   The message was made loud and clear:  We want the discredited EPA study...
Decisions on fracking in Ireland delayed until after 2016

Decisions on fracking in Ireland delayed until after 2016

In 2012, the Government decided that no decisions on granting exploration licences for fracking would be made until a comprehensive research study would be done, coordinated by the EPA. Public consultation on the Terms of Reference of this study was carried out in...
Leitrim says “No Fracking!”

Leitrim says “No Fracking!”

GEAI welcomes the decision of Leitrim’s Councillors not to permit fracking. On Monday 13th January, Leitrim County Council sent a strong message to Ireland’s Government and to the world:  The people of Leitrim are against Fracking, are united in saying...

Happy New Year to all our friends!

2013 is past and most of us are not unhappy to be in a New Year.  For many people and campaigners, 2013 was a tough year – throughout Ireland, people struggled with the national economic situation, personal reduction in disposable income and, of course, the...