All Posts by Regina Classen

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Jul 08

Our Ocean of Opportunity

Date July 15th Time 11.30 am – 12.45 pm Location This is a free webinar on the Zoom platform. All are welcome.   Programme 11.30 Opening address by Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform Malcolm Noonan TD 11.40 Panel discussion chaired by Pádraic Fogarty (Irish Wildlife Trust) with Grace Cott, Assistant Professor at University […]

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Apr 19

Virtual townhall meetings on MPAs

Would you like to discuss Marine Protected Areas in your region and learn more about the public consultation that is currently open?   We are holding a series of townhall meetings in all the major coastal counties to address questions and concerns the public may have about marine protected areas and the report on ‘Expanding […]

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Jan 26

Press Release: Irish Wildlife Trust welcomes publication of report on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) but process must be accelerated

PRESS RELEASE 26 January 2021 Irish Wildlife Trust welcomes publication of report on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) but process must be accelerated The report published today by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government will advise the government on how to expand Ireland’s network of MPAs. This report is a crucial step towards safeguarding […]

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Oct 01

IWT calls on Minister O’Brien to take urgent measures to prevent destruction of protected marine habitats

Press Release 01st October 2020 IWT calls on Minister O’Brien to take urgent measures to prevent destruction of protected marine habitats The Irish Wildlife Trust has released a report which highlights Ireland’s failure to manage and successfully protect the inshore network of marine protected areas (MPAs) [i]. Collating evidence from surveys conducted by the National […]

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