Sunshine 106.8FM

Sunshine 106.8FM

Sunshine 106.8 is Dublin’s Easy Place to Relax, featuring an easy listening blend of familiar relaxing favourites. The station has been broadcasting to Dublin since 2001 and is based in studios in the IFSC in the Dublin Docklands. News and information is broadcast hourly, supplemented with lifestyle based programming. Sunshine 106.8 is available on FM in Dublin, Online, on the Sunshine 106.8 App, Virgin Media and on the Irish Radio Player.

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April 25, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 42 – ReTurn Deposit Scheme

Did you know?

  1. Re-turn, Ireland’s Deposit Return Scheme has now collected nearly 16 million drinks containers since its launch on 1 February, with the first ten days of March reporting returns of over 3.6 million drinks containers alone. 
  2. This collection figure shows the Scheme’s[...]

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April 25, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 42 – ReTurn Deposit Scheme

Listen back to this week's episode and find out more about the new national deposit return scheme. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm.[...]

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April 25, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 41 – Climate Neutral Dublin

Did you know?

  1. Climate Neutral Dublin 2030 sets out the actions that Dublin City Climate Neutral Dublin 2030 sets out the actions that Dublin City Council is taking to prepare our city and people living here for the known impacts of climate change – flooding, sea level rise, extreme weather[...]

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April 25, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 41 – Climate Neutral Dublin

Listen back to this week's episode as Carol chats to Sabrina Decker from the DCC about Climate Neutral Dublin.  For more in this series listen in to Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm.  [...]

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April 25, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 40 – Transport Research Arena

Did you know? 

  1. The Transport Research Area (TRA) is being held in the RDS,Dublin, from 15-18 April  2024.
  2. The TRA conference, held every two years in different European cities, will be the 10th edition of TRA.
  3. The conference is being organised by Transport Infrastructure Ireland and partnerson behalf of the[...]

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April 25, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 40 – Transport Research Arena

Listen back to this week's episode as Carol chats with Albert Daly – Transport Research Arena about a special conference taking place this year. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm.[...]

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April 25, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 39 – Social Justice Ireland

Did you know? 

  1. Ireland ranks 8th out of 14 comparable EU countries in this year’s Sustainable Progress Index, commissioned by Social Justice Ireland.  The report entitled ‘Measuring Progress: Sustainable Progress Index 2024’ ranks 14 comparable EU countries based on their delivery of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals[...]

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April 25, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 39 – Social Justice Ireland

Suzanne Rogers from Social Justice Ireland joined us this week on Ours To Protect to talk about the concept of Social Justice and what that means for all  of us.  For more in this series listen in to Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm.    [...]

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April 25, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 38 – National Tree Week

It's National Tree Week - the largest tree celebration in the country!  Pat Neville from Coillte talks to us about this year's theme 'Planting Trees for a Greener Future' and why this week provides a unique opportunity for us all to come together to celebrate the importance and[...]

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April 25, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 38 – National Tree Week

Listen back to this week's episode as Carol chats to Pat Neville, Coillte about National Tree Week. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm.[...]

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April 25, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 37 – DAA Sustainability

Did you know? 

  1. Aviation contributes around 3% of global emissions (compared to other sectors e.g. Fashion   10% and rising, Land Use Change and Agriculture 24%) 2.  On Wednesday February 7 2024 the daa, operator of Dublin &[...]

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April 25, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 37 – DAA Sustainability

This week Kirsty Murphy Hughes, Group Sustainability Manager at the Dublin Airport Authority talks about the new environmental sustainability initiatives being rolled out at Dublin & Cork airports in support of the DAA's commitment to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. For more in this series listen in[...]

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February 25, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 36 – Sisk Sustainability Roadmap

This week Sinead Hickey Head of Sustainability at Irish Construction & Engineering company Sisk joins us to talk about the upward trend in sustainability in the construction industry and their approach to eliminating carbon emissions across their business through their 2030 Sustainability Roadmap - Building Today, Caring For[...]

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February 25, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 36 – Sisk Sustainability Roadmap

Listen back to this week's episode as  CAROL DOOLEY finds out about the Sisk Sustainability Roadmap. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm. [...]

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February 13, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 35 – Sustainable Weddings

Did you know?

  1. We know that diamond mining has been causing irreversible damage to the earth. So when it comes to choosing an engagement ring consider the more ethical lab-grown diamond or opt for a vintage ring instead.
 
  1. Consider your wedding location -[...]

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February 13, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 35 – Sustainable Weddings

Love is in the air and this week ahead of Valentine's Day we're joined by award-winning wedding expert Sarah Kennedy from Irishweddingblog.ie to advise on how to make the happiest day of your life a more sustainable one.   For more in this series listen in to Sunshine every[...]

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February 13, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 34 – Community Climate Action Fund

Did you know?

  1. The Community Climate Action Fund is now available to organisations and community  groups interested in developing projects and initiatives which relate to the challenge of addressing climate change.
  The Fund has 3 Primary Objectives:     - Reduce greenhouse gas[...]

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February 13, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 34 – Community Climate Action Fund

Listen back to this week's episode as Dean Eaton from Dublin City Council joined us to tell us about the Community Climate Action Fund.  For more in this series listen in to Sunshine every Monday from 7pm.[...]

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February 13, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 33 – A Global Green City

Did you know?

  1. Late last year Dublin City Council was honoured to announce that Dublin was awarded the prestigious 'Global Green City Award 2023'
 
  1. The award was given at the 18th Annual Session of the Forum in Dubai
 
  1. This was[...]

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February 13, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 33 – A Global Green City

This week Sabrina Dekker from Dublin City Council joined us to tell us about how Dublin was the overall winner of the Global Green City Award in 2023. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine every Monday at 7pm[...]

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February 13, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 32 – A Walk in the Woods

Did you know?

  1. Combining exercise and meditation, a walk in the woods has been proven to boost mood and overall wellbeing.  
  2. A 30 minute walk in the woods can improve heart health and has been shown to boost the immune system which decreases the risk of[...]

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February 13, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 32 – A Walk in the Woods

Listen back to this week's episode as Pat Neville from Coillte joined us to discuss the benefits of walking and spending time in nature. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine every Monday at 7pm[...]

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February 13, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 31 – A Sustainable New Year

This week Jo Lenihan joined us to discuss the New Year’s Resolutions you can adopt to make a difference:  

  1. Buy Less! Before buying an item ask yourself if you really need it and if the answer is yes consider either sourcing from a second hand or charity[...]

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February 13, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 31 – A Sustainable New Year

Listen back to this week's episode as Carol Dooley discusses sustainable New Years Resolutions. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine every Monday at 7pm.[...]

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January 22, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 30 – Food Waste / Brown Bins

This week we looked at the new legislation that requires waste collection services to provide a brown bin collection service:  

  1. From January 2024 new EU Legislation means every householder in Ireland will be entitled to a brown bin collection service
  2. This legislation[...]

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January 22, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 30 – Food Waste / Brown Bins

Listen back to this week's episode as Carol Dooley chats with Pauline McDonagh from mywaste.ie For more in this series listen to Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm.  [...]

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January 22, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 29 – Recycling Post Christmas

With Christmas behind us, we took a look at recycling tips for this time of year:  

  1. Any unwanted presents canalways be donated to charity shops or shelters or consider regifting to friends and family throughout the year.  
  2. Most Christmas cards, wrapping paper and gift[...]

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January 22, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 29 – Post Christmas Reycyling

Listen back to this week's episode as Carol Dooley chats with Celine Horner from the EPA about how to recycle after Christmas. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm.  [...]

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January 22, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 28 – A more Sustainable Christmas gift

More tips on how to be more sustainable this Christmas:

  1. When it comes to food shopping make sure to  check the fridge, freezer and cupboards in advance so you don't end up buying what you might already have. That might sound obvious but something we're all likely to[...]

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January 22, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8 FM – Weekly Episode 28 – Sustainable Christmas gift ideas

Christmas is just a week away and chances are the gift shopping has yet to be completed. This week sustainability journalist Jo Linehan shared her advice for eco-friendly and sustainable Christmas gifts. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm[...]

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January 22, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8 FM – Weekly Tips 27 – SLATED

Some tips on how to be more sustainable this Christmas:

  1. Quality not quantity: Around half of UK adults say they have received gifts they don't want at Christmas1. When buying gifts think less but better, putting the time into picking a quality item[...]

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January 22, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8 FM – Weekly Episode 27 – SLATED

We continue our festive series with Tara Hammond co-founder of Dublin homeware brand 'SLATED' who tells us why their focus is on producing traditional, artisan gifts that are sustainable and eco-friendly with packaging that will soon be 100% plastic free. For more in this series listen in to[...]

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January 22, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8 FM – Weekly Tips 26 – Sustainable Christmas

Ours to Protect on Sunshine 106.8 – December 4th 2023 As the festive season begins in earnest award-winning sustainable food writer and author Caroline Kennedy offers advice on how to make the Christmas dinner table and home entertaining more sustainable this year without compromising any of the festive cheer Some[...]

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January 22, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8 FM – Weekly Episode 26 – Sustainable Christmas

Listen back to this week's episode as Carol Dooley chats with Caroline Hennessy about how to have a sustainable Christmas. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm.  [...]

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January 22, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8 FM – Weekly Tips 25 – Éadaí SOS

Ours to Protect on Sunshine 106.8 – November 27th 2023 On this week’s show we talked to Caoimhe Ni Chatail, presenter of Eadai SOS on TG4 who is on a mission to get us to think differently about our wardrobes! How can we reduce our Fashion Environmental Impact?

  1.  [...]

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January 22, 2024

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8 FM – Weekly Episode 25 – Éadaí SOS

Listen back to this week's episode as Carol Dooley chats with Caoimhe Ni Chatail about Éadaí SOS. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine 106.8 FM every Monday at 7pm. [...]

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November 26, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 24 – Clean Air Week for Schools

We can all play our part in improving the air quality around us. Even small changes can make a big difference to the quality of the air that we breathe:   o Learn more about air quality and stay informed.  o[...]

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November 26, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 24 – Clean Air Week for Schools

On this week’s show we talked to Ciara Norton, Manager of the Green Schools Travel System about Clean Air Week for Schools.  For more in this series listen in to Sunshine every Monday at 8pm.[...]

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November 26, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 23 – Aoife A sustainable fashion brand

Here are some simple tips to fill an environmentally-friendly closet with a wardrobe that looks great and lasts a long time:

  1. Shop second hand first. Buy pre-owned clothing from thrift shops, consignment shops, vintage sources, and online[...]

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November 26, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 23 – Aoife A sustainable fashion brand

Listen back to this week's episode as we talk to Aoife Rooney of Aoife Lifestyle about sustainable fashion.  For more in this series listen in to Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm.[...]

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November 7, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 22 – The Salvage Squad

On this week’s show we talked Colin Cowman from Virgin Media’s Salvage Squad TV Show – we’ve some tips for a sustainable renovations:

Flooring

Reclaimed wooden boards have obvious eco-credentials and the added benefit of being pre-seasoned, so[...]

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November 7, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 22 – The Salvage Squad

Listen back to this week's episode as Carol Dooley finds out more about the Salvage Squad TV show. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine every Monday at 7pm.  [...]

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November 7, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 21 – A Sustainable Halloween

Ours to Protect on Sunshine 106.8 – October 30th 2023 On this week’s show we talked about Halloween with Greg O’Dwyer from Dublin Fire Brigade – we’ve some tips for a sustainable Halloween: Halloween is one of the most fun holidays of the year! But all those tricks[...]

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November 7, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 21 – Halloween

Listen back to this week's episode as Carol Dooley talks to members of  Dublin Fire Brigade about Halloween. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine every Monday at 7pm.[...]

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November 7, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 20 – Pollinators

  Ours to Protect on Sunshine 106.8 – October 23rd 2023 On this week’s show we talked about pollinators with Kate Chandler from the National Biodiversity Data Centre Here’s some things that you can do to help:

  1. Don’t mow, let[...]

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November 7, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 20 – Pollinators

Listen back to this week's episode as Carol Dooley chats with Kate Chandler from the National Biodiversity Data Centre about the importance and role of pollinators. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine every Monday at 7pm.  [...]

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November 7, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 19 – Jo Linehan Sustainability Journalist

Listen back to this week's episode as Carol Dooley chats to Jo Linehan - journalist and founder of GAFF about sustainability journalism. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm.  [...]

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November 7, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 19 – Jo Linehan Sustainability Journalist

Ours to Protect on Sunshine 106.8 – October 16th 2023 On this week’s show we talked to sustainability journalist and founder of GAFF, Jo Linehan. Here’s some tips for making your home more sustainable:

Get a programmable thermostat

Installing a[...]

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October 12, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8 – Weekly Tips 18 – Dublin Climate Action Plan

  Ours to Protect on Sunshine 106.8 – October 9th 2023 On this week’s show we talked to Sabrina Dekker from Dublin City Council about the Council’s draft climate action plan ‘Climate Neutral Dublin 2030’  The Draft Climate Action[...]

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October 12, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8 – Weekly Episode 18 – Dublin Climate Action Plan

Listen back to this week's episode as Sunshines Carol Dooley speaks to Sabrina Dekker from Dublin City Council about the Draft Climate Action Plan For more in this series listen in to Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm  [...]

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October 12, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8 – Weekly Tips 17 – Feminist Communities for Climate Justice

  On this week’s show we talked to Collette McEntee from Feminist Communities for Climate Justice Feminist Communities for Climate Justice is a campaign for climate justice that reflects feminist and community work values. We mobilise communities,[...]

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October 12, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8 – Weekly Episode 17 – Feminist Communities for Climate Justice

Listen back to this weeks episode as Carol Dooley speaks with Collette McEntee - project co-ordinator with Feminist Communities for Climate Justice Group. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine every Monday at 7pm    [...]

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October 12, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 16 – Forestry

DID YOU KNOW?

1. PLANTING

In 2020 Coillte planted 22 million trees reforesting over 9,000 hectares of new forest all across Ireland

2. GROWING

Ireland has an ideal climate for forestry with one of the fastest growth rates of trees in Europe helping to reduce climate change[...]

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October 12, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 16 – Forestry Programme Strategy

Listen back to this weeks episode as Carol Dooley chats to Dr Martha O’Hagan – Trinity College about the National Forestry Programme Strategy. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm.[...]

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October 12, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 15 – National Tree Day

What is SPAR National Tree Day?

National Tree Day is organised each year by the Tree Council of Ireland with the support of its members and the Green-Schools. The day is sponsored by SPAR for[...]

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September 25, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 14 – Recycle IT

Community Recycling Event

South Dublin County Council in partnership with Recycle IT will be holding a final community recycling day at the end of September 2023. We are inviting householders to avail of Free Mattress, Household Hazardous Liquid Waste[...]

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September 25, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 14 – Recycle IT

Listen back to this weeks programme as Carol Dooley chats with Una Lavelle from RecycleIT about the importance of recycling ! For more in this series listen in to Sunshine from 7pm on Monday every week[...]

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September 25, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 13 – Big Beach Clean

    The Big Beach Clean 2023 will take place between 15th and 17th September 2023. The initiative will, once more, be supported by Cully and Sully.   The Big Beach Clean is an annual call to action as part of[...]

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September 25, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 13 – Big Beach Clean

Listen back to this week's episode as Sunshines Carol Dooley chats with Aine Lawless, Coastal Programmes Officer with An Taisce. For more in this series listen in every Monday at 7pm.  [...]

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October 12, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 12 – Ad Net Zero

    On this week’s show we talked with Mary O’Sullivan of Ad Net Zero Ad Net Zero – the advertising industry’s drive to reduce the carbon impact of developing, producing and running advertising to real net zero. Ad Net[...]

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September 25, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 12 – Ad Net Zero

Listen back to this weeks episode as Carol Dooley chats with Mary O’Sullivan from Ad Net Zero. For more in this series please listen in to Sunshine every Monday at 7pm.[...]

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October 12, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 11 – Musgraves

On this week’s show we talked with Owen Keogh of Musgraves. Musgraves are working with retail partners, suppliers and customers to make every community a sustainable community, shifting consumer behaviour by making it easier for shoppers to make sustainable[...]

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September 25, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 11 – Musgraves

Listen back to this week's episode from Sunshine 106.8FM as Carol Dooley chats to Eoghan Keogh - Head of Sustainability at Musgraves about their €25 million Sustainability Fund. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine every Monday at 7pm.[...]

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August 15, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 10 – The Last Tourist

This week we chat with Tyson Sandler - filmmaker and director of the award-winning movie documentary 'The Last Tourist'. Shining a spotlight on the impact of mass tourism on local communities, wildlife and the environment.   The Last Tourist works to challenge travellers to rethink their holiday habits. Tyson[...]

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August 15, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 10 – The Last Tourist

This week we chat with Tyson Sandler - filmmaker and director of the award-winning movie documentary 'The Last Tourist'. Shining a spotlight on the impact of mass tourism on local communities, wildlife and the environment.   The Last Tourist works[...]

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August 15, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8 – Weekly Tips 9 – The Science of Climate Change

Climate Research 

Climate change is one of the most critical crises facing humanity today. Climate disruption is already having diverse and wide-ranging impacts on Ireland's environment, society, economic and natural resources. It is changing where people, plants and animals[...]

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August 15, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8 – Weekly Episode 9 – It’s getting Hot in here…

Listen back to this weeks episode as Carol Dooley talks to Dr Ruth Freeman of Science Foundation Ireland about our recent weather and the European Heatwaves that have been occuring all summer.  For more in this series, listen in to Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm[...]

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August 6, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 8 – Sustainable Toy Club

Listen back to this week's episode from Sunshine 106.8FM as Carol Dooley finds out about a sustainable toy club and chats to Jenel Sanders of Clever Tots about the initiative. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm[...]

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August 6, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 8 – Sustainable Toy Club

On this week’s show we looked at Ireland’s First Sustainable Toy Club – Clever Tots. Clever Tots Toy Club is an Irish toy rental service, that enables parents to introduce sustainable sourced and developmentally appropriate toys to their young[...]

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August 6, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 7 – Sustainable Hotels

  Listen back to this episode as Carol Cooley discovers all about sustainable hotel stays and chats with John Pardy, the General Manager of  The Ivy Garden Hotel – Europe’s First Sustainable Hotel For more in this series, listen in to Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm[...]

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August 6, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 7 – Sustainable Hotels

How is the Iveagh Garden a Sustainable Hotel?

  1. We harness power from the river Swan which flows directly underneath the hotel to generate our heating and cooling systems.
  2. The extractor fans in our kitchens are recycled back through[...]

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July 21, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 6 – The United Nations and Sustainable Development

Listen back to this weeks episode as Carol Dooley chats to Sarah Hegarty from Concern and puts the spotlight on the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm  [...]

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July 21, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 6 – The United Nations and Sustainable Development

On this week’s show we looked at The United Nations Agenda 2030 This Agenda is a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity. It also seeks to strengthen  universal peace in larger freedom. We recognise that eradicating[...]

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July 21, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 5 – Recycling and WEEE

On this week’s show we looked at recycling with WEEE Ireland - Listen back as Carol Dooley chats with Elizabeth O'Reilly from WEEE Ireland we take to the streets to find out who recycles what in our area! For more in this programme series listen in to[...]

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July 21, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 5 – Recycling and WEEE

On this week’s show we looked at recycling with WEEE Ireland Did you know? WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) is anything that has a plug or a battery  and is at the end of its useful[...]

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July 7, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 4 – Clean Coasts Ireland

Listen back to Sunshine 106.8FM and hear Carol Dooley chat with Sinead McEvoy from Clean Coasts about the importance of our beaches and coastline. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm  [...]

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July 7, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 4 – Clean Coasts Ireland

  Approximately 10 million tonnes of litter end up in the world’s oceans and seas each year.  The term “marine litter” or “marine debris” covers a range of materials which have been  deliberately discarded, or accidentally lost on shore or at[...]

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July 3, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 3 – Leave No Trace

Listen back as we chat to Maura Kiely, CEO of the 'Leave no Trace' organisation and get some views from our listeners on how important the environment is to them! Listen in to Carol Dooley on Sunshine 106.8FM every Monday at 7pm for more in this series [...]

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July 3, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 3 – Leave No Trace

  As more people seek the beauty of the outdoors, our collective mark on the environment  increases.  Over the last several years individual sports and activities such as hillwalking, open water  swimming, running and cycling have experienced unprecedented growth. There[...]

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June 22, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8 – Weekly Episode 2 – Green Schools

Listen back to Carol Dooley from Sunshine 106.8FM as she explores the Green Schools initiative, chats with schoolchildren involved in project and discusses the impact with Elaine Cooper from Naas CBS. For more in this series listen in to Sunshine 106.8fm every Monday at 7pm [...]

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June 22, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8 – Weekly Tip Sheet 2 – Green Schools

Did you know: Green-Schools is Ireland’s leading environmental management and education programme for schools. Promoting long-term, whole-school action for the environment Green-Schools is a student- led programme with involvement from the wider community. The programme is operated and coordinated by the Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce (FEE member for Ireland). Green-Schools’ mission is[...]

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June 15, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Episode 1 – Re-Introducing the Osprey to Ireland

Join Carol Dooley for the first weekly episode in the 'Ours To Protect' series of features broadcast on Sunshine 106.8FM. Listen as Carol speaks with Dr. Philip Buckley from the National Parks and Wildlife Service about the re-introduction of the Osprey to Ireland. Once part of the eco-system, the re-introduction[...]

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June 15, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tip Sheet – The Re-Introduction of the Osprey to Ireland

On this week’s show we looked at the reintruction of the Osprey to Ireland, we talked with Dr Philip Buckley on the reintroduction of Ospreys to Ireland. Osprey are a magnificent fish-eating bird of prey that became extinct in Ireland many years ago. The National Parks and Wildlife Service has been[...]

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June 9, 2023

TITLE: Sunshine 106.8 FM – Episode 1 – The Panel

Join Carol Dooley on Sunshine 106.8FM as she host the panel programme, the first in a series of year long programmes on the environment, climate change and climate action. Listen in every week on Mondays at 7pm for more programmes in this series. [...]

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