Radio Kerry – Weekly Episode 35 – Air Quality in Kerry

Air Quality is a hugely important part of our everyday lives. Poor air quality can affect the health, according to the HSE webpage poor air quality has the potential to increase symptoms of those suffering from lung diseases, cause inflammation and worsening of heart and lung disease.   To learn about more about this, we spoke with […]

Radio Kerry – Weekly Episode 33 – Fossa tackles biodiversity loss

This week on Ours to Protect we’re taking a look at efforts by a community group to do what they can at a local level to tackle biodiversity loss and the climate crisis. Last Sunday there was a huge turnout at Fossa Community Hall for their very first Community Sustainability Fair. Sari Houlihan went along […]

Radio Kerry – Weekly Episode 32 – TY Sustainable Fashion

Listen back to this week’s episode as we sit down with Eve Savage, organiser of the event 2024 HABERDASHERY, an event that focused on engaging students in Circular & Sustainable Design Skills. For more in this series listen to Radio Kerry 10.45am 

Radio Kerry – Weekly Tips 30 – The white tailed sea eagle

Did you know?….  The eagle, once a common species here, was completely wiped out by the early 1900’s. In a bid to re-establish our natural biodiversity balance, the National Parks and Wildlife Service has over the last 20 years worked on a project to import white tailed sea eagle chicks from Norway to Killarney National […]

Radio Kerry – Weekly Episode 30 – The white tailed sea eagle

This week on Ours to Protect we’re looking at a project which has brought the magnificent white tailed sea eagle back to Ireland. The eagle, once a common species here, was completely wiped out by the early 1900’s. In a bid to re-establish our natural biodiversity balance, the National Parks and Wildlife Service has over […]

Radio Kerry – Weekly Episode 29 – How to Recycle properly

Christmas and the New Year celebrations can lead to an accumulation of rubbish and waste. It can be overwhelming to try and sort through what is recyclable and what isn’t and how to make sure you are recycling properly.  We spoke with Garrett Dillon from Dillon Waste and Recycling, to learn what is and isn’t recycling. […]

Radio Kerry – Weekly Tips 25 – Bird Boxes

This week on Ours to Protect we took a look at supporting birds in winter. Did you know?…. A number of bird populations are in decline. This is partially due to the use of pesticides. People can take steps in their own gardens to support the birds. How can I help?…. Planting native trees and […]

Radio Kerry – Weekly Episode 25 – Bird Boxes

This week on Ours to Protect we are looking at the function of Bird Boxes and supporting bird populations in winter months. For more in this series listen in to Radio Kerry every Tuesday at 10.45am

Radio Kerry – Weekly Episode 24 – Protecting Water Quality in Kerry

This week on Ours to Protect we’re taking a look at what we need to do to protect our water quality. The latest report by the Environmental Protection Agency found that nitrogen levels, mainly from fertilisers and manures from farming, increased in rivers and groundwater last year. And phosphorus levels, mainly from agricultural runoff and […]