Ocean FM – Weekly Episode 27 – Active Travel

This week we suggest bicycles as an ideal Christmas present for children and join the Sligo Cycling Campaign on a fun cycle to gather support for provision of a Coastal Mobility Route between the coastal villages of Rosses Point and Strandhill via Sligo Town. For more in this series listen in to Ocean FM every […]

Midwest Radio – Weekly Tips 21 – The Biobus

This week Midwest Radio hopped on board the biobus as it rolled into Castlebar  Did you know… A mobile display called The BioBus will travel throughout Ireland for five weeks, stopping in each county. The display looks at our petrochemical economy and how many everyday items we use heavily rely on crude oil. The definition […]

Ocean FM – Weekly Episode 22 – Nature and Health

This week Ocean FM’s Aisling Heraughty speaks to Declan Feeney about the links between nature and our own health. She joins Clodagh Flynn and John of Medbh’s Dragon Warriors to demonstrate the healing power of paddling on Sligo’s Garavogue River and ecologist Shailagh Healy speaks about tuning in to nature. For more in this series […]

Ocean FM – Weekly Tips 21 – Sligo Rivers Trust

Did you know?   Only 1% of all the water on earth is freshwater Sligo Rivers Trust was set up to help and support people who want to take care of their own rivers, lakes and coasts by looking at ways they can reduce pollution, increase biodiversity and help restore nature.  There are already 21 […]

Ocean FM – Weekly Tips 20 – Citizen Science

Did you know? Recording observations of different kinds of plants, insects and animals by communities and individuals provide an essential early warning system in terms of environmental problems such as pollution or the impacts of climate change  You can record any of your own observations with the National Biodiversity Data Centre. The maps that they […]

Ocean FM – Weekly Tips 17 – ATU Sligo Green Campus

This week on Ocean FM we heard about the work done to increase sustainability on campus at ATU Sligo.    Did You Know? ATU Sligo has been part of the Green Campus Initiative for almost 10 years and has already been awarded the green flag in the Waste and Energy areas ATU Sligo is currently […]