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    Clare Community Awards 2019

    This year Clare County County introduced the Clare Community Awards to celebrate the valuable contribution made by County Clare’s community groups and volunteers to their local area. Ennis Tidy Towns were delighted to be nominated/shortlisted in two categories for the inaugural Clare County Council Community Awards 2019. It was fantastic to meet our Tidy Town colleagues from […]

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  • Community Biodiversity Toolkit

    Launch of Community Biodiversity Toolkit

    There was a  great turnout on Monday, March 4 to our last Biodiversity Lecture for 2019  and launch of our new Community Biodiversity Toolkit developed by Ennis Tidy Towns and Dr. Frances Giaquinto. The toolkit shows communities how to maximise the wildlife value of their local communal green spaces, whilst retaining their recreational value. Importantly it also includes […]

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  • Election Poster Ban

    Election Poster Free Town

    We just received correspondence from Clare County Council, following our letter in January to make Ennis an election-poster free town: ‘I wish to advise that at the February Meeting of Ennis Municipal District, the Elected Members supported a motion on a poster free election campaign 2019, in the interests of the environment and the continued […]

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  • Hedgehog Advice Biodiversity Lecture

    Hedgehog Advice – Biodiversity Lecture

    Our second last Biodiversity Lecture takes place on February 25th at 7pm in Waterpark House. We will be joined by conservationist and wildlife champion Bev Truss of The Hogsprickle Wildlife Carers – Hedgehog advice, care and rehabilitation who will give practical tips and advice on how to make your garden and local green area a […]

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  • Folklore and Biodiversity

    Folklore and Biodiversity

    Many thanks to the legendary Eddie Lenihan, for a fantastic talk on the strong connections between our local wildlife, the supernatural and folklore as part of our Biodiversity Lecture series on 18th February 2019. Eddie Lenihan who regaled us with folk stories of plants and animals… especially the warning about being spat at by a she-weasel and […]

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