European Call to Action

Massive thanks to the eighteen schools that have already signed up to join the Green Dot Movement. We are now looking for schools to participate from the following countries: Austria Belgium Bosnia- Herzogovina Bulgaria Croatia Czech Republic Estonia France Germany Czech Republic Estonia France Germany Hungary Israel Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Netherlands Norway Poland Slovakia…

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Seeing Red on the Green Dot

On the day Ireland made history by being the second country in the world to declare a Climate Emergency, the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, Richard Bruton visited St. Augustine’s National School, Clontuskert outside Ballinasloe. On foot of this meeting, the Minister launched a new labelling system, unique to Ireland on Friday 21st…

What are the issues?

The Senior Room students at St.Augustine’s N.S, Clontuskert have completed research on recycling and waste management. This website has been created to showcase our research and findings. Our goal is to tackle the lack of a system-wide synchronisation of recycling symbols in the EU. We have collected data to investigate the use of Waste Management…

UN Sustainable Development Goals

Clontuskert has connected with students, teachers and experts across the world to learn about Climate Change and to begin to understand the issues that affect us in the race to fight Climate Change. We focus on the UN Sustainable Development Goals during this work, especially Goal 13 Climate Action. Find out more about our work…

ESB Science Blast at the RDS Dublin

On Thursday 7th March 2019, Clontuskert brought their Climate Action Project to ESB Science Blast at the RDS in Dublin. See some highlights from the day here. We were visited by Minister of State at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade with special responsibility for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciaran Cannon. Ciaran is…

Letter from President Michael D. Higgins

What an honour for the students of St. Augustine’s N.S to receive a letter from Áras an Uachtaráin! President Higgins took the time to write a personalised letter to the students of St. Augustine’s N.S. Clontuskert. He heard about the significant work the students are doing on Climate Change, in particular, their work on the…

Statement on Climate Change

President Higgins made a statement to the ‘Virtual Summit’ organised by the Climate Vulnerable Forum – a partnership of countries highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Watch the video posted below.