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Green Links

Blue Flag Ireland

The Blue Flag is operated in Ireland by An Taisce-The National Trust for Ireland on behalf of the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE). The Blue Flag is one of the world’s most recognised eco-labels. Beaches and marinas that achieve this accolade must comply with a specific set of criteria relating to water quality, information provision, environmental education, safety and beach management

Bord Bia

The role of Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, is to act as a link between Irish Food, Drink & Horticulture suppliers and existing and potential customers

Cantata – Celtic Authentic Niche Tourism Advancing the Atlantic Area

Recognising and promoting the high quality local attractions, activities and pursuits available in the county to encourage longer stays and more extensive visits.

Carbon Trust

The Carbon Trust is UK government-funded independent company, that helps businesses and the public sector to cut carbon emissions and to exploit the potential of cost savings

Centre for Environmental Living and Training

CELT is a registered charity dedicated to environmental awareness, education and training in Co Clare.

Ireland’s plan of action on climate change

Clean Technology Centre

A not-for profit environmental research and consultancy centre of excellence, based in Cork Institute of Technology.

Department for Environment, Heritage and Local Government

Government Department with responsibility for environmental matters and local government Ireland

The environmental website – Ireland. Green news for Irish environmental professionals, environmentalists and others interested in sustainability


Ireland’s public information service on environmental matters. ENFO is a service of the Department of the Environment and Local Government

Environmental Protection Agency

Environmental Protection Agency Ireland’s statutory body for the balanced and sustainable protection and management of the environment

WRAP (Including Envirowise)

Free government-supported environmental consultation, advice, and documentation for UK businesses

EU Flower

Helping European customers to distinguish greener, more environmentaly friendly products of high quality

Fáilte Ireland

The organisation provides strategic and practical support to develop and sustain Ireland as a high – quality and competitive tourist destination

Good Food Ireland

Uunique club of Hotels, Country Houses, Farmhouses, B&B’s, Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Food Pubs, Cookery Schools, Food Producers, Food & Farm Shops – all passionately committed to using local Irish food, high standards and sustainable ethics.

Green Public Procurement

How Green is your Public Procurement? EU information site.

Green Schools

Green-Schools is an international environmental education programme and award scheme that promotes and acknowledges long-term, whole-school action for the environment

Offering Irish businesses free impartial advice on improving resource efficiency through reducing the wastage of materials, consumables, water and energy

Guaranteed Irish

Supports and protects business, industry and jobs in Ireland.

Hospitable Climates

An energy advisory programme in UK offering all sectors of the UK hospitality industry a free advisory service to help reduce energy consumption

Irish Businesses Against Litter

An alliance of companies who believe that litter has a significant impact on our economic well-being

Irish Hospitality Institute

‘To drive professional excellence in hospitality management in Ireland’

Irish Hotels Federation

The Irish Hotels Federation Represents Hotels and Guesthouses in Ireland.

Leave No Trace

An Outdoor Ethics Programme designed to promote and inspire responsible outdoor recreation through education, research, and partnerships.

Northern Ireland Hotels Federation

The Northern Ireland Hotels Federation is a not-for-profit limited company representing the hotel and guesthouse sectors in Northern Ireland

Power of One

Promotes energy efficiency in Ireland at a Personal and Environmental level. What One Change Will You Make?


Splash is a portal to bathing water quality information at 131 bathing areas around Ireland. Find out which bathing areas have good, sufficient or poor water quality.

Stop Food Waste

The STOP Food Waste programme is funded under the EPA National Waste Prevention Programme (NWPP).

Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), formerly the Irish Energy Centre was set up by the government in 2002 as Ireland’s national energy authority. Our Mission is to play a leading role in transforming Ireland into a society based on sustainable energy structures, technologies and practic

Sustainable Tourism Ireland

Sustainable Tourism Ireland (STI) is an organisation which promotes the concept of sustainability within the tourism sector.


Provides useful tips for the conservation of water at home and at work. Water is Precious, Let’s Conserve It!

Tidy Towns

Tidy Towns is a national competition run each year by the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government that aims to find the tidiest town in the country

United Nations Environment Programme

The voice for the environment in the united nations system

World Tourism Organisation

A specialized agency of the United ?Nations and the leading international organization in the field of tourism