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Green-Schools, known internationally as Eco-Schools, is an international environmental education programme, environmental management system and award scheme that promotes and acknowledges long-term, whole school action for the environment.

Eco-Schools is operated by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) whose main partners include the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).  


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Enter this year's BIG TRAVEL CHALLENGE here!

Green-Schools Travel Annual Report 2013

Read the Green-Schools Travel Annual Report 2013 here

Application Deadlines

The deadline for applications for the first Green Flag for Litter & Waste was Friday, November 28th 2014; if you have any questions about applications for the first Green Flag please contact us. The deadline for renewal applications is Friday, March 27th 2015. Click here for further information.

Gaelcholaiste Luimnigh take step in the right direction

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Gaelcholaiste Luimnigh, an secondary school with a student population of in excess of 500 students in Limerick City, has gotten off to a great start in the promotion of greener modes of transport for school journeys.

Sustainable Travel Poster & Slogan Display at Loughrea Library

Monday, 15 December 2014

Sustainable travel posters and slogans from five Co. Galway travel schools are currently on display in Loughrea library.

Coola students showcase new high vis coats

Monday, 15 December 2014

Coola Post Primary School in Co Sligo have impressed with their school’s latest student coat design, which came about due to their Green-Schools Travel work

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