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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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Application Deadlines

If you have any questions about applications for the first Green Flag please contact us; the next deadline for applications for first Green Flags is Friday, November 27th 2015. The deadline for renewal applications for tjhe 2015/2016 academic year is Friday, March 11th 2016. Click here for further information.

Celebrate European Mobility Week 2016

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

European Mobility Week takes place from Wednesday 16th to Tuesday 22nd September 2015. This year's theme is Choose Change Combine and Green-Schools is encouraging schools to start the school year by examining the different modes available for travelling to school and how they can be used to reduce private car use.

Green-Schools Cycle to Surf in Dunfanaghy

Monday, 29 June 2015

To celebrate Green-Schools National COW Day (Cycle on Wednesday/Weekdays) as part of Bike Week 2015, five Green-Schools from the Dunfanaghy area in Donegal celebrated National Bike Week 2015 by cycling to their local beach for a surf. Holy Trinity, Holy Cross, Murroe National School, Ballymore National School and Faugher National School joined forces to cycle to Marblehill Blue Flag Beach last Wednesday, June 17.

Bike Maintenance Workshop at St. Brendan’s N.S., Eyrecourt

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

As part of Bike Week 2015, St. Brendan’s N.S., Eyrecourt, Co. Galway received funding from Galway County Council to undertake a bike maintenance workshop with Barry’s Cycles, Ballinasloe.

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