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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).  


Latest Updates

Application Deadlines

The deadline for applications for the first Green Flag for Litter & Waste is Friday, November 28th 2014. The deadline for renewal applications is Friday, March 27th 2015. Click here for further information.

Celebrate Eco-Schools World Days of Action!

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

We are inviting all Green-Schools in Ireland to celebrate Eco-Schools World Days of Action with us by holding your own Day of Action from November 3rd - 9th.

'Daylighted' Campaign launched in Mayo

Friday, 24 October 2014

The Road Safety Office of Mayo County Council and Green-Schools are appealing to people to make sure they are visible and to reflect changing weather conditions in the way they travel: "Think about conditions and reflect these in how you drive, ride, cycle or walk.”

St. Kieran’s NS WOW with their efforts!

Thursday, 23 October 2014

St. Kieran’s NS, Johnstown, Co. Kilkenny were in a celebratory mood last week. Following on from the success of their county team in the All Ireland, the boys and girls celebrated their own success – the launch of their WOW (Walk On Wednesdays/Weekdays) campaign.

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