Enviroment

Septic Tank Upgrade Grants

There are grants available to upgrade your domestic septic tank.

To find out if your household is eligible:
Register your septic tank or check if it is registered under the domestic wastewater treatment scheme www.protectourwater.ie.
If your septic tank is registered and there is excess discharge, nuisance smells, overflow, or any other issue, you may be eligible for a grant.
https://roisingarvey.ie/grants-for-domestic-waste-water…/ for more details…

Protecting Native Irish Bees

As one of the sponsors of the “Protection of the Native Irish Honey Bee Bill” proposed by my Green Party Ireland colleague Senator Vincent P Martin, which is at second stage in the Seanad today, I am delighted to stand with my colleague Brian Leddin T.D. and these beekeepers, Cillian Fraher and his father Thomas from Galbally. Glad to support and encourage our next generation in protecting our biodiversity and our native Irish bee.

Solar Panels Bill

As Green Party Ireland’s Spokesperson for Rural Development and Enterprise, Trade and Employment, I am asking Minister Darragh O’Brien TD to prioritise passing the Solar Bill and allow a new important income stream for individuals, communities, community groups, schools, farmers and others, by being able to put photovoltaic solar panels on their roofs without restrictive limits and planning permissions…