Water

Funding Scheme for Waste Water Infrastructure

Great News – New Funding Scheme for Waste Water Infrastructure for Rural Villages. This is something I have worked long and hard on both as a Councillor and a Senator and as Green Party Ireland’s Spokesperson for Rural Development.

Every opportunity I had to ask the Minister for this funding I took, since my very first week as a Senator and I raised it in the Seanad several times too for the villages of…

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Are you a boat user or angler?

Are you a boat user or angler?  Consultation on Invasive Species in waterways  Recreational boating and angling can inadvertently spread invasive species to waterways which can have catastrophic effects on the economy, biodiversity and amenity. Comments are invited on draft action plans prepared by the National Biodiversity Data Centre on behalf of the National Parks …

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“We Need a Referendum on Water”

Speaking at the Seanad – “We Need a Referendum on Water” https://roisingarvey.ie/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/rg-seanad-speech-dec8.mp4 “We need a referendum on water” – We need to ensure it remains in public ownership for ever. #WaterIsAHumanRight #ReferendumOnWater

The Changing Climate

The climate has changed and so too has our rainfall in both frequency and ferocity. I am deeply worried about what lies ahead if we don’t take action. Best practice is catchment-based solutions combining natural flood management and hard engineering. 

#CoastalFlooding #FarmlandFlooding