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#Going Green

From TheJournal.ie 'Saoirse McHugh had a big personal impact': Why has Ireland gone Green for this year's elections? Green Wave

'Saoirse McHugh had a big personal impact': Why has Ireland gone Green for this year's elections?

The Green Party could be in for a record-breaking election.

From TheJournal.ie Supermacs to introduce recyclable cups, paper straws and biodegradable burger wraps in all restaurants Going Green

Supermacs to introduce recyclable cups, paper straws and biodegradable burger wraps in all restaurants

The changes are part of the restaurant’s green initiative which is being rolled out across all 110 outlets.

From TheJournal.ie Latte levy and reusable cup discounts could reduce our plastic cup waste by 250,000 a day Going Green

Latte levy and reusable cup discounts could reduce our plastic cup waste by 250,000 a day

On average Irish adults drink four hot drinks a week, with those aged 16-24 are the biggest spenders.

From TheJournal.ie Higher taxes and more bus lanes: How the Citizens' Assembly wants Ireland to tackle climate change Going Green

Higher taxes and more bus lanes: How the Citizens' Assembly wants Ireland to tackle climate change

The voting took place after two weekends of deliberation that focused on the energy, transport and agriculture sectors.

From The42 Six Irish players involved between both teams as Preston frustrate Leeds at Elland Road Going Green

Six Irish players involved between both teams as Preston frustrate Leeds at Elland Road

Sean Maguire featured in the PNE squad but had to settle for a place on the bench alongside Daryl Horgan.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 600,000 tonnes of packaging were recycled in Ireland last year Going Green

Almost 600,000 tonnes of packaging were recycled in Ireland last year

There was a significant increase in the level of plastic recycled.

From TheJournal.ie ESB and Bord na Móna to develop solar power for 150,000 homes Going Green

ESB and Bord na Móna to develop solar power for 150,000 homes

Renewable energy in Ireland is currently predominantly generated from the wind.

From TheJournal.ie In Photos: A record number of landmarks turn green for St Patrick's Day Going Green

In Photos: A record number of landmarks turn green for St Patrick's Day

World famous sites such as the London Eye, Niagara Falls and the Colosseum will be joined by some more unusual newcomers.

From TheJournal.ie Behind the St Patrick's Day parade: 'You walk in with tears in your eyes - they are so dedicated' Going Green

Behind the St Patrick's Day parade: 'You walk in with tears in your eyes - they are so dedicated'

We spoke to the two women responsible for the St Patrick’s Festival pageants, which will make up part of the parade this year.

From TheJournal.ie World Trade Center to join global landmarks going green this St Patrick's Day The Big Green

World Trade Center to join global landmarks going green this St Patrick's Day

A string of new landmarks are set to go green this year.

From TheJournal.ie LIVEBLOG: Hundreds of thousands turn out to celebrate St Patrick's Day As It Happens

LIVEBLOG: Hundreds of thousands turn out to celebrate St Patrick's Day

Happy St Patrick’s Day, everyone.

From TheJournal.ie Paddy's Day in rural Ireland: Vintage tractors, Downton Abbey and the oldest Patrick in Clare Going Green

Paddy's Day in rural Ireland: Vintage tractors, Downton Abbey and the oldest Patrick in Clare

Teams of volunteers across the country have spent months fine-tuning plans for parades.

From TheJournal.ie From Dublin to the Deep South: Here's how the world will celebrate Paddy's Day Going Green

From Dublin to the Deep South: Here's how the world will celebrate Paddy's Day

There’ll be parades in places as far away as Japan and New Zealand.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the landmarks going green for the first time this St Patrick's Day Turbo The Goat

Here are the landmarks going green for the first time this St Patrick's Day

The Global Greening is in its seventh year.

8 simple ways to take your avocados to the next level

AA, avocado anonymous.

From TheJournal.ie The world going green for St Patrick's Day will fill you with pride Paris To Berlin This post contains videos

The world going green for St Patrick's Day will fill you with pride

The ‘Global Greening’ is even bigger this year.

From The42 Kaka scores last-gasp equaliser as St Ledger makes MLS debut Going Green

Kaka scores last-gasp equaliser as St Ledger makes MLS debut

The Brazilian legend upstaged David Villa in the clash of the new franchises.

From TheJournal.ie We bought five times more electric cars this year... Going Green

We bought five times more electric cars this year...

…but don’t get too excited – that’s still only 124 out of 62,280.

From TheJournal.ie Going green: Landmarks across the world honour Ireland Going Green This post contains images

Going green: Landmarks across the world honour Ireland

More than 100 landmark buildings and iconic sites turning a shade of green to honour Ireland’s national holiday.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Galling’: Enda Kenny describes effect of recession in St Patrick’s Day message Going Green This post contains videos

‘Galling’: Enda Kenny describes effect of recession in St Patrick’s Day message

The Taoiseach said there is ‘global affection’ for the Irish people’s ‘nobility’.

From TheJournal.ie Sleeping Beauty's castle and Trump Tower are going green for Paddy's Day Emerald Cities

Sleeping Beauty's castle and Trump Tower are going green for Paddy's Day

Old favourites like the Pyramids in Egypt and the ‘Welcome’ sign in Las Vegas will take on a green hue for the holiday as well.

From TheJournal.ie Thanks Poznan! Polish town goes green in unofficial Patrick’s Day tribute Aw You Guys

Thanks Poznan! Polish town goes green in unofficial Patrick’s Day tribute

We haven’t forgotten you either.

From TheJournal.ie Pic: Richard Branson goes green for St Patrick’s Day Green Is The Colour

Pic: Richard Branson goes green for St Patrick’s Day

The Virgin founder had dyed his beard green for the big day…

From TheJournal.ie From Niagara Falls to the pyramids, landmarks go green for Patrick's Day Going Green

From Niagara Falls to the pyramids, landmarks go green for Patrick's Day

It’s beginning to look a lot like Paddy’s Day…

From TheJournal.ie 27 Irish landmarks going green for St Patrick's Festival Green Light

27 Irish landmarks going green for St Patrick's Festival

Castles, memorials and at least one Government department will get the green light from 14 to 18 March.

From TheJournal.ie Want to see Niagara Falls turned green for Patrick’s Day? Going Green This post contains images

Want to see Niagara Falls turned green for Patrick’s Day?

The Prince’s Palace in Monaco and City Hall in Vienna joined a huge range of landmarks around the world which went green for the day yesterday.

In pictures: Iconic sites go green for St Patrick's Day St Patrick's Day This post contains images

In pictures: Iconic sites go green for St Patrick's Day

From San Francisco’s Coit Tower to the Leaning Tower of Pisa, check out the world sites to have already ‘gone green’ for Ireland’s national day.