Government Departments

The Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government

  • Tidy Towns
    This is an annual competition in which the towns involved are judged and rated on all areas of the environment. The overall winner is given the title of 'Ireland's Tidiest Town'.
  • Notice Nature
    This campaign aims to raise public awareness of the importance of biodiversity, and to encourage people to protect biodiversity.
  • National Spatial Strategy (NSS)
    The NSS is a planning framework for Ireland that focuses on social, economic and physical development. It aims to spread more opportunities across the country and create a better quality of life.
  • National Parks and Wildlife Service
    The role of the National Parks and Wildlife Service is to protect species and habitats in Ireland. The Service also manages and develops our nature reserves and national parks.

The Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources

  • Power of One Campaign:
    The Power of One Campaign raises public awareness on the importance of individual responsibilty of energy use. It aims to demonstrate the huge difference each person can make to the environment by making small changes to their lifestyle.

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