50 episodes

Aisling O'Rourke explores all things living green.

Let's Go Green with Aisling O'Rourke Tindle Radio

    • Society & Culture

Aisling O'Rourke explores all things living green.

    Episode 96

    Episode 96

    How eco-friendly is your wedding? Have you considered food waste as part of your big day?
    On this week's Let's Go Green Aisling O' Rourke finds out more about a pilot project in Clonakilty aiming to help couples create a less environmentally damaging wedding. From a reduction in food waste to eco-friendly wedding favours Abi O'Callaghan Platt of Voice Ireland talks to us about how it all works.
    Staying with food and energy ratings on household appliances are the norm these days but what about having an eco rating on food? Caraldine Nolan is an Entrepreneur who is working to bring an EU eco rating initiative to Ireland to make food shopping easier and more transparent.
    And finally we check in on the national biodiversity photography competition.

    • 48 min
    Episode 95

    Episode 95

    On this week's Let's Go Green we go coastal. Karin Dubsky of Coastwatch joins Aisling O' Rourke on Midlands 103 to discuss the work of the organisation and why we need to reduce our nitrates usage quickly. Karin says we need to do more to protect the quality of our waterways but that farmers need more support in order to achieve this.
    Also on this week's show Dr Jean Cushen of Maynooth University outlines the findings of a new piece of research examining the challenges Irish business leaders are facing in making their companies more sustainable.

    • 48 min
    Episode 94

    Episode 94

    Aisling is joined by Rosie O'Neill Sustainability Manager with An Post to discuss the communications company's efforts to make its properties more sustainable. Feebee Foran of Forager shares her tips on sourcing your skincare from nature and Pat Kane of Reuzi talks to Aisling about the problem with Ireland's recycling efforts.

    • 47 min
    Episode 93

    Episode 93

    We are now over two decades into the Ash dieback crisis and hundreds of Irish farmers are still struggling to address the issue. On this week's Let's Go Green Aisling O' Rourke is joined by one such land owner Ger Buckley. Ger takes us through his family's journey into forestry and the difficulties they are facing as a direct result of ash dieback.
    Also on this week's show we check in with the Midlands recently crowned Style Queen Cleo Knight. Cleo competes at Race events and attempts to place sustainability at the heart of her style choices. She shares her tips for charity store shopping and picking up steller vintage pieces.
    Let's Go Green airs every Monday evening from 7 pm on Midlands 103 and is brought to you with thanks to EirGrid Group.

    • 50 min
    Episode 93

    Episode 93

    Have you heard of the Great Green Wall? Do you know what it is?
    On this week's Let's Go Green Aisling O' Rourke finds out. Roscommon TD Denis Naughten joins the show to discuss decades long efforts that are underway to prevent the desertification of a swathe of Africa and while consistent instability is negatively affecting those efforts.
    Laurence O'Reilly of the SEAI is back to talk us through the latest grant offerings to retrofit your home.
    While Sgt Graham Kavanagh discusses Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design and why he wants to discuss it more with everyone involved in creating the built environment.
    Let's Go Green airs every Monday evening from 7 pm on Midlands 103 and is brought to you with thanks to EirGrid Group.

    • 47 min
    Episode 92

    Episode 92

    Are you feeling overwhelmed by the amount of decisions you need to make when it comes to making your home warmer and more energy efficient? On this week's Let's Go Green Aisling O' Rourke looks ahead to a new roadshow coming to Tullamore to make things a little easier for you.
    Senior Engineer with Offaly County Council Mark Mahon talks to Aisling about tackling climate change at a county level as he looks ahead to the Roadshow in the Bridge Centre next week, while Bebhinn Kennedy of Mount Lucas Construction education centre outlines what you can expect from the talks workshops and the impressive rig on offer.
    The initiative is a cross body one between the SEAI, Mount Lucas and Offaly County Council and aims to help you figure out the best retrofitting options for your home.
    Also on this week's show with the European and local elections looming large on the horizon Environment Correspondent Caroline O'Doherty brings us up to date on the nature restoration law.
    Let's Go Green airs every Monday evening from 7pm on Midlands 103 and is brought to you with thanks to Eirgrid Group.

    • 50 min

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