Greenmount College students strike bronze at Chelsea Flower Show
Two Greenmount College students have won bronze medals at the Chelsea Flower Show for their stunning floral creations.
Purple Magic potato developed in Northern Ireland reaches finals of INVENT 2016
A purple potato developed by a Northern Ireland scientist has reached the final of a major invention competition.
'Technical problems' prevent NI Water flushing out Holywood stench
Holywood residents potentially face another summer of stench after Northern Ireland Water admitted it cannot complete a £4.5million scheme at Kinnegar Lagoons within deadline.
Holywood Arches to be Active Travel Hub for £550,000 Comber Greenway cycle pilot...
The Comber Greenway in east Belfast could attract hundreds of new cyclists if a £550,000 EU-funded project is successful.
Solar farm to provide third of Belfast International Airport's power
Northern Ireland's first large-scale solar farm has been completed in Antrim.
Cry of elusive corncrake heard on Rathlin Island
A corncrake looking for love on Rathlin Island is thought to be only the second of the species heard in Northern Ireland in 17 years.
Man arrested for obstruction at Stop the Drill Woodburn forest protest
A man was arrested for obstruction during an anti-drilling protest at Woodburn forest outside Carrickfergus.
Northern Ireland scientist who's protecting Planet Earth from on high
A constellation of eye-in-the-sky sentinels is helping the Earth to cope with natural disasters, rising food prices and climate change.
Irish politician Danny Healy-Rae on climate change: 'God above is in charge of the...
Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae has been branded Kerry's Sarah Palin following his remarks about climate change.
NI Water: Carrickfergus 'cloudy water' not connected to Infrastrata work at Woodburn...
Northern Ireland Water has said that cloudy tap water in the Carrickfergus area is not connected to ongoing work by Infrastrata at the nearby Woodburn site.
Under fire Tyrone Tory candidate lashes big game hunting critics
A controversial Conservative Party candidate and bloodsports enthusiast has released more photographs of himself posing with dead wildlife.
Rare spider find in Northern Ireland reserve put down to climate change
This tiny spider has been found in Northern Ireland for the first time - and our warming climate could be responsible.
Antrim firm Northstone fined for polluting salmon river
One of Northern Ireland's biggest construction materials companies has been fined £15,000 for polluting a key salmon river.
Photonomi: Irish inventor John Quinn's 'game-changing green energy breakthrough' could...
Just 13 years ago, engineer and serial entrepreneur John Quinn was broke and €700,000 in debt, without a job or a car, after the failure of Xonen Technologies, his hi-tech optical disc business based outside Knock.
Litter lottery revealed as Belfast takes 150 louts to court, other councils none
A campaign group has called for an end to the lottery of punishments for littering across Northern Ireland.
Belfast could get first food waste festival before Christmas
Belfast could be set to host its first waste food festival this autumn, it can be revealed.
Transport NI and Rivers Agency criticised over litter blight
Transport NI and the Rivers Agency have been accused of not doing their fair share of cleaning up litter.
Fears for the future of Northern Ireland beaches as littering soars by 50% in just one year
The amount of litter blighting Northern Ireland's shores has risen by more than 50% in a year, according to new figures released by the Department of the Environment.
Starbucks offers 50p discount if you bring your own cup to reduce waste
Starbucks is to offer its customers a 50p discount if they bring their own cup to have their drink served in.
Woodburn Forest oil test drill company InfraStrata withdraw injunction application...
The oil exploration company behind the Woodburn borehole has withdrawn an application for an injunction against 10 protesters campaigning for the project to be halted.
Star Wars Irish island location Skellig Michael at centre of row between ecologists and locals
When the makers of Star Wars completed a key scene in their latest blockbuster on a wind-blasted island a few miles off the Irish coast, the country’s tourist board wasted little time in capitalising.
First sighting of rare forest chafer beetle in 100 years
A rare beetle has been rediscovered in Northern Ireland - a century after it was last spotted here.
Woodburn Forest Stop the Drill protesters avoid Carrickfergus test drilling site ban
Anti-drilling protesters have avoided a High Court ban on going near an exploratory oil well site in Co Antrim.
Woodburn Forest protest: Stop the Drill protesters warned over blocking InfraStrata...
Anti-drilling protesters will face being banned from an exploratory oil well site in Co Antrim if they block work getting underway, a High Court judge warned.
Police launch crackdown on criminals who endanger the lives of our birds of prey
Police have launched an initiative to target those who poison, shoot or trap birds of prey.
Woodburn Forest row: Protesters ordered to leave Carrickfergus test drilling site or face...
Protesters have been told to leave their camp at Woodburn Forest in Carrickfergus to allow for test drilling for gas and oil.
Chicken waste will fuel huge new gas plant in Co Antrim
A huge plant to turn thousands of tonnes of chicken waste into renewable energy is to be built in Co Antrim, it can be revealed.
River Enler 'turned chocolate brown by excavation works'
The Department of the Environment (DoE) is investigating reports of pollution in the River Enler in Co Down.
Mash Direct boss fined £3,000 for polluting Co Down river - again
A Co Down businessman has been fined £3,000 for polluting the River Enler a fourth time.
Woodburn oil drill protest campaigners' dismay as trees start coming down in natural haven
More than 30 campaigners braved the cold to wade ankle-deep through their muddied makeshift campsite to continue their protest against drilling for oil at Woodburn Forest near Carrickfergus.
Natural soil could protect trees from the deadly Ash dieback disease, research claims
100,000 young ash trees were destroyed in Northern Ireland in an attempt to combat the disease.
Oil drill protesters at Woodburn Forest in Antrim bid to halt Infrastrata exploration work
Around 50 protesters faced off against police at the entrance to a Co Antrim forest where an oil consortium is attempting to carry out exploratory drilling.
1,000 more student rooms set for approval in Belfast
A further 1,000 student rooms are due to be given the green light later this evening.
Drinking water in Londonderry is safe, says Mark H Durkan
The Environment Minister has insisted that Londonderry's drinking water is safe after fears were raised over contaminated leachate entering the city's supply.
Our 300-year-old Co Armagh cottage home will be lost to history unless we get help to...
It's been their dream home for 11 years - but Dan and Kate McQuillan fear they may be forced to walk away from their traditional thatched cottage after it was deluged by the floods.
Belfast special school 'unfit for purpose'
A special school in Belfast has been criticised by inspectors for being difficult to get around by wheelchair.
Down beauty spot Cairn Wood wins reprieve from auction block
A popular north Down walking spot which had been put on the market has won a last-minute reprieve.
New Northern Ireland taxi laws ‘to be reviewed’ as officials admit technology...
Changes to Northern Ireland’s taxi laws are set to be reviewed soon after their introduction after officials admitted they were taken by surprise by technological advancements in the industry.
Experts gather in Belfast to draw up plan to protect our battered coastline
Homes, businesses and wildlife are at risk along Northern Ireland's coastline, according to some of the UK's leading environmental experts meeting in Belfast.
There will soon be more plastic than fish in the sea, Ellen MacArthur study warns
There will be more waste plastic than fish in the sea by 2050, unless the industry helps to clean the seas, a new report warns.
Councils link up in effort to turn tide on coastal erosion in Northern Ireland
Coastal councils are combining to combat the problem of Northern Ireland's shrinking shoreline.
No cure to flooding problem, says rivers agency boss Porter
The head of the Rivers Agency has warned that it will be "fighting a losing battle" against flooding if the climate change predictions turn out to be true.
Summit bid to tackle flooding crisis in Northern Ireland
A flood summit will be held in Cookstown today as Stormont ministers, council chiefs and a host of agencies desperately search for a solution to Northern Ireland's rising water levels.
Water levels on Lough Neagh hit 30-year high in wake of wettest ever December
Water levels on Lough Neagh have risen to a 30-year-high following the wettest month on record.
UUP's Nesbitt in plea for clear policy to tackle coastal erosion in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland's storm-battered coastline is being allowed to ebb away because Stormont's strategy to tackle erosion is holed below the waterline.
Surprise as secret colony of elusive pine martens are caught on camera
The rare pine marten does not live in the Quoile near Downpatrick - at least that is what everybody thought until recently.
Plan to halt wind scheme now facing legal review
The Ulster Farmers’ Union and a Belfast renewable energy firm have begun legal action over a Government proposal to halt a wind turbine grant scheme.
Ulster Farmers' Union launches high court action challenging end to wind power subsidies
The Ulster Farmers' Union and a Belfast renewable energy firm say they have begun legal action over a Government proposal to end a wind turbine grant scheme early.
'Hedgehog summit' to examine future of threatened mammal
Environment Secretary Liz Truss has agreed to a "hedgehog summit" to see what can be done to protect the mammal.
Purple Magic potato developed in Northern Ireland reaches finals of INVENT 2016 Environment
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Greenmount College students strike bronze at Chelsea Flower Show Environment
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Traffic chaos at Kilroot as crash blocks main road for second time Northern Ireland
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Rare consensus as five political parties unite for Remain campaign Brexit
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Johnny Depp responds to wife's assault allegations while rocking on in Portugal
Fireworks on and off pitch as Northern Ireland warm up for Euro 2016 in style
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Nightlife: 39 Gordon Street, Belfast, May 21 [Photos]
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Nightlife: Fibber Magee's, May 14, 2016 [Photos]
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nightlife: Alibi, May 13 &14 [Photos]
Northern Ireland nightlife: The Bot, May 11, 2016 [Photos]
Northern Ireland nightlife: Alibi, May 2016 [Photos]
Northern Ireland nightlife: Limelight for Circus, May 10, 2016 [Photos]
Northern Ireland nightlife: The Bot, May 2016 [Photos]
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Northern Ireland nightlife: Fibber Magee's, May 2016 [Photos]
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