Category Archives: Environment

Noonan’s proposal for City bus service run by cow manure is supported by Council

A novel proposal to turn cow manure into a gas to power a fleet of city buses has been unanimously supported by members of Kilkenny County Council. The proposal was brought forward by Green Party County Councillor and Local Government Spokesperson Malcolm Noonan. Cllr Noonan proposed that a three bus service powered either by electricity

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Duncan Stewart speaking in Kilkenny

Broadcaster and environmentalist Duncan Stewart speaking in Kilkenny, on Saturday 20th February in support of Malcolm Noonan, Green Party candidate for Carlow/Kilkenny   Duncan Stewart on Climate ChangeBroadcaster and environmentalist Duncan Stewart speaking in Kilkenny, on Saturday 20th February in support of Malcolm Noonan, Green Party candidate for Carlow/Kilkenny Posted by Vote Malcolm Noonan Carlow/Kilkenny

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Malcolm Noonan speaks on Flood Management

Act now, vote Green Posted by Vote Malcolm Noonan Carlow/Kilkenny on Wednesday, 10 February 2016

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Malcolm Noonan speaks on Ash Dieback

Malcolm Noonan speaks on Ash Dieback Posted by Vote Malcolm Noonan Carlow/Kilkenny on Saturday, 13 February 2016

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How heritage led regeneration can act as an economic driver for our towns and villages

Speech to Green Party Convention 2016 Our towns and villages have historically been the anchors of a rural hinterland. For centuries they have been places of exchange; of goods and services, of ideas and dreams, of music, of knowledge, art and creativity. Their recent decline can be traced to a number of sources; the use

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Noonan urges candidates not to poster town or village centres

Green Party candidate in the upcoming General Election Cllr Malcolm Noonan is urging his fellow candidates to refrain from postering in town and village centres in the 2016 General Election campaign. Cllr Noonan said that while his preference was for a complete overhaul on guidelines for election posters that would include restrictions to designated sites

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Greens propose catchment management and sustainable land use planning approach to flood relief.

Greens propose catchment management and sustainable land use planning approach to flood relief. Flood relief schemes for individual towns may not be effective, will take years to complete and will not deal with future climate trends claim Greens. Following more flood devastation across the Country the Green Party has said that adopting a catchment management approach

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Waterford Boundary Review has more to do with expediency than achieving efficiency – Green Party

Speaking following a public meeting in south Kilkenny last night, Kilkenny Green Party Councillor and Spokesperson for Environment, Community and Local Government, Malcolm Noonan said that the Local Government Review of an extension to the Waterford City boundary into South Kilkenny was more to do with political expediency rather than a Government attempt to improve

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Malcolm Noonan has been a Green Party Kilkenny Borough & County Councillor for 10 years working hard over that time to help create sustainable communities. Vote Malcolm Noonan Kilkenny City West, Local Elections 2014

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