Web Directory: Ireland - Science

1Dublin Waste Management and Recycling

dublinwaste.ie is the Dublin Waste Management website for the Dublin Region aimed at promoting and increasing waste minimisation and recycling at the household level. The site provides useful information on household waste management in addition to keeping householders up to date on new local and regional developments. The site also features and interactive waste management search engine which enables householders to locate the nearest bring bank or recycling centre to home or work.

2The Tree Council of Ireland

The Tree Council of Ireland is a voluntary non-governmental organisation which was formed in 1985, to promote the planting, care and conservation of trees in both urban and rural areas.

3Butterflies of Ireland

Presented by Dublin Naturalists Field Club, shows photographs and information on all Ireland''s native and immigrant butterflies, for egg, adult, caterpillar and pupa, together with distribution map for each species.

4Wildwatch (The Irish Wildlife Trust)

Formerly the Irish Wildlife Federation, this is a leading non-governmental conservation and environmental education and campaigning group. Site offers information on their structure, positions, joining up and affiliated bodies.

5Astronomy Ireland

Details of this Irish national space-interest association, with sky and space news, including details of upcoming events, links and general information.

6Environmental Protection Agency

Ireland''s statutory body for the balanced and sustainable protection and management of the environment. Organisation history, workings, educational and technical material, notes on licencing and interactive water quality maps.

7Institute of Physics in Ireland

A branch of an Ireland and UK body, providing details of its workings, calendar, awards, newsletters and a bulletin board.

8Astronomical Science Group of Ireland (ASGI)

This scientific collaboration body for astronomers, physicists and technicians across Ireland presents details of events, clubs and societies, research groups, contacts and links.

9Bat Detective

Information about Irish bat species. Details of habitat, diet, ecology and houses.


Information from the charitable Agricultural Awareness Trust, aiming to foster a greater understanding of agriculture and the food industry, and offering news, background, notes on various topics and competitions.

11GRIAN, Greenhouse Ireland Action Network

This climate change awareness and solutions-promoting network offer news, details of their work, how to help, press releases and a newsletter.


The national body providing integrated research, advisory and training services to agriculture and the food industry.

13Irish Seedsavers Association

This conservation organisation dedicated to the preservation of Ireland''s special and disappearing varieties of fruit, grains and vegetables, provides background information, details of projects, membership and sponsorship notes, and event and contact data.

14Trinity College Botanic Garden

History, functions, facilities, key staff and projects for this University botanic garden.

15DIAS Geophysics

Staff, publications, news and information.

16Irish Astronomical Society

Founded in 1937, this organisation provides details of meetings and activities, membership, records of observations, including photos, and news and links.

17Irish Farming and Rural Movement

Devoted to issues affecting small farmers in Ireland and including educational resources for farmers, news, discussion and policy articles, contact data and a message board.

18Cork Bat Group

Includes contacts, current projects, recent events and information on bats in Ireland.

19Conservation Consultants

Environmental consultancy specialising in ecological research, with information on projects, such as the Irish National Native Woodland Survey, staff and company profiles, downloadable documents and a query answering service.


Ireland''s night sky live and interactive.