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Ours to Protect

Ours To Protect is broadcast every Monday evening at 7pm on Sunshine 106.8 until June 2024

Ours to Protect is a unique and exciting audio project - a collaboration of local and regional broadcasters from across the country who have come together along with Sunshine 106.8 to tackle climate change, champion climate action, and inform and educate audiences all over Ireland about how they can make a difference.


Join Carol Dooley and special guests on Sunshine 106.8,
every Monday evening at 7pm for the latest edition
of Ours to Protect



Listen to the Sunshine 106.8 - Ours To Protect
Weekly Podcast here



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Ours To Protect programme information tip sheets


May 27th 2024 - Eco Lifestyle Lodge

May 20th 2024 - Not Here Not Anywhere

May 13th 2024 - Refurbed

May 6th 2024 - WEEE Ireland

April 29th 2024 - Sustainable Travel - Ed Finn

April 22nd 2024 - Sustainable Tourism Network

April 15th 2024 - EY Energy Transition

April 8th 2024 - Green Witch of Firhouse

April 1st 2024 - Re-turn Scheme

March 25th 2024 - Climate Neutral Dublin

March 18th 2024 - Transport Research Arena

March 11th 2024 - Social Justice Ireland

March 4th 2024 - National Tree Week

February 26th 2024 - daa Sustainability

February 19th 2024 - Sisk Sustainability Roadmap

February 12th 2024 - Sustainable Weddings

February 5th 2024 - The Community Climate Action Fund

January 29th 2024 - Global Green City

January 22nd 2024 - Coillte

January 15th 2024 - Sustainable New Year's Resolutions

January 8th 2024 - Brown Bins

January 1st 2024 - Post Christmas Recycling

December 18th 2023 - Sustainable Xmas Gifts

December 11th 2023 - Slated

December 4th 2023 - Sustainable Christmas

November 27th 2023 - Eadai SOS

November 20th 2023 - Clean Air Week for Schools

November 13th 2023 - Sustainable Fashion

November 6th 2023 - The Salvage Squad

October 30th 2023 - Halloween

October 23rd 2023 - Pollinators

October 16th 2023 - Jo Linehan on sustainable homes

October 9th 2023 - Dublin Climate Action Plan

October 2nd 2023 - Feminist Communities for Climate Justice

September 25th 2023 - SPAR National Tree Week

September 18th 2023 - Forestry Strategy

September 11th 2023 - Recycle IT

September 4th 2023 - The Big Beach Clean

August 28th 2023 - Ad Net Zero

August 21st 2023 - Musgraves

August 14th 2023 - The Last Tourist

August 7th 2023 - Science Foundation Ireland

July 31st 2023 - Clever Tots

July 24th 2023 - Europe's First Sustainable Hotel

July 17th 2023 - United Nations 2030

July 10th 2023 - WEEE Ireland

July 3rd 2023 - Clean Coasts

June 26th 2023 - Leave No Trace

June 19th 2023 - Green Schools Initiative

June 12th 2023 - Reintroduction of Ospreys to Ireland


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Led by the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland, Ours to Protect involves 23 radio stations in Ireland broadcasting over 1,200 new and unique programmes between June 2023 and June 2024 - all devoted to climate change and climate action. Programmes are broadcast on a weekly basis through to June 2024.

For additional details visit the dedicated website ourstoprotect.ie

Ours to Protect is funded by Coimisiún na Meán with the Television Licence Fee and is a partnership between Sunshine 106.8 and the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland check out ourstoprotect.ie for more details.

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