Environment must be at the heart of politics – Cope

A Donegal TD says the environment must be one of the central themes of Irish politics into the future, particularly in terms of education.

Leass Ceann Chomhairle Pat the Cope Gallagher was speaking as he raised the green flag at Gartan National School this morning.

He said the programme is an indication that in many ways, children and young people are ahead of the wider society in terms of environmental awareness..............