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7 March 2012
Keep Ireland Fracking Free (KIFF) launches logo to celebrate Ireland’s fracking-free status
Keep Ireland Fracking Free (KIFF) is a network of people in Ireland and abroad who believe that Ireland’s fracking-free status is something to be celebrated, protected, and widely promoted as a selling point for Ireland.
With the “Guaranteed Fracking Free” logo, launched on 7 March 2012, KIFF offers to Irish businesses, the general public, and the Irish Diaspora a visual means of expressing pride in Ireland as a fracking-free zone.
As KIFF spokesperson Charlie Williams explained, “We feel that Ireland’s status as a fracking-free zone is a real asset, in marketing as well as environmental terms. Ireland has traditionally benefited from its “green” image, especially in the agri-food and tourism sectors. We wanted to give Irish businesses an easy way of promoting the fact that, unlike many other countries, Ireland is completely fracking free.”
The logo, a green shamrock surrounded by the words “Guaranteed Fracking Free”, highlights the fact that hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) is not at present permitted in Ireland. Therefore, consumers in Ireland and abroad can be confident that Irish food has been grown in a clean environment and is safe.
Similarly, tourists to Ireland can be assured of enjoying the unspoiled, green countryside for which Ireland is renowned.
The logo is offered free of charge for use by anyone who wishes to celebrate and promote Ireland’s present fracking-free status.
In particular, KIFF invites Irish agri-food and tourism businesses to adopt the logo for use in their product labels and promotional materials.
The Irish Diaspora in the US and elsewhere are also free to use the logo in their St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.
The logo can be downloaded here at the bottom of the page or from http://frackingfreeclare.org.
The logo is available in a number of file formats for ease of use in product labels, letterheads, websites, buttons, T-shirts, banners, farm gate signs, etc. A version of the logo with the words “Keep Ireland Fracking Free” is also provided for those who may prefer it. (=> attachments further down at this web page)
For further information, contact:
Charlie Williams, KIFF spokesperson
Thanks to TM Printing in Ennis, Co. Clare for the logo design.
The possibilities for using the logo are endless. For some examples, please take a look at our Photo Gallery. And please send us your photos.
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