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Compost – it’s a state of mind

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As the mucky season is well and truly upon us, what better time to talk about the very best kind of muck – homemade compost?

Ó Cuív demands Inishbofin coastal erosion study ‘be conducted without delay’

A coastal erosion and flood risk management study for Inishbofin, which was approved for funding in 2015, has still not been carried out, a situation a leading Galway TD has called “disappointing”.

Divergence between house and land price inflation

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While house price inflation continues, agricultural land prices overall in the last 12 months remained steady but the range of prices achieved for land is extensive and very much subject to location and quality, from €4,000 per acre for marginal lands to €15,000 for smaller plots in commuter belt areas. Average prices being achieved are in the €9-9,500 per acre bracket.

Greens call on council to phase out use of glyphosate based herbicides

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The Green Party is calling on the Galway City Council to follow the lead of Dublin City Council, which has recently announced a trial of alternatives to glyphosates, a herbicide over which there are health and environmental concerns.

Weeds give new meaning to ‘growth centre’ status

Mayor Aengus O'Rourke (FF) says the amount of weeds and moss in certain areas of Athlone is giving a whole new meaning to the region's 'growth centre' title.

Buttercups and daisies

Weed - noun. 'A wild plant growing where it is not wanted and in competition with cultivated plants.'

Buttercups and daisies

Weed - noun. 'A wild plant growing where it is not wanted and in competition with cultivated plants.'

Weed wars

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How can you tell when spring has arrived? Easy – you will know when the weeds start growing! As spring has been unusually late this year, growth has been very slow to start, but everyone is quickly making up for lost time. If you can get on top of weeds in the garden around now, you will save yourself a lot of time and energy later on.

Buttercups and daisies

Weed - noun. 'A wild plant growing where it is not wanted and in competition with cultivated plants.'

Irish beef given access to burgeoning Chinese Market

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Ireland is the first European beef exporter to secure access to the market in China, where consumers’ appetite for the meat is reportedly growing steadily.

 

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