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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.

Rice looking to add the pop to historic season

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It is 41 years since the Hogan Cup crossed the Mayo border, when St Colman's, Claremorris, claimed the famed schools' football title back in 1977, it is 21 years since a Mayo team competed in the final of the competition when St Gerald's, Castlebar, lost out in Croke Park, and on Saturday it is the turn of Rice College, Westport, to have a crack at glory.

Agricultural shows lose out due to reduced community

Several county councillors have this week expressed concern that the county's agricultural shows have not received funding under this year's Community Support Scheme.

Avo Nice Day — the original avocado food stall

Europe’s first avocado themed food stall will be serving delicious sandwiches and other tasty treats this weekend at the Galway Food Festival.

 

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