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€10 million investment to repair and replace Galway’s ‘crumbling’ water mains

Nineteen kilometres of damaged water mains across Galway city are to undergo repairs and replacement following the announcement of a €10 million investment by Irish Water and the Galway City Council.

€10 million investment to repair and replace Galway's 'crumbling' water mains

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Nineteen kilometres of damaged water mains across Galway city are to undergo repairs and replacement following the announcement of a €10 million investment by Irish Water and the Galway City Council.

Ireland falling behind on environmental Sustainable Development Goals

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Ireland is falling behind on its environmental commitments under the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals a newly published report has found. Social Justice Ireland in its Sustainable Progress Index for 2018 warns the State risks huge European fines if we continue to ignore our commitments.

‘Low capacity’ for windfarms after Minister U-turn

After several months of controversy and discussion with the Department of the Environment, it appears that a large portion of South Westmeath is to remain free from industrial windfarm development.

Spiddal test site a ‘Trojan horse’ claims anti-fish farm group

Galway Bay Against Salmon Cages (GBASC) has announced it will be opposing the 35-year foreshore lease application made by the Marine Institute.

Galway Bay marine site sparks new concerns for local residents

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Fears are growing among concerned residents about the recent application to construct an offshore marine and renewable energy test site in Galway Bay near the Spiddal coastline.

Summer moves on and the Games are here!

It is August now and already in Dunnes Stores and other supermarkets I see the jotters, copybooks, pencils, and schoolbags all being laid out for display and purchase. I imagine if I was a child in primary school and going around with my mother shopping, I would hate those counters and I would be dragging her away from them, because of course it means that going back to school is not that far off.

Mayo homeowners urged to check their pipes as draft Lead in Drinking Water Mitigation Plan is published

Irish Water this week said it is urging all homeowners in Mayo whose houses were built before 1980 to check their internal plumbing for lead pipes. Public drinking water supplies are lead free but lead, which poses a serious health risk, can dissolve in drinking water from internal lead pipes which are common in older homes and buildings.

Homelessness rises again in Galway and 'shows no signs of abating' says Farrell

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The number of homeless adults in Galway has jumped by 37 per cent over the last six months - almost twice the national increase in homelessness - according to Government figures.

Information meeting on marine and renewable energy test site

The Marine Institute will host a third public information meeting on the Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site, Thursday 21 July at 7:30pm in the Connemara Coast Hotel, Furbo, Galway.

 

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