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Carraroe residents revive their campaign against proposed sewage treatment plant

The local community living near Sruthán Pier in An Cheathrú Rua have revived their campaign to stop a sewage and wastewater treatment plant being located beside the scenic pier.

Rural Ireland is driving growth in self-charging hybrid cars

Ireland is experiencing a significant growth in self-charging hybrid cars.

Upgraded Rinville walkway could become official part of Wild Atlantic Way

An application is to be lodged by Galway County Council to the Department of Rural and Community Development for funding which would allow the substantial upgrading of the Rinville Walkway in Oranmore, preparing the way for it to become part of the Wild Atlantic Way experience.

New hub for sustainable energy and fuel efficiency

The Research Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy Ireland (MaREI) has secured an additional €4.4 million in funding from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and industry partners under the Sustainable Energy and Fuel Efficiency (SEFE) SFI Spokes Programme, to be based at NUI Galway.

Lyons raises 'serious concerns' that Rusheen Bay amenity could be lost to private development

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Amenity lands stretching from Blackrock to Rusheen Bay are in danger of being lost to the public, as they are gradually bought up by a development consortium, according to a local councillor who said he would "vehemently oppose any future change in the zoning of these lands".

Taoiseach to visit Mayo today

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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is in Mayo today, Friday July 13 to attend a number of engagements in the county.

Double awards win for Volvo’s great new generation SUVs

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Volvo’s new generation of premium SUVs has accomplished a double success at the Auto Express New Car Awards, announced recently.

Desperate for drink

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With a nationwide hosepipe ban recently announced, we need to be very selective about how and when we use water in the garden. Even if it rains soon, it will take weeks if not months for reservoir levels to get back to normal and at the time of writing the ban is expected to be in place until at least the end of July. Right now gardens have to contend with unprecedentedly high temperatures, drying winds and plants and trees in full leaf – all things that make them need water more than ever. Garden lovers have difficult decisions to make – which areas need water the most - as there simply isn’t enough to go around. You may be able to eke out supplies by re-using “grey” water, and here are a few tips to help you use any water to best advantage:

€250,000 for five community playgrounds in Mayo

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Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural and Community Development, today announced funding of €250,000 for five community playgrounds and multi-use games areas (MUGAs) in Mayo under the CLÁR Programme 2018.

Water supply under serious risk as conservation order comes into force

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As a National Water Conservation Order came into effect this morning, water supplies in a number of areas in Mayo have been highlighted as being under serious risk, according to Irish Water.

 

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