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No more dodo — Galway to rise up against extinction and climate change

Pauline O’Reilly, Green Party candidate for Galway West South Mayo, has announced that an Extinction and Climate Rebellion rally will be held on Saturday 17 November at 2pm in Salthill.

Galway engineering talent honoured at prestigious awards

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Galway engineering talent has been honoured at the annual Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards, with a number of projects and professionals from the county recognised for their exceptional contributions.

Imperative that flood works plans are not drowned in a sea of continuous reports — Murphy

Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway Eugene Murphy has welcomed the recent announcement by the Minister of State Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran in relation to alleviating the risk of flooding in the River Shannon region. However he noted that it was imperative that such works proceed as quickly as possible as the time for continuous reports had come to an end.

Local authority promotes brown bin usage with competition

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Together with Cllr John Dolan, Cathaoirleach, Westmeath County Council, 'Benny' the Brown Bin launched the local authority's competition to win the cost of a household’s waste collection for a year.

Volkswagen and Siemens making crossroads safer

Industrial giants, Volkswagen and Siemens want to further improve road safety, especially at crossroads. To achieve this, new functions have been developed for the local exchange of information between vehicles and digital transport infrastructure. The overall system uses the Car2X technology WLANp (ITS-G5) and is currently undergoing road tests in the city of Wolfsburg.

Crowley calls for water fountains and refilling stations in Galway

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John Crowley, Social Democrat Candidate for Galway City West, is proposing that Galway City and County Councils follow the good example of Dublin Councils in installing water fountains and filling stations throughout Galway, which would encourage re-use and re-filling of water bottles and provide free and safe drinking water to the public.

Corrib Water safety initiative will safe lives

Funding for a new water safety initiative will save lives in Galway according to Minister for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht, and the Islands, Sean Kyne.

Must We Mulch?

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I’ve noticed when discussing garden plans with clients that there’s a lot of confusion about mulch – what is it, do you need it and how much do you need? It’s not that hard really, and it makes sense when you consider what mulch is for and what it does.

Almost €1 million to improve private rural roads in Mayo through LIS scheme

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Michael Ring T.D., the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has announced that he has allocated €988,235 to Mayo County Council for improvements to rural private roads in Mayo under the 2018 Local Improvement Scheme (LIS) which is overseen by the Department of Rural and Community Development.

Mulherin puts pressure on OPW to begin construction on Crossmolina flood defences

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Construction on flood defences for Crossmolina must begin next summer, a Fine Gael Senator has said.

 

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