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Further appeals to conserve water as hosepipe ban is lifted in the west

Irish Water has appealed to people to continue to conserve water following a decision to lift a Water Conservation Order covering the north and west, one of several placed on the country earlier this year in response to drought conditions.

More action needed on impending fodder crisis, MEP warns

The Government is not doing enough to address the impending fodder crisis, MEP Matt Carthy has warned.

Man dies after car discovered in Newport River

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Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision at Quay Road, Newport.

Ford Mondeo’s super 123mpg wins hybrid eco run

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A Ford Mondeo hybrid entered into a recent eco run in the UK and returned 123.77mpg on the 80-mile route.

Toyota’s new hybrid collection set for Ireland in 2019

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2019 will see the launch of four new Toyota self-charging hybrid models, including new generation versions of the RAV4, the Auris, and the return of one of the world’s best-selling saloon cars, the Camry hybrid, after a 14-year absence.

Mountbellew bog comes to life with photo exhibition

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The secret life of Ireland's bogs will be revealed in a new exhibition in Mountbellew next month.

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.

I’ve Got a Crush on You?

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I love aromatic plants. What’s an aromatic plant? Well, I think of it as a plant you have to do something to in order for it to release its aroma. So you have to crush the leaves or stems or possibly even tread on it, in order to appreciate its unique fragrance. This is in contrast to scented plants, usually with scented flowers – roses, jasmine or sweet peas for instance – that release their scent into the air without any input from humans. But an aromatic plant makes you work that little bit harder – you have to get up close and personal and engage with the plant in order to appreciate the scent it has to offer, unless you’re in a very sunny climate in which case the sun will draw the aromatic oils from the plant.

Let Your Summer Stay Green, at a WEEE Ireland Collection Event in Galway

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Remember: Recycling is More Than Large Appliances, #SmallThingsMatter Too

Mixed results for Galway in first survey of our waterways and beaches

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The first nationwide survey by Irish Business Against Litter of rivers, beaches, and harbours has revealed Salthill to be 'Clean to European Norms', but the River Shannon at Portumna ‘heavily littered’, and Loughrea, Kinvara, and the River Corrib in Galway city, ‘moderately littered’.

 

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