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Ford to introduce enhanced Mondeo Hybrid Wagon

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Ford will add a spacious new generation Mondeo Hybrid wagon (estate) variant from next year. It will coincide with the enhancing of the range of Mondeo Hybrid petrol-electric vehicles in Europe next year.

Galway student's video shortlisted for the UN Climate Change Youth Video competition

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Zero Waste - Responsible production & consumption, a video made by Anna Golden, a 19 year old student from Barna, has been shortlisted for the UN Climate Change Youth Video competition.

Burkeway Homes announces new residential development, Breacán, at Letteragh Road

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Burkeway Homes has commenced construction on a recently acquired site on Letteragh Road, Galway. This is an exclusive residential development consisting of 15 quality homes, with a mix of 12 semidetached and three terraced homes. The exciting new development, known as Breacán, will be launched to the market in November 2018, with completion scheduled for summer 2019.

Trial path work commences on the summit of Croagh Patrick

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The Croagh Patrick Stakeholders Group was formed in November 2015 as a community response to concerns over the condition of the mountain together with concerns around safety, liability of shareholders and landowners, the status of the Croagh Patrick as Ireland’s Holy Mountain and the absence of structures to manage the impact of growing numbers of recreational users on the natural environment, habitats and ecosystems of the area.

Good showing for Castlebar in IBAL litter survey

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Castlebar has retained its “Clean to European Norms” designation in the summer survey of litter levels by Irish Business Against Litter.

Ballinrobe selected for Town and Village Pilot Residential Occupancy Scheme

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Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring has today announced that Ballinrobe is one of six rural towns which have been invited to develop innovative proposals to encourage more people to live in rural town centres.

Mayo coastal areas get ready for Storm Callum

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Coastal areas in Mayo today are preparing to batten down the hatches for the arrival of Storm Callum.

When life gives you lemons

The highlight of many a tourist's visit to the west of Ireland is often a trip to the Aran Islands. As such, you may guess that the primary income of the residents of Inis Mor is from visitors to their little paradise. The only way to access the island is by boat or plane. During the summer season waves of people come with every ferry, and with each arrival tourists swarm to view the island, hiring bikes and taking bus tours. They all need to be fed and watered and costs can be high, as everything not produced on the islands must be brought by ferry.

Galway braces for flooding as Storm Callum clashes with high tides

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As Galway City Council prepares to deploy flood control measures at the Spanish Arch in advance of storm force winds and high spring tides tonight and tomorrow, the local authority is advising people to keep a close eye on weather updates over the coming days.

Galway city gardens shine in spite of summer drought

The annual Galway City Tidy Towns Garden Competition results were announced this week. The competition is organised by Galway City Council on annual basis to recognise the efforts of residents, commercial organisations and public buildings to maintain and enhance the appearance of their gardens, estates, and public areas. The overall winner of the Front Garden Competition was Patrick O’Connell, St James Crescent, Mervue. The Best First Time entrant was Bernie Molloy, Castle Park, Ballybane, with Betty O’Flaherty, Forster Court taking the prize for the Best Floral Display category. Brendan Moran, Blackthorn Park won the Best Front Lawn category.

 

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