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Galway based company Lydon House Catering is set to introduce several initiatives during the Galway Races to divert single-use items such as coffee cups, straws, plastic cups, and plastic cutlery from landfill.
CREATIVE WRITING classes for beginner and intermediate levels, taught by the Galway writers Kevin Higgins and Susan Miller DuMars, take place in the Galway Technical Institute in September.
The Mayor of Galway, Labour city councillor Niall McNelis, is demanding a ban on non-compostable coffee cups, following publication of a report by Recycling List Ireland, which found that 200 million coffee cups are thrown away in Ireland every year.
Westport based independent councillor Christy Hyland said at this month's Mayo County Council meeting that coach operators are refusing to use some routes in Mayo along the Wild Atlantic Way - because hedges and tree branches are damaging their coaches.
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.
Ireland is experiencing a significant growth in self-charging hybrid cars.
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.
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.
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 Leo Varadkar is in Mayo today, Friday July 13 to attend a number of engagements in the county.