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Work continues in Galway to secure high quality water supplies for more than 14,000 people

Five water supplies in Co Galway have been removed from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) latest Remedial Action List (RAL) which was published this week.

Bill to ban fracking has full support of Government – Moran

Longford-Westmeath Deputy and Government Chief Whip, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, says the Government fully supports legislation introduced to the Dáil last week that aims to ban fracking in the country.

Sod turning on Oughterard Wastewater Treatment Plant on Monday

Construction of the new Oughterard Wastewater Treatment Plant will commence on Monday after the official sod turning ceremony to be undertaken by Sean Kyne TD, Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources.

Westport follows Foxford in being too costly for flood defence works

Following the news last week that Foxford had been deemed as being 'not cost beneficial' to have flood prevention works carried out on it as part of the Western Catchement Flood Risk Assessment and Manangment (CFRAM) scheme, Westport fell to a similar fate this week. And like the response from local representatives in Foxford last week, there was disappointment and bemusement from the elected members of the West Mayo District at this news.

Waste not, want not — SMILE launches free support for Galway businesses

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October marks National Reuse Month, a waste prevention initiative to raise awareness about the economic and environmental benefits of reusing everyday items and materials that would otherwise go to waste.

Tesla extends electric car range to 613km

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Electric car maker Tesla claims its S P100D is the third fastest accelerating production car ever produced, with a 0-60 mph (100kph) time of 2.5 seconds, after it introduced a new larger battery.

Boiling point reached as water supply gets the all clear

After 11 days over 46,500 people in Mayo were able to use their tap water after the boil water notice on the Lough Mask Regional Water Supply Scheme was lifted on Tuesday afternoon. Daily sampling at the source, at the treatment plant and on the network since the boil water notice was issued did not identify any presence of cryptosporidium.

Tesla extends electric car range to 613km

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Electric car maker Tesla claims its S P100D is the third fastest accelerating production car ever produced, with a 0-60 mph (100kph) time of 2.5 seconds, after it introduced a new larger battery.

46,500 water consumers still at boiling point

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A full and comprehensive audit of the Lough Mask Water Treatment Plant was conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday following the issuing of a boil water notice on the scheme last Friday evening. Representatives from Irish Water, Mayo County Council and the Health Service Executive (HSE) were present at the audit.

Ultimate luxury from Mercedes-Maybach 6 vision

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Every August classic car fans from around the world converge on Pebble Beach in California for a very special beauty contest.

 

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