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Tuam professor pushing the boundaries of neuroscience

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A Galway woman is leading a team of scientists from Trinity College Dublin to help push the boundaries of neuroscience forward and increase understanding of how human beings experience the world.

Skin Health – with Omega-3!

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Whilst expensive creams often promise to deliver miraculous results, there really is no better way to target optimal skin health than by working from the inside. It’s important to remember that our largest body organ, the skin, needs a constant supply of essential nutrients in exactly the same way as other organs do. Omega-3s are incorporated into cell membranes in the the top layer of skin (the epidermis), forming a protective coat around them, helping to stop moisture being lost, and giving skin a healthy appearance. But Omega 3 fish oils also work deeper in the dermis (skin’s lower layer) to control inflammation. So whether you have acne or eczema, want to find a natural psoriasis treatment or are simply looking for a plumper, firmer complexion, you should consider adding extra omega-3s into your daily plan.

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.

New water supply for Williamstown following €10 million investment

The Williamstown water treatment plant has been decommissioned following a €10 million investment by Irish Water, which has seen the extension of the Lough Mask water supply from Ballyhaunis in Co Mayo to Williamstown in Co Galway and Ballinlough in Co Roscommon.

GMIT researchers win funding to explore use of drones for water quality testing

GMIT’s Marine and Freshwater Research Centre (MRFC) has won funding from the Environmental Protection Agency to assess the potential of drones to sample water and physico-chemical data from open lakes.

Keep dogs and horses off Ballyloughane Beach

A city councillor is appealing to the public to keep dogs and horses away from Ballyloughnane Beach in a bid to protect the water from contamination.

Center Parcs Ireland appoint local environmental service provider

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Center Parcs Ireland has announced that they have awarded the contract for environmental services to Longford firm, Mulleady’s Ltd.

Community Water Officer Info evening in Streamstown

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At a recent information evening held in the Horseleap Streamstown Community Centre, Basil Mannion, Community Water Officer, addressed Streamstown Tidy Village committee and the members of the local community, highlighting the importance of the work they do in raising awareness of environmental issues in their area.

Cannon welcomes funding for radon testing in east Galway

Approximately 1,400 homes in the West and Mid-West of the country will be tested for radon levels with the Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment providing €70,000 to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for high risk areas in East Galway and Roscommon.

Smile Resource Exchange launches hotline and supports for Mayo businesses getting greener

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The Smile Resource Exchange has just launched a new environmental support programme available for businesses in Mayo interested in finding efficiencies or new opportunities within their current wastes and by-product streams.

 

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