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Mayo Farm Family wins the first National Farming for Nature Award

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The Calvey Family from Keel has become the inaugural winners of the National Farming for Nature Award 2018.

Hedge cutting working group to meet for first time

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The first meeting of the newly set up Mayo County Council Working Group to progress a permanent formula to deal with verge trimming and overarching trees will meet tomorrow (Tuesday, January 16).

Irish Cancer Society calls on all outdoor workers in Mayo to be SunSmart this summer

The Irish Cancer Society has said that almost one in four (23 per cent) of skin cancer deaths in Ireland are from the construction, outdoor, and farming industry. As it launches its annual SunSmart campaign, the society said that farmers and construction workers in the Mayo area need to be extra vigilant during the summer months.

Consultant appointed to Athlone flood relief scheme – Moran

A consultant has been appointed to the €6m Athlone flood relief scheme with planning set to commence in June.

Environmental Researchers’ Colloquium at Athlone IT

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The Irish Environmental Researchers' Colloquium (ENVIRON) is the largest annual gathering of environmental researchers in Ireland, regularly attracting in the region of 300 delegates.

More than 400 people attend Fine Gael Midlands Brexit meeting

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More than 400 people from the Midlands flocked to the Mullingar Park Hotel last Thursday night (January 19) to a public meeting on Brexit, hosted by Fine Gael Deputy, Peter Burke, and his party colleague and Senator, Gabrielle McFadden.

‘Less talk and more action’ - victims of rural flooding protest at CFRAM Report

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ROBERT GRACE

All hands to the pump as Shannon levels predicted to reach their peak

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The level of the river Shannon will reach its peak and may begin to recede by this weekend. That was the message delivered by Westmeath County Council on Monday afternoon, December 14.

Heart Project with Mayo farmers scoops top national award

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A recent awareness campaign aimed at alerting farmers in Mayo to the signs and symptoms of a heart attack has won a top award at this year’s Irish Medical Times Healthcare Awards. This innovative project stemmed from a collaboration between local heart and stroke charity Croí and the HSE in Mayo as part of the on-going work of the Mayo Action on Heart Disease and Stroke Programme. The winning initiative was jointly led by Croí nurse Ailish Houlihan and Ann Marie Brown, cardiac rehab co-ordinator at Mayo General Hospital.

MEP speaks on future challenges to agriculture at surveying seminar

The Rural Agency Surveying Professional Group (part of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland - SCSI -) held its annual seminar at the Radisson Blu Hotel Athlone on Friday, November 13. MEP Mairead McGuinness was an invited speaker at the event, where solar farms, land prices, and land mobility were among the many issues discussed.

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