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Flooding, a more regular feature these days?

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Insider feels the pain of all those who have been affected by the recent flooding events in Galway city. Nor should we forget farmers in the county, who are still feeling the effects of the incessant rainfall.

Climate change in Mayo and the West of Ireland

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This Westport Civic Trust lecture will be given by emeritus professor John Sweeney, Ireland’s leading expert on climate science, on Tuesday, October 17, at the Westport Coast Hotel at 8pm.

Climate change in Mayo and the West of Ireland

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This Westport Civic Trust lecture will be given by emeritus professor John Sweeney, Ireland’s leading expert on climate science, on Tuesday, October 17, at the Westport Coast Hotel at 8pm.

McGonigle storms to success in Mayo Stages Rally

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As the day dawned and the mist lifted over the Achill hills the first round of the Sligo Pallets Border Championship kicked off in style last Sunday. The early stages were challenging due to overnight rain but once the sun came out and the stages dried up the drivers got into their own rhythm and their confidence increased as the day went on.

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Climate change conference at Knock Shrine

A one-day conference entitled Climate Change and Me: Rising to the Laudato Si Challenge will take place at Knock Shrine on Saturday April 30. The event is being planned and co-ordinated by the Faith Renewal team at Knock Shrine, headed by Fr Richard Gibbons, in response to Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si, which highlights the great need for discussion and debate about the issue of climate change. ‘On Care For Our Common Home’, the encyclical critiques consumerism and irresponsible development, laments environmental degradation and global warming, and calls on all people of the world to take "swift and unified global action."

Environment group to host top climate change speakers

Headford Environment Group is to host some of the country’s most well-known speakers on the subject of climate change on April 16.

Galway business leaders to sleep out for COPE Galway this December

COPE Galway, a local charity providing social services in the city and county, has launched the annual COPE Galway Sleep Out where 25 of Galway’s business and community leaders will spend 12 hours on the streets of Galway to raise funds and awareness for local homelessness services.

 

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