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Mayo Greenway scoops gold with major European accolade

The Great Western Greenway has been awarded first prize in the Exemplary Initiatives category at the sixth European Greenways awards ceremony in Portugal. Organised by the European Greenways Association, the awards promote examples of best practice in greenway development across Europe.

Westport area councillors ask that overgrowth on roads be trimmed

Westport electoral area councillors stated at their meeting on Monday that the weeds, bushes, and hedge growth which is on the verge of roads need to be dealt with immediately as it is making driving on roads dangerous.

Organic Gardener reaps awards

The Organic Gardener recently won two prestigious awards at events held in Galway. The company won an award in the Best of Galway Awards in the home and garden section. Meanwhile Fergus Whitney, director of the business, won a Junior Chamber award for moral and environmental leadership.

Horticulture groups launch initiative to promote autumn gardening in Galway

Ireland’s four main horticulture industry associations — the Association of Landscape Contractors of Ireland (ALCI), the Garden Centre Association of Ireland (GCAI), the Irish Hardy Nursery Stock Association (IHNSA), and the Garden and Landscape Designer Association of Ireland (GLDA), in conjunction with Bord Bia, are encouraging garden centres, and landscape and garden designers in Galway to take part in an autumn gardening campaign this September. The campaign aims to encourage and educate people on the advantages of gardening during the autumn. Planning is already under way for a number of exciting events and activities due to take place across the country.

Cuddy calls for council to cut hedges and grass

The Galway County Council must immediately put a plan in place for hedge and grass cutting across the county, a local politician has demanded.

Brighten up your garden with Coleman’s

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Tuam-based Coleman’s Carpentry and Roofing has a wide range of products to give your home a fresh summer look. There are window boxes, three-tier flower displays, bench seats and tables, clothes lines, decking, and garden furniture available.

Appeal to older people to help build a green house

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Who wants to help me to build a green house? Not a greenhouse for plants, a green house from 100 per cent natural and sustainable materials, for people to live in. I have the skills and the designs, but I need help to build the project. The task has become too great for this grandfather of four to do alone. I'm appealing especially to older people, although young enthusiasts are very welcome too. The project needs the knowledge and skills from life experience and also youthful vigour and enthusiasm. On the plus side young and old volunteers will learn skills such as thatching, stone building, cob building, coppicing, and hedge laying.

Ballina GIY rewarded for work in local community

At this year’s GIY (Grow it Yourself) gathering, the organisation rewarded the efforts of GIY Ballina for its outreach work in the community.

Minister Ring announces €155,000 for Greenway extension in Westport

Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport Michael Ring has announced the sanctioning of €155,000 for a cycling and walking infrastructure on the Northern Greenway, a 2.3km walk and cycle route linking Westport town centre to Pinewoods.

‘No hedge funds’ for trimming boundary fences

Farmers are responsible for the maintenance of their own boundary fences. That was the message loud and clear from the Swinford electoral area committee this week.


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