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Must We Mulch?

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I’ve noticed when discussing garden plans with clients that there’s a lot of confusion about mulch – what is it, do you need it and how much do you need? It’s not that hard really, and it makes sense when you consider what mulch is for and what it does.

Marine Institute gets green light for Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site

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The Marine Institute has been given the green light to proceed with the development of a renewable energy test site in Galway Bay, with the granting this week of a 35-year foreshore lease for the 37-hectare site off An Spideál.

Setback for the Shell Corrib gas pipeline

The Commercial Court on Tuesday granted an order quashing a revised licence which was issued for the Shell gas terminal in north Mayo.

Breaffy student prepares for Ghana charity mission

Katherine Hall from Breaffy, Castlebar, a 20-year-old second year law student in DCU, is participating with a group of 20 students from all over Ireland in the Global Brigades’ Water Brigade to Ghana on January 26 2013.

Environmental and habitats assessments holding up Knock Airport plan

A draft of a local area plan for Ireland West Airport Knock, which Mayo County Council hoped to have ready for the members of the Swinford Electoral Area committee for the November meeting, has been held up. Members of the committee were informed this week by council officials that they were still working on the environmental assessment and the Habitats Directive assessment for the area of the plan. The members were told that the council was doing the work on these assessments in-house, whereas previously it would have been contracted to outside consultants, but they still hoped to have a draft plan ready for the councillors before Christmas.

 

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