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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.

Roses – a Who’s Who

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If you’re tempted to give roses a try after reading last week’s Gardenwise, or indeed to expand your collection if you’re already a rose grower, it might be useful to talk about the different kinds of rose plant you’ll find available if you visit your local garden centre. I really do believe that there’s a rose for every garden and would hate to be without them. One of my favourite things in summer is to cut a few blooms for the house, often plonking them informally into a jam jar or drinking glass and leaving them where I can inhale their heavenly scent.

New Year poetry workshops

ANYONE WHO has long wanted to write poems, but is unsure howe to begin, or even what the methods are, should check out the poetry workshops coming to the Galway Arts Centre.

'I can still compete with anyone despite being around so long'

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WHEN XTC’S Colin Moulding presented the band with ‘Making Plans For Nigel’, it immediately appealed to band leader Andy Partridge who felt the melody “reminded me of Gilbert O’Sullivan”.

Referendum will be about human rights

Dear Editor,

Wellbeing and emotional literacy

The area of wellbeing and emotional literacy has come to the fore in recent years as mental health issues among our youth continue to rise. This was highlighted in a study carried out by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI) in 2013 as one in five young Irish adults aged 19-24 and one in 6 young people aged 11-13 who took part in the study were experiencing mental health problems at the time.

Galway Baroque Singers join forces with Dun Laoghaire Choral Society for Cathedral concert next week

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Galway Baroque Singers (GBS), under the direction of Audrey Corbett are delighted to be joining with Dun Laoghaire Choral Society (DLCS) and the renowned conductor, David Brophy for the seco nd concert in their exciting Choral Fusion concert series.

Greenway group hopes to progress project

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Galway Greenway Group is a consortium of business owners, hoteliers, landowners, families, and individuals who want to see the completion of the Connemara Greenway from Galway City to Clifden. The project has been dogged by objections in the last few years and the discussion up to now has been increasingly negative for various reasons.

Irish-language-song club seeks new members

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GALWEGIANS WHO like the idea of singing songs as Gaeilge - even if their Irish is far from perfect - around the fireside with others who enjoy doing the same, are sought to join Club Amhránaíochta na Gaillimhe.

New Year acting courses for all levels

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GALWEGIANS WHO have long wanted to take up acting or who wish to get back into it can make a New Year's resolution to check out the upcoming series of classes from the Galway Actors' Workshop.

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