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Cathedral priest sees the shameful reality of Ethiopian poverty

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Hunger and malnutrition in a world of plenty is an unacceptable and shameful reality of the 21st century. I feel privileged to have had the opportunity to have seen first-hand Trócaire’s work on our behalf in Ethiopia. It is important to be able to report back not only on the problems facing people there but the difference donations from people here at home are making.”

Flood maps consultation

 

OPW to host public consultation on Ballina flooding

The people of Ballina will get their chance to engage with the Office of Public Works when they host a public consultation day next month in Ballina in relation to a draft flood risk map for the town. The consultation day will take place on Tuesday November 11 at the civic offices in Ballina, where members of the public can meet with officials from the OPW and experts from the specialist consultant, JBA Consulting, who will also be in attendance.

Ballina residents fear Christmas flood disaster

Residents of a Moyside neighbourhood in Ballina are weighed down with worry as they start what has become for them a dreaded countdown to Christmas.

Orion Walsh - songs of a Nebraskan wanderer

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NEBRASKA IS the state “where the west begins”, a region dominated by The Great Plains, and a place subject to thunderstorms and tornadoes.

Council to apply for modern flood barriers at Toft Park

Galway City Council will soon be applying to the Office of Public Works (OPW) for funding to provide a modern flood barrier system which will be put in place, when necessary, in attempt to prevent severe flooding in the Toft Park and Lower Salthill areas.

‘Don’t forget us,’ pleads battered ‘Bofin

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With its pier virtually destroyed, roads left impassable, and the threat of even further flooding, the inhabitants of storm battered Inisbofin fearful of “being forgotten about” are pleading with the Galway County Council, local representatives, and Government to provide the funding and manpower to carry out urgent repair work.

City Council issues flood warning

Areas of Galway city could once again be under water as there is a risk of further flooding during exceptionally high tides from today until Tuesday.

NUI Galway’s new air pollution forecast service has potential to aid health problems

NUI Galway's Centre for Climate and Air Pollution Studies (C-CAPS) at the Ryan Institute has launched an air pollution forecast service that will help advise the public of periods of imminent outdoor pollution levels likely to exacerbate health problems, in particular, those associated with heart and lung conditions.

Development Plan extends boundary of area at risk of flooding

The floods that ravaged Athlone in 2009 were considered a “once in a lifetime” event but Westmeath County Council have marked an area extending beyond the boundary of this flood in their maps detailing areas at risk of flooding in the Athlone Town Development Plan.

 

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