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New website highlights Galway’s business, research, education and community eco-initiatives

The Galway National Park City initiative with President Michael D Higgins as its patron recently launched a website in the hope that it will become a major resource and information hub in helping to integrate nature into the fabric of the city.

The Galway Advertiser and Galway City Council St Patrick's Day Takeover!

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ST PATRICK'S Day will be an online celebration this year. So as we have to do without the parade, the pageantry, and the festivities, we are delighted to announced that we have partnered up with Galway City Council to bring you St Patrick's Day at home festivities like no other! Tune in on our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram page for a St Patrick's Day Takeover on March 17th 2021. We will be sharing and interactive content and activities for all the family, using the hashtag #StPatrickTakeover. Your contributions are also welcome. Just tag us in photos featuring your St Patrick's Day-at-home celebrations and use the hashtag #StPatrickTakeover.

St Patrick's Day memories - Galwegians share their memories of St Patrick's from years gone by

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ST PATRICK'S Day will be an online celebration this year. So as we have to do without the parade, the pageantry, and the festivities, we have asked a number of Galwegians to share their memories of St Patrick's Day parades from years gone by.

Galway Community College to launch climate change studies and research event

On Friday December 4, Galway Community College (GCC) will host the official online launch of its three-year Erasmus+ project on locally endangered species and biodiversity loss. This project is a research collaboration of three schools, GCC and schools in Croatia and Spain, working with national wildlife non-Governmental organisations to research and compile information about locally endangered species.

Ó Cuív calls for changes to Rural Social Scheme means test

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The Rural Social Scheme' is "unattractive to many farmers who have dependents" and changes to its means test need to be carried out urgently.

Call for city council to honour labour and finance commitments to invest in city parks

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Community activists are calling on Galway City Council to honour pre-Covid budgetary commitments to substantially increase labour and financial resources in the city’s parks, as well as to immediately implement the lessons learnt from the lockdown that safe well-maintained biodiversity-rich urban green and blue spaces are vital to people’s health and that of the planet.

Urban regeneration should enhance city’s natural environment, meeting will hear

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Terryland Forest Park Alliance will host a public meeting on Zoom at 7pm next Tuesday (July 28) to review plans for major new construction developments on the Dyke Road, Sandy Road and Cuirt na Coirbhe which border the Terryland Forest Park, the country’s largest community involved public urban woodland initiatives that this year celebrates twenty years in existence.

Post Covid-19 —working with and not against nature

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Has the planet declared war on humanity over the last year? It certainly seems so as we witness one destructive storm after another in Ireland, heatwaves across Europe and southern Africa, hurricanes leaving trails of destruction from the Bahamas to Mexico, wildfires from Greenland and Siberia to Australia, melting ice from Antarctica to the Arctic, droughts in India, locust swarms in east Africa, increasing acidification of the oceans leading to the loss of a third of the largest structure on earth (Great Barrier Reef), city dwellers dying from poisonous air, flooding at crisis levels on every continent, soils becoming less fertile, and birds disappearing from the skies, insects from the fields and fish from the oceans.

First the People’s Tree Planting, now the People’s Clean Up of Terryland Forest Park

Community and Environmental campaigners are asking the people of Galway to take part in a litter pick on General Election Day (Sat Feb 8) to help protect the city’s precious land and aquatic mammals, birds and insects that live in its woodlands, rivers and in the seawaters of Galway Bay. It will start at 12pm from the entrance to Terryland Forest Park adjacent to Currys on the Headford Road.

The environment in focus at the Night of Ideas

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DEMAIN, THE French documentary, where two film-makers travelled the world to investigate concrete solutions to climate change and biodiversity loss, will be screened at the Pálás Cinema next week.

 

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