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EPA water pollution ruling impacting rural planning permissions

Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway Eugene Murphy has said the EPA rules on water pollution were having a negative impact on planning permissions resulting in wide scale rural depopulation.

Environment group to host top climate change speakers

Headford Environment Group is to host some of the country’s most well-known speakers on the subject of climate change on April 16.

Galway exceeds its recycling target, reveals WEEE Ireland ahead of weekend collections

WEEE Ireland, the Irish compliance scheme for electrical and battery recycling, is holding two free recycling events in Galway, on Saturday November 7.  The collection events, in association with Galway City Council, will take place from 10am – 4pm at Galway Greyhound Track Car Park, College Road, Galway City and Toft Park Car Park, Salthill, Galway City

Mayo farmers could lead the way on energy crops

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A bio energy specialist with Teagasc says that farmers in Mayo could lead the way when it comes to Ireland's energy crop sector, following the announcement of a new biomass power plant for Killala.

Saddle up for Galway Bike Festival 2015

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Galway Bike Festival will take place from Saturday June 13 to Sunday June 21. The event which is funded by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport was officially launched in Eyre Square by the Mayor of the City of Galway, Cllr. Donal Lyons on Friday.  

Mayo company launches pesticide protection kit for farmers

Westport company, Portwest, has launched a new pesticide handling kit for farmers, which it says is the first of its kind on the market.

Excellent Mayo bathing waters

All 15 of the beaches in Mayo that are monitored by the Environmental Protection Agency have successfully met the new, stricter, European water quality standards.

Big spring clean Athlone campaign kicks off

Athlone Tidy Towns Committee is calling on the local community to help spring clean Athlone in the last week of April.

Love Westmeath? An Taisce’s National Spring Clean challenge needs your help

This is the 17th year of An Taisce’s National Spring Clean, Ireland’s largest anti-litter initiative. The campaign is organised by An Taisce and funded by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government and the Wrigley Company. Colour coded bags for recyclable waste are supplied by Repak.

Two Galway rivers show less than good compliance in new water standard survey

Waters in Clarinbridgge and Kilcolgan rivers were one of three in the west that have displayed less than good compliance with water quality standards.

 

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