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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.
Westport company, Portwest, has launched a new pesticide handling kit for farmers, which it says is the first of its kind on the market.
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.
Athlone Tidy Towns Committee is calling on the local community to help spring clean Athlone in the last week of April.
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.
Waters in Clarinbridgge and Kilcolgan rivers were one of three in the west that have displayed less than good compliance with water quality standards.
Irish Water has advised the Belmullet wastewater and sewage treatment scheme is set to proceed to tender in the coming months with construction on the project expected to begin in the first quarter of 2016.
The most recent inspections of septic tanks by the Environmental Protection Agency had revealed that their threat to the country’s drinking water had been substantially exaggerated and paled in significance with the damage being caused by 38 of Ireland’s largest sewage discharge systems that failed to meet treatment standard.
Councillors have adopted a biodiversity plan to protect and develop the county’s unique plant and animal life up to 2020. The Westmeath Biodiversity Action Plan 2014-2020 identifies the unique natural heritage that exists in the county, and sets out an ambitious framework to protect and enhance the wide range of habitats, plants, and animals in Westmeath.