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New sharing app is helping householders to reduce food waste

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Galway householders are helping stem the rising tide of dumped food in Ireland - estimated at over 19,000 tonnes a week.

Local communities benefitting from Irish Water’s ongoing infrastructure progress

Athlone and numerous County Westmeath communities are benefitting from Irish Water’s consistent progress in upgrading wastewater treatment and eliminating the discharge of raw sewage to Ireland’s rivers, lakes and coastal areas, enhancing the environment in the process.

Fish Oils - Nature's Super Drug

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The supplement industry is rife with clever advertising and marketing ploys looking to deprive you of your hard-earned cash in return for magic lotions and potions full of lofty promises but generally without the same magnitude of reward.

Calleary issued with update on proposed Ballina Flood Relief Scheme

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Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Dara Calleary has been issued with an update on the proposed Ballina Flood Relief Scheme.

Climate emergency requires a united front of Galway’s stakeholders

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The recent United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report signed off by 195 governments is a truly terrifying read. It makes clear that Global Warming- characterised by more intense and frequent heatwaves, storms, rainfall, flooding and melting glaciers as well as rising sea levels, is due to human activity. It further stated that no part of the world is safe from its consequences and that these changes are accelerating.

Spiddal Sewerage Scheme expected to stop raw sewage being discharged into Galway Bay

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Work is set to begin on the Spiddal Sewerage Scheme, a €4 million water infrastructure upgrade to stop raw sewage from being discharged into Galway Bay.

Ireland meets ELVs recycling targets for second year

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Behind the scenes for most motorists is good news in the Environmental Protection Agency’s publication of the national results for end-of-life vehicle (ELV) recycling for 2019.

Ireland meets ELVs recycling targets for second year

Behind the scenes for most motorists is good news in the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) publication of the national results for End-of-Life Vehicle (ELV) recycling for 2019. It showed that once again Ireland has both met and exceeded the 85 per cent reuse and recycling and the 95 per cent reuse and recovery targets for the treatment of ELVs.

News in Brief - Around the county

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A quick catch up on what's been going on around the county 

How to create a healthier home

Do you suffer from unexplained headaches, itchy eyes, a streaming nose, or a lack of energy? Do you find you are unable to shake off this feeling of lethargy? If more sleep, a better diet, a healthier lifestyle, and guidance from your GP does not make things better, perhaps the answer lies closer to home. In fact, it may lie within your four walls.

 

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