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Council keen to get to bottom of baby wipes at Claddagh Beach

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Galway City Council will continue to monitor a problem with wet wipes gathering at Claddagh Beach.

Irish Water launches their stewardship programme for local business economy

Water is a critically important resource, fundamental to both homes and businesses, but it is also a limited resource with water shortages becoming a global reality.

Smoky coal causing health problems to families on city's east side

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Galway City Council is investigating complaints that a number of householders on the east side are flouting the city’s ban on smoky coal, according to Independent councillor Terry O’Flaherty.

Athlone a designated low smoke zone as awareness campaign launched

At the recent launch of the Government’s Smoky Coal Ban awareness campaign, Westmeath County Council Cathaoirleach, Cllr Ken Glyn, noted the need to choose low smoke options when heating homes this winter season.

Mayo Man wins special award at this year’s National Upcycle Challenge

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Adrian Padden, who undertook to grow fresh produce in a very small outdoor area, was among the nine worthy winners of this year’s national Upcycle Challenge 2020.

Antiquated waste water and sewage infrastructure requires action

As Athlone continues to develop and enhance from an economic and population perspective, Town Mayor, Cllr. Aengus O’Rourke, has noted the urgent need to address and rectify the waste water and sewage infrastructure within the growth town.

NUI Galway wins international funding to explore climate crisis effect on young people

A team of researchers from NUI Galway are among a consortium which has won a competitive international research funding award of €1.38 million under the JPI Climate SOLSTICE initiative to explore how young people across Europe experience the climate crisis.

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.

Swimmers wanted for research into superbugs in water

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A team of researchers at NUI Galway is calling on swimmers and surfers to take part in a project to find out if recreational water users are more at risk of picking up superbugs.

Ballyloughane beach deserves better than it's 'poor' rating, says Cheevers

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The lack of a Blue Flag and an Environmental Protection Agency rating of poor for Ballyloughane beach in Renmore is the result of years of "neglect".

 

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