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Bathing prohibition on Lough Ennell

Swimming is prohibited in Lough Ennell’s bathing areas for the foreseeable future, following the discovery of blue green algae in the water.

Council welcomes septic tank grant scheme

Westmeath County Council manager, Barry Kehoe, has expressed his gratitude for the 11,047 septic tank registrations that have been received in Westmeath, representing 90 per cent of owners.

County Manager welcomes septic tank grant scheme

Mayo County Manager Peter Hynes has expressed his gratitude for the 27,424 septic tank registrations that have been received in the county. Mr Hynes has also welcomed the announcement by Minister Phil Hogan on the provision of grant assistance for householders whose septic tanks are deemed to require remediation following inspection under the EPA’s National Inspection Plan.

New service shows quality of air in Westmeath

A new web service has been launched which will allow people to check the quality of air in Westmeath.

New service shows quality of air in Westmeath

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been launched which will allow people to check the quality of air in Westmeath.

The link between fish oils and mood

There is evidence that omega 3 fatty acids supplementation might be helpful in cases of depression and anxiety. Studies report significant improvement in mood from omega 3 fatty acids supplementation when used alone or in conjunction with medication. Research has shown a link between the amount of fish people in different countries eat and the level of depression. In Japan, where people eat on average 70kg of fish a year, the rate of depression is 0.12 per cent. In New Zealand, where people eat only 18kg of fish a year, the rate of depression is almost 50 times higher.

Mayo bathing waters meet EU standards

Twelve out of 15 beaches in Mayo were found to have good bathing water quality according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and all 15 were found to meet the mandatory values as set out by the EU.

Council refutes claims of raw sewage discharging from Mutton Island

Suggestions that raw sewage from Mutton Island treatment plant is being discharged into Galway Bay has been strenously denied by Galway City Council.

Moate students impress with their environmental actions

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TY students from Moate Community College presented their action project to raise environmental awareness and make a positive contribution to their local community, to judges at ECO-UNESCO’s Young Environmentalist Awards, Leinster ECO-Den last week.

Westmeath drinking water shows improvement

The quality of drinking water in Westmeath has improved, according to a recent environmental report.

 

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