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New advocacy group imagines a healthier, more liveable city

In March 2020, a sudden halt to our daily routines encouraged us to explore and reexamine our local areas. Over the last year, our lives have been transformed, yet in many ways we are in the same position as we were one year ago. The public’s mental health and fortitude is waning, many businesses are struggling or have shut their doors, and there is a strong desire to reconnect with family and friends in a safe way. Recent figures showed that in 2021, only 0.1% of Covid-19 cases in Ireland were linked to outdoor transmission, underlining the importance of reconnecting with friends and family outdoors over the coming months.

Achill boil water notice remains in place while network is flushed and works are commissioned

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Irish Water and Mayo County Council would like to remind customers supplied by the Achill Pubic Water Supply, including group water schemes, that the boil water notice issued on the supply on February 1 to accommodate the next phase of the planned works at the Achill Water Treatment Plant, is still in place.

Galway urgently needs a bigger, expanded, sewage treatment system

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“This expert-led report, Expanding Ireland’s Marine Protected Area Network, comes at a critical time for Ireland. Decades of poor planning and under investment in our marine and coastal areas have resulted in unsustainable outcomes for our marine environment and the coastal communities that depend on it.”

Council expect Ballyloughane bathing water to meet ‘basic standard’ soon

Galway City Council officials expect that the bathing water at Ballyloughane beach ‘will meet basic standard’ shortly.

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Blue Flag for Ballyloughane must become a council priority, says Cheevers

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Concerns have been raised over long term plans for water quality at Ballyloughane following the Environmental Protection Agency report on the water quality of Galway's city rivers and water networks.

Six-week boil water notice for Achill coming into effect

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Irish Water and Mayo County Council have advised customers supplied by the Achill Pubic Water Supply, including group water schemes, that a boil water notice for the duration of six weeks will be issued on the supply, starting from 9am on February 1, to accommodate the next phase of the planned works at the Achill Water Treatment Plant.

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.

 

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