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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.
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.
“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.”
Galway City Council officials expect that the bathing water at Ballyloughane beach ‘will meet basic standard’ shortly.
Burglaries in Loughrea
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.
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.
Galway City Council will continue to monitor a problem with wet wipes gathering at Claddagh Beach.
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.
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.