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Doing the best for your bones

By Cara Cunningham, community dietitian

Toyota calls for nitrogen dioxide emissions tax

Toyota Ireland is calling on the Government to include nitrogen dioxide as part of vehicle registration tax in order to improve air quality in Ireland.

Mayo has highest failure rate of septic tank inspections in the country

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Seventy-eight per cent of septic tanks in Mayo inspected during the period from 2017-2018 failed their inspection, according to the latest report by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This was the hightest failure rate in the country, according to the report, with Roscommon the next highest on 65 per cent and both Leitrim and Wexford having failure rates of 63 per cent.

First record of Golden kelp in Belmullet

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Researchers from the NUI Galway and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, using samples collected by citizen science recorders from a Seasearch Ireland and Porcupine survey trip, have confirmed the presence of the golden kelp (Laminaria ochroleuca) in Ireland for the first time.

‘Go wild’ in Galway this Saturday

‘Go Wild’ is back this weekend for its fourth year running. This free festival of wildlife brings together a number of local Galway wildlife organisations to help us discover more about the wealth of wildlife on our doorstep.

Major new campaign to revitalise the Corrib Waterways

A newly formed group is hoping to restore the Corrib and waterways to their "former glory".

If you go down to the woods...

There is something magical about walking in the woods. It is because in there, among the trees, you let yourself get lost, distracted from the ways of the world. In there, among the trees, and the fallen branches, and dried up leaves, you can learn more about yourself than a thousand books would ever reveal.

Studying for Exams? Keep Calm and Get Focused!

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Good nutrition is vital at any time of year, but especially during exam time when your brain and body are under stress. Whether you’re studying for your Junior Cert, Leaving Cert, or college exams, it is important to look after your mind during this stressful period.

Championing climate at the GMIT Mayo green campus

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Recently appointed Cool Planet Champion, Bernard Joyce, will give a lunchtime presentation on how climate change is impacting on us and how best we can respond here in Mayo. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, February 19 in Room P002 from 1pm to 1.45pm.

This Valentine’s, Take your Health to Heart!

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With February being the month of love, now is the perfect time to refocus your attention onto the health of your heart. Coronary heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in Ireland. However, 80% of heart disease is preventable, simply by making a few small changes in diet and lifestyle.

 

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