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Finn makes three requests to Government to secure future of IWAK

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The Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council has issued a clarion call for the Government to step in and ensure the future of Ireland West Airport Knock (IWAK) - which is facing into major losses this year due to the impact of Covid-19.

Consumers urged to recycle end-of-life devices

Industry experts have warned of the dangers of running out of raw materials for batteries if we fail to recycle old ones. A surge in sales of devices such as laptops, drones, power tools, and e-scooters has seen demand soaring for cobalt and lithium, which are essential for the production of rechargeable lithium batteries that power these devices.

Direct Provision: Time To Go

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At this stage most of us are familiar with the national failure that is Direct Provision; the State's accommodation for asylum seekers set up in 1999 as a temporary measure which is now nearly as old as I am.

Grasp the opportunity to become citizens of the sea

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Empowering and inspiring European citizens to become citizens of the sea is one of the key goals of the European Commission’s forthcoming Mission for Healthy Oceans, Seas, Coastal and Inland Waters. The Marine Institute and the European Commission are inviting the people of Ireland to complete an online survey on their level of awareness about our oceans and seas, and share what they believe are the top priorities for the health of our ocean.

Ireland West Airport supports Ryanair’s call to protect regional connectivity

Ireland West Airport has pledged its support for Ryanair’s call for a level playing field for all European airlines following the approval of financial support for legacy airline carriers across Europe by the European Commission.

Financial Safeguards essential for fishing families – Conway-Walsh

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Sinn Féin TD for Mayo, Rose Conway-Walsh, this week said that in the midst of the current unprecedented economic crisis, where fishing restrictions are in place and markets have collapsed, fishing families must not be forgotten. She added she has very serious concerns that without financial support, the future of fishing is in peril.

Galway 2020 forced to lay off staff and part with creative director

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Galway 2020 has been forced to lay off staff, and "bring to an end" to its contract with Artichoke and creative director Helen Marriage, due to the impact COVID-19 is having on arts events and programming.

NUI Galway wins €4 million EU project to produce sustainable chemicals

NUI Galway has continued to build on its credentials as one of the world’s leading centres on sustainable manufacturing research, having won a €4 million project, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme, to produce chemicals using solar energy.

Council to begin installation of outdoor public Wi-Fi access points in Mayo

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A project to provide free public Wi-Fi hotspots in a number of locations across Mayo is progressing, with work on connections starting in the coming weeks.

City Council publishes European Green Leaf final report

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The Galway City Council has published a final report on the city’s European Green Leaf designation by the European Commission, encompassing a wealth of activities which took place in the city throughout 2017 and 2018.


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