Search Results for 'Galway Fire Service'

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Carroll calls for Fire Brigade HQ to be based at Galway Airport

Former County Mayor Liam Carroll, a candidate in the Athenry Oranmore Municipal District has called on the CEOs of Galway City and County to consider locate the headquarters of the Galway Fire Service at the old Galway Airport site in Carnmore.

Get the Galway Safe App on your phone and enjoy Galway safely

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In a city where vibrancy and energy are at the centre of your average night out, a need has arisen to make the experience a safer one; one that takes cognisance of the many aspects of socialising and the psychological consequences of this.

Super Heroes gather to mark achievements of fund to honour real hero Niall Tomkins

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Members of Galway Fire Service, An Garda Síochana, the RNLI and Connacht Rugby Academy came together last weekend for a special ‘Super Hero Day’ to meet the children who have been attending the Niall Tomkins Memorial Kids Club, organised by the children’s charity Hand in Hand http://www.handinhand.ie/. Hand in Hand provide much needed services to families in Galway and around the country who have a child going through the trauma of childhood cancer.

City air pollution was fives times permitted limit as Cloosh Valley fire devastates forest and wildlife

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Recently-installed air monitoring devices deployed in the city revealed last evening that a level FIVE times the normal rate of air pollution was exceeded on Tuesday evening when the city was engulfed in clouds of smoke from the devastating wildfire at Cloosh Valley in Connemara.

Deliberately set gorse fires blamed for Cloosh Valley catastrophe

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The fire in Cloosh Valley near Oughterard, which has destroyed more than 1,000 hectares of forestry is believed to have originated from deliberately set gorse fires, which subsequently spread into Coillte owned forestry.

 

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