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Public support lifestyle changes to reduce transport emissions

New research by Red C and commissioned by the Department of Transport has revealed that 77% of Irish people agree that walking, cycling and using public transport more is important with regards to impact on the environment and 60% are willing to personally make changes to how they travel.

Publication of Private Wires consultation formally launched

Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan, has launched the publication of the Private Wires consultation, which opens up the potential to provide off-grid solutions for the generation and supply of electricity in Ireland as it moves towards greater reliance on indigenous, renewable energy.

Galway Childcare Committee launches newsletter

Galway Childcare Committee is launching a new e-newsletter for parents and guardians. The newsletter will provide up to date information on the National Childcare Policy and Programmes, in addition to eligible childcare subsidies such as the National Childcare Scheme (NCS) and the Early Childhood Care and Education Scheme (ECCE). Information on local events and projects which may interest families, such as community garden events, library initiatives and beach school experiences, will also be provided.

Castlebar Prison and the 1798 Rebellion

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When the English forces regained control of Castlebar after the departure of General Humbert, the greater part of the County Prison on the Green was taken from the control of Governor Henry Moran and set aside for military purposes. Provost Martial William Clavroge assumed responsibility for the military section and military prisoners. Apart from a few common criminals, the prison population of 190 comprised captured Irish rebels, deserters from the British military and militias, and political prisoners such as John Moore.

40,000 graveyard records released in county digital mapping of graveyards project

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Over 40,000 graveyard memorial records are now being released as part of Galway County Digital Mapping of Graveyards Project. The aim of the project is to support communities and diaspora to connect with their past by unlocking valuable graveyard data sources and making them available as open-source data that will be free for all to use.

Mayo moves to new division in HSE Regions Plan

Cabinet approval was announced this week for the Health Service Executive to implement a new Health Regions plan - of six separate divisions - that will see Mayo now form part of a new division - HSE West and North West. As to whether this will mean Mayo's voice at the table will be heard stronger than ever, in terms of the delivery of health and social care services, remains to be seen.

Renewed appeal for Westmeath properties to house Ukrainian people

Westmeath County Council is appealing to those who have unoccupied properties to offer them as temporary homes for those fleeing war in Ukraine.

Packed programme for Cruinniú na nÓg 2023 at Galway Arts Centre

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Galway Arts Centre’s Nuns Island Theatre will this weekend host an array of events - for young people and by young people - covering theatre, film, visual arts, and literature - as part of Cruinniú na nÓg 2023.

Zero pesticide exceedance noted in County Westmeath drinking water supplies in 2022

There were no exceedances for pesticides in the public drinking water supplies in County Westmeath in 2022, Uisce Éireann has confirmed this week.

‘Ghosts should be laid peacefully to rest, and wrongs righted’

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Week VI


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