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Rising flood waters of grave concern as pathway towards Government creation yet to emerge

We’ll have to take a big gulp and try to think positively. But it is so difficult with all the troubled news around us.

Rising local flood waters continue to cause immense public concern

RONAN FAGAN

Dam Easy flood barrier — to put your mind at ease during winter storms

The benefits of the DamEasy flood barrier for houses and businesses in Galway’s flood zones, have been highlighted following last week’s flirtation with Storm Lorenzo.

City council supports EU funding for pedestrian bridge at Salmon Weir

The Galway City Council has thrown its support behind a proposed new pedestrian footbridge over the River Corrib, adjacent to the existing Salmon Weir Bridge and in front of the cathedral.

Irish Water appeal for water conservation as prolonged dry spell predicted increases pressure on water supplies

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Irish Water is appealing to the public to conserve water as a prolonged dry spell has been predicted by Met Éireann.

Minister’s failure to give assurances on flood relief raises fears in Mayo communities — Calleary

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Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo, Dara Calleary, has expressed his frustration with the lack of planning by the Government to deal with potential flooding in Mayo and other high risk areas this autumn and winter.

River Al channel clearing kicks off Athlone flood relief works

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Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, has announced that his Department has begun maintenance work on the River Al this week.

More recognition for farming losses in flood protection scheme

Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, Kevin “Boxer” Moran, has announced that farm losses will now be included in the Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection funding scheme.

Tá siad ag teacht — RV Celtic Explorer leaves Newfoundland and heads for Galway

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An international team of scientists from six countries set sail last week on Ireland’s national research vessel, RV Celtic Explorer on a major trans-Atlantic voyage to study the impact of climate change on the ocean. Departing from St. John’s Newfoundland, and due to arrive in Galway on 23 May, the Galway-based Marine Institute-led team of experts are surveying a transect of the Atlantic Ocean last surveyed 20 years ago to investigate carbon dioxide levels in the ocean. The survey is essential to understand and project how carbon dioxide emissions are accumulated in the oceans and the atmosphere, as well as its effects on the acidification of the ocean.

Moran urges local authorities to avail of funding to tackle flash flooding

Independent Deputy for Longford-Westmeath, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, is encouraging local authorities to avail of a minor flood relief works programme for schemes costing up to €500,000.

 

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