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Gardenwise | And the Award goes to……….

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When browsing in a garden centre or on a nursery website, have you ever seen a little cup or trophy symbol attached to a plant and wondered what it meant? It’s the AGM or Award of Garden Merit, given by the Royal Horticultural Society, the world’s leading authority on all things horticultural, to plants that provide outstanding performance.

Westmeath libraries introduce new call and collect service

Both Athlone and Moate libraries have introduced a new ‘Call and Collect’ service in line with the Government’s roadmap to reopen the country. Library buildings will remain closed to public access during this initial phase.

Upsurge in e-use of libraries says Canney

The physical closure of libraries to the public has led to an upsurge in the use of e-books and audiobooks, that is according to Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney.

Sensory funding of local libraries welcomed by Naughton

Government funding of almost €30,000 has been approved for facilities in local public libraries for the benefit of individuals with sensory impairments, special educational needs, other learning differences, and those on the autism spectrum.

Summer Stars reading programme returns to local library setting

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With the summer holidays now upon us, it means the return of the Summer Stars Programme to both Athlone and Moate libraries.

NISO presentation of certificates to successful Athlone based graduates

A number of Athlone based people successfully completed the NISO Health and Safety Certificate Course in Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) and were awarded certification at a presentation held in the Prince of Wales Hotel.

Fines removed from all Mayo Libraries

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With fines abolished in all libraries since January 1, Mayo residents are being encouraged to make a New Year’s Resolution to reconnect with their local library.

City council supports staffless libraries on trial basis

The Galway City Council has recommended the introduction of the new ‘Open Library’ system on a trial basis in the city’s libraries.

Public meeting on controversial ‘staffless libraries’ scheme

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Ballinasloe and Oranmore libraries will be the first in Galway to operate pilot projects for the controversial new ‘staffless libraries’ scheme, which sees libraries open on a ‘self-service’ basis after hours.

Galway libraries to close for computer upgrade

Libraries across Galway will close this Thursday evening, in order to facilitate the installation of a new national computer system.


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