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Cod rearing programme sees first fish transferred to sea water

A programme which aims to breed cod in a bid to offset the depletion of wild whitefish stocks reached a major milestone this week with the transfer of the first batch of juvenile fish to the sea off Connemara.

Jobs can be created in Galway with tax breaks for green sector, says Hope

If the Government has any interest in creating jobs in Ireland - and in Galway - then it must eliminate corporate taxes on the green technology and energy sector.

Fianna Fáil determined to make Galway the heart of the green revolution

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Fianna Fáil is determined to lead a green revolution in Galway by making the city into a a sustainable energy zone and Ireland’s leading centre of energy efficiency, alternative energy research and development.

Leaded, contaminated and now Galway gets smart water

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From cryptosporidium to lead contamination, Galway now has ‘Smart Water’, compliments of IBM. To date the city’s water problems have drawn more national attention than the county hurling squad.

Mayo researchers receive grants to save North Atlantic salmon

The magnificent Atlantic salmon is a miracle of nature, crossing the Atlantic to breed in Mayo’s rivers and streams, often in the very spot where it was hatched. Now the EU is funding genetic research in the Marine Institute in Newport in an effort to halt the mysterious decline in the numbers of this king of fish.

Open House Galway launches architectural festival

The inaugural Open House Galway programme was launched along with details of the city’s first architectural festival. The event, in partnership with the Irish Architecture Foundation, takes place from October 16 to 18. By selecting some of the city’s best examples of quality design, Open House aims to enthuse and engage the public in the built environment. Guided tours will be provided by the architect of each participating building.

Open House Galway to feature on Nationwide next week

The RTE 1 Nationwide programme is due to feature Open House Galway, which takes place in association with the Irish Architecture Foundation, on the weekend of October 16-18. The programme, due to be broadcast at 7pm on Wednesday October 14, will preview many of the quality-designed buildings in the Open House programme as well as interviews with architects.

Science week begins with family fun day

Galway will once again host the opening event of Science Week Ireland, in conjunction with the Marine Institute, and Galway Atlantaquaria.

Strange Brew - cooking up more new indie for 2010

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TWO DOOR Cinema Club, Codes, and Wild Beasts, three bands many tip to become the major acts of 2010, will all play Strange Brew in the Róisín Dubh within the next three months.


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