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Zero exceedance of pesticide use in local public drinking water supplies

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There were no exceedances for pesticides in the public drinking water supplies in County Westmeath in 2021, Irish Water has confirmed.

Create the perfect outdoor ‘tablescape’ with these top five tips

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With outdoor entertaining becoming the norm, it’s time to upgrade our table settings and embrace the 'tablescape'.

Gardenwise | Could Porcelain be the Perfect Paving?

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Choosing the right paving is one of the most important decisions you’ll make if you’re renovating your garden or planning a new one. It’s probably the biggest investment you’ll make in terms of cost – not just the cost of buying your paving but of laying it correctly too. Natural flagstone paving and brick or block paving all have their place – but the suggestion I’m making increasingly often to my clients recently is to consider outdoor porcelain paving.

Focus on new ways of living shows us the end line

For those of us in the weekly newspaper game, there is a six or seven year wait for your publication day to come around to falling on April 1. That day when you’d be plotting prank stories about Arabs buying Galway United, when there’d be plans for a multi-storey carpark to be located under Eyre Square, or when the IDA would be announcing a new factory opening out in Parkmore for the production of skirting board ladders and glass hammers.

Let it Bee Project - A community approach to tackling pesticide issues in Newport

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There are 98 different species of bees in Ireland.

Roscommon Arts Centre to host healing themed exhibition

Roscommon Arts Centre will host the first in a series of exhibition works by Barbara Kneževi, gathered under the title, ‘Tools for Wellbeing, ‘Scapes; Rose Quartz’ from Saturday, February 13 until Saturday, March 27, public health guideline restrictions permitting.

Roscommon Arts Centre to host healing themed exhibition

Roscommon Arts Centre will host the first in a series of exhibition works by Barbara Kneževi?, gathered under the title, 'Tools for Wellbeing, ‘Scapes; Rose Quartz’ from Saturday, February 13 until Saturday, March 27, public health guideline restrictions permitting.

Top ten tips for winter driving

Taking a number of simple precautions can ensure safety on Irish roads during winter. No one wants to get caught out if severe weather hits, so make the necessary checks on your vehicle now.

Further pesticide exceedance detected in Newport area

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Irish Water has detected an exceedance for the pesticide MCPA in the Newport public water supply which sources its water from the Newport River. While there is no threat to public health, it is imperative that users of pesticides are mindful of best practice when spraying their lands. This comes following compliant water samples in the month of April and is disappointing news for people on this water supply.

Pesticide exceedances and detections continue in Mayo

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Great care must always be taken to protect drinking water supplies wherever pesticide use is considered necessary, particularly if using products for grassland weed control containing substances such as MCPA, Glyphosate, fluroxypyr and 2,4-D.

 

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