Search Results for 'National Parks and Wildlife Service'

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Local Green Party representatives to host public event to address housing issue

The Longford Westmeath Green Party will host a special public event in the Radisson Blu Hotel Athlone on Friday, November 25.

Galway among ten counties due to appoint biodiversity officers to bolster local action for nature

Galway will soon have a new Biodiversity Officer, with Galway County Council one of ten local authorities awarded funding to appoint a national roll-out of biodiversity officers to deliver and drive local action for biodiversity.

Under Darkening Skies launched in Ballycroy

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The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage recently launched ‘Under Darkening Skies’ a public art commission by the visual artist Susan Mannion at the Ballycroy Visitor Centre at Wild Nephin National Park.

Esteemed environmentalist visits Athlone to promote Arcadia Climate Awards

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Media personality and environmentalist, Duncan Stewart, journeyed to Athlone recently for the inaugural hosting of the Arcadia Climate Awards.

National Parks and Wildlife Service and NUI Galway form partnership to mark researcher’s death and legacy

The National Parks and Wildlife Service and the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage in partnership with NUI Galway have announced the Karzan Sabah D Ahmed Memorial Research Bursary Scheme.

Field survey of Westmeath’s vast wetlands continues to progress

Westmeath is known for its lakes, which are one of several types of wetland in the county.

Local Green Party Councillor formally welcomes two new heritage initiatives

Local Green Party Councillor for Athlone-Moate Municipal District, Cllr Louise Heavin, has welcomed two new heritage initiatives - a survey of barn owls and a survey of thatched buildings across Westmeath, both of which were discussed at the most recent local authority heritage forum meeting.

Keeping an ear and an eye out for the Curlew in Cong

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To mark World Curlew Day which fell on Wednesday of this week (April 21), the National Parks and Wildlife Service, which runs the Curlew Conservation Project, presented the local Curlew Action Group in Cong with a specially commissioned Curlew sculpture. The work by artist Richard Farren, was unveiled earlier this week by the group, alongside Cong Tidy Towns, in the historical grounds of Cong Abbey.

International early childhood experts to address GMIT virtual conference on outdoor play

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GMIT Mayo and the Children and Young People’s Services committee (CYPSC), Mayo, will host a two-day virtual conference starting today, Friday, March 26, concluding on Saturday, March 27, on the theme of Outdoor Play, titled 'Leave No Stone Unskipped', for educators, parents, students, researchers and policy makers.


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