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Report highlights huge challenge for decarbonisation of Ireland’s vehicle fleet

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A key environmental policy to have almost a million electric vehicles (EVs) on the road by 2030 will be a huge challenge unless the Government incentivises and supports dealing with the oldest polluting cars, while exponentially increasing the charging infrastructure nationwide - according to a new report by Arup and economist Jim Power on reducing light fleet carbon emissions to achieve Government targets.

Noticeable increase in fuel prices as communities prepare for winter season

The noticeable increase in fuel prices is causing much the stir as winter season fast approaches.

First the People’s Tree Planting, now the People’s Clean Up of Terryland Forest Park

Community and Environmental campaigners are asking the people of Galway to take part in a litter pick on General Election Day (Sat Feb 8) to help protect the city’s precious land and aquatic mammals, birds and insects that live in its woodlands, rivers and in the seawaters of Galway Bay. It will start at 12pm from the entrance to Terryland Forest Park adjacent to Currys on the Headford Road.

Local winner in Topaz Play or Park

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Topaz, Ireland’s leading fuel and convenience retailer, has announced John O’Mahony from Athlone as the August winner of Topaz Play or Park.

GMIT and Teagasc form new strategic partnership

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GMIT and Teagasc, the Agriculture and Food Development Authority, have formed a new strategic partnership to develop academic and educational co-operation in areas of mutual interest.

Marine Economics and Policy Research Symposium told of ecosystem benefits to society

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The 7th Annual Marine Economics and Policy Research Symposium was held on Thursday, 24 November, in the Glenlo Abbey Hotel, Galway. Organised each year by the Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit (SEMRU) of the Whitaker Institute, NUI Galway, with the support of the Marine Institute, the day provides participants with an update on a wide range of policy topics related to the marine sector in Ireland. This year there was a particular focus on the valuation of marine ecosystem services and benefits to society.

2010 style resolutions

Your resolutions might be related to identifying your own style, understanding what suits you, or acquiring pieces throughout the year; so if you are embarking on a style journey this year, here are some of my fashion and style resolutions for 2010!

Fishermen warned to stay off frozen lakes

Local Gardai have warned members of the public to stay off frozen lakes and canals, after they were alerted to five men fishing on Ballinafid lake outside Mullingar last week.


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