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A total of €3,230,380 has been allocated for Active Travel and Climate Change Adaptation measures in Mayo under the Government’s July Jobs Stimulus Plan and is part of the overall €115 million package for sustainable transport and the renewal of transport infrastructure.
This year Enniscoe Organic Garden near Crossmolina, one of the oldest in the country, will be celebrating 25 years as a certified organic garden. Certification is carried out annually by the Organic Trust in Ireland.
And so after 38 rounds, 380 games, and 354 days, the Premier League for the 2019/20 season has finally been concluded.
Irish Water issues national water conservation order in a bid to safeguard supply for essential purposes
Irish Water has confirmed that a National Water Conservation Order commonly referred to as a hosepipe ban has been put in place from Tuesday last June 9 and will stay in place until Tuesday, July 21.
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.
The quality of bathing water at 12 of 15 beaches in Mayo was found to be excellent, with a further three classified as having good quality water, according to the latest report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Hiking the cartoon tax at a time when households have seen their incomes collapse due to the Covid-19 pandemic, is "a ridiculous decision".
Has the planet declared war on humanity over the last year? It certainly seems so as we witness one destructive storm after another in Ireland, heatwaves across Europe and southern Africa, hurricanes leaving trails of destruction from the Bahamas to Mexico, wildfires from Greenland and Siberia to Australia, melting ice from Antarctica to the Arctic, droughts in India, locust swarms in east Africa, increasing acidification of the oceans leading to the loss of a third of the largest structure on earth (Great Barrier Reef), city dwellers dying from poisonous air, flooding at crisis levels on every continent, soils becoming less fertile, and birds disappearing from the skies, insects from the fields and fish from the oceans.
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.
An Athlone native, presently in lockdown mode in Madrid, the epicentre of the COVID-19 outbreak in Spain, detailed his personal experience on foreign soil as an elongated period of isolation shows no sign of reaching a conclusion.