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Pesticides exceedances on the rise – Dillon

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Farmers and others using pesticides are being urged to use best practice when spraying, to protect the region's drinking water, according to Fine Gael General Election candidate Alan Dillon.

City Hall needs a climate change committee

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Climate change is "too urgent an issue" to be "left to the whim of whatever party is in government" or to whoever "holds a majority on any council", but instead must be approached through co-operation and consensus.

Nolan accuses council of harming wildlife in South Park

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The Galway City Council has been criticised for removing wild vegetation in South Park, with one local election candidate accusing City Hall of "breaking its biodiversity commitments" in its own Galway City Biodiversity Action Plan 2014-2024.

Pesticide exceedances on the rise in Mayo

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Exceedances in pesticides are on the increase across Mayo with exceedances detected during 2018 in the Westport Public Water Supply, Newport Water Supply Scheme, Louisburgh Water Supply Scheme and Kiltimagh Water Supply Scheme.

Council must appoint biodiversity officer to safeguard wildlife, says Green Party candidate O’Reilly

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As grass cutting season commences, the Green Party is asking councils to act to halt biodiversity loss. Green Party candidate for Galway City West, Pauline O’Reilly has today called on Galway City Council to set aside areas in public parks and roadside verges for pollinators, and to get active in halting the alarming decline in biodiversity by implementing actions within the All Ireland Pollinator Plan.

The benefits of recycling our wasted community wisdom

I often wonder about the amount of wisdom that filters through our lives unused. The stories untold, the knowledge unshared, the information that is left under-utilised. All of our communities feature hundreds of people who have a major contribution to make to the betterment of life, yet there is often no facilitation of this expertise.

Exceptional living afforded in high standard property

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Property: Hall, Moate,

No more dodo — Galway to rise up against extinction and climate change

Pauline O’Reilly, Green Party candidate for Galway West South Mayo, has announced that an Extinction and Climate Rebellion rally will be held on Saturday 17 November at 2pm in Salthill.

Bonfire Glow

Fancy some flaming autumn colour in the garden? This is a good time to choose trees and shrubs for autumn leaf colour. The hot, sunny summer and mostly dry autumn have allowed deciduous plants to appear at their best this year, and you can view them in all their blazing glory till the leaves come down and they nod off to sleep for winter. Here are a few of my favourite picks for a bonfire blaze at this time of year, with something included for all garden sizes:

Road safety week - have your tyres checked for free

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Monday (October 1) was the start of Road Safety Week and yesterday marked Tyre Safety Day.

 

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