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Galway schools maintain green focus despite Covid challenges

Thirty-six schools from the city and county have been awarded the Green Flag for their dedication to sustainability and protecting their environment.

An astonishing rescue

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There can be no greater horror for passengers and crew than facing death on a burning ship in a heavy sea, that was sinking by its bow. Which death would you choose? Stay on board and be burnt? Or chance your luck in the waves?

Spacious Kinvara home in an idyllic location

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O’Donnellan & Joyce is offering for sale a large detached family home on a site measuring almost one acre, in the popular area of Kinvara in south County Galway.

Slow Down Galway: Galway City Council introduce ‘School Zones’ measures at 15 schools in the City.

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Galway City Council with the support of An Garda Siochána and schools in Galway City, have recently introduced ‘School Zones’ measures at 15 schools in the City. The purpose of the spots and road markings is to raise awareness among road users that they are entering an environment where there is a school – and to encourage awareness of children and other road users, and slower speeds.

Additional accommodation for Scoil Iosa in Ballyhaunis - Dillon 

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Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Alan Dillon, has welcomed the approval of funding for additional accommodation at Scoil Iosa in Ballyhaunis. The works will offer six new classrooms and associated facilities. In particular, funding is approved for four new classrooms, three special education teacher rooms, two special education needs classrooms and a water closet for assisted users. Deputy Dillon said: "It will be of enormous benefit to the almost 200 boys and over 150 girls attending the school. While increasing overall capacity at the Ballyhaunis school, it also importantly increases the special education infrastructure at primary level in east Mayo. This is the second school in Mayo to receive additional accommodation this year. Last month, additional accommodation in the form of a Special Education Needs classroom was approved for Derrywash NS outside Castlebar."

John Deely, Story Tailors

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The camaraderie and community that is at the heart of the Latin Quarter is what has sustained John Deely of Story tailors throughout the past year.

Science on Screen Film Festival for Galway opens this week!

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A new film festival – Science on Screen Film Festival Ireland – runs from this Thursday November 5 to Sunday November 8. The festival, hosted by CÚRAM, the SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices based at NUI Galway and Galway Film Centre, will show the best of science films – shorts and features - from around the world and will include a world premiere, a European premiere and lots of Irish premieres.

Mayo school honoured for water conservation efforts

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Green-Schools moved its annual Water Awards ceremony online this week, with a virtual ceremony shown on screens in 24 schools around the country.

€3.2m allocated for Mayo active travel and climate change adaptation measures

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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.

‘Don’t Squash Our School’ petition launched by Holy Trinity NS

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In an effort to progress 'its long overdue new school', Westport’s Holy Trinity National School has launched an online petition 'calling on the Minister for Education to find a proper site for the recently established Educate Together National School, and to stop trying to squeeze the Educate Together school onto the children’s play area of the Holy Trinity site'.


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