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National Park City – a game changer for Galway

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Last Thursday, President Michael D. Higgins gave a powerful thought-provoking speech to an online (via Webex) meeting of people of all ages drawn from a wide strata of local society on why the movement towards transforming Galway into a National Park City is so crucial at this particular time in human history due to unprecedented climate change, biodiversity loss and pandemics, and why it can be a template for other cities in Ireland to follow.

Galway artist Pádraic Reaney to represent Ireland in major UN exhibition

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Galway artist Pádraic Reaney has been selected to represent Ireland in a major international exhibition to mark the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations.

Galway group demands Government make contraception universally available without charge

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Government aspirations to make contraception universally available, without charge, for all women, must be made a reality in Budget 2021.

Is Galway’s Extinction Rebellion extinct?

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Is Galway’s Extinction Rebellion extinct? Has it fallen victim to Covid-19 or is its silence political due to the Greens going into Government?

Athlone start up aims to reduce single use plastic packaging waste

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Irish start-up, CUSP (Cease Using Single-Use Plastic), founded by Athlone native, Simon Ruddy, has developed a novel approach to tackling household single-use plastic packaging waste.

Flu vaccine campaign needs to get the message out, says Killilea

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A campaign to inform people about the cost and availability of flu vaccine needs to get the message out to everyone in the coming weeks, Fianna Fail Cllr Donogh Killilea told the Regional Health Forum this week.

Galway asked to raise funds for stricken families in Beirut

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The people of Galway are being asked to show their support for families in Beirut who have been left devastated and struggling since the massive explosion on August 4.

Three Mayo names listed among Ireland’s Top Outstanding Young People

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JCI Mayo TOYP winners, Padraic Rocliffe, Laura Beston and Aaron Hannon, received further recognition last weekend when they were announced as three of JCI Ireland’s Top Outstanding Young People.

Mobility plan measures welcomed by Galway Cycling Campaign

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The Galway Cycling Campaign has welcomes the temporary emergency measures outlined by the City Mobility Team at the City Council meeting. While many of us cannot yet return to work, they support these efforts to get city businesses thriving in the aftermath of the coronavirus shutdown and to build a resilient network where people can continue to move, trade, play and live in face of the persistent threat of a second wave.

After Covid-19 - an opportunity to do things differently, and better

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During these past months of Covid-19 Lockdown there has been a growth in media commentary about how, some day, the Irish economy and business model will return to normal, when the virus is brought under some measure of control.

 

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