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Local authority Cathaoirleach aims to encourage gardening sustainability

Westmeath County Council Cathaoirleach, Cllr Ken Glynn, is inviting individuals to consider alternative, more sustainable ways to garden and clean this springtime with the ‘Greener Gardening, Greener Cleaning and Greener Home’ hints guides.

The joys of walking in nature

Over the last year, COVID has forced most of the population of Ireland to spend an unprecedented amount of their time at home. Cut off from family, friends and colleagues and unable to travel, home has changed from not only being our domestic abode but to also becoming our workplace, our gym and our play zone. But squeezing so much under one roof 24/7 is not easy and it can, if we allow it to, feel too often like a prison.

Is your itchy scalp causing you distress?

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Are you tired of using different over-the-counter products and shampoo and still do not know what is going on with your scalp? Why not visit a specialist who specialises in hair and scalp condition.

Be Wise — Sanitise with SanitiseWise

SanitiseWise is a Galway-based sanitising company with a branch now located also in Connemara. Established some months ago, it specialises in the decontamination of Covid 19 using a highly sophisticated spray fogging system known as a SaniqueS3 and HSE approved chemicals.

Post Covid-19 —working with and not against nature

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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.

Staying fit and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic

“If the benefits of being active could be bottled, it would be the most prescribed medicine on the planet.”

Minding the Garden – so it can Mind You

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Welcome back to Gardenwise! As the days get longer and the sun gets stronger, it’s time to look outside and reconnect with the garden. We need it now more than ever – it’s not only a distraction from the news headlines, it grounds, calms and soothes and helps give us hope for the future. As the plants wake up and the birds get busy, a little time spent tending to the garden now will pay huge dividends – in lots of ways.

Dark Waters; entertaining, rage inducing drama

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As a fan of previous little guy versus behemoth law films such as Erin Brockovich or anger filling plots like In the Name of the Father, I just had to go and see Dark Waters in the cinema and I was not disappointed. Dark Waters tell us the story behind Cincinnati corporate lawyer Rob Bilott's (Mark Ruffalo) 20 year crusade against chemical company DuPont's unregulated misuse of a chemical compound known as 'C8' which causes illness, cancer, and death in creatures which consume it.

NUI Galway wins €4 million EU project to produce sustainable chemicals

NUI Galway has continued to build on its credentials as one of the world’s leading centres on sustainable manufacturing research, having won a €4 million project, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme, to produce chemicals using solar energy.

GMIT and Marine Institute study shows pollutants in stranded killer whales

Killer whales are an iconic species in the world’s oceans. They are also at the top of the food chain and able to concentrate persistent pollutants to very high levels, a new study carried out by GMIT and the Marine Institute shows.

 

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